Minister Of Education, Adamu Blames Previous Govts For ASUU Strike

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 1,763 total views,  2 views today 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…

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#Endsarsmemorial: FG Slams CNN, Amnesty On Lekki Tollgate Stance

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 12 total views,  12 views today The Federal Government has slammed CNN and global human rights group, Amnesty International, saying they “have continued to shamelessly hold on to their unproven stand” concerning the incident that happened at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos on October 20, 2020. The tollgate was the epicentre of the #EndSARS protests of last year. Youths who had gathered at the location in protest against police brutality and bad governance were dispersed by gun-wielding soldiers on October 20, 2020. The action by the soldiers is believed by some quarters…

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#Endsarsmemorial: Stop Arresting Protesters, Amnesty Slams Lagos Police

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 15 total views,  15 views today Amnesty International has called on the Lagos Police Command to desist from arresting protesters at the Lekki toll gate plaza where a memorial protest is ongoing. On their Twitter page Wednesday, Amnesty wrote, “Lagos: stop arresting protesters. Lagos: stop arresting protesters. Lagos: stop arresting protesters. Lagos: stop arresting protesters. Lagos: stop arresting protesters.” The protesters came out in a car procession to the Lekki toll gate to commemorate the alleged killings of Nigerians on the same day last year. However, men of the Nigerian Police have…

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#Endsars: ‘We Were Shot, SARS Still Working’, Lagos Protesters Insist

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 25 total views,  25 views today There was a large turnout of protesters at the Lekki tollgate on Wednesday leading to gridlock in the area. The protesters insisted that some of them were shot at the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020. One of the protesters, who showed scars from the injuries that he secured claimed that he saw three young people being shot. But the Federal Government had denied that soldiers neither shot nor killed protesters. However, the protester showed our correspondents covering the events some images on his phone. The…

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Youths In Adamawa Demand Immediate Arrest Of Endsars Killers

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 20 total views,  20 views today Youths in Adamawa State have staged a demonstration in Yola the state capital to demand the immediate arrest and prosecution of Endsars killers. They made the demand while commemorating the Endsars first anniversary of the Lekki Toll Gate killings in Lagos State on the 20th of October 2020. With the theme, “We Will Never Forget,” the coordinator of the demonstration, Sudan Gompwel said, Nigerians were killed at the toll gate, not because they were against the nation, but because Nigerian leaders have greedy ambition. They frowned…

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Comrade Adewale Expresses Gratitude To Tinubu, APC For Support, Confidence In His Aspiration

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 64 total views,  31 views today Peterclaver Egbochue The ex-Chairman of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos state, Comrade Ayodele Adewale has expressed gratitude to the former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress, APC for his support and confidence in his aspiration. Comrade Adewale also thanked the executive governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his team for having confidence in him. He promised to work hard to ensure that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu becomes the next President of Nigeria on May 29, 2023.…

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Masked Gunmen Kill Lagos Director, Steal Phone, Files

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 128 total views,  61 views today Aggrieved family members of a civil servant, Abiodun Adenuga, have called on the Lagos State Police Command to track down the gunmen who shot him at the Sindende Guest House in the Agege area of the state. PUNCH Metro gathered that the victim lodged at the guesthouse on October 6. Around 1.30am, no fewer than four masked men were said to have invaded the facility, as they robbed staff and lodgers, including Abiodun. During the robbery, the assailants allegedly shot the father of four in the…

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Nigeria’s Unity Is Negotiable ―Babagana Kingibe, Nigeria’s Envoy To Chad

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 150 total views,  61 views today Nigeria’s envoy to Chad, Babagana Kingibe has said that the country’s unity is negotiable. In his speech at The Sun Newspaper awards for 2020 in Lagos on Saturday October 16, the former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF) stated that in spite of what his colleagues say, every union is negotiable. According to him, when a party is trying to opt out of a union, he/she must consider the pros and cons of his/her choice before making a final decision. Kinigbe said: “I was…

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US Consulate Trains 50 Lagos Teachers In STEM Methods

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 773 total views,  243 views today Fifty teachers from the Lagos State Education District One have completed a five-day STEM training workshop tagged “Global Air Drone Challenge for Teachers.” The teacher capacity building workshop led by instructors from U.S.-headquartered Global Air Drone Academy was sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General in partnership with the Lagos State Ministry of Education. Throughout the five-day training, the teachers drawn from public schools in underserved communities of Agege, Alimosho and Ifako-Ijaiye were introduced to basics of building and flying drones, computer coding, solar panel assembly, as…

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Tinubu Media Team Pays Courtesy Visit To Kola Perigrino, One Of The National Officers Of SWAGA

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 101 total views,  30 views today …TMT Pledges Full Alliance With SWAGA On Thursday  14  October  2021 Tinubu Media Team (TMT) became the latest group to pledge full alliance to the South West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA). Various political groups have continued to align and realign with the common goal of mounting pressure on the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Emeritus of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to contest for the 2023 presidential race in Nigeria.  The former executive chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government, Lagos State…

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#AbiruIsDoingGood: Excitement, Accolades As 600 Higher Institutions Students Receive Senator Tokunbo Abiru Bursary

