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Lagos State Government says it is convoking a maiden international Coconut Summit that is expected to explore, exhibit and evolve new ideas for sustainable development of the coconut value chain.

Traders protest over seizure 1,450 bags of coconut by Customs

Coconut traders in Badagry on Monday staged a peaceful protest against the seizure of 1,450 bags of locally sourced coconut on Oct. 27 by men of the Nigeria Customs Service along Agbara road, Lagos.

Police lay siege to venue of pro-Sowore protest

About 50 policemen in 10 trucks have surrounded the premises of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) in Adeniyi Jones area of Ikeja in Lagos.
The main campus of the Benue State University (BSU) was on Monday shut down indefinitely following a protest by students of the institution over the introduction of a 4-points CGPA grading system.

Benue university shut down over student protests

The main campus of the Benue State University (BSU) was on Monday shut down indefinitely following a protest by students of the institution over the introduction of a 4-points CGPA grading system.

NIM: Peaceful protest, constitutional right of citizens

The Third Force Movement of Nigeria under the umbrella of the Nigeria Intervention Movement has described peaceful protest as a constitutional right of all citizens.

TUC: We’ll continue to picket TCN despite attacks on our members

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has vowed to continue to picket offices of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) despite attack on its members by people suspected to be thugs hired by the management to halt the picketing.

Protest in Kogi over planned removal of chief judge

Kogi State judiciary workers, under the aegis of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), on Monday, embarked on a peaceful protest against the planned removal from office of the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajana.

Striking judiciary workers lock in Nasarawa chief judge

Striking workers of the Nasarawa State judiciary on Monday, locked in the Chief Judge, Justice Suleiman Dikko, in the premises of the state High Court Headquarters in Lafia.
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NLC condemns police harassment, violence on Zimbabwean protesters

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned police harassment and violence on protesters in Zimbabwe on Thursday over poor economic conditions of workers in the country.
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Olagunsoye Oyinlola asks INEC to declare Ademola Adeleke winner of Osun gubernatorial election

A former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Ademola Adeleke, as the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday.
Protesters torched the Iranian consulate in Basra as part of protests over poor public services [Haider Mohammed Ali-AFP]

Iraq vows ‘severe’ response after attack on Iran consulate

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered an investigation into deadly violence in the southern city of Basra after protesters stormed the Iranian consulate there.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 21, 2018 Zimbabwe main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa gestures as he addresses a crowd of supporters during an election campaign rally at White City stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court on August 22, 2018 began to hear an opposition petition seeking to overturn the presidential election result, in a legal challenge seen as unlikely to succeed despite allegations of vote fraud. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has accused the ruling ZANU-PF party and the election commission of rigging the July 30 vote, Zimbabwe's first poll since the ousting of Robert Mugabe last year./ AFP PHOTO / ZINYANGE AUNTONY

Zimbabwe opposition rejects ruling and ‘false’ inauguration

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader says he respectfully rejects the court ruling upholding President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow election win and he calls the inauguration planned for Sunday "false."

ExxonMobil staff protest sack of 860 spy police

Aggrieved Staff of ExxonMobil in Akwa Ibom state on Friday took to the streets over the sack of 860 spy police in the company without entitlements.

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The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

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Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

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Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.