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The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has threatened to strike after two weeks if the President Bola Tinubu administration fails to pay public university lecturers their withheld salaries. ASUU President Emmanuel Osodeke describes as unfair, the Federal Government’s payment of only four months of lecturers 2022 withheld salaries as the Government holds on to […]

The Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State chapter, has commenced the registration of members and a reassessment exercise for its old members across the 31 Local Government Areas of the state. The exercise will end on Friday, May 31, 2024, according to the party’s State Publicity Secretary, Borono Bassey, in a statement issued in Uyo, the […]

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, alongside the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, have unveiled the new office dedicated to the processing of Advance Passenger Information and Passenger Name Record. Keyamo disclosed this in a post on X , stating that it was a significant step towards ensuring  the aviation sector is […]

The Rivers State Government, has debunked the claim that commissioners working with Governor Siminalayi Fubara are operating in a toxic environment. The claim of toxicity was made by five commissioners loyal to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, who announced their resignation from Fubara’s cabinet on Wednesday. The commissioners are Prof. Chinedu […]

The Senate has approved President Bola Tinubu ‘s loan request amounting $500 million in favor of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, for electricity metering program to improve financial and technical performance of electricity distribution companies, DisCos, under the World Bank funded Nigeria Distribution Sector Recovery Program, DISREP. The approval is sequel to the consideration […]

The General Officer Commanding, 3 Division Operation Safe Haven in Plateau State, Major General A.E. Abubakar has handed down a stern warning to criminals, emphasizing that the army will stop at nothing to deal decisively with them. He gave this indication today at the commissioning of a 17-man peace implementation committee in Irigwe, Bassa, where […]

Nigeria’s inflation rate rose to 33.69% in April 2024 compared to March 2024 headline inflation rate which was 33.20%. This was according to the National Bureau of Statistics, NBC’s Consumer Price Index, CPI report released today. Looking at the movement, the April 2024 headline inflation rate showed an increase of 0.49% points when compared to […]

Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU says its members may be forced to embark on a nationwide strike, over a shoddy approach to their demands by states and federal government. A statement signed by the president of the union, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, says the decision was reached after a meeting of its national executive council. […]

The Federal Government will next week hold a crucial meeting to address the demands for the restoration of the power subsidy and the reversal of the hike in tariff. The spokesperson for the Ministry of Power, Mrs. Florence Eke, disclosed this in Abuja. However, organized labor has threatened to continue with the protest indefinitely, stressing […]

The organized labor is insisting on the reversal of the tariff hike as it sets to commence nationwide protests over the electricity tariff hike and removal of subsidy from the power sector by the Federal Government. The National Treasurer of the Nigeria Labor Congress, Olatunji Ambali and the National Deputy President of the Trade Union […]