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ASUU begins nationwide indefinite strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has embarked on an indefinite strike.

Labour, Akeredolu disagree over N7.6bn Paris Club loan refunds

Labour unions in Ondo State have disagreed with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu over factional payment of their outstanding salaries after receiving N7.6 billion Paris Club Loan refunds.

Clark, Diete-Spiff, others using PANDEF to seek political relevance – MEND

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta on Sunday accused some leaders of the Pan Niger Delta Forum including Chief Edwin Clark and HRH, King Alfred Diete-Spiff, of using the forum to seek political relevance and bounce back to life financially.

Kwara community insists 74 people died of strange illness

The Jawuro Fulani of Oro-Ago land in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, Alhaji Umaru Sori, on Sunday said no fewer than 74 people in the 15 Fulani settlements of the town had died of a strange illness.

Lassa fever: Ogun places over 105 under surveillance

The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, has said that the number of the people who had contact with a victim of Lassa fever in the state has increased from 66 to 106 as of last Friday.

Fed govt spends N6.2bn to feed 3m pupils, hires 33,000 cooks – Akande

The Federal Government says it has so far spent N6.2 billion under the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme, one of its four ongoing Social Investment Programmes (SIP).

Apologise to Charly Boy, others over police attack – Falana tells IGP

Lagos-based lawyer and rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), yesterday, asked the Inspector General of Police to apologise to the members of Civil Societies, who were attacked by the police during a peaceful protest in Abuja against the long absence of President Muhammadu Buhari.

PANDEF condemns quit notice against Northerners, Yorubas in Niger Delta

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has condemned reports credited to the so-called Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators’ of its plan to attack oil facilities.

Boko Haram raids Borno village, kills four

The militants stormed Amarwa village, while lies about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state and birthplace of Boko Haram.

Ozubulu killing: Fed govt will give victims best medical treatment – Onyeama

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Federal Government is prepared to give victims of the Ozubulu attack the best possible medical treatment wherever it is available.

Kwara to deploy solar energy to villages – Ahmed

The Governor of Kwara, Abdulfatah Ahmed, says the state government plans to deploy solar energy systems to villages, small scale businesses and key government establishments to boost electricity supply.

Flooding can impact negatively on food production, health – NiMet chief

The Director-General, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Prof. Sani Mashi, says flooding in some parts of the country can impact negatively on crop production and the health of Nigerians.

NiMet, telecom firms partner on mobile meteorology

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) says it is partnering with telecommunication companies to provide meteorological services to about 50 million Nigerians through mobile phones.

Ignore Niger Delta militants’ quit notice – PANDEF

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) on Sunday condemned the quit notice issued to the Hausa and Yoruba in the Niger Delta by militants, saying the notice should be ignored.

No church attack in Onitsha – Obiano’s aide

The senior special assistant to Gov. Willie Obiano on social media, Mr. Ifeanyi Aniagoh, Sunday, said that the alleged Assemblies of God Church attack in Onitsha is nothing but a falsified report.

Ongoing NIMASA recruitment a scam – agency

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has dispelled misinformation making the round in media, particularly online platforms, that there is an ongoing recruitment exercise in the Agency, labeling such recruitment exercise a scam.

50 ‎UNIOSUN medical students return from Ukraine

Fifty out of eighty five medical students of the Osun State University (UNIOSUN), who were sponsored by the Osun State government to Ukraine in 2013 to complete their medical studies returned to Nigeria on Saturday evening after four and a half years of study overseas.

Fed govt school feeding programme now in 14 states – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday announced that the present administration is now close to its target of feeding three million primary school children this year under the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme.

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Manchester United are reportedly closely monitoring the situation of contract rebel Saul Niguez, although may face competition from Manchester City for the Atletico Madrid midfielder.

Saul Niguez could be Manchester United’s next signing – report

Manchester United are targeting Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez again after losing out on Jadon Sancho, according to The Daily Star.
Ghana international Thomas Teye Partey was in action as his Atletico Madrid side succumbed to a 1-0 loss to city rivals Real Madrid in La Liga action in Spain on Saturday.

Arsenal to step up pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey

Arsenal are prepared to step up their pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, a report from The Daily Star claims.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the payment of N148.8 million to offset the backlogs of arrears and monthly allowances of various batches of serving and past corps members in the state.

Borno resettles 2,800 IDPs 6-years after insurgents’ attack

Borno State Government, says it has resettled 2,800 displaced persons at Ajiri community in Mafa Local Government Area of the state.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

NAIC, AFAN partner to insure 40m farmers against flood, other disasters

The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) says it is partnering with All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) to insure over 40 million farmers across Nigeria against flooding and other disasters.
Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka says it was fun inflicting a humiliating defeat on Lionel Messi after Friday night’s 8-2 win over Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals.

Leon Goretzka: It was fun embarrassing Lionel Messi

Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka says it was fun inflicting a humiliating defeat on Lionel Messi after Friday night’s 8-2 win over Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals.