The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Monday, March 23rd, 2020 declared an indefinite strike over the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System and the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, announced the strike at a press briefing in its National Secretariat, Abuja. He
Ronaldinho spent his time on the pitch dodging defenders and his post-football career evading the law. But the Brazilian superstar will spend his 40th birthday in a Paraguayan prison today with the biggest challenge of his life threatening to shackle him to a six-month jail sentence. The former PSG, Barcelona
The Lagos State Ministry of Health says passengers aboard British Airways’ Flight 74 and KLM Flight 587 are exposed to confirmed cases of coronavirus. The ministry via its verified Twitter handle said the two flights arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Wednesday, March 18. It advised the concerned
Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide also known as Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has come under fire on social media for holding service at the church’s headquarters in Ota, Ogun State despite the coronavirus pandemic. Oyedepo held a mega service at the church’s headquarters known as Canaanland on
THE National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives’ Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has explained why the party settled for the former Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, as new National Deputy Chairman (South). Oshiomhole gave the explanation, while speaking to the State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa in
The Nigerian Medical Association has asked striking doctors to immediately return to work and help to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the country. President of the association, Dr Francis Adedayo Faduyile, made the call at a press briefing in Abuja. ”We direct all medical associations that have declared industrial actions against their management
In a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus, the federal government has ordered the closure of three international airports in the country. Director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA),Musa Nuhu confirmed this in a statement released on Thursday March 19. The affected airports are Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport,
Coffins of coronavirus victims were transported on a fleet of army trucks last night after a cemetery in northern Italy was overwhelmed by the death toll. An army spokesman confirmed today that 15 trucks and 50 soldiers, some of which are pictured, had been deployed to move bodies from Bergamo
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has arrested 13 persons for their alleged involvement in Internet fraud. The suspects are Babatunde Omiyale, Salau Olumide, Akinsanya Ridwan Olamide, Akinola Eniola, Bashir Abdulbasit, Jide Owolabi, Kolade Balogun, Salawu Oluwadamilare, Akinola Opeyemi, Adewumi Johnson, Abiola Adedeji and Salawu Victor.
A corps member serving in Akwa Ibom state reportedly died in her sleep at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Ikot Itie Udung, on Sunday March 15. Mrs Queen Uba Eziuche, a Batch B member with call up number: NYSC/ISU/2020/0562, reportedly went to sleep after the regular morning exercise and she didn’t wake up.
The Federal government has confirmed a third case of Coronavirus in Nigeria. According to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, the patient is a Nigerian lady who just returned to Lagos from the UK recently. He however said she is clinically stable and is being treated at the Infectious disease
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has arrested thirteen Nigerians , over alleged $30 million money laundering scheme in the United States.Disclosing this in a statement obtained by Thecable, the US department of justice said federal agents arrested 24 suspects for their involvement in the large-scale fraud which targeted citizens,
On July 26, 2019 Chief Justice Godwin Abraham, dismissed the Atheist Society of Nigeria’s (ASN’s) lawsuit which complained state funding of a Christian Worship Centre in Akwa Ibom state is unconstitutional and promotion of the worship Centre by the state Governor, Udom Emmanuel in his official capacity, was ultra vires and