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Election: ASUU denies endorsing Atiku Abubakar

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday debunked news making rounds that it had endorsed the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, for the 2019 polls.

Truck crushes female student to death along Benin-Ore expressway

Students of Tai Solarin University of Education, TASUED, Ijebu-Ode, yesterday, went on the rampage, protesting the death of their female colleague, Kofoworola Toibat Kuku, who was crushed to death by a truck along Benin-Ore-Lagos expressway.

Adequate funding critical to educational growth – Governor Ahmed

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has identified adequate funding as a critical ingredient to stimulate educational growth in the country.

Why we are going on an indefinite strike – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria, ASUU, says it has commenced a “total and comprehensive indefinite” strike due to the federal government’s failure to fulfill the 2009 agreement made with the union.

Stakeholders reject handover of primary education to local govts

The clamour for Local Government autonomy has continued to gain more popularity among Nigerians, with many arguing that it would free and empower the third tier of government to perform its statutory function of meeting the basic needs of the common man at the grass roots.

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Nigeria Eurobond yields rise after surprise election delay

The electoral commission said the postponement, which is due to last a week, was due solely to logistical factors and denied political pressure had played any part in the decision. President Muhammadu Buhari and his rival, former vice president Atiku Abubakar, both urged voters to stay calm.

Election postponement: NLC demand public holiday

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked government to declare a two or three-day public holiday to enable workers travel to perform their civic responsibility in the face of imminent voter apathy as a result of the shift in the date of the general elections.
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Woman petitions NAPTIP over alleged child abandonment by ex-international footballer

A woman, Ms Esther Emiola, has petitioned the Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) over alleged child abandonment by former international footballer, Sani Kaita.
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Bayern Munich leave out Jerome Boateng, Franck Ribery for Champions League clash with Liverpool

Bayern Munich have left Jerome Boateng out of their squad for their Champions League match against Liverpool on Tuesday night, while Franck Ribery will travel separately to Liverpool on Monday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed a meeting for Monday to review the ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll.

Election: INEC meets as political parties vow to reopen campaign

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed a meeting for Monday to review the ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll.