It was gathered that the National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to consider the plight of students and shelve their industrial action.
In a press statement on Friday in Abuja, NANS President, Comrade Chinonso Obasi said that it is obvious that times are hard owing to the general economic down turn in the country.
“To send students home in the name of strike action would not only worsen the harsh social and […]
It was gathered that the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has admitted that the Ogun State chapter of the union erred during the celebration of the 2016 World Teachers Day and itappealed to the state Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, to rescind his decision to sack the leaders of the union.
The union also begged Amosun to pardon the 18 teachers suspended by the government.
The NUT President, Michael Alogba-Olukoya, made this appeal on Thursday at the state NUT secretariat, Kuto, Abeokuta, […]
It was gathered that the South-East Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has appealed to the Senate to reverse its decision to reject President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow N29.9bn.
The Senate voted against the request on Tuesday.
However, the South-East APC is begging the lawmakers to reverse the decision.
In a statement signed by its publicity secretary, Mr. Hyancinth Ngwu, and made available to journalists in Enugu, the APC in the South-East equally condemned the rejection of the proposed loan.
“The All Progressives […]
According to reports, the Federal Government has advised the National Union Of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria to shelve their planned strike over the alleged sacking of 3,000 of its members by oil companies.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, made the appeal when speaking with newsmen on Friday in Abuja.
The unions on October 26 gave a 21-day ultimatum to the government.
The unions called on the federal […]
According to reports, the Federal Government has urged Emirate airline and other foreign airlines operating in Nigeria not to withdraw their services.
The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, who made the plea in Abuja during a visit by West African Regional manager for Emirates Airlines, Manoj Gopi Nair, noted that the challenges confronting the aviation sector would be resolved soon.
Emirates, however, attributed its decision to scale down operation to poor access to Foreign Exchange for its operations, high […]
A veteran Nigerian actor is fighting for his life as he battles kidney failure which has left him bedridden for years now.
Nigerian actor and lawmaker, Desmond Elliot has called on all well-meaning Nigerians to come to the rescue of veteran actor, James Uche who has been seriously sick for many years now and struggling to survive.
He made the plea using his Instagram page as he asked for donations to support Uche who is suffering from Kidney Failure.
Desmond wrote: “PLEASE REPOST […]
A Nigerian judge rolled on the floor, begged the Department of State Service (DSS) boss Mr. Lawan Daura when confronted with evidence that he got more than N500million bribe.
The judge refused to unlock the safe in his house for DSS operatives to have access to its contents, a source told Newsmen.
The DSS, which plans to take possession of the safe to uncover its contents, is said to have been questioning bank directors over links with some of the judges.
The source […]
A forty-one-year-old man arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stealing his helper’s phone has pleaded for amnesty.
He says he does not want to go to prison for the eighth time.
The suspect, Emmanuel Oyewunmi, 41, from Ikale, Ondo State, was arrested by the operatives on Friday night at Ojodu Berger Bus Stop for allegedly stealing N600 and a phone from a bus driver and a passenger.
Oyewunmi, before now, has been on […]
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Federal Government to the Federal High Court in Lagos asking the court for “leave to apply for Judicial Relief and to seek an order of Mandamus directing and or compelling the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN) to institute and undertake criminal proceedings against former first lady Mrs. Dame Patience Jonathan over $15m unexplained wealth frozen in four companies’ accounts.”
The organization is also asking the […]