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Aviation unions suspend picketing of Caverton Helicopters

The unions in the aviation sector on Monday suspended their plan to picket Caverton Helicopters Limited, following successful deliberations with the airline’s management.

NUPENG, PENGASSAN urge President Buhari not to remove fuel subsidy

Workers in the oil and gas sector on Sunday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to shun any counsel that would destabilise or cause chaos in the economy.
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U17 AFCON: NFF scribe confirms Eaglets readiness

General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mohammed Sanusi, has confirmed that the Nigeria Golden Eaglets are ready to participate in the forthcoming AFCON holding in Tanzania.

Samson Siasia partners football academies to curb age cheating

Former Super Eagles Coach and Founder, Sia-One Soccer Academy, Samson Siasia, has rallied football academies in Abuja and environs through football competition with the sole aim of curbing age cheating in the country.

WAEC accuses MURIC’s Ishaq Akintola of disrupting exams registration

The West African Examinations Council has accused the Director of the Muslim Rights Concern, Prof. Ishaq Akinola, of disrupting the registration for its examinations in some schools.

NBA denies querying prosecution lawyer in Justice Onnoghen’s trial

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has faulted media reports that it issued a query to a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Aliyu Umar, the lead prosecution lawyer in the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu

Mohammed Sanusi: Rangers qualification to knockout stage not impossible

Nigeria Football Federation General-Secretary, Dr. Sanusi Mohammed has described Enugu Rangers loss to Etoile du Sahel in group B of the CAF Confederation Cup as a big dent towards qualifying to the knockout stage of the competition.

NLC demands inauguration of NSITF, other federal boards

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has again called on ministers to inaugurate the boards of federal parastatals already constituted by the federal government.
Taiwo Ogunjobi

NFF mourns ex-scribe Taiwo Ogunjobi

The management and staff of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) were this morning thrown into mourning when the news of the sudden demise of the former Secretary General of the federation, Chief Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi broke.

Federal government withdraws registration certificate of labour union

The Federal Government has withdrawn the certificate of registration issued to Agricultural and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN) following leadership tussle with sister union, Agriculture and Allied Workers Union (AAWUN).

N30,000: Labour seeks tax waivers for proposed minimum wage

Leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has raised fresh concerns over the proposed national minimum wage, saying there was need for an amendment of the income tax laws to cushion the effect of devaluation that might hit the N30,000.

700 delegates storm Abuja for NLC’s National Conference

More than 700 statutory delegates and observers are expected to take part in the two-day National Delegates Conference of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).

NAAT calls for end to indiscriminate establishment of state universities by govs

The National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has called for an end to the indiscriminate establishment of state universities by the governors, who are unable to adequately fund the existing ones.

Justice Onnoghen: NBA sets up three-member panel to liaise with lawyers in federal government

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has set up a three-member committee to review the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

NBA enlarges emergency NEC meeting Monday on Justice Onnoghen

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has thrown open to all members the attendance at its emergency National Executive Council (NEC) scheduled for 12 noon on Monday.

NFF scribe hails, charges Lobi Stars, Rangers

The General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, has praised Nigeria’s two representatives in this season’s African club continental competitions, Lobi Stars of Makurdi and Rangers International of Enugu for their efforts so far in their respective contests.

Abuja court suspends arrest warrant against NFF chiefs, summons presidential panel

The Chief Magistrate District Court II in Abuja has suspended the warrant of arrest issued previously to the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla against five top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari set to tackle illegal taxation on foodstuff dealers

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that the Federal Government will look into the issue of illegal tax collections with a view to encouraging more private sector businesses to thrive in the country.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Gulf, south of the capital Tehran [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.