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ASUU: No TSA waiver for varsities – Minister

Universities will not be exempted from Treasury Single Account (TSA), but negotiation with striking lecturers will continue to meet their demands.

Fed govt, ASUU to continue negotiations to end strike

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday said that government would continue its negotiations with ASUU to fulfill their demands except that of exemption from Treasury Single Account (TSA).

Aisha Buhari commiserates with Mrs Koroma over mudslide

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commiserated with the first lady of Sierra Leone, Mrs Sia Koroma, over the unfortunate mudslide that killed over 300 people in Sierra Leone.

N400bn paid to govt officials​ as bribes in one year – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has stated that a total amount of N400bn was paid in bribes to public officials within a period of one year.

Group blasts Charly Boy over anti-Buhari protest

The Buhari Support Group Centre (BSGC), has condemned the protest and unauthorised invasion of Wuse Market by a group organised by entertainer Charly Boy.

We’re yet to audit TSA – Auditor-General

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine, says his office is yet to audit the Treasury Single Account (TSA) two years after its commencement.

Universities can now conduct Post-UTME – Adamu

The Federal Government has lifted the ban on the conduct of post-UTME examinations by universities for admission seekers after the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

IBB varsity joins ASUU strike

The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, (IBBU) Lapai in Niger has officially joined in the nationwide indefinite strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

Osinbajo warns new permanent secretaries to be above board

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, warned the new permanent secretaries to shun any act of corruption in the discharge of their duties.

Acting President Osinbajo tasks media on hate speech

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has requested the country’s chapter of the International Press Institute (IPI) to use the 2018 edition of the institute’s world congress in Abuja to project the country’s image to the globe.

Why public officials send children abroad – Sen. Barau

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund, Senator Jibrin Barau, has dismissed the call by Nigerians that children of public officials should be restricted to the country’s public schools.

World Bank commits N31.6m to education in Katsina

The World Bank has released about N31.6 million as school improvement and scholarship grant to the Zango Local Education Authority of Katsina to encourage education in the area.

ASUU strike: Fed govt failed to fulfill agreement – minister

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday, admitted that the Federal Government indeed failed to meet its part of the agreement reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities last year which led to the ongoing industrial action declared by the union.

Senate begs ASUU to call off your strike

The Senate has appealed to the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off its ongoing indefinite strike in the interest of the students who will be the victims of the industrial action.

Civil servants their own problem in Kogi – speaker

The Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Prince Mathew Kolawole, has slammed civil servants in the State for their alleged insincerity towards the screening exercise embarked upon by the current administration.

Bauchi spends N214m as subsidy for 2017 Hajj pilgrims

The Bauchi State Government is to spend the sum of over N262, 650, 000 as subsidy for the state’s Muslim Pilgrims to this year’s Hajj exercise in Saudi Arabia.

Sokoto begins commercial cultivation of select economic trees

Sokoto state government said it has allocated lands for commercial cultivation of some important economic trees comprising of Gum Arabic, Moringa, Dates and Shea tree.

How to liberate Africa through culture – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, says the African culture is a great asset capable of liberating the continent from economic bondage.

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Some South-West governors and ministers, on Sunday, visited the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, over the destruction of public and private facilities in the state.

Lagos government lifts curfew

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has lifted the curfew he imposed on the state after the #endsars protest was hijacked by looters and hoodlums.
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Top Turkish officials close to President Erdogan test positive for coronavirus

Two top Turkish officials who work closely with Turkey’s president have said they tested positive for COVID-19.
Sen. George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs made the call at the formal inaugural ceremony of eight members of the Governing Board of the NNMA on Friday in Abuja.

Nigeria to spend N75 billion on youth development in three years – minister

Minister for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Senator George Akume, said the Buhari-led Federal Government plans to spend N75 billion on youth development in form of support for communities, skill acquisition and realisation of their potentials within the next three years.

Nigerian government clarifies position on social media regulation

The Minister of Imformation and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the clarification on Saturday in Lagos when he inspected the headquarters of The Nation newspaper and TV Continental (TVC) that were attacked during the #EndSARS protest.

Obong of Calabar tells Cross River governor to step aside to learn about governance

The Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, has called on Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to step aside to enable an interim administration teach him how to handle administration and governance.