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Rwandan police say 19 attackers have been killed and others are on the run after their assault on a popular tourist area killed at least 14 people over the weekend.

Rwanda parades ‘attackers’ from Hutu militia based in DRC

Rwandan authorities have paraded five suspects in a deadly weekend attack who told journalists they were from the FDLR Hutu militia based in neighbouring DR Congo.
German President Frank Walter Steinmeier apologises for Hitler’s carpet bombing of Poland city of Wielun 80 years ago

Germany apologises to Poland for WWII bombing of Wielun

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday asked Poland’s forgiveness for history’s bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish city of Wielun, where the first World War II bombs fell 80 years ago.

DAAR suspension: NBC obeys court order

The National Broadcasting Commission says it has complied with the Ex-parte Order granted by the Federal High Court, Abuja Division on Friday, 7th June, 2019.

Post-Graduate student petitions NUC over alleged academic fraud at Baze University

Chief Leo Ekpenyong, a Post-Graduate student of the Mass Communication Department of Baze University, Abuja, has petitioned the National University Commission (NUC) to investigate alleged academic fraud against him by the university.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka: President Buhari failed on security

Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for his “slow response” in dealing with the terror caused by Fulani herdsmen across many parts of Nigeria.
Emmanuel Onwubiko

HURIWA: President Buhari ‘witch-hunting’ opposition

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari was using security agencies, especially the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to “witch-hunt” members of the opposition.
Simon Kolawole

INEC’s bolt from the blue

The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.

ADC: Ndigbo must reject President Buhari, parties supporting his re-election

The National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress, Chief Ralph Nwosu, has called on Nigerians, especially the Igbo nation to reject President Mohammadu Buhari and all the political parties supporting his re-election bid.

Kolapo Olusola: APC, President Buhari has nothing to offer Ekiti

Immediate past deputy governor of Ekiti State and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the last Ekiti governorship election, Prof. Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola, has implored Ekiti people and people resident in the state to come out enmasse, on Saturday, to vote for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and all the PDP national assembly candidates.

PDP kicks over arrest of campaign director

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State have protested against the recent arrest of its Campaign Director Media Committee of the Isa Ashiru Gubernatorial Campaign Team, Mr Ben Bako, by security operatives for undisclosed charges.

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.

JOHESU warms up for strike over failed promises by federal government

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has commenced mobilisation for a national rally in Abuja to draw attention to what it described as tyranny of officials of health ministries in both federal and state levels against workers in the sector.

NBA shuts down Cross River courts as lawyers protest Justice Onoghen’s suspension

The protest against the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has continued to rock Cross River as over 300 members of NBA took to the streets to register their grievances.
PDP Chairman in Edo, Chief Dan Orbih

Justice Onnoghen: PDP tackles Governor Obaseki for shunning South South governors’ meeting

Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemn the non-attendance of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of the meeting of the South South Governors Forum where the governors it described as brave and courageous met to deliberate on the planned arraignment and sack of Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
Sonni Ogbuoji

New Year: APC governorship candidate felicitates with Ebonyi people

The Ebonyi All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the 2019 governorship election, Sen. Soni Ogbuoji, has felicitated with the people of Ebonyi on the new year.
Kayode Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi: Fredrick Fasheun is pillar of Democratic struggles in Nigeria

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has mourned the passing of the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr. Fredrick Fasehun, saying that the country has lost a major pillar of her democratic struggles.

ASUU hails judgment voiding sack of UniIlorin lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has hailed judgment of the National Industrial Court (NIC), Akure, which nullified the sacking of two executive members of the union by the University of Ilorin.

ASUU hails court for reinstating sacked UNILORIN lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has commended the National Industrial Court, Akure, for reinstating the sacked lecturers of the University of Ilorin.

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