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The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has directed its branch chairmen nationwide to lead “visits” to government houses in their states over the 36 governors’ alleged unwillingness to implement judiciary’s financial autonomy.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said it would continue to dialogue with the federal government until a lasting solution is found to the challenges in the nation’s tertiary institutions and its ongoing nationwide strike is called off.
In a statement on Friday by ASUP President, Anderson Ezeibe, the union said that it commenced the industrial action on April 6 to draw the attention of the government to the deplorable state of public polytechnics and monotechnics in the country.
The Federal Government has canceled the planned meetings with the striking polytechnic lecturers and judiciary workers scheduled for today (Thursday).
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has expressed pity for those who allow themselves to be influenced by the opinions of certain people on social media.
The Federal Government has invited the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, for meetings on Wednesday and Thursday this week to find a solution to the ongoing strike by the union.
Kebbi State begins a two-week training for 10,000 youths on Wednesday on how to access Federal Government’s Agri-Business Small and Medium Enterprises Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) loans.
Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Peter Adogbejire Mrakpor, has been confirmed as President, Chartered Institute of Information and Strategy Management for the next four years.
Judiciary workers continued with their strike after talks with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, and other federal government officials failed on Monday.
The Federal Government Monday appealed to the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, to suspend their nationwide industrial action, which has paralysed court activities the country.
Participants in the Federal Government’s Special Public Works programme have complained about the non-payment of their stipends three months after the initiative took off.
The Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, have struck a deal to build the capacity of ex-agitators benefitting from the amnesty programme.
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has offered reasons behind its new policy mandating all prospective beneficiaries of its scholarship scheme to first take the examination organised by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
The Federal Government on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Action (MoA) with striking Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to end the action.
Former National Chairman of the defunct Independent Democrats ID Party, Chief Edozie Madu, has declared to contest for governorship in Anambra State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The house of representatives committee on health care services has set up three panels to address the issues raised by the striking resident doctors.
The Federal Government says it is determined to do all it entails to lift the country out of poverty and unemployment.
University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) has urged the Federal Government to increase members’ monthly hazard allowance from the current N5,000.
Governor Atiku Bagudu says his administration has secured a $70 million World Bank Grant to strengthen Adolescent Girl-Child Education.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Saturday, berated media owners for their continued non-payment of journalists’ salaries in the country.
Paul Pogba has described himself as a "bad loser" who misses winning trophies at Manchester United, but says that the club's silverware drought only makes them more determined to break it.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the "fight is still on" to fix the broken economy, signaling out the financial industry for resisting the economic turnaround efforts.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has offered explanations for his support for the Boko Haram group.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has stressed the need for Nigerians to migrate from the use of Internet Protocol version four (IPv4) address system to Internet Protocol version six (IPv6), in order to diversify Nigeria’s economy and prepare it for a digital economy transformation.
Barcelona were "stabbed in the back" when Vinicius Junior moved to Europe, claims the Blaugrana's former head scout in South America, with those at Camp Nou left feeling "betrayed" as a hot prospect ended up at Real Madrid.
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) says the federal government would not have listened to its demands if it had not embarked on the nationwide strike.
The Presidency yesterday revisited the issue of the abducted students of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok, Borno State, saying it has not given up on getting the girls released.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, yesterday, highlighted the importance of women in Yoruba’s strive for freedom, stating that the new twist to the agitation for self-determination is that women are now involved.