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A final year law student of Benue State University, Soohemba Agatha Aker, has reportedly dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, the thirty-six state governors, and others before a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged poor handling of the dispute between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The plaintiff is asking the […]

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the University of Ilorin, Mallam Abidu Yazid, is dead. According to a statement signed today by the Registrar and Secretary to the Council, Dr Fola OLOWOLENI, the governing council chairman died in the early hours of today in his house after a brief illness. The Registrar also prayed […]

Governor Nyesom WIKE of Rivers State has summoned a meeting with stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt the state capital. Reports gathered say the meeting was summoned amid the ongoing crisis in the PDP over rising calls for the party’s national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, to resign for a southerner to take […]

GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has criticised the Federal Government’s objection to the proposed use of arms by the Western Nigeria Security Network code named (Amotekun Corps) while allowing its equivalent in Katsina state to bear weapons. Insisting that Ondo State will defend its people, he said the denial of the right of Amotekun to […]

Addressing World Leaders today in New York during the seventy seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly, President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the cancellation of debt to poor countries. Speaking at the event, President Buhari said developing countries are facing numerous challenges, including being able to service external debts, asking the world leaders to […]

People of Mariga town of Bariga Local Government Area, Niger state are searching for more than five hundred buried corpses suspected to have been washed away by Floods. This was disclosed by the Chief Imam of Mariga Central Mosque, Alhaji Alhassan Na’ibi while speaking to journalists on Tuesday. He said the residents of the community are […]

Officials of the Department of State Services, in conjunction with the Central Bank of Nigeria, and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, have arrested 14 persons including a lady over the alleged illegal sale of new naira notes in Kano. The State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Adamu Zakari, disclosed this […]

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, […]

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