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Four Bandit Leaders Surrender In Katsina, Give Up Machine Guns

Four suspected leaders of bandits have surrendered themselves to the Police along with several arms and ammunition, as well as rustled cows in Katsina State. Parading the repentant bandits at the Police Headquarters in the State, Police Commissioner, Mr Sanusi Buba identified the four to include Sale and Mani Turwa, Ado Sarki and Sani Mai-daji. […]

Resident Doctors Vow To Continue Strike

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors has vowed to continue its on-going strike until the federal and State Governments concede to its demands. NARD made its position known in a communiqué issued at the end of a virtual extraordinary National Executive Council, meeting, signed by Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, its President today in Abuja. The association […]

Ibadan Poly Lecturers Shun ASUP Indefinite Strike

Lecturers at the Polytechnic, Ibadan have shunned the nationwide industrial action embarked upon the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP). The Union had on Tuesday, declared an indefinite strike to demand the implementation of a new salary scheme for Polytechnic Lecturers. ASUP is also demanding payment of salaries and allowances to Lecturers owed by some […]

“Join Strike Now Or Pay ₦5M Fine”, NARD threatens COVID-19

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ordered Doctors at the COVID-19 Isolation Centres to join the nationwide strike which began on Thursday, April 1, 2021. The NARD also threatened to impose a fine of five million naira on any of its branches that fail to join the strike. This is contained in an […]

Jordan’s Prince Hamzah Vows To Disobey ‘Keep Silent’ Order

The former crown Prince of Jordan has said he will defy orders to stop communicating with the outside world after he was placed under house arrest. 41 years old Prince Hamzah bin Hussein is accused of working with foreign entities to destabilise the kingdom. The former heir to the throne denies conspiracy, but he has […]

“Govt Will Continue To Pay Attention, Provide Resources For Education’s

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has kickstarted the distribution of over 2.7 Million free exercise books to all public Secondary Schools students in the State. Engr Makinde stated that the move is part of efforts to improve the quality of education and give opportunities to students from all backgrounds in the State. While making […]

Ibarapa Crisis: “We Won’t Condone Miscarriage Of Justice” -Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has declared that his administration will do everything possible to prevent miscarriage of justice on the recent arrests of some members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and an alleged ethnic warlord, Iskilu Wakili, in Kajola area of Ibarapa North Local Government. Governor Makinde stated this on Monday, March […]

MRA Calls on Govt to Adopt Appropriate Policies to Ensure

The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on Governments at all levels in Nigeria to adopt appropriate policies and make the necessary investments to get all Nigerians connected to the Internet while ensuring their safety online regardless of age, gender, social or economic status. In a statement to commemorate this year’s Safer Internet Day, MRA, […]

Oyo State Government Gets Full Ownership of LAUTECH

The ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso has been ceded to Oyo State. This is as both States have mutually agreed on the terms of settlement while the joint ownership of LAUTECH has been formally dissolved. The PUNCH reports that while the main University ownership was transferred to the Government of […]

New Fuel Price and its downstream implications for Nigerians

Some days ago, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, PPMC, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, which currently imports almost all of Nigeria’s petrol announced that it has adjusted the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, from ₦147.67 to ₦155.17. According to PREMIUM TIMES, a memo signed on Wednesday, […]