Boko Haram: Military Reads Riot Act To Borno Communities, Alleges Sabotage

The Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE Major General Faruk Yahaya has issued a strong warning to Borno communities, warning them to stop collaborating with Boko haram elements wagging an Islamist war against the Nigerian state. The warning was contained in a press release issued by a spokesperson for the Theater Command, Colonel Ado Isa after …

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Again, NASU threatens strike over funding

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the federal government to address funding anomalies in the nation’s research institutes and Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). This is happening at a time when the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had been on an indefinite …

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ASUU Strike: We are yet to call-off strike, ASUU president

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the President of Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU, has said the union is yet to call-off its 9 months strike but rather consultation is ongoing as regards the union’s response to the government offer of last Friday. On Friday, the Federal Government agreed to exempt ASUU from the IPPIS and also …

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Buhari is satisfied with the performance of service chiefs – Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says the nation’s service chiefs will remain in office as far as the president remains satisfied with their performance. Shehu, who featured during an Arise TV program on Monday night, describe the clamor for the sack of the …

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Minister demands probe of Buhari’s mental health

In the face of rising security challenges, Oby Ezekwesili, former Nigerian minister of education, has called for an independent mental and physical assessment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s health to determine his ability to govern the country. In a series of tweets, Ezekwesili said Nigerians need to know the capability of the president to carry on …

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110 farmers killed by Boko Haram was because they didn’t have clearance to farm – government

The Nigerian government on Monday said that the farmers brutally killed by Boko Haram in Borno state was because they did not get military clearance before visiting their farms. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in an interview with BBC on Monday. He said while not blaming the …

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Blackout As Nigeria’s National Grid Collapses

Nigeria’s electricity grid system suffered another collapse Sunday around 11 am plunging some parts of the country into darkness. Eko Electricity Distribution Company confirmed the collapse of the national grid collapse on Sunday via its Twitter handle. It explained that the current power outage was due to a system collapse on the national grid. The company, however, assured …

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