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Polytechnic lecturer dismissed for ‘sexual misconduct’

The Polytechnic, Ibadan, in the Oyo State capital, has dismissed one of its lecturers for alleged sexual misconduct.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Ogun workers begin strike over minimum wage

The Ogun State Government workers have embarked on a one-week warning strike over the refusal of the government to implement the new national minimum wage.
A traditional ruler in Eniong Abatim in Odukpani local government area of Cross River State, Queen Aruk 11, Obonganwan Marie Ikpeme Erete has protested the non-confirmation of Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge by the State House of Assembly.

NBA President calls for confirmation of Justice Ikpeme as Cross River chief judge

President of Nigeria Bar Association, (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata, has called on the governor and the House of Assembly of Cross River State to complete the appointment and confirmation of Justice Akon Ikpeme as the substantive Chief Judge of the state inline with National Judicial Council (NJC) recommendation and provisions of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) is set to establish a regional office in Gombe State which will coordinate and oversee the training of youths in skills development across the North-East sub-region of the country.

ITF sets to establish regional office in Gombe

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) is set to establish a regional office in Gombe State which will coordinate and oversee the training of youths in skills development across the North-East sub-region of the country.
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HRW: Murky arrest of ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero an ‘enforced disappearance’

Human Rights Watch said on Friday that the shadowy arrest of the hero of the "Hotel Rwanda" film amounted to an "enforced disappearance", demanding a full account of how he returned to the country.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of delaying the nation’s Nov. 3 presidential election despite its date being enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, drawing immediate objections from Democrats.

Donald Trump wades into racial tensions in America

Claiming the mantle of the “law and order” candidate, President Donald Trump is offering himself as the leader best positioned to keep Americans safe, a day after Democratic rival Joe Biden assailed him over the deadly protests that have sprung up on his watch.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief pledges neutrality, professionalism in Edo, Ondo polls

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured Nigerians that the police would be neutral and professional while maintaining law and order in the forthcoming Edo and Ondo States governorship elections.
The Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah, on Sunday, defended the $1m trade levy and other regulations imposed on Nigerian traders in Ghana, noting that Nigeria had equally issued executive orders preventing foreigners from getting jobs which Nigerians can do.

Ghana: 700 Nigerians involved in fraud, prostitution, robbery deported

The Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah, on Sunday, defended the $1m trade levy and other regulations imposed on Nigerian traders in Ghana, noting that Nigeria had equally issued executive orders preventing foreigners from getting jobs which Nigerians can do.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari tasks NBA on speedy justice delivery

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, underscored the importance of an enhanced Justice delivery system, in a bid to keep the Nigerian legal system in tune with global best practices.

Mechanic bags twelve months imprisonment for stealing roofing sheets

An Osun Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo the state capital on Monday sentenced a 20-year-old Mechanics Ibrahim Kolapo to prison for stealing aluminium flat sheets.
The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) at the weekend instructed its returning international students to go for medical examinations.

UNILORIN to host ECOWAS moot court

The University of Ilorin Faculty of Law says it has concluded arrangements to hold the first `National Disability Rights Moot Competition’ in the form of an ECOWAS moot court.

Nasarawa Speaker swears–in a new member, task him on the constitution

The Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, on Tuesday, sworn in a new member elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Ismaeel Suleiman Danbaba, with a charge to be guided by the constitution

UNILAG staff, senate reject vice chancellor’s removal

All staff unions in the University of Lagos on Thursday expressed their displeasure with the removal of the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, by the Governing Council of the school.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers pensioners beg governor to pay four-year pending gratuities

Pensioners in Rivers State have appealed to Governor Nyesom Wike to pay their four years pension arrears and gratuities owed them to “help change our pitiable living conditions”.

New university, six other bills for public hearing at Kogi assembly

An announcement by Cosmas Atabor, House Committee Chairman on Judiciary Justice and Protocols, indicated that the public hearing will hold on Tuesday and Wednesday, 11th and 12th August at the Assembly complex. All 7 Bills have recently passed through the second reading in the House.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose faults ex-President Obasanjo over comment on Senator Kashamu’s demise

A former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has faulted a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, over his comment on Buruji Kashamu‘s death.
The Board of Governors of International School, Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has declared that the two weeks suspension of a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru, has nothing to do with wearing of Hijab.

Group seeks meritocracy for appointment of UI VC

A group, Coalition for Autonomy of Universities in Nigeria (CAUN), says that the University of Ibadan deserves nothing but the best in human management at its helm of affairs.
The Senate of University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) has expelled eight students over alleged misconduct bordering on plagiarism, extortion and examination malpractices.

UNIPORT acting vice chancellor inaugurates committees to resolve crisis rocking varsity

Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Stephen Okodudu, has expressed worries over the lingering crises rocking the institution.

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Plateau teachers decry non-implementation of new minimum wage

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Jos East Chapter, on Wednesday decried the non-implementations of the new minimum wage in the state.
The newly inaugurated Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion-Bishop of Abuja, the Most Reverend Henry C. Ndukuba today in Abuja admonished the faithful to observe the health experts advice in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus .

Anglican Primate wants programmes to cushion hike in petrol, electricity tariff

The Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to urgently come up with programmes to cushion the effects of the hike in petrol prices and electricity tariff on citizens.

PDP calls for articulate strategies to mitigate flood

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the governments at all levels to articulate strategies to mitigate the menace of flood and forestall such devastation in the future.
California Governor Gavin Newsom adjusts his mask while speaking to reporters at Miss Ollie”s restaurant amid the coronavirus pandemic in Oakland, California, the US [Jeff Chiu-Pool via AP Photo]

California vows to ban sale of new petrol vehicles in 2035

US West Coast state to join 15 nations that have set similar goals in order to fight climate change.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Comrade Oshiomhole breaks silence on Edo election

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says he is not downcast even though his party lost the just concluded governorship election in Edo State.