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Nigeria: SSANU, NASU, NAAT Join ASUU, Declare Indefinite Strike

The Joint Action Committee of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has stated that the unions will begin a “total and comprehensive indefinite” strike from Monday, joining their academic colleagues. THEWILL recalls that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had…

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Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Onnoghen Expresses Readiness To Surrender Self For Probe By EFCC

Following media report that he is being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for “for yet-to-be disclosed reasons”, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen on Wednesday declared that he is ready to surrender himself for probe by the anti-graft agency. He maintained that he has nothing to hide, asserting that…

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I Will Support Atiku In 2019 Even if Buhari Runs – Cabinet Minister Tells BBC

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, aka Mama Taraba, has declared that she will support a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 presidential election even if President Muhammadu Buhari decides to contest. THEWILL recalls that she had been seen on a video, which went viral on Tuesday, endorsing Atiku for the 2019 election. Alhassan,…

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ASUU Strike: FG, Union Set to Meet on Thursday

The Federal Government will tomorrow, September 7, meet with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resolve the lingering strike in the nation’s universities. The meeting will be coming exactly seven days since the lecturers refused to show up for a meeting with the government delegation, saying such meeting was “unnecessary.”…

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Two Boko Haram Commanders & Shekau’s Deputies Killed In Borno

The Nigerian Army has said its troops killed two Boko Haram commanders and deputies to Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the terrorists group, in successful operations at Alafa in Borno on Sallah day. This disclosure was made in a statement by the Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Sani Usman. The Army spokesman added that Shekau deputies…

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Buhari’s Aide Obono-Obla Says Empty Properties Of Looters In Abuja Set For Sale

Mr Okoi Obono-Obla, Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, on Tuesday said that the Federal Government would soon take over Abuja empty houses and sell them. Obono-Obla, who is also the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution made this known when the Say no Campaign, a civil society…

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Akpabio, Fayose, Okonjo-Iweala, 21 Others Under Anti-Graft Agency’s Probe

Ex-governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose have been reported as some of the 25 politicians and top-ranking public officers under investigation by the EFCC as of August 2017. In a report by Punch, the list was recently sent by the anti-graft agency to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister…

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ASUU Strike: Students Chase Away Illegal NANS President, Pledge Loyalty To Chinonso Obasi

There was confusion on Tuesday at the Unity Fountain in Abuja as Nigerian students numbering over 200 chased away one Aruna Kadiri who was parading himself as President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS). Kadiri was planning to stage an unauthorised protest against the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities…

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