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ASUU threatens another strike

Estimated Reading Time: 1The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to begin another strike over what it called the deliberate refusal of the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris, to pay the salaries and remittance of check-off dues of over 1,000 staff for 13 months. Dr Lazarus[Read More…]

FGC Yauri Abductions: ‘About two weeks ago we heard that there were bandit movements’ – Governor Bagudu admits

Estimated Reading Time: 1Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, on Friday said two weeks before bandits attacked Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, there was a report of bandits presence. The school wasn’t closed, instead a detachment of special Anti-terrorism Task Force was deployed to guard the school. Bagudu, made this[Read More…]

INEC says Voter Registration to include ‘online pre-registration and physical registration’

Estimated Reading Time: 1The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is fully ready to resume the nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) scheduled for June 28th and the process will involve two processes; online pre-registration and physical registration. INEC Deputy Director, Voter Education Division, Mrs Mary Nkem, stated this at[Read More…]