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Why we suspended strike – ULC

Labour Congress (ULC) has stated that the group suspended its two-day industrial action because an agreement was reached after a conciliatory meeting in the instance of Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige. National Union of Petroleum and Natural ...

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On need for peace sermon by Imams

Th e Juma’at mosque Imams and prominent Islamic scholars across the north last week gave us a glimpse of what Islam is all about; when they unanimously preach peace and advice obviously angered northern youths to resist the temptation of ...

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Varsity non-teaching unions suspend strike

Five days after Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) suspended their strike, non- academic and other related unions yesterday joined the league to return to classrooms, announcing the suspension of their strike following an understanding reached with government. Th e ...

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Ethnic youth leaders sign peace pact

The leaders of various youth groups and ethnic nationalities across Nigeria have all agreed and expressed their commitment to a united, peaceful and prosperous Nigeria. In a communiqué issued at the end of the meeting held Thursday in Abuja, they ...

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PMS: Ogun DPR warns on panic buying

Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) yesterday warned on panic buying of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly called petrol, by customers in Ogun state.   Oil workers, under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, partook ...

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Factional labour union suspends strike

United Labour Congress (ULC) has suspended the strike it embarked upon five days ago. The industrial action has now been suspended for one week, the group said. The President of the congress, Joe Ajaero, announced the suspension while briefing journalists ...

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Indigenes commend Bello over appointments

An ethnic-cultural group, Abuja Original Inhabitants Youth Empowerment, has commended the Minister in charge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, over the appointment of some indigenes of Abuja to key political positions. Briefing journalists in Abuja, President ...

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UI resumes academic activities today

University of Ibadan Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday directed its members to begin full academic activities as from today. The directive was given at a Congress of the union held at the Faculty of Arts ...

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Kano man stabs self, jumps into well

A 40-year-old man, Balarabe Adamu, on Tuesday, stabbed himself and later jumped into a well at Rijiyar Zaki Quarters of Ungogo local government area of Kano state.   Director of Kano state Fire Services, Alhaji Mustapha Rilwan, disclosed this yesterday at ...

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Kano man stabs self, jumps into well

A 40-year-old man, Balarabe Adamu, on Tuesday, stabbed himself and later jumped into a well at Rijiyar Zaki Quarters of Ungogo local government area of Kano state.   Director of Kano state Fire Services, Alhaji Mustapha Rilwan, disclosed this yesterday at ...

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$1.6bn: Court strikes out Diezani’s name

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, yesterday struck out the name of the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, from a nine-count charge of $1.6 billion crude oil levelled against Jide Omokore and five others. ...

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Buhari approves proscription of IPOB

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the process for proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, has said. The minister said this while addressing State House correspondents on the activities of the ...

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