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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

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Pdp chieftain chukwuma criticises iyorchia ayu, for refusing to resign

A member of the People's Democratic Party PDP, OGUJI CHUKWUMA, has criticised the national chairman of the party IYORCHIA AYU, for his refusal to resign as the party's national chairman in accordance with the provisions of the party's constitution. OGUJI, who spoke as a guest yesterday on the URBAN RADIO political programme THE PARLIAMENT, claimed that the controversial housing allowance disbursed to members of the National Working Committee NWC, was […]

todayOctober 5, 2022 1

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

News

Nollywood actress,  Rahama Sadau has denied reports that she had been recruited alongside top Nollywood actresses to campaign for Bola Tinubu’s presidential race.

Nollywood actress,  Rahama Sadau has denied reports that she had been recruited alongside top Nollywood actresses to campaign for Bola Tinubu’s presidential race. In a tweet,  the star actress denied any association with the team reportedly led by Nollywood veteran Joke Silva. The list currently making the rounds consists of 33 actresses including Mercy Johnson-Okojie, Fathia Balogun And Sola Kosoko. The Nollywood stars are yet to react to the report

todayOctober 3, 2022

National

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-RufaI, has condemned the lynching of two herders by mob in Birni Gwari LGA of the state.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-RufaI, has condemned the lynching of two herders by mob in Birni Gwari LGA of the state. Recall that two herders suspected to be informants to bandits were lynched by mobs in Birnin Gwari LGA. In a statement issued yesterday, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, Samuel Aruwan said the governor, while condemning the mob action, cautioned residents to be law-abiding and […]

todayOctober 3, 2022 2

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