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Subomi Balogun

Olasubomi Balogun: Education, critical driver of economic development

The founder of the FCMB Group, Otunba Olasubomi Balogun, has described education as one of the critical drivers of development of any society.

ASUU chides Bisi Akande over comments on strike

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) chides former APC national chairman Bisi Akande for accusing striking lecturers of producing ‘vagabonds and unemployable graduates’
(LtoR) Russian Minister of Energy of Russia Alexander Novak, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) President UAE Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei and OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo of Nigeria speak during a ministerial level meeting during with OPEC members and non members during the 175th OPEC Conference on December 7, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR / AFP)

OPEC cuts oil production by 1.2 million barrels to offset price

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other major oil producers yesterday agreed to cut about 1.2 million barrels of oil to address falling oil price, which is currently facing a record low of $63 a barrel.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU tells members to prepare for a long strike

President, Academic Staff Union of Universities, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, has charged striking lecturers in public universities to brace up for a long strike.
Abiola Ajimobi

Ibadan Indigenes Council to celebrate Abiola Ajimobi’s 69th birthday

The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) said it decided to celebrate with Gov. Abiola Ajimobi on his 69th birthday coming up on Dec. 16 because he had fulfilled most of his electoral promises to the people of Ibadan.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.
UI International School

Parents sue International School Ibadan over hijab

Parents of some female Muslim students of International School, Ibadan (ISI) have sued its authority for barring their children from wearing hijab on their school uniforms.

INEC to track campaign expenses of political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will use devices to track campaign expenses of political parties for the 2019 general elections.

FUTA unveils plans to focus on PG programme

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof Joseph Fuwape, has unfolded plans of the university to focus more on the training and production of postgraduate students.
Victor Olaotan

Nollywood veteran Victor Olaotan seeks $50,000 for neuro-rehabilitation

Nollywood actor Victor Olaotan requires financial assistance to receive medical treatment outside Nigeria in a bid to avert the amputation of his legs.

ASUU strike: Federal government invokes no-work-no-pay rule

The strike action embarked upon by lecturers in public universities may have assumed a new dimension as the federal government has directed Vice Chancellors of striking public universities and inter-varsity centres to enforce no-work-no-pay rule on striking lecturers.

Three dons emerge co-winners of 2018 NAS Prize for Life Sciences

Three distinguished Nigerian scientists have emerged co-winners of the 2018 Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) gold medal prize for life sciences.

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.

Aliko Dangote donates N1 billion hostel to Ahmadu Bello University

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) is set to inaugurate a N1 billion hostel it built for the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State.

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.
UI International School

Hijab: International School Ibadan reopens

The International School Ibadan, which was shut down on Nov. 19 over the crisis on the use of Hijab by female Muslim students, has been reopened.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Stakeholders call for declaration of state of emergency in education

Worried by the deplorable state of education in Nigeria, stakeholders have called on the three tiers of government to jointly declare a state of emergency to address the rots in the sector.

Strike continues as ASUU rejects federal government negotiation team

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that the ongoing strike by the union will continue until the federal government resolves all the issues in contention as it has rejected the Babalakin-led FG negotiation team.

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The New Nigeria Peoples Party in Bauchi State has pledged to conduct Local Government Council election within six months, if elected into power.

NANS demands prosecution of alleged killer of police officer in Ogun

The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Ogun Police Command to fast track prosecution of the alleged killer of Cpl. Gbenga Adeboyejo.

NLC urges federal government to respect ILO principles

Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the federal government to respect International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.
More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.

Explosion in Japanese restaurant leaves more than 40 injured

More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.

Nigerians ‘too religious’ – Chinese cleric

A representative of the International Assembly (IA) of the True Jesus Church in Nigeria, Pastor Hong-Hsiung Ko, has described Nigerians as “too religious a people” who also have respect for their religious leaders.