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NLC, TUC call for immediate lifting of 56-year US economic embargo on Cuba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Carlos Sosa, and other civil society and women groups on Monday demanded the immediate lifting of the 56-year old American economic embargo, placed on the Republic of Cuba.
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FUOYE crisis: Police warn against illegal assembly as NANS ‘relocates’ to Ekiti

The administrative machinery of the National Association of Nigerians Students (NANS) will relocate to Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, in response to the killing of two students of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, its National Secretary, Comrade Yusuf Farouk said.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE killings: NANS relocates to Ekiti for mass action

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has decided to relocate its headquarters to Ado-Ekiti, in response to the killing of two students of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, during a protest over poor power supply.
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No APC faction in Rivers – NWC

The National leadership of the All Progressives Congress has insisted that there is no faction of the party in Rivers State.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Activist rallies support for Lagos government

An activist and President, Campaign for Dignity in Governance (CDG), Comrade Razaq Olokoba, has urged Lagosians to key into the programme and policies of Lagos State Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

NLC urges minister to use re-appointment to promote harmonious industrial relations

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday congratulated Senator Chris Ngige for his re-appointment as minister of Labour and Employment.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Edo governor orders aides not to reply predecessor’s ‘hostile’ comments

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered his aides not to reply what he described as “very hostile statements credited to our revered National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.”
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

Comrade Oshiomhole blames Governor Obaseki for Edo Assembly’s night inauguration

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki was wrong to have inaugurated the House of Assembly in the night.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

APC: You can’t call President Buhari ‘Baba go slow’

The ruling ¸ Progressives Congress (APC) Friday night in Abuja said President Muhammadu Buhari has performed creditably in his first 100 days in office, saying Nigerians cannot refer to him as “Baba go slow”.
Yusuf Bichi

Anambra government partners DSS on tackling mental health

Anambra State government and Department of State Services (DSS) are partnering to minimize the rising cases of mental health challenges bedevilling the country.

Benue pensioners union disowns protesting group

The leadership of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Benue State Chapter, has distanced itself from the protest organised by the ‘Concerned Pensioners’ in the state, saying the protest was instigated and had a political undertone.

Plateau council polls: Youths urge PDP candidate to respect court injunction

Plateau youths under the aegis of Tarok Progressives Youth Movement have urged the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its chairmanship candidate for Langtang North Local Government Area, Ubandoma, Joshua Laven, to stop being mischievous and respect the injunction granted by the State High Court, Jos, which restrained Governor Simon Lalong from his swearing-in.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Why Ogun governor will establish MAUSTECH in Ipokia – youth leader

The Chairman of Ipokia Youth Development Council, Comrade Rasheed Idris, has expressed optimism that the controversial Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH), would be established in Ipokia area of Ogun West, by Gov Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State.

Plateau council poll: Youths beg governor to swear-in PDP candidate

Plateau youths under the umbrella of Taroh Concern Youths for Justice and Good Governance, have begged Governor Simon Lalong to prevail on the sacked chairman of Langtang North Local Government Area, Hon. Nanlok, Amos Kparnim, to accept the ruling of the election tribunal and withdraw the injunction filed at the State High Court, Jos.
Mr Danielson Akpan, NANS’ National President, made the disclosure in Abuja on Friday.

Nigerian students ask South African nationals to leave Nigeria before Monday

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Wednesday declared war on South African nationals and their businesses in Nigeria, warning them to leave the country on or before Monday next week to avert grave penalty.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari urged to jettison list of nominees of NDDC board

The Isoko Progressives for Fairness, Equity and Justice, IPFEJ, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to jettison the list of nominees into the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, insisting that it was proper for the Isoko nation to produce the next Chairman of the board in the interest of fair play and equity.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: APC’ll win Bayelsa, Kogi guber polls

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has predicted that the APC would win the forthcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari hails Chief Edebiri at 90

A Benin high chief, David Edebiri, the Esogban of Benin Kingdom on Saturday marked his 90th birthday, which according to him was the first time he was marking his birthday.

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Benin Airport to expand apron to accommodate more aircraft

The Manager of Benin Airport, Mr Olatokunbo Arewa, says plans are on to expand the apron of the airport as more airlines commence operations in the state.
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Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan ready to kick back against AC Milan

Antonio Conte branded himself a ‘jackass’ for his tactical blunders which saw Inter Milan struggle to a draw in their European opener this week, but warned they would kick back into gear on Saturday against city rivals AC Milan.

Rape: Teacher, pregnant 12-year-old student are lovers – NUT boss

Mr. Rodney Nathan, the chairman of Adamawa State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has said that the allegation of rape levelled against a teacher was untrue as the teacher and the alleged rape victim, 12, were in a relationship.
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Nigerian troops seals humanitarian group’s office in Borno

Nigerian soldiers have surrounded the Maiduguri office of Action Against Hunger, an international nongovernmental working in Borno State.

Kano Hisbah Board arrests four over ‘immorality’

The Kano State Hisbah Board says it has arrested four youths for allegedly committing immoral acts.