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Borno NUJ Calls For Release Of Arrested Daily Trust Editor

1 week ago /

The Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Borno State chapter says it is not happy with the continued detention of the North East Regional Editor of the Daily Trust Newspaper, following his arrest on Sunday, when soldiers stormed his office over a publication which the military alleged was not favourable.

Labour Protest In Kwara

1 week ago /

Workers in Kwara State under the aegis of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, took to the streets on Tuesday to protest non-implementation of the 30, 000 Naira minimum wage.

NLC Adamawa Postpones Protest

1 week ago /

The nationwide protest embarked upon by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has been postponed in Adamawa State.

NEMA Distributes Relief Materials To Borno IDPs

1 week ago /

The Nigerian government through the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has provided relief materials to about 15,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs,  at the Teachers’ Village Camp in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

President Buhari Calls For Stronger Political Institutions In Africa

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on African leaders to support processes that will ensure stronger political institutions across the continent, saying only strong political institutions will guarantee stability, peace and economic progress.

Kano Govt Condemns Hunters’ Clash At Ganduje Town

1 week ago /

The government of Kano state has condemned the clash that occurred on Sunday between local hunters in Ganduje town of Dawakin Tofa local government area of the state that led to the death of one person and left two others critically injured.

Buhari Condemns Gabon Attempted Coup

1 week ago /

Following reports of attempted military takeover in Gabon, President Muhammadu Buhari has called for respect for constitutional provisions in the oil-rich west central African nation.

Air Force Bury Crash Personnel

1 week ago /

The five Air Force helicopter crew who died in a crash in Damasak, Borno state, have been buried in Abuja with full military honours.

ASUU Strike: Lecturers May Suspend Action Soon

1 week ago /

The meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities has ended with some resolutions reached, but the lecturers insist a draft memo must be delivered before it can take any decision to suspend strike.

Labour Commences Protest Over Minimum Wage

1 week ago /

The Nigeria Labour Congress has commenced the nationwide protest of the delay in transmitting an executive bill to the national assembly for the implementation of a national minimum wage

Governorship Debate Holds In Imo

1 week ago /

As 2019 general elections draw nearer, the Imo community in Europe has organized a governorship election debate to enable the candidates express their vision for the people of the state.

NLC Not Going On Strike, But Embarking On Protests

1 week ago /

The NLC general secretary, Peter Ozo-Eson who signed the statement said it agreed on December 17, 2018 to begging mobilisation on January 8, 2019 for mass protests simultaneously across all states in Nigeria which does not translate to a strike.

No Incident Forms In 2019 Elections – INEC

1 week ago /

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu says, “there shall be no room for incident forms in the 2019 general elections.

Buhari Appoints Modibbo Hamman Tukur As Director NFIU

1 week ago /

In accordance with the provision of Section 5(1) of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) Act 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Modibbo Hamman Tukur as a Director of the Unit.

Court Nullifies Rivers APC Primaries, Bars Party From Fielding Candidates For 2019 Elections

1 week ago /

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, has restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from accepting any list of candidates from the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers state.

Court Affirms Sen. Enoh As Cross River APC Governorship Candidate

1 week ago /

An FCT High Court has affirmed John Enoh as the APC candidate in the March 2nd Governorship Election in Cross River state.

Buhari Inaugurates APC Presidential Campaign Council

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the business of governance will not suffer as the All Progressives Congress, APC, campaign trail get set to hit the nooks and crannies of the country ahead the forthcoming general elections.

FG Directs Military To Vacate Premises Of Daily Trust

1 week ago /

The Federal Government has directed the military to vacate the premises of Daily Trust.

Air Force Strikes Boko-Haram In Damasak

1 week ago /

An attack by the Iswap faction of Boko Haram terrorists on a military base in Damasak, Borno State has been repelled by a combination of ground and air troops in a nighttime operation.

SERAP Demands Disclosure Of Power Projects Contractors And Beneficiaries

1 week ago /

The  Social-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to make public, the names of contractors and companies that were awarded power projects but failed to execute them.


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