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National security adviser Nuhu Ribadu says the attackers of Joe Ajaero, president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), have been arrested. In a statement issued by Zakari Mijinyawa, head of strategic communications in the office of the NSA, Ribadu called on the labour unions to call off the nationwide strike, noting that investigation into the […]

The All Progressives Congress in Kogi State has called on security agencies to immediately arrest the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Saturday’s Governorship election, Senator Dino Melaye, for cyber crime, which the party alleged he had already confessed to in a live television programme. The Kogi APC Governorship Campaign Council said, for Melaye, […]

Liberians are voting in presidential run-off election after the two leading candidates were separated by just over 7,000 votes in the first round a month ago. The choice is between incumbent and one-time football star George Weah and former Vice-President Joseph Boakai. The president narrowly won the first round but failed to get more than […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has debunked alleged manipulation of results uploaded on its result portal. INEC disclosed this in a press release signed by its National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mohammed Kudu Haruna. The statement reads. INEC’s attention has been drawn to some media reports alleging that the Commission was […]

The Federal Government is investigating the cancellation of the visas of all 264 passengers, who were airlifted to Jeddah from Lagos and Kano on Sunday, by the Saudi Arabian authorities. In a statement signed by the Special Assistant on Media and Communication Strategy to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alkasim Abdulkadir, confirmed the Ministry of […]

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi, has warned the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress against the proposed strike that began today. He stated that there is a subsisting court order preventing the unions and their affiliates from embarking on the strike. The minister urged the NLC and […]

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it will start Computer Based Examination (CBE) with private candidates writing the 2024 WASSCE. In a statement, WAEC’s acting Head of Public Affairs, Moyosola Adesina, said the examination body is migrating its WASSCE for Private Candidates Examination Diets from Paper and Pencil Test to Computer Based Examination (CBE) […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has directed its members to join the nationwide strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). The ASUU President, Emmanuel Osodeke, a professor of social cience, directed compliance in a letter to ASUU zonal coordinators and branch chairpersons across the country. NLC […]

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, and Governor-elect Usman Ododo of Kogi State on their victory in the November 11 governorship elections. Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity Aguri Ngelale, disclosed this in a statement yesterday. The President hailed the […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress APC, as the winner of the IMO State governorship election held on 11th November 2023. INEC’s returning officer for the Imo state guber polls, Prof. Fasina Abayomi declared the incumbent Governor of the state, Uzodinma as the winner, having satisfied […]

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