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President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke has said that the union is willing to end its seven-month old strike. Osodeke, however,  said this could only be achieved if concrete agreements were reached with the Federal Government. Vanguard reports that Osodeke gave the assurance in Abuja on Thursday at a National Town […]

Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to accept and publish the name of Godswill Akpabio, as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District in next year’s election. Delivering Judgement, Justice Nwite held that INEC acted illegally for […]

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday said Nigeria’s inflation rate rose to 20.52 per cent in August 2022. In its report titled, ‘CPI and Inflation Report August 2022’, the Bureau stated, “In August 2022, on a year–on–year basis, the headline inflation rate was 20.52%. This was 3.52% points higher compared to the rate […]

Motorists and commuters were stranded for hours yesterday, following the collapse of a bridge linking Ilawe-Ekiti to Ado-Ekiti in Southwest Local Government of Ekiti State. The Nation reports that The Ado-Ilawe road, which had served as alternative access route to commuters due to the deplorable condition of Akure/Ado Road, collapsed on Tuesday evening following a […]

The Chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Musiliu Smith has resigned his position. It was gathered that the Board of the Commission asked Smith to resign and he accepted An impeccable source at the commission told Daily Trust that Smith, a former Inspector-General of Police, is expected to hand over to Retired Justice Clara Ogunbiyi […]

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has insisted on the resignation of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu. Royal Times reports that Makinde, who belongs to the camp of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers, made this call at the South-West PDP stakeholders meeting with the presidential candidate of the […]

Twenty-three of victims of the AK9 train attack are still in captivity 186 days after their abduction. More than 60 passengers were abducted when terrorists attacked the train conveying them from Abuja to Kaduna. Most of the freed passengers paid N100 million ransom allegedly facilitated by Kaduna-based Publisher, Tukur Mamu.Mamu was arrested last week by […]

After Club Brugge’s comfortable 4-0 victory over FC Porto Norway-Born Nigerian striker- Antonio Nusa, as equalled the record of youngest player to score in champions’ league history. Antonio Nusa was introduced  with fifteen minutes left into the game against FC Porto and added the fourth goal in the eighty nineth minute to seal the comfortable win for […]

The World meteorological organization has unveiled an alarming multi-agency report on climate. A new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), revealed on Tuesday that greenhouse gas concentrations were rising to record highs and called for urgent action to mitigate emissions so as to adapt to the changing climate. United Nations (U.N) Secretary-General […]

The chairman of the Ajoni local council development area in Ekiti, Micheal Ogungbemi, says four people suspected of killing an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) named Segun AYEBULU, and abducting his relatives have been arrested. The chairman made the disclosure on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti noting that the suspects were arrested by the […]


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