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TUC express dismay of country’s slow growth

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, has expressed dismay over the country’s slow growth and development in spite of attaining 62 years of independence. The Union’s President, Festus Osifo, disclosed this in a statement in commemoration of the country’s Independence Day. Osifo noted that the country had high hopes and a relatively functional system at independence in 1960. The President called on the Federal Government and Independent National Electoral […]

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Umahi berate Nigerians for criticizing health of leaders

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has said the Presidential flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, does not need to show any proof of life to anyone. Umahi, who disclosed this while fielding questions from newsmen, stated that people questioning the health of the country’s leaders, are being petty. Recall that there have been speculations that the APC’s candidate may be battling some health crisis following his absence […]

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FG debunks viral list of national honours nominees

The Federal Government has described the purported list of nominees for national honors being circulated by some online media organizations as fake. According to a statement signed by the Director Press, Federal Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Julie Jacobs, the government debunked the list saying it will publish the list at the appropriate time and medium. It advised members of the public to disregard the list as it […]

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House of Representatives to meet federal government over ASUU strike

House of Representatives is set to meet federal government over the ongoing strike by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said the House will prepare the report of the House’s intervention in the ongoing strike and meet the President on the matter. The lawmaker revealed that the report will reflect their interactions on the FG-ASUU face-off and provide recommendations […]

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NUT pardons state government over salary deduction

Kwara State Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, has pardoned the state government over an illegal deduction from teachers’ salaries under the state Teaching Service Commission in September. A statement jointly signed by the state chairman of the union, Oyewo Bashiru, and state secretary, Moni Modesty, revealed that the said check-off dues deduction was in line with the Federal Ministry of Labor and Employment’s approved NUT Constitution amendments […]

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NDLEA discovers 13 million Tramadol pills in Lagos mansion

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has said it recovered 13 million pills of Tramadol in a mansion in the Lekki area of Lagos State. NDLEA Spokesman, Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Monday and made available to newsmen. According to the statement, Babafemi revealed that the mansion belonged to a drug baron who is now in custody. This comes days after the agency busted a warehouse in […]

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Ngige urges ASUU to obey court order

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has advised the Academic Staff Union of Universities to stop disobeying the interlocutory injunction by the National Industrial Court which restrained the union from further action. Ngige gave the advice in a statement signed by the Ministry’s Deputy Director Press and Public Relations, Olajide Oshundun. The statement accused ASUU leadership of misleading its members and warned of consequences of contempt of court […]

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Federal Government to commission Asaba Bridge in December

The Acting Federal Controller of Works in Anambra State, Seyi Martins, has said that the second Niger-bridge will be fully ready for use by the first quarter of 2024. Martins made this known when he received members of the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria. He stated that although the bridge project would be officially commissioned by December, 2022, it would be fully opened for use by 2024, due […]

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Nigeria wins re-election into Aviation Organization

Nigeria won the re-election into Part 2 of the International Civil Aviation Organization, ICAO. The re-election, which took place at the plenary session of the ongoing 41st General Assembly in Canada, saw Nigeria garner 149 votes. Reacting to the victory, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, stated that the increased number of countries that supported Nigeria showed its rising profile amongst member-nations. Sirika expressed appreciation for the support that the Aviation […]

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