According to reports, the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, has issued a strong fresh warning to the Federal Government that it would resume bombing of oil facilities if government made any further mistake to enter into negotiation with selfish leaders in the region.
The group said the so-called leaders only represented themselves instead of the interest of the people.
The Avengers in a statement accused some unnamed selfish Niger Delta leaders and groups of appropriating the overall interest of the region to themselves […]
Government owned primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa will resume the 2016/2017 academic session on Monday.
The resumption followed a directive from the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) to striking members.
Public schools in the state have yet to resume for the new session due to the failure of the state government to settle eight months salary backlog of teachers.
The union resorted to strike as the state government had reneged on an earlier agreement reached in May to pay half salaries to […]
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 […]
According to reports, the operation of Arik Air was on Tuesday disrupted due to aircraft insurance renewal, leaving its passengers stranded across airports in the country.
However, the airline moved quickly to resolve the issue.
This led late on Tuesday to the announcement of restoration of the airline’s operations beginning from Wednesday (today).
All the airlines scheduled flights were cancelled on Tuesday over the issue, prompting its customers to seek alternative flights.
The Communications Manager of the airline, Ola Adebanji, said the disruption was […]
Drivers driving the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) buses resumed work on Wednesday after Tuesday’s protest over delay in payment of their salaries, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
This came just as Primero Transport Services Ltd., the operators of the scheme, said that it lost no less than N50 million during the one day protest.
The management, led by Mr Fola Tinubu, however, expressed its apologies to its teeming commuters for the pains the strike brought on them.
NAN reports that the […]
Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri, has refused to talk about potential replacements for Paul Pogba and insists the midfielder is still with the club.
Manchester United are reportedly close to sealing a world-record transfer for the 23-year-old.
United boss, Jose Mourinho, was coy when asked about the deal, but stated that they would sign “a very good midfielder within days”.
However, Allegri says he expects Pogba to return from holiday on Sunday and resume training on Monday.
“It’s only fair that Jose Mourinho should choose […]
School teachers in Oyo State vehemently refused to come back to classes even as students make resumption.
School students in Oyo State were stranded when they got to classes only for the teachers not to show up at all.
The public school teachers who are currently on strike in line with the directive of the Oyo State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday defied the state government’s order to resume classroom work.
This was as most of the students in public […]
Civil servants in Ekiti State, yesterday resumed work after calling off their four weeks old industrial action.
The organised labour in the state, had after a meeting with the government’s representatives last Friday suspended the strike embarked upon by workers on May 25, 2016 over five months salaries owed them by the state government.
The resumption was however, marred by low turn out as only few workers reported at their offices yesterday.
When journalists visited the state secretariat government activities were at lower […]
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said President Muhammadu Buhari is well and will return to Nigeria on Sunday to resume work on Monday.
Osinbajo said this in Abuja on Thursday while speaking with State House correspondents shortly before presiding over the National Executive Council meeting.
He said: “The President will be back on Sunday.
“I spoke with him yesterday evening and I think it is just the best that he takes the weekend off.
“He will certainly be back on Sunday.”
The vice president added […]
Just exactly six weeks after they were forcefully sent home and their school shut following protest over poor water and electricity supply in their halls of residence, the Senate of the University of Ibadan Thursday asked its students to resume on June 20 for academic activities.
According to the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Abel Idowu Olayinka: “The Senate has agreed and resolved to re-open the school for full academic activities on the 20th June, 2016 while examinations will commence […]
Authorities of the University of Port Harcourt have withdrawn their earlier announcement that the institution will re-open for academic activities on Monday, May, 23 2016.
Deputy Registrar in charge of Public Affairs, William Wodi said the earlier announced Monday 23rd May resumption date was a proposal that had not been approved by the university’s Senate body.
Wodi said the University’s Senate was expected during its 421 extraordinary meeting, to consider the proposed revised academic calendar for the 2015/2016 session of the institution.