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ABCON: Fake $100 bills in circulation

The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) on Friday alerted members of the public about ongoing security investigation into fake $100 bills allegedly imported into Nigeria from India.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Election: Abia SDP mobilizes support for President Buhari, rejects Donald Duke, Jerry Gana

The Abia State chapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said that it has directed its members and supporters across the seventeen local government areas of the state, to cast their votes for the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari, in the February 23 general elections.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP cautions members against unprofessional conducts

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Yaba College of Technology Chapter, has cautioned its members to shun unprofessional conducts as they return to the classrooms.

Ondo Action Alliance abandons own candidates for PDP

The Ondo State chapter of the Action Alliance on Wednesday insisted that it was not fielding any candidate for the forthcoming general elections.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP suspends two-month strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has suspended its two-month strike.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Election: Arewa Consultative Forum endorses President Buhari

After months of speculations and seemingly denial, and barely five days to the presidential election, the northern mouthpiece, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has finally endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (ACF) for the race.

Academic activities resume in universities as ASUU calls of strike

The leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday suspended the prolonged strike action with effect from Friday 8, 2019 following an agreement reached with the Federal Government on key issues of demand.

ASUU: Why we called off strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has, Thursday, suspended the over three months-old strike it embarked upon since Sunday, 4th November, 2018.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP adopts President Buhari as consensus candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP), on Thursday, adopted the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, as its consensus candidate ahead of February 16, presidential poll.

President Buhari hails Ayuba Wabba on re-election as NLC President

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Mr Ayuba Wabba on his re-election as President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).

AAU ASUU reiterates commitment to ongoing strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) chapter, Ekpoma, on Monday reiterated that the branch’s participation in the ongoing nationwide strike called by the National Executive Council (NEC) of the union was unshakeable despite the overt pressure the university administration to break the ranks of its members.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

South East town unions endorse Atiku Abubakar

Ahead of the February 16 presidential election, the Association of South East Town Unions (ASETU) at the weekend endorsed Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his running mate, Peter Obi, as their choice for the country’s top two political offices.
John Nnia Nwodo and Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar’s endorsement splits Ohanaeze as boss, scribe engage in verbal war

The crisis rocking Igbo apex socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, worsened Friday with the President General, Nnia Nwodo and the Secretary-General, Uche Okwukwu, engaging in claims and counter-claims over who suspended the other for working against the interest of the group.

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: Judge resists NBA’s attempt to disrupt proceedings

Sherifat Solebo, a judge of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja, on Wednesday objected to an attempt to disrupt proceedings in her courtroom by a task force of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch.

Judges sit in Ikeja as some lawyers flout NBA boycott directive

In spite of the court boycott directive by the Nigerian Bar Association, many judges at the Ikeja High Court Complex adjudicated over cases.

Justice Onnoghen: Lawyers ignore NBA boycott order

Lawyers in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory have reported to the courts despite an order by the Nigerian Bar Association for them to boycott the courts.

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.

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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti has invested N4.5 billion to boost school enrolment – governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.