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Hundreds of students of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, disrupted social activities on the campus of the institution on Thursday as they protested against their lecturers joining the nationwide strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics.
The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said that lecturers of the state-owned polytechnic, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, RUGIPO, went on strike without a formal notice to the state government.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic branch, Owo, Ondo State has declared an indefinite strike to protest the state government’s non-payment of an alleged N2.1 billion subvention to the institution.
The former Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development in Ekiti State, Mr. Dapo Kolawole, has accused the state governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, of fraudulently rewarding contracts already awarded under the immediate past administration of Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
Two Indonesian men have been arrested for allegedly uploading a video of themselves having sex to social media, police said Tuesday, amid a crackdown on the LGBT community in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority nation.
Almost 1,500 people were evacuated from a hotel and night club in central London overnight and two train stations were closed following a gas leak, authorities said Tuesday.
An Ota Magistrates Court in Ogun on Tuesday sentenced a 37-year-old man, Ramon Bello, to two years imprisonment for stealing a ram valued at N75,000.
The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says Nigeria is committed to the full implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), which will be inaugurated on Friday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world, in the past year, has gone in reverse as peace remains elusive.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, says the corps will reduce by 50 per cent the rate of accidents on the highways if the funds appropriated for the agency was adequately released.
Theo Walcott has travelled to Merseyside to undergo a medical with Everton ahead of his proposed move from Arsenal.
A political group; “Iam Atikulated2019’’ has appealed to leaders and stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to support the candidacy of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 presidential elections.
A former Interim National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bisi Akande, says the presidential system of government Nigeria is practicing can no longer sustain its growth and success.