Minister Of Education, Adamu Blames Previous Govts For ASUU Strike

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 2,686 total views The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has blamed a previous administration for the continuous strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Although Adamu was not specific on which administration he was referring to, he said that that government shouldn’t have entered into an agreement with ASUU to pay them N1.3trilion when it knew it couldn’t pay it. He said this while answering a question asked him by a Corp Member on the persistent ASUU strike, during a Town Hall meeting on security issues tagged ‘Engaging the…

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Reps Member Threatens To Sue WAEC Over Seizure Of Ebonyi Students’ Results

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 379 total views,  252 views today The Member representing Ikwo/Ezza South Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Comrade Chinedu Ogah (OON) Monday threatened to sue the West African Examination Council, WAEC, over the seizure of the results belonging to the indigenes of Ebonyi State. Ogah, who was displeased over the development, called on the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu to summon WAEC to explain why results meant for Ebonyi students was still in its custody. Disclosing this in a statement, the House of Representatives member noted that the non-release of…

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Ebonyi Lovers Sell Baby For N500,000, Duo Arrested

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 103 total views,  62 views today The Ebonyi State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old mother and her lover, who sold their baby to a maternity home owner for N500,000. PUNCH Metro reports that the 20-year-old mother, Ola Chima, hails from Amangwu Edda community, in the Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Her lover, Jonah Ogbuagu, also a bricklayer, impregnated her out of wedlock in August 2021. It was gathered that Ola delivered of the baby in April 2022 at her aunt’s house at Obigbo, Rivers State, where she hid…

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Strike: Students Set To Ground Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Tuesday

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 1,648 total views,  250 views today …passes vote of no confidence on Ngige, Adamu The National Association of Nigerian Students, South-West zone, on Monday, announced the commencement of a protest on the Lagos-Shagamu Expressway. According to the association, the protest was organised as a result of the lingering strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The body also noted that it passed a vote of no confidence on the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, and his education counterpart, Adamu Adamu. A statement made available to our correspondent by…

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2023: EU Calls On Nigerians To Think Beyond The General Elections

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 358 total views,  43 views today Peterclaver Egbochue Ahead of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, a group, the Eastern Union, EU has called on Nigerians to think beyond immediate gratification and understand that the change Nigeria needs lies in their hands. Hon. Charles Anike, National President of EU in a press release on Monday made available to The Claver Magazine, called on Nigerians, especially those who truly love peace, unity and progress of the country to think twice and beyond 2023 in order not to extend the current quagmire that Nigeria…

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Same-Faith Ticket: I’m Also Worried As A Christian, Says Akeredolu

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 411 total views,  43 views today Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), says like millions of Christians in the country, he is also worried about the Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket of his party, the All Progressives Congress. The governor spoke on Sunday at the 40th Holy Ghost Convention Dinner of The Sword of the Spirit Ministries held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Agbawo, Ibadan, Oyo State capital. “I discussed with Bishop Francis Wale Oke that presidency must come to the South. Take it or leave it, it is the minimum…

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Britons Get First Chance To View Queen Elizabeth II’s Coffin

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 138 total views,  17 views today Mourners will on Monday get the first opportunity to pay respects before the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, as it lies in an Edinburgh cathedral where King Charles III will preside over a vigil. Thousands of people are expected to line up for the chance to see the flag-draped casket at St Giles’ Cathedral in the Scottish capital, a week before her funeral in London. The new monarch will walk behind his mother’s coffin in a sombre afternoon procession leading from Holyroodhouse palace — where it…

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JAMB Scraps Mop-Up UTME; Insists On No Bio-Metric, No Examination Policy

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 2,065 total views,  249 views today The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, (JAMB) says it will no longer conduct mop-up examination for candidates of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) who are not bio-metrically verified. The board made this known in its Weekly Bulletin of the office of the Registrar on Monday in Abuja. It said the move was to further strengthen the noose around examination malpractice. “The board has decided that the era whereby some candidates will present themselves at the examination venue and claim difficulty to be biometrically verified and expect…

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Flights Threatened As Aviation Workers Protest Monday

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 2,285 total views,  274 views today Aviation workers under the banners of the National Union of Air Transport Employees; Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria; Association of Nigerian Association Professionals; Amalgamated Unions of Public Corporations; Civil Service Technical & Recreational Services Employees, and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers, have declared nationwide protest to hold Monday, September 12, 2022. In a joint statement issued by the unions, obtained on Sunday by The PUNCH, and signed by the general secretaries of the unions, the members were directed to “embark…

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ASUU: Court Adjourns Proceedings Till Friday

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 1,800 total views,  7 views today The suit against the Academic Staff Union of Universities which was filed by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has been adjourned, The PUNCH reports. The matter came up before Justice Polycarp Hamman of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Abuja. The PUNCH reports that The Federal Government on Monday urged the National Industrial Court to order ASUU to call off its seven months strike. Joined as a claimant in the matter is the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, with the President of…

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Group Honours Comrade Nikki Nkechinyere Duru With “Ada Eji Eje Mba” Award

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 540 total views,  60 views today Peterclaver Egbochue The Women’s Wing of Imo State Town Development Association Lagos State,(ISTDAL) on Saturday honoured one of her own Comrade (Mrs) Nikki Nkechinyere Duru with the award of ‘Ada Eji Eje Mba’ in a colourful event held at the Dominican Centre, St Jude’s Catholic Church, Mafoluku, Lagos. The colourful event which was hosted by Chief Chris Ekeocha, president of ISTDAL also had in attendance Dr. Patrick Uzoma, Imo state liason officer who represented Imo state governor, Mr Hope Uzodinma and other important dignitaries and featured…

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The Fight Against Corruption In Nigeria With EFCC As Presently Constituted Is A Hoax-Rights Activist, Comrade Iche

