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New twist as NANS rejects court order for ASUU to call off strike, brands it ‘black market judgement’

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), on Wednesday, dismissed a judgement of the National Industrial Court which ordered members of the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) to suspend their ongoing strike immediately. Justice Polycarp Hamman of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) had ordered striking lecturers to return to class, adding that […]

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2023: Peter Obi’s UNN Result Showing What He Graduated With, Surfaces Online

The first-degree result of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi has surfaced on social media. Best News Network reports that the former governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, Oseloka Obaze took to the microblogging platform, Twitter on Wednesday to share a snap of the certificate, challenging […]

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JUST IN: Court orders ASUU to call off strike

The National Industrial Court on Wednesday ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities to call off its seven-month old strike action and for lecturers to return to classes. ASUU has been on strike since February 14, 2022 over unmet demands for improved funding for universities, salary review, among other issues. After numerous unproductive meetings, the […]

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UBAH: Senate charges police, DSS to fish out those behind assassination attempt

The gunmen who attacked Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy in Anambra State must be apprehended, according to a Senate directive to the Nigeria Police Force, the Department of State Services (DSS), and other pertinent security organizations. This directive was one of the decisions made by the lawmakers on Tuesday during the National Assembly’s plenary session in […]

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Nigerians troll Banky W for signing deal to manage BBNaija winner, Whitemoney

Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eyes winner, Whitemoney on Tuesday disclosed that he has signed a management deal with Banky W’s media firm, Empire Mates Entertainment (EME). The reality star shared photos from the official signing and also revealed that he had some songs which would be released on the 23rd. Read also: Banky W […]

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2023: I’m More Academically Qualified Than Atiku, Tinubu, Obi – Kwankwaso

The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said he was more academically qualified than other candidates contesting the 2023 presidential election. Kwankwaso said some of the presidential candidates have questionable academic credentials and should not be seen contesting for any elective office in the country. The former Governor of […]

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Uganda confirms Ebola outbreak, one dies

At least one person has been confirmed dead following an outbreak of the Ebola Virus in the central Mubende District of Uganda. A senior official in the country’s Ministry of Health confirmed the development to journalists on Tuesday in Kampala. He said: “Uganda confirms an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Mubende District, Uganda. […]

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American singer Adam Levine denies illicit affair with model

The lead vocalist of the rock band, Maroon 5, Adam Levine, has denied that he engaged in an illicit affair with model Sumner Stroh. The American singer is married to Victoria Secret’s model, Behati Prinsloo and they have two daughters. Stroh, a popular American model, had claimed that she had an affair with the music […]

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Shonekan’s interim govt designed to fail by military – Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said on Tuesday the Interim National Government (ING) headed by late Chief Ernest Shonekan was designed to fail by the military. Shonekan was appointed the head of the interim government by former military president Ibrahim Babangida in August 1993. Babangida was forced to “step […]

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OPINION: Obidients, ‘Obidiots’ And ‘Zombidients’!

From London where he held official meetings with Nigerian politicians (including ‘Baba’ Olusegun Obasanjo) the Labour Party presidential candidate in the forthcoming presidential poll of next year’s February, Peter Obi, flew to the Americas, (Canada and the United States), for some lectures, town-hall meetings and interviews. Before the USA/Canada trip he had stopped over in […]

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Fake news, hate speech biggest threat to Nigeria’s democracy – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday warned politicians to eschew violence as preparations for the 2023 general elections reach a crucial stage. The ex-president, who made the call at the 2022 peace conference organised by his foundation, identified fake news, hate speech and propaganda as the biggest threat to the nation’s democracy. He urged politicians […]

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2023: Lawan’s Fate Undecided As INEC Publishes Final List Of Senatorial Candidates

The name of the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, was conspicuously missing after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) published the final list of candidates for the 2023 Senatorial and House of Representatives elections on Tuesday. The electoral body maintained that it failed to publish the name of any All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate […]

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Reps summon Account-General over MDAs financial records

The House of Representatives on Tuesday summoned the Acting Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Okolieaboh Sylva, for failing to submit the 2020 audit reports of Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs). The Chairman of the House Committee on Public Accounts, Oluwole Oke, summoned the AGF at the resumed hearing of the queries against MDAs by […]

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