Entries by Moses Adeyemi

Ibadan Polytechnic Shun ASUP Nationwide Strike

Lecturers at The Polytechnic, Ibadan have shunned the nationwide industrial action embarked upon the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics. The union had, on Tuesday, declared an indefinite strike to demand the implementation of a new salary scheme for polytechnic lecturers. Part of ASUP’s demands are implementation of a new salary scale for polytechnic lecturers and […]

Kogi State Government Begins Covid-19 Vaccination

THE Kogi State Government on Tuesday officially flagged off the vaccination of citizens against coronavirus with a pledge that nobody would be deprived of taking the COVID-19 vaccines. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Haruna Saka, who made this pledge in Lokoja, explained that the state government had also resolved not to compel any individual […]

Owerri Jailbreak Worst In History – Minister Of Interior

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has described the Monday jailbreak at Owerri Correctional Center and the razing of the Imo State Police Command headquarters as the worst in the recent history of the country. The minister, who spoke to journalists in Owerri on Tuesday while inspecting the extent of damage done to the Owerri Correctional […]

President Buhari Appoints New IGP

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has appointed a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police with immediate effect. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, disclosed this to State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday. Baba is taking over from Mohammed Adamu, whose tenure Buhari extended for three […]

ASUP Begins Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has commenced an indefinite strike with effect from today. The union said this followed the failure of the government to address the sorry state of polytechnics and monotechnics and the expiration of the ultimatum issued since March 2020. The action is coming less than a week after resident doctors […]

Judiciary Staff Shut Federal High Court In Lagos

Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, on Tuesday, shut down the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos State. They also sent out staff from offices, court rooms and premises of the court around 09am. Newsmen learnt that the JUSUN members were enforcing their indefinite nationwide strike, which started on Tuesday (today). They also sealed […]

Dangote Partners Ogun State On International Trade Fair

Dangote Industries Limited has announced its partnership with the Ogun State Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the 10th Gateway International Trade Fair 2021. The Group’s Chief Branding and Communication Officer, Anthony Chiejina, in a statement on Monday, said the group had concluded plans to scale up investments in the agricultural sector in response to […]

Bangladesh Ferry Accident Death Toll Reach 34

The death toll from a ferry accident in Bangladesh at the weekend rose to at least 34 after six more bodies were retrieved, officials said Tuesday. The ferry packed with around 50 passengers heading home from the central city of Narayanganj ahead of an impending coronavirus lockdown had collided with a larger cargo vessel late […]