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President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 2

Senate reintroduces whistleblower and witness protection bill

The bill which seeks to protect whistleblowers and witnesses was one of the 11 bills read for the first time during plenary on Tuesday.

LASU professors back dismissal of three ASUU officials

Some concerned professors at the Lagos State University have said that the recent dismissal of three executives of the Academic Staff Union of Universities was not a case of victimisation.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: We are committed to ensuring drug-free Oyo

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would make the fight against drug abuse and trafficking a priority.

Federal government saves N594 billion in two years through PICA

The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA), on Monday said saved N594, 089,136,242.41 billion from auditing Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) between 2016 and 2018.
Kola Ologbondiyan

May Day: PDP felicitates with Nigerian workers

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has lauded Nigerian workers on the occasion of 2019 Workers Day, for their service towards the development of the nation.

Governor Akeredolu pledges to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has assured workers in the state of his administration’s readiness to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000.

Elections: Sokoto government accused of victimising civil servants

The All Progressive Congress (APC), Sokoto State chapter, has appealed to the state government to curtail alleged political victimisation of civil servants in the state.

Yobe PDP governor candidate concedes defeat, rules out court action

Almost a month after his defeat, governorship candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe state Amb Umar Damagum has congratulated the governor-elect Mai Mala Buni.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC: Presidential panel on SARS receives 103 complaints

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mr Tony Ojukwu, said on Monday that 103 complaints of alleged human rights violations were received by the Presidential Panel on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
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LAUTECH high school turns back students over hijab use

The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) International School Ogbomoso on Monday barred 55 Muslim students from entering the school premises over their use of Hijab.

NOPRIN: Why President Buhari should retire IGP Ibrahim Idris

The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria, NOPRIN, comprising 46 civil society organisations spread across the country, has called for the retirement of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP: Strike continues till federal government meets all our demands

Hope of ending the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) dimmed on Friday as the union declared that it would not call off the industrial action until the Federal government honoured all the agreements it entered into with it since 2010.
[file] Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on April 6, 2018, during for a brief preliminary hearing on corruption charges linked to a multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal./ AFP PHOTO / POOL / Nic BOTHMA

Court delays trial of South Africa’s Jacob Zuma by six months

Former South African Leader Jacob Zuma dubbed the “teflon president’’ because of his ability to weather scandal after scandal has again delayed his corruption trial, after his Lawyers submitted a permanent stay of prosecution.

Police officers threaten strike over unpaid allowances

Some officers in the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police in Anambra State have threatened to go on strike over the non-payment of their 2017 promotion allowances.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Aviation unions threaten to extend picketing to other terminals

The unions in the aviation sector on Thursday threatened to ground flight operations at all terminals of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the sacking of their members by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.

Benue workers slump as federal government recalls N14.9 billion Paris Club debt refund

There was commotion in Benue State, on Tuesday, after thousands of state and local government workers got the shocking news about the Federal Government’s recall of the N14.9 billion final tranche of the Paris Club debt refund already paid to the state, last week.

UNILAG reinstates student activist Adeyeye Olorunfemi

A student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Adeyeye Olorunfemi, who bagged four-semester suspension from the university authorities in 2016, has been reinstated. He has, however, been asked to face another disciplinary panel.

Man commits suicide over banana

A 19-year-old man, who was identified as Prince Chigozie, has reportedly committed suicide because he was denied some bananas by a relation of his.

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AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

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Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.