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After eight months, Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have finally agreed to call off their eight-month strike. This decision to end the eight month old strike was reached at the national executive council (NEC) of ASUU in its overnight meeting from Thursday to Friday. Confirming the suspension is Chris Piwuna, vice-president …

*Picks Ifeanyi Ezeagwu as Sokoto state coordinator. The presidential flag bearer of the Labour Party (LP) Mr Peter Obi, was conspicuously absent on Wednesday when his presidential campaign council unveiled its members. Also absent was his Vice Presidential candidate, Datti Baba-Ahmed, who also failed to show up at the event. Strangely, tue LP candidate, peter …

There seem to be light at the end of tunnel as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is reportedly set to hold an emergency meeting on its industrial strike on Wednesday. According to an insider, the outcome of the meeting would then be sent to the union’s national body, which is expected to have …

A Soldier ‘stealing and supplying’ ammunitions to bandits’ in Bornohave been arrested by Troops of the Nigerian army’s operation Hadin Kai. The suspect, simply identified as Iorliam Emmanuel, is said to be working under the 156 task force battalion in Mainok, Borno state. In a story monitored on Zagazola Makama, a publication focused on the …

APC supporters at the 5m man solidarity in support of the party’s Presidential Candidate, Sen. Bola Tinubu and the reelection of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday in Lagos State. Thousands of supporters of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday embarked on a five million-man solidarity walk in support of the Presidential Candidate of the party, …

Unknown number of passengers have been feared killed in a boat that capsized in Anambra state. In a story monitored on PUNCH, the incident happened on Saturday morning. According to the story, the boat was said to be carrying 85 pass In the monitored story, the boat reportedly took off from Onukwu bridge and was …

For the second time in less than two weeks, striking lecturers under the umbrella of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been ordered to suspend its 7months plus old strike , this time by the court of appeal sitting in Abuja. The order came at the court session on Friday, the appellate court said …

The crisis rocking the PDP has taken another twist as the Rivers assembly passes motion to derecognise Omehia as ex-governor Omehia was governor of Rivers from May 29, 2007, to October 25, 2007 before His election was annulled by the supreme court while Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, was declared the winner of the state …

Despite public outcry, the senate has gone ahead to confirm 19 nominees as resident electoral commissioners (RECs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It would be recalled that there had been public outcry by Some civil society organisations (CSOs) kicking against the list, alleging that some nominees “are partisan and have questionable character”. Subsequently, …

After the long wait, Ibrahim Musa Gusau has been elected as the new president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Ibrahim Gusau was voted into the position at the federation’s committee election held in Benin on Friday. More details to follow…