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ASUU in Closed Door Meeting With Senate Leadership
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and the principal officers of the red chamber are currently holding a crucial meeting behind closed doors with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities led by its President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi.
The meeting would discuss the alternative designed by ASUU to the Integrated Personnel Payroll System by the Federal Government for the payment of civil servants ’ salaries.
The famous dictum “If you look after your car, your car will look after you” is certainly true in many respects. Sadly, though, few motorists are knowledgeably caring for, or fully understand, the way their vehicles work. Some functional knowledge will keep your relationship with your automobile running smoothly! Many drivers are actually unknowingly damaging their vehicles or, at the very least, making themselves quite vulnerable to some mischievous roadside mechanics. The following are the 10 of the most common mistakes motorists make every day while completely oblivious of the damaging consequences.
Following a directive Monday afternoon by the Inspector General of Police to the Commissioner of Police, Kano State, Mohammed Katsina to liase with the State’s Emirate Council and relevant persons, the 14-year-old Ese Oruru was last night rescued from her abductor. Confirming the rescue in a telephone chat Monday, Force Public relations Officer, ACP Olabisi Kolawole disclosed that the Inspector General of Police has directed that Ese Oruru be giving protection adding that she will be flown to Abuja tomorrow (Tuesday to be re-united with her family. Already, it was gathered that the IGP has made arrangements to move the family to Abuja to re-unite with their daughter.
At least five persons have been reportedly killed and houses set on fire in a clash between traders and okada riders at Dei Dei, a community in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). A resident told Daily Trust that an accident involving a bike man led to the break down of law and order in the community. “Five persons that I know have been killed in this incident. We have been calling for security intervention to no avail,” said the resident who pleaded anonymity. “We are really worried that this crisis is tilting towards ethnic dimension.” There is no independent verification on the number of casualties for now but one of the affected persons confirmed that his house was torched. The traders at the timber section of the Dei-Dei market were said to have attacked the rider, whom they blamed for recklessness which led to the death of the passenger. The okada riders colleagues reportedly moved to rescue him from the attackers and the
Fruity King Gambling Company has caused twitter storm after it shared a picture of Manchester City player Yaya Toure and his wife, Gineba with the caption: ‘Sure she’s bubbly but someone needs to remind Yaya Toure he’s on £220,000-a-week. Start abusing this privilege.’ Twitter users who were disgusted by the tweet called it embarrassing and an insult to Gineba.
I couldn’t believe my ears when he proposed. I haven’t stopped looking at the ring. Is this real? I was so excited even the stranger on the street could tell something great just happened. Like a whirlwind, we started all the preparation for the big day. We didn’t spare a dime in our quest to have the wedding of our dreams. After the wedding, we both were exhausted and had a well-deserved one month honeymoon far away on one of Denmark’s coldest islands. I wish this was all that marriage was. I had got used to waking up about half nine to a cup of coffee and a warm kiss from the love of my life. We’d have a shower together, then have breakfast while we looked over the beach. We constantly looked into each other’s eyes with so much assurance of facing the future together. We’d take a long walk in each other's arms and have a nap just about noon. We did lots of kayaking and scuba diving during the day before settling into a nice buffet dinner. Having no one wait on you for anything
In fulfillment of its pledge to make all legislative activities of the National Assembly open to all Nigerians, the leadership of the 8th Senate would on Wednesday engage the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and other Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in an interactive session to get their observations on and input into the 2016 Appropriation Bill now being considered by the National Assembly.
The National Legal Adviser of Accord party, Maxwell Mgbudem, yesterday lamented the gruesome muder of a 200 Level Economics student of Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto State, even as he called on the Federal Government to investigate the incident and prosecute the culprits. Recall that last week Thursday, irate youths murdered a 200 Level student of Shehu Shagari Collage of Education, Miss Deborah Samuel, over alleged blasphemy against prophet Muhammed. Reacting in a statement issued in Abuja, the Accord chieftain, Mgbudem called for urgent measures to ensure that the situation does not escalate to other parts of the country, and worsen the insecurity challenge facing Nigeria. He regretted that life has become short and brutal in the country, hence calling on the Government to take a decisive action that will not only deter future occurrence, but ensure peace across the country. Mgbudem also expressed fears over the rising tension and insecurity across the co
The Ikeoha Campaign Organisation, the body gunning for the election of a former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu as governor of Enugu State, has issued an update on a lawsuit that it instituted at the Federal High Court in Abuja, challenging the legality of a three man delegate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State. A statement signed by the Director-General, Ikeoha Campaign Organisation, Hon. Charles Ogbo Asogwa, read; " We wish to inform our teeming supporters that the lawsuit concerning THE three-man ad-hoc delegates came up today, Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Federal High Court, Abuja. Arguments were taken and the matter was adjourned to May 27, 2022 for judgment. We await the outcome and intend to pursue the matter to a logical conclusion. "In the meantime, it is noteworthy that the President is yet to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill that will allow the participation of statutory delegates in the congresses and
The University of Benin has disowned claims which has been widely circulated in the Nigerian media that its researchers have found a cure for HIV/AIDS. The refutal comes a day after one of its professors, Isaiah Ibeh, announced a new drug which he said was capable of wiping out the virus from a patient in 30 days.