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NYCN charges federal government to declare state of emergency on education now

The National Executive Council, NEC, of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, in celebration of this year’s International Youth Day, IYD, Monday called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to declare a state of emergency on education and ensure adequate security for all.

Kano APC faction suspends Rep Abdulmumin Jibrin

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State has announced the suspension of Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin Kofa from the party following allegations of anti-party activities.
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AAC reaffirms Omoyele Sowore as national chairman

The African Action Congress (AAC) has reaffirmed Omoyele Sowore as its National Chairman, while expelling Mr Leonard Ezenwa, former Treasurer and Secretary of the party.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Our priority is to create more jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said that the priority of his administration “is to create as many jobs as possible.”

Universities staff wants payment of N30 billion allowance

The Non Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) on Friday called on the Federal Government to release the N30 billion earned allowances to Federal institutions.
Members of the minority parties in the House of Representatives have faulted the suspension of the Minority Leader, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, and five other leaders of the caucus by the Peoples Democratic Party.

Minority lawmakers dare PDP to suspend 111 Reps who endorsed Ndudi Elumelu

Members of the minority parties in the House of Representatives have faulted the suspension of the Minority Leader, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, and five other leaders of the caucus by the Peoples Democratic Party.

Bayelsa guber: Keniebi Okoko picks N21 million PDP forms

A businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Keniebi Okoko, on Saturday became the first aspirant in the party to pay N21million to secure the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Expression of Interest and Nomination forms ahead of the party’s primary for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

NULGE postpones Abia congress

Following irreconcilable differences arising from conflicting interests in the National Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Abia State, the national executive council of the union has shifted the quadrennial congress indefinitely.
The wife of Kaduna state governor, Mrs. Ummi El-Rufai, has said there are over 200,000 children still suffering from malnutrition in the state.

Ummi El-Rufai: 200,000 children are malnourished in Kaduna

The wife of Kaduna state governor, Mrs. Ummi El-Rufai, has said there are over 200,000 children still suffering from malnutrition in the state.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP nomination forms for Kogi, Bayelsa guber elections pegged at N21 million

Preparatory to the forthcoming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, which is the ruling party in the two states, has pegged the purchase of its governorship elections forms at N21 million.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Zenith Labour Party urges President Buhari to compose cabinet

Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to forward his ministerial list to the upper chamber of the National Assembly before the end of this month or latest early July, stressing that he has no reason to delay the composition of his cabinet.

PTD suspends Benin unit chairman

The National Executive Council of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers Union has suspended its Benin Unit Chairman, Comrade Osamuyi Osahon, for not following the union’s rules and regulations to resolve conflicts.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Ohanaeze NEC didn’t call for President Buhari’s resignation – scribe

The Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Uche Okwukwu, on Tuesday said the National Executive Committee of the pan-Igbo group did not meet to take any decision that called for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari for attending a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Conference in Saudi Arabia.

Imo town unions presidents threaten self defence against herdsmen

Following the recent herdsmen-farmers clash in the eastern zone, town union presidents under the aegis of the Indegenous Imo Town Unions (IITU) and their counterparts in the southeast have threatened to resort to self defence if the federal government fails to address the menace of herdsmen in the region.
Alhaji (Dr.) Najeem Usman Yasin, President, NURTW

Oyo NURTW chief to meet Governor Makinde after proscription

President, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Najeem Yasin, has said that the National Executive Council of the union will soon meet with Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, over the prescription of the union in the state.
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Ninth National Assembly: PDP to meet over leadership tussle

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will meet in Abuja this week to determine who to support as presiding officers of the two chambers of the National Assembly.
President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Francis Olabode Johnson, has passes on.

Petroleum ministry mourns Francis Johnson

The Ministry of Petroleum Resources has expressed deep sympathy with the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) on the demise of its president, Mr Francis Olabode Johnson.
President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Francis Olabode Johnson, has passes on.

PENGASSAN confirms Olabode Johnson’s demise

The National President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Comrade Francia Olabode Johnson, has died.

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Death of 17 Kwara admission seekers painful, preventable – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday lamented the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano, describing the incident as a painful one that could have been prevented.
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ANAP: We’ll resist planned concession of major airports

The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) on Sunday said that aviation unions would continue to kick against planned concession of some major airports across the country by the Federal Government.
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Cross River: Communal crisis impeding our development – governor

The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.
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Nigeria striker Ajibade’s assist key in Avaldsnes win over Roa

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Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope urges Amazon fires to be put out, calls for prayers

The world must work together to extinguish the fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis said in his weekly address to thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.