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 1,252 total views,  44 views today Peterclaver Egbochue Human Rights Activist and National President of Ambassadors for Peace and Enlightenment Foundation, APEF, Comrade Prince Saviour Iche has stated that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as presently constituted will not win the war against corruption in Nigeria. Comrade Iche in a press release on Friday made available to The Claver Magazine submitted that the current EFCC is an apron string of the Federal Government and as such cannot effectively fight corruption especially when those in government or their allies are involved…

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APC Will Take Over Abia State In 2023-Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah, APC Gov Candidate

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 586 total views,  22 views today Dr. Uchechukwu Samson Ogah, (OON) is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Abia State and the immediate past minister of Mines and Steel Development.  He was recently inducted into the ‘Integrity Hall of Fame’ by the Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists, NACJ in Lagos. In an interview with The Claver Magazine , Dr. Ogah, expressed confidence that the APC will dismantle the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Abia State in the coming general election, a feat he claimed he performed in 2019…

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Group Warns Against Election Manipulation In 2023 In Nigeria, Says It ’Ll Not Be Businesses As Usual

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 1,370 total views,  1 views today Peterclaver Egbochue A group, the All Nigerian Nationals in the Diaspora, (ANNID) has warned all those planning to manipulate the 2023 general election in Nigeria to steer clear and drop the plans because it will no longer be business as usual. The Global Chairman of ANNID and Grand Patron of the Eastern Union, (EU) Dr. Peter Mozie who stated this in a press release on Thursday disclosed that ANNID in collaborations with Nigerian American Public Affairs Committee (NAPACUSA.ORG) would participate in the pre-election, elections and post…

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Queen Elizabeth II Of England Dies At 96  

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 556 total views,  17 views today Prince Charles succeeds Queen Elizabeth as king Crowd had gathered at the Buckingham Palace residence in London on Thursday as concern was growing over the Queen’s health. The queen was said to have died peacefully. Around 100 people braved torrential rain to stand at the palace gates, according to AFP, as senior royals rushed to Balmoral in Scotland, where the queen was being treated. The Royal Family, announcing the death on Twitter, tweeted, “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. “The King and The Queen…

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Lagos CP, Abiodun Alabi Bags ‘Integrity Commissioner Of Police of the Year’ Award

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 138 total views,  8 views today Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Mr Abiodun Alabi, over the weekend was honoured with the Integrity Commissioner of Police of the Year Award in an event organized by the Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists, NACJ, in Lagos. The commissioner of police was represented at the event by SP Joseph Egwuonwu, DPO, Denton Police Station, Ebute-Meta. SP Egwuonwu described the Lagos State CP as a Christian who lives and preaches integrity at every opportunity to the officers and men of the command, adding that the…

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Group Inducts Chief Adebiyi Adesina Into The Integrity Hall Of Fame

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 1,953 total views,  59 views today Peterclaver Egbochue The Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists, NACJ, on Sunday, September 4th, 2022 inducted Chief Adebiyi Adesina, Chief Executive Officer of Unique motors into ‘The Integrity Hall Of Fame.’ The obviously elated Chief Adesina expressed profound gratitude to the Christian body for finding him worthy of the honour which according to him he did not expect. In an interview with newsmen, the Chief Executive Officer of Unique Motors said the induction would spur him to do more to stand upright at all times. In his…

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Fresh Fuel Scarcity Looms As PENGASSAN Threatens To Shut Down Installations Over Oil Theft

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 10,177 total views,  275 views today Nigeria may witness yet another fuel scarcity as members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) on Wednesday threatened to pull out its entire workforce from oil and gas installations nationwide in protest of the increasing oil theft and vandalism. Festus Osifo, the President of PENGASSAN, made the intentions of the association known at a press conference held in Abuja, lamenting that crude oil theft had crumbled the nation’s economy. He, however, declared that oil workers are ready to withdraw their…

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Human Right Activist, Comrade Iche Knocks FG Over Destruction Of N30bn Illegal Refinery Assets

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 10,199 total views,  274 views today Peterclaver Egbochue Human right activist, Comrade Prince Saviour Iche has described as economic sabotage the recent report that the Nigerian Navy destroyed N30bn illegal refinery assets. Comrade Iche, while reacting to the report of the N30bn refinery assets destroyed by the Navy wondered why the government which has failed to repair the old existing refineries contrary to the campaign promise made by this government in 2015 has not legalized the operations of the illegal local refineries which will create jobs and help with domestic consumption. On…

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Comrade Niki Nkechinyere Duru, Receives Integrity Woman Of The Year Award, Says Nigeria Can’t Move Forward Without Integrity

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 2,186 total views,  2 views today Peterclaver Egbochue Comrade (Mrs) Niki Nkechineyere Duru, recipient of “Integrity Woman of the year Award, 2022” has said that it would be difficult for Nigeria to move forward without men and women of integrity in positions of authority. The obviously elated Comrade Duru who disclosed this while fielding questions from newsmen shortly after her induction into the Integrity Hall of Fame organized by the Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists, NACJ in Lagos on Sunday expressed gratitude to the organizers for selecting her for the induction, stating…

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2023: Prof. Imumolen Ready To Turn Around Nigeria’s Economic Fortunes If Given Opportunity

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 1,803 total views Peterclaver Egbochue The presidential candidate of the Accord Party, Prof. Christopher Imumolen has been described as a man of integrity, who is prepared and ready to turn around the economic fortunes of Nigeria if given the opportunity in 2023. Dr Emmanuel Ose-Idale, an aide to the Accord party presidential candidate dropped this hint in Lagos on Sunday at the 10th anniversary integrity Hall of Fame and award organized by the Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists, NACJ. He further disclosed that Prof. Imumolen has over the years demonstrated the…

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