Governors raise concerns over NNPC ownership.

State governors, on Thursday, raised concerns regarding the ownership of the new Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, its assets and liabilities. Consequently, the Chairman of the Council, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, directed that a sub-committee be set up to liaise with the…

Blame ASUU for the lingering industrial action – Federal Government.

The Federal Government, yesterday, said demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to be paid salaries for the six-month strike period is stalling its negotiations with the union. This was as the Federal Government insisted that it will not concede…

ASUU rejects Federal Government’s offer to end strike, describes offer as miserable.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it rejected the Federal Government’s offer because it is “miserable”. ASUU President, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, said this in a statement released yesterday and made available to newsmen titled, ‘Why ASUU rejects government’s award…

University Don berates government for expunging history from school curriculum.

A lecturer of history in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), Dr Adedayo Afe, has berated the government for removing history from school’s curriculum in the first place, before thinking of reintroducing it to schools. Dr Afe who spoke while featuring on…

Leicester Manager expects Fofana stay beyond current transfer window.

Brendan Rodgers expects Wesley Fofana to still be a Leicester player when the transfer window closes in the next 13 days. The France Under-21 defender has been the subject of interest from Chelsea, who have had two bids rejected. Fofana signed a…

NFF to elect Pinnick’s successor on September 30 in Benin.

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) elective congress will hold on 30th September, 2022 in Benin City, the capital of Edo State. This was disclosed at the delayed 2021 Annual General Assembly (AGA) of the NFF held in Lagos. The tenure of the outgoing…

Singer BNXN backtracks, denies assault on police officer.

Nigerian singer, Daniel Benson, professionally known as BNXN, has retracted a tweet where he admitted to spitting on a police officer. In now-deleted tweets shared on Wednesday, BNXN, formerly known as Buju, revealed that he had indeed been in a squabble with…

Pope rules out sexual misconduct probe of Canadian cardinal.

The Vatican has said it will not probe accusations of sexual misconduct against one of its top cardinals due to insufficient evidence. Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet was named in a class-action lawsuit accusing 80 clergy members of sexual assault in his home…

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