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Following a meeting with the Federal Government called by the leadership of the House of Representatives, led by the Speaker, Right Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has told the Federal Government not to force lecturers back to school via court order. This disclosure was made by the President of the union, […]

Following the lingering crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governor Nyesom Wike’s team has reportedly pulled out of the campaign Council of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The development was disclosed shortly after a meeting in the early hours of today in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. According to them, they have […]

The proposed legislation banning the consumption of cow skin, locally known as ponmo, by the Federal Government of Nigeria in order to revive the leather industry and boost the economy has continued to generate reactions on social media. The Federal Government through the Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology (NILEST) Zaria, […]

The average price of 5kg cooking gas increased from four thousand three hundred ninety-seven. Point six eight naira in July to four thousand, four hundred and fifty-six point five six naira in August. This was revealed by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in its Cooking Gas Price Watch issued on Tuesday in Abuja. It […]

Negotiations between electricity workers and the federal government has pushed past two weeks initially billed to end last month’s strike, and a resolution is expected this week, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The two-week duration given for the task was “unavoidably extended” after the two sides realised the volume of work that needs to be completed […]

Hate speech, fake news and propaganda have been identified as the greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy, and anybody who engages in any of these should be regarded as a threat, just like a gun. Tribune reports that this was made known on Tuesday in Abuja at the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation 2022 peace conference, with the […]

The House of Representatives, at the resumption of plenary Tuesday, expressed concerns over the rising debt profile of the country and crude oil theft. The Speaker, Honorable Femi Gbajabiamila, while delivering his welcome remarks after their long recess, noted that some concerns emerged from the Senate and House Committees on Finance interactive sessions with the […]

The National Association of Nigerian Students has rolled out a new timetable for its nationwide protests. In the timetable, signed by the ‘President-Elect’ of the student body, Usman Barambu, dated Monday, obtained on Tuesday by The PUNCH, NANS scheduled the protests to hold zone by zone, from its Zone A to Zone E, with Abuja […]

Senate President Ahmad Lawan may have finally lost out in his bid to return to the red chamber following the omission of his name from the final list of candidates for next year’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections. This was as the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC published the names of All Progressives Congress APC […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of candidates contesting for the presidency in the 2023 general elections. This is according to a circular released by the electoral body on Tuesday in Abuja. The INEC circular also included the candidates’ state of origin, age, qualifications, and other details, as well as […]

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