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ASUU reaches agreement with Federal Gov’t on the ongoing warning strike

Academic Staff Union of Universities-ASUU says it has reached concrete agreement with the federal government on the ongoing warning strike embarked upon by the union. ASUU president, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, said this in Abuja while addressing newsmen at the end of closed-door meeting at the ministry of labor and productivity. The meeting which began at…

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Oil price drops to 28 Dollars as Naira falls to N369 at parallel market

Price of Brent crude oil, the international benchmark, extended its decline on Tuesday, trading around $28 per barrel. Brent, against which Nigeria’s crude is priced, fell by $1.40 to $28.65 per barrel as of 8:15pm Nigerian time on Tuesday, its lowest since January 2016. The 2020 budget which was signed by President Buhari in last…

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Federal gov’t bars its officials from foreign trips over the COVID-19 outbreak

Federal government yesterday barred its officials and other workers from all forms of foreign trips over the COVID-19 outbreak, which has been declared a pandemic by World Health Organization. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustafa disclosed this last night after the inaugural meeting of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. It…

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Rocket attack injures three service personnel from US-led coalition in Iraq

Three service personnel from the US-led coalition in Iraq and two Iraqis have been injured in a rocket attack on a military base north of Baghdad. The coalition has said the Iraqi military said more than 30 rockets were fired at Camp Taji base.This is the second attack this week on the base. On Wednesday,…

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Stammerers not elligible to apply for positions in the ongoing NIS recruitment

Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, which is the Federal Government organ in charge of the paramilitary services, has barred persons who stammer or have “gross malformation of teeth” from applying for superintendent, inspectorate and assistant cadre positions in the ongoing Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment. Also barred from applying are persons with crossed-eye,…

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Three federal ministries to be involved in subsequent Argungu Fishing and Cultural Festivals

The Federal Ministries of Sports, Agriculture, and Science and Technology will be involved in the Argungu Fishing and Cultural Festival. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this weekend at the just concluded Argungu Fishing and Cultural Festival in Argungu, Kebbi State. Muhammed said the archery, the traditional boxing, the traditional wrestling, the…

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NAF destroys logistics facilities used by (ISWAP) in Borno State

Nigerian Air Force has said that some structures and logistics facilities used by the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) at Bukar Meram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno State have been destroyed by airstrikes. According to the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, in a statement…

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U.S. to slash Chinese nationals permitted to work at U.S. state-owned media outlets

United States said it was slashing the number of Chinese nationals permitted to work at the U.S. offices of major Chinese state-owned media outlets to retaliate against Beijing’s “long-standing intimidation and harassment of journalists.” Describing the latest U.S. move as political oppression of the Chinese media, Beijing signaled that it intends to respond to the…

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Minister for Labour and Employment expresses displeasure over oppressive terms of employment

Minister for Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngigi, has expressed displeasure against oppressive terms of employment, stating that the federal government would discourage unfavorable workers’ conditions of service. Minister for Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngigi, has expressed displeasure against oppressive terms of employment, stating that the federal government would discourage unfavorable workers’ conditions of…

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