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FG summons ASUU to emergency meeting over looming strike

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The federal government has invited the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to an urgent meeting. Bem Goong, Director Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, announced the parley in a statement on Monday. Goong said the Education Minister, Adamu Adamu will chair the meeting on the union’s “threat to embark on another round…
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BREAKING: Buhari supporters storm Abuja House in London

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Following the anti-Buhari protest led by the former presidential aide, Reno Omokri at the Abuja House in London, the supporters of the president are currently on a solidarity rally at the venue. The supporters stormed the area on Monday with placards with inscriptions such as “This Storm Will Surely Pass”, “God Loves Nigeria”, “We Are…
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BREAKING: Five abducted Kaduna students found by troops – State govt

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The Kaduna State government on Monday said troops have found five of the kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization in the state. This was contained in a statement on Monday The statement which was issued by Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs said the rescued students are…
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BREAKING: Imo: IPOB’s ESN blew up police, prison headquarters – IGP orders arrest

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has blamed members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN) for the attacks in Imo. Adamu has, however, ordered the deployment of additional units of Police Mobile Force (PMF) and other Police Tactical Squads to Imo State to strengthen security. Imo State Police Command…
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Ganduje criticizes own party, says APC still a mixture

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Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has frowned at the lack of strong political cohesion in the ruling All Progressive Congress, making the party to fail in some areas. He said, ” APC as a party started as a mixture of various elements who tried to make a compound, but unfortunately the party is…
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Rededicate your life – Buhari to Oshiomhole

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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with ex-National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole on his 69th birthday. The Nigerian leader advised the former Edo Governor to rededicate his life to working for the prosperity of those in need. Buhari’s message was issued on Sunday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu. He joined Oshiomhole’s…
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APGA, Abia APC send messages, preach forgiveness

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Ozonkpu Victor Oye, National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Sunday, prayed for the power of the resurrection of Jesus Christ to cover the nation and shield it from destruction. In his Easter message issued by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Barrister Tex Okechukwu, the APGA National Chairman, expressed great optimism…
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Lawan mentions those behind Nigeria’s breakup plot

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Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, said the elites in Nigeria were behind the plot to divide the country. The lawmaker spoke to journalists on Saturday in his home town, Gashua in Yobe State. He disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari would later this month submit a supplementary budget to the National Assembly to request more funds to…
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Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Senator Orji Kalu mourns late Yinka Odumakin

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The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, is saddened over the unfortunate passage of Yinka Odumakin. The late Odumakin was a Rights Activist and the spokesman of the apex Yoruba socio-cultural body, Afenifere until his demise Odumakin died on Saturday after he had reportedly recovered from COVID-19. Reacting to the demise of the Afenifere spokesman,…
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Yinka Odumakin: I’m in shock – Tinubu

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Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, said he received with shock, news of the death of Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin. Tinubu, in a statement on Saturday, described the deceased as a committed fighter for democracy, dedicated civil society activist, courageous and outspoken defender of whatever ideals and principles he believed in. The All Progressives…
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Nigerian Army removes journalist from WhatsApp group for questioning N2.6tn funds

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The Nigerian Army has reportedly removed a journalist, Amadin Uyi from a WhatsApp group its communications unit created and operates for the benefit of newsmen. The Director of Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, and other spokespersons in the Army utilise the platform to disseminate information to reporters. Uyi, the Abuja Bureau Chief of News…
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Gov Otorm, HURIWA, Gani Adams, others react to Odumakin’s death

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Reactions have continued to trail the death of the National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Mr Yinka Odumakin who died on Saturday morning at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital. Joining other mourners, Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom described Odumakin’s death as shocking and painful. Governor Ortom who sent his condolence through a statement issued on…
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Gov Fayemi mourns Afenifere spokesperson, Odumakin

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Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has mourned the death of Mr. Yinka Odumakin, the renowned activist and spokesperson of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, describing the news of his passing as tragic and deeply devastating. Odumakin, according to his family, passed away on Saturday morning after battling COVID-19 complications. He was aged 59.…
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