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 1,041 total views,  243 views today Their joy knows no bounds as they individually got credit alerts in their respective accounts. The 600 beneficiaries who converged on the Lagos Polytechnic Ikorodu on Thursday were full of gratitude for the kind gesture from the Distinguished Senator. The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA , the Senate Committee Chairman on Industry,  in his address reiterated his passion for providing good for the greater number of people. Abiru who has achieved unprecedented feats in less than 10 months…

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Afenifere Lambastes Femi Adesina For Comparing Buhari To Awolowo And Azikiwe

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 328 total views,  61 views today The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has tackled the special adviser to President Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, for comparing his boss, President Buhari to former Nigerian leaders, Obafemi Awolowo and Nnamdi Azikiwe. In his article, Adesina wrote: “Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is an honest man. Whatever he tells you, please take it serious. You can even take it to the bank, as it’s a cheque that will never bounce. “There may be a tendency to say; what else do you expect a number 2…

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NDLEA Intercepts Over 153,256kgs Drugs, Arrests 663 Suspects

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 325 total views,  54 views today The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has intercepted various drugs with cumulative weight of more than 153, 256.876 kilograms within the last one week. The agency also disclosed that it arrested 663 suspects in various states within the same period. NDLEA made this known in a statement by its Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, on Sunday in Abuja. Bababfemi said that among the 663 suspects arrested were a youth corps member, police officer and a soldier suspected, all suspected to be fake.   He…

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Strategies In Place To Ensure Peaceful Election In Anambra -Army

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 324 total views,  30 views today The Nigerian Army says it has mapped out strategies to ensure that residents of Anambra State enjoy peace and security before, during, and after the governorship election scheduled to hold on November 6. Maj.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, General Officer Commanding 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Enugu, said that the army would also ensure the safety of corps members on electoral duties. Lagbaja said this when Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), paid him a courtesy visit at the division’s headquarters, Enugu. In a…

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AGN Secures Chiwetalu Agu’s Release From DSS Custody

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 738 total views,  51 views today The Actors Guild of Nigeria on Tuesday secured the release of Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, from the Department of State Services on Tuesday. AGN made this known via a statement on their official Instagram page titled, ‘Chiwetalu Agu released to Actors Guild Of Nigeria.’ The statement signed by the AGN Communication Director, Monalisa Chinda, read, “The National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, has yet again secured the release of Actor Chiwetalu Agu from the custody of the DSS. “On behalf of…

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Fred Amata’s Sister, Erumena Weds For First Time @ Age 60

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 709 total views,  48 views today Nigerian filmmaker, Fred Amata, has taken to Instagram to celebrate his sister who got married for the first time at the age of 60. Noting that his sister grew up in a strict environment and eventually became an example of steadfastness and commitment, Amata revealed that his sister was ridiculed after she approached 40 unmarried. However in spite of being ridiculed, the filmmaker said his sister persevered. Amata disclosed that his sister is getting married on Saturday October 9 at the age of 60, after they…

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Bandits Invade Catholic Seminary In Kaduna, Abduct Students

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 669 total views Bandits have invaded Saint Albert’s Catholic Institute of Philosophy in Kagoma, Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State in the early hours of Tuesday. A Catholic priest who pleaded anonymity said some students were abducted, while others escaped the attack. The Public Relations Officer of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union, SOKAPU, Luka Biniyat told ait.live that 6 students escaped from the bandits while some are still missing. The priest who pleaded anonymity said that the number of casualties is yet to be ascertained, as the school authority will…

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Electronic Transmission Of Results: Senate Bows To Public Outcry, Rescinds Decision

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 300 total views,  1 views today After months of public outcry over the resolution of the upper chamber on electronic transmission of election results by INEC to be determined by the Nigeria Communications commission subject to approval by the National Assembly, the Senate Tuesday rescind its decision . The Senate had in July during consideration of report on 2010 Electoral Act ( Amendment ) Bill 2021 submitted by its Committee on INEC, amended clause 52(3) as recommended. While the clause as presented by the committee in the report , says INEC can…

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Lagos Govt. Arraigns Chidinma, Two Others Over Alleged Murder Of Ataga

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 503 total views The Lagos State Government on Tuesday arraigned Chidinma Ojukwu and Adedapo Quadri, who are the two key murder suspects of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Micheal Usifo Ataga, before a Lagos High Court sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square. There was a mildrama when the second defendant Adedapo Quadri pleaded guilty to the first count charge but was quickly corrected by two counsel to plead not guilty to the charge. The two defendants are facing an eight count charge before bordering on conspiracy, murder, stabbing, forgery, making…

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#Endsars Anniversary: It’s Illegal For Police To Threaten Protesters -Adegboruwa

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 109 total views A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has described as illegal “threat” by Lagos State Police Command to stop a protest expected to hold October 20 in commemoration of #EndSARS anniversary. The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Hakeem Odumosu, had on Monday warned against any planned protest in the state. “Credible intelligence at the disposal of the command has revealed clandestine plans by some youths, individuals or groups to embark on a protest today in commemoration of the one year anniversary of #EndSARS. “The police…

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Lagos Man Arrested For Defiling Neighbour’s 13-Year-Old

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 170 total views A man, Sunday Ukeme, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 13-year-old daughter in the Akodo area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said in a statement on Sunday that Ukeme took advantage of the victim when her mother kept her in the custody of his wife and travelled for three weeks. He said when the victim’s mother returned from the journey, the victim reported to her that Ukeme allegedly defiled her. Ukeme…

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