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President buhari demands return of africa’s stolen artefacts

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration’s commitment towards facilitating the return of Nigeria’s assets in form of artefacts and cash taken out of the shores of the country. The President who made the pledge yesterday against the backdrop of 72 Benin Bronzes expected to be returned to Nigeria from the United Kingdom, said the clamour for the repatriation of looted treasures is becoming irresistible. In an article personally penned […]

todayOctober 7, 2022

Education

Appeal Court Challenges FG and ASUU to Resolve Strike Dispute Out Of Justice System.

  The Court of Appeal in Abuja yesterday challenged the Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU to resolve their dispute amicably out of court. The Appellate Court suggested twenty-four hours for the two parties to have a rethink, sit down and come out with a resolution that would make Nigerians happy. Justice Georgewill Abraham, who threw the challenge when the Federal Government and ASUU appeared […]

todayOctober 6, 2022

National

Senate has Confirmed the Nomination of 19 Resident Electoral Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Senate has confirmed the nomination of 19 Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It also confirmed the nomination of Muhammad Lamido as Executive Commissioner, Finance and Accounts for the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Agency (NUPRA), adding that the confirmations were made sequel to the consideration of the reports of its Committees on Electoral Matters, and that of Upstream […]

todayOctober 6, 2022

National

President Buhari Expresses Joy Over The Release Of Kaduna Train Victims.

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed joy over the release of the remaining 23 victims of the Kaduna train attack. Their release was confirmed yesterday, months after they were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents. In a statement by his media aide, Garba Shehu, the president while expressing satisfaction with the successful deployment of both kinetic and non-kinetic processes leading to the eventual safe release of the remaining hostages, also congratulated the […]

todayOctober 6, 2022

Education

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has reacted to the recent registration of two new trade unions by the government for academic staff in the university system, saying it does not pose any threat to its existence.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has reacted to the recent registration of two new trade unions by the government for academic staff in the university system, saying it does not pose any threat to its existence. The National President of ASUU, Emmanuel Osodeke, who disclosed this to newsmen, said that it is unimportant as his union cannot be threatened with the development. He further claimed that ASUU members […]

todayOctober 5, 2022 1

National

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Olorunnimbe Mamora and heads of agencies under the ministry, in Abuja have rejected a bill seeking to establish the National Innovation Agency.

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Olorunnimbe Mamora and heads of agencies under the ministry, in Abuja have rejected a bill seeking to establish the National Innovation Agency. They spoke at a public hearing organised by the Senate Committee on Science and Technology, chaired by Uche Ekwunife (PDP Anambra Central). In his submission, Mamora, who said that though such agencies existed in other countries added that it was important […]

todayOctober 5, 2022 1

Crime

Mele kyari calls for capital punishment for oil theft

The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria National Petroleum Limited (NNPL), Mele Kyari, has lamented the high scale oil theft, vandalism of infrastructure in the Niger Delta, saying that the nation was seriously facing calamity as a result of that. Kyari spoke at his appearance with other top management officers of the agency before the Senate’s joint committees on Petroleum (Downstream), Petroleum (Upstream) and Gas,. He stressed that other African […]

todayOctober 5, 2022

Education

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with the Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and some leaders of the House, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, over the eight months of industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with the Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and some leaders of the House, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, over the eight months of industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Yesterday’s meeting featured a presentation of recommendations from meetings they had with the stakeholders on strike to Buhari. While addressing newsmen after the meeting, the Speaker said the lawmakers are hopeful […]

todayOctober 5, 2022

National

President Buhari to present n19.76tn 2023 budget to Nass on friday

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to present the N19.76 trillion 2023 Budget to the National Assembly in Abuja on Friday. The Director General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, had earlier said the President will present the 2023 appropriation to the National Assembly in September, which according to him was prepared in tandem with extant Federal Government policies and guidelines as articulated in the 2023 Budget Call Circular and other […]

todayOctober 5, 2022

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