ASUU strike: FG enforces no-work-no-pay on lecturers

The Federal Government has directed Vice Chancellors of the striking public universities and inter-varsity centers, to enforce no-work-no-pay rule on striking lecturers. This is following the deadlocks that have trailed attempts, to end the ongoing strike by lecturers across all Federal Government owned universities in the country. This directive was …

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AFCON 2019: CAF strips Cameroon of hosting rights

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has stripped Cameroon of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosting rights, because of concerns about the country’s security and infrastructure. According to a statement on CAF’s website, the decision was taken at Friday’s Exceptional General Meeting in Accra. The confederation’s executive committee has …

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CAN dissolves its elders forum, gives reasons

The National Executive Committee, NEC, of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has with immediate effect, dissolved the National Christian Elders’ Forum, NCEF due to irreconcilable differences with its activities. This resolution was reached at its meeting held earlier in the week where it also unanimously applauded the CAN President, …

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EFCC arrests Lebanese with $2m cash at Abuja airport

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested one Abbas Lakis, a Lebanese for money laundering offence. Lakis was picked up at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, following intelligence report that he had on him, undeclared huge sums of monies aboard the Egypt Airline bringing him …

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Police kills 104 bandits in Zamfara raid

The Nigeria Police on Friday killed 104 armed bandits during an attack on Mahanga forest in Birnin Mogaji Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Force spokesman, Acting DCP, Jimoh Moshood stated this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday, adding that 50 hideouts in three camps …

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2019: PDP chairman sacked, replaced with Deputy

The Chairman of the Peoples Democrstic Party, PDP, in Abia, Chief Johnson Onuigbo, has been suspended by members of the state executive over alleged breach of the party’s constitution. This was contained in a communique made available to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday, signed by members of the state executive …

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BREAKING: PDP names 154-member Campaign Council [Full list]

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated its National Campaign Council for the 2019 election. The council has the major task of ensuring that its presidential candidate and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, emerges winner. Atiku will slug it out with President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the …

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2019: Enugu PDP declares 7-day prayer, fasting

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Enugu State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has declared a 7-day period of prayer. The announcement was made on Thursday by the Director-General of the party’s campaign organization in the State, Dr. Charles Egumgbe. The D-G, who addressed journalists at the …

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Fake soldier in court for beating woman

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court in Kwara on Thursday remanded a man identified as Alade Dayo in Oke-kura prisons for alleged impersonation as a soldier. The Magistrate, Mrs E. K Abu who gave the order stated that the accused is facing a four count charge of impersonation, criminal trespass, assault and …

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