• ASUU and FG are beginning to agree, says Senate

    ASUU and FG are beginning to agree, says Senate

    It was gathered that the Senate says some agreement have been reached between the Nigerian government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU on some of their issues except one which borders on the earned allowances of lecturers.

    This was made known by the Senate committee set up by the Senate President Bukola Saraki to address the industrial crisis embarked on by ASUU.

    The Chairman Senate Committee on Tertiary Education, Senator Jibrin Barau, spoke after a meeting that commenced about 12 […]

  • LAUTECH: Ajimobi, Aregbesola agree on joint ownership

    LAUTECH: Ajimobi, Aregbesola agree on joint ownership

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and his Osun State counterpart, Rauf Aregbesola have agreed to an irrevocable commitment on joint ownership of the institution in accordance with its Act.

    The two states resolved after a four-hour meeting by the two visitors to the institution – in Ajimobi’s office, on Wednesday evening.

    The meeting was also attended by the deputy governors of the two states, Otunba Moses Adeyemo (Oyo) and Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori (Osun) as well as senior government officials from the […]

  • Striking Bayelsa teachers meet Governor Dickson, agree to resume work‎

    Striking Bayelsa teachers meet Governor Dickson, agree to resume work‎

    Striking Teachers of government ‎owned primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa on Thursday met with Governor Seriake Dickson over issues of unpaid salaries and allowances, declaring readiness to resume teaching following agreement on the modalities of payment of salaries.

    The Bayelsa Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, in a statement issued on Thursday by the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan Obuebite, expressed sadness that up till now students in public schools are still at home and noted ‎that they would […]

  • Makarfi, Sheriff agree on 24-man negotiating committee

    Makarfi, Sheriff agree on 24-man negotiating committee

    According to reports, the factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, and the Chairman of its National Caretaker Committee,  Senator Ahmed Makarfi, have agreed to set up a 24-man committee to handle negotiation between the two warring factions.

    The committee, which will consist of 12 members each from the two factions, is expected to be unfolded this week, according to investigations by our correspondent.

    Our correspondent gathered that the two leaders of the committee had agreed that […]

  • N676m debt: Niger government, NECO, WAEC agree on settlement

    N676m debt: Niger government, NECO, WAEC agree on settlement

    It was gathered that the Niger State government, the National Examination Council NECO and the West African Examination Council, WAEC have agreed on the modalities for the payment of examination fees which made it impossible for candidates of the state that sat for the last public examinations organised by the examination bodies from accessing their results NECO AND WAEC recently released the Senior Schools Certificate Examinations results they conducted between May and July this year but the websites were shut […]

  • FG and Niger Delta militants agree to 30-day ceasefire

    FG and Niger Delta militants agree to 30-day ceasefire

    The federal government and militant groups in the Niger Delta, including the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), which has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on oil and gas installations in recent months, have agreed to a 30-day truce to give President Muhammadu Buhari time to come up with a comprehensive plan for the oil-rich region, investigations have revealed.

    The “30 days of quiet” was said to have been agreed upon last week by a federal government team led by the […]