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IPOB Will Participate In Elections In Abia, Ebonyi –nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu yesterday declared that the decision of his group to boycott the 2019 elections will have Abia and Ebonyi states’ governorship elections as exceptions. Kanu said that the reason behind the decision to participate

Asuu Strike Continues,As ASUU rejects FG offer

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the offers made to it early this week by the Nigerian government. According to PREMIUM TIMES , the President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, said upon reviewing the offers made by the government, members of the union

Forbes releases 2018 list of Africa’s Richest billionaires, Aliko Dangote retains position as richest African for the eight time followed by Mike Adenuga

Forbes magazine has released its 2018 list of Africa’s Richest billionaires. Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote retained his position as the richest man in Africa for eight years straight. He, however, lost almost $2bn compared to his last year’s worth. According to the list, Aliko’s networth currently stands at $10.3


Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim, Nigeria’s minister of state for foreign affairs has resigned her appointment to run for elective positions in the 2019 general elections. Ibrahim will be running for Damaturu/Tarmuwa/Gujba/Gulani federal constituency of Yobe state in the National Assembly. The Sun reports that she

Minimum Wage: Photos from the NLC rally in Lagos and Abuja

Following the inability of the Federal Government to urgently transmit the bill on the new national minimum wage to the National Assembly, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is holding a nationwide rally today ahead of the commencement of an indefinite nationwide strike. NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Waba and

INEC announces Official Number of Registered Voters as 84,004,084

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the total number of registered voters in the country ahead of the 2019 elections. INEC, writing on its official Twitter, revealed that the national register of voters has been submitted to political parties. The commission also gave the figure

NLC to Protest Minimum Wage

  The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) will  hold a nationwide protest in a bid to raise the minimum wage from ₦18,000 to ₦30,000. The commission had through a statement released by its General Secretary, Peter Ozo-Eson, clarified that the protest does not translate to a strike action. The statement read: