NASU, SSANU, NAAT End Meeting With Govt, to Suspend Strike

NASU, SSANU, NAAT End Meeting With Govt, to Suspend Strike
 

Activities may soon resume in Nigerian universities as striking non-teaching staff have accepted government’s offer on their grievances. The unions, however, asked to be allowed till Tuesday  to  consult their members nationwide and take a decision  on ending the strike. Samson Ugwoke, the Na...

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2017

NASU, SSANU, NAAT End Successful Meeting With Govt, to Suspend Strike

NASU, SSANU, NAAT End Successful Meeting With Govt, to Suspend Strike
 

Activities may soon resume in Nigerian universities as striking non-teaching staff have accepted government’s offer on their grievances. The unions, however, asked to be allowed till Tuesday  to  consult their members nationwide and take a decision  on ending the strike. Samson Ugwoke, the Na...

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2017

After Boko Haram attack, Nigerian Govt Turns to Sokoto Basin For Oil Search

After Boko Haram attack, Nigerian Govt Turns to Sokoto Basin For Oil Search
 

Few months after the terrorist group in the north eastern part of the country, Boko Haram, ambushed and killed some lecturers from the University of Maiduguri who were part of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, oil exploration team in the Lake Chad basin, the corporation said it has co...

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2017

Fed Govt Slams France, UK Roles in IPOB Crisis

Fed Govt Slams France, UK Roles in IPOB Crisis
 

The Federal Government spoke yesterday of an international dimension to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) crisis. It accused the United Kingdom of doing very little about its complaint that Biafra Radio was broadcasting from its terrirory. Besides, said the government, the bulk of IPOB’s fund...

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2017

Nigerian Govt, University Teachers Resume Talks

Nigerian Govt, University Teachers Resume Talks
 

The Nigerian government has begun a meeting in Abuja with representatives of  the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The meeting is part of the steps by the government to resolve issues involved in the ongoing nationwide strike by the lecturers. The Minister of Labour and Employme...

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 18, 2017

Biafra: No Cause For Alarm, Kaduna Govt Assures Traders

Biafra: No Cause For Alarm, Kaduna Govt Assures Traders
 

BY MSUE AZA Kaduna State Government on Monday said there is no cause for alarm, calling on residents of the state to go about their lawful business. In a statement signed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan, said: “Kaduna State Government is calling on all residents of the s...

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 18, 2017

IPOB Unrest: Adamawa Govt Assures Non Indigenes of Protection, Safety

IPOB Unrest: Adamawa Govt Assures Non Indigenes of Protection, Safety
 

From Umar Dankano,Yola. The Adamawa state government has assured all the law abiding citizens of other tribes residing in the state, especially those of Igbo extraction of maximum protection against any aggression. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy,Comrade Ahmad Sajoh announced gov...

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 18, 2017

Public Servants on Surveillance Over Corruption – Enugu govt

Public Servants on Surveillance Over Corruption – Enugu govt
 

Enugu State Government said on Saturday public servants in the state are under surveillance due to high level corruption in the service. Therefore, the State Executive Council had vowed to dismiss and prosecute corrupt workers in the state. The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Ogbuagu Anikwe,...

Posted on Sep 9, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 9, 2017

Buhari’s Govt Sidelined Me Despite Helping APC Defeat PDP In 2015 – Atiku

Buhari’s Govt Sidelined Me Despite Helping APC Defeat PDP In 2015 – Atiku
 

SAN FRANCISCO, September 06 (THEWILL) – Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday opened-up that he has been sidelined by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari despite using his contacts and resources to help the All Progressives Congress, APC, defeat the Peoples Democra...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

ASUU: Fed Govt to Present terms at Meeting Today

ASUU: Fed Govt to Present terms at Meeting Today
 

Whether the ongoing strike by university lecturers will end soon or later will be known today as negotiators of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) meet today with the the federal government team. Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu is expected to present the government’s position...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Address Rising Cost of Living, Emir Sanusi Tells Nigerian Govt

Address Rising Cost of Living, Emir Sanusi Tells Nigerian Govt
 

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, has called on the government and traders to address the high cost of consumable items in the country. Mr. Sanusi made the call in his Sallah message to the people of Kano delivered at his palace shortly after Eid durbar (Hawan Sallah). The Emir, who lamented the cu...

Posted on Sep 1, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 1, 2017

PDP Says Buhari’s Govt Has Destroyed EFCC, Begs Nigerians For Second Chance In 2019

PDP Says Buhari’s Govt Has Destroyed EFCC, Begs Nigerians For Second Chance In 2019
 

SAN FRANCISCO, August 31, (THEWILL) – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC-led federal government of bastardising the independence of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Co...

Posted on Sep 1, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 1, 2017

Why We Are Yet to Retrieve $15m Seized by South Africa From Jonathan’s Govt, by AGF

Why We Are Yet to Retrieve $15m Seized by South Africa From Jonathan’s Govt, by AGF
 

NIGERIA’s $ 15m seized in South Africa during the Dr. Goodluck Jonathan administration is yet to be retrieved  – no thanks to diplomatic intricacies and the long process. Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami said such hindrances also accounted for why...

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 30, 2017

Fed Govt, BoI Launch N5b Fund for Artisanal, Small Scale Miners

Fed Govt, BoI Launch N5b Fund for Artisanal, Small Scale Miners
 

The  Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding  (MoU) with the Bank of Industry (BoI) for the management of a N5 billion fund in support  of artisanal and small scale miners in the country. Under the arrangement, the Ministry would contribute N2.5billion whi...

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 30, 2017

Igbo Quit Notice: Why We Haven’t  Arrested Arewa Youths, by Fed Govt

Igbo Quit Notice: Why We Haven’t  Arrested Arewa Youths, by Fed Govt
 

The Federal Government has explained why it has not arrested the architects of the Coalition of Northern Youths’ quit notice issued to the Igbo living in the North. The explanation came on the heels of calls by United Nations (UN) experts for the arrest of those behind the June 6 quit notice. It...

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 30, 2017

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