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Parents, students appeal to ASUU to end strike

As the indefinite strike embarked upon by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) entered its second week on Monday, parents and students have appealed to the union to call it off. Some of the parents and students who spoke in separate interviews wit our reporter in Abuja …

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ASUU: negotiating team okays student loan

THE Federal Government/Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) 2009 Agreement Renegotiation Committee has said that a student loan scheme through an education bank can solve the sector’s funding challenges. Its chairman, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), said a N1 million per annum students’ loan scheme and, by extension, an education bank, …

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PDP kicks as security searches Atiku’s jet on return from Dubai

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) kicked yesterday against the search of its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar’s plane in Abuja. Atiku, who spent the last two weeks meeting with PDP leaders in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on election strategies, returned to the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Securitymen …

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Okorocha: no nepotism in Imo

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha yesterday defended himself against allegation of nepotism. He also denied planning to build a political dynasty in Imo State, by insisting on his son-in-law Uche Nwosu as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Imo State. The governor in a statement signed by his Chief …

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Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic

Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on the oil-rich kingdom over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the Riyadh stock market plunged on growing investor jitters. From tech tycoons to media giants, a host of Western companies are now distancing themselves from the Gulf …

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Swedish centre-right leader abandons first bid to form government

The leader of Sweden’s centre-right Moderates party on Sunday said he had failed a first chance to form a coalition government after last month’s general election left the country in a state of political deadlock Ulf Kristersson’s Moderates party is part of a centre-right bloc called Alliance which received marginally …

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Why Atiku picked Peter Obi as running mate

The Director General of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation, Otunba Gbenga Daniel yesterday gave reasons why former Anambra State governor, Mr. Peter Obi, was picked as the running mate to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a statement last night, Daniel said …

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Popular Comedian Mc ogene betrays IMO state comedians

  Mc ogene a popular comedian in IMO state Owerri, betray IMO state comedians, by refusing to play with them as a team on the 4th coming IMO bet league, Which will start on the 10th of October. While speaking with Nwanyiocha Media during our interview he said IMO state …

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Mc Banana Mouth bags yet another award of honor

The jagaban of comedy Mc banana mouth was surprised by the new excos of association of imo entertainers AIE with award of honor as the vision bearer of the association. Mc banana mouth filled with joy appreciated the award and encouraged imo entertainers not to give up in struggle as …

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