Chairman of the National Union of the Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos State Council Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo) has described allegations he sponsored attacks on #EndSARS protesters at Alausa as mischievous. He told The Nation he had issued a statement in support of the protest since October 11.
The Federal Government has agreed to release N30 billion earned academic allowance to the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The Government will pay the money in tranches between May 2021 and January 2022. As part of the concession to end the seven-month strike, the government also pledged to spend
The Federal Government has directed civil servants who have not been going to work since March when the lockdown declared to curtail the spread of COVID-19 started to return to work from Monday. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha; and the National Coordinator, Sanni Aliyu,
Founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has expressed support for the #EndSARS protests rocking the nation. Dorsey retweeted links for donations through his handle @Jack. He tweeted, “#EndSARS. Flag of Nigeria.” Dorsey also retweeted several articles that were favourable to the protests. The Twitter founder shared a tweet by @Feministcoalition, a
The consumer price index which measures inflation increased by 13.71 percent year-on-year in September 2020. This is 0.49 percent points higher than the rate recorded in August 2020-13.22 percent. According to the September CPI/Inflation report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on a month-on-month basis, the Headline index
The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has demanded the immediate withdrawal of the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as a commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. President Muhammadu Buhari named Onochie and a few others in the nomination he sent to the Senate during the week for confirmation.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has promised to work towards developing all parts of the state, irrespective of political differences. He said last Saturday’s victory at the polls belonged to the people. Akeredolu spoke Tuesday at the Akure office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after he and his