Govt Failed ASUU, Minister Admits

[Guardian] The Federal Government has admitted that the failure on its part in the negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) resulted in the ongoing indefinite strike.Briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executi…

[Guardian] The Federal Government has admitted that the failure on its part in the negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) resulted in the ongoing indefinite strike.Briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday, Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu said government failed on its part of the bargain, a development which made the strike by the university teachers inevitable.

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Nigeria May Not Meet Learning Needs of Children By 2020 – Unicef

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -The United Nations Children’s Fund has said Nigeria may not attain the Education For All target by 2020. UNICEF said it was rather worrisome that about 10.5 million children or 20 per cent of global total did not go to school in N…

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -The United Nations Children's Fund has said Nigeria may not attain the Education For All target by 2020. UNICEF said it was rather worrisome that about 10.5 million children or 20 per cent of global total did not go to school in Nigeria.

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Ooni of Ife Denies Divorce From Wife, Olori Zainab

[Daily Trust] Osogbo -The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has debunked insinuations that his marriage with his latest wife, Olori Zainab Wuraola Ogunwusi has crashed.

[Daily Trust] Osogbo -The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has debunked insinuations that his marriage with his latest wife, Olori Zainab Wuraola Ogunwusi has crashed.

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Obasanjo Tasks Architects, Engineers On Affordable, Decent Accommodation

[Guardian] Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday urged local architects and engineers to provide decent and affordable accommodation for Nigerians.He made the call in Abeokuta at the third Distinguished Lecture organised by the Nigerian Institute of…

[Guardian] Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday urged local architects and engineers to provide decent and affordable accommodation for Nigerians.He made the call in Abeokuta at the third Distinguished Lecture organised by the Nigerian Institute of Architects at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library.

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International Criminal Court to Probe Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria

[Guardian] The International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands has assured the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) that it had begun investigation into herdsmen attacks in the country.

[Guardian] The International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands has assured the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) that it had begun investigation into herdsmen attacks in the country.

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Court Hears Evan’s N300m Suit Against Police

[Guardian] A Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday heard the N300m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans.

[Guardian] A Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday heard the N300m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans.

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Police, Judges Highest Bribe-Takers, Says UN Agency

[Guardian] From the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has come a revelation that about N400 billion is spent on bribes each year in Nigeria.This was contained in a report presented to the public yesterday at the stakeholders meeting to mark the …

[Guardian] From the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has come a revelation that about N400 billion is spent on bribes each year in Nigeria.This was contained in a report presented to the public yesterday at the stakeholders meeting to mark the end of the agency's five-year project on corruption in the country.

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NNPC Cuts Production Cost to $23/Barrel

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said yesterday that the country has saved a minimum of $3billion per annum by cutting the cost of crude oil production from $78 dollars per barrel to $23 per barrel as at August 2015, repr…

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said yesterday that the country has saved a minimum of $3billion per annum by cutting the cost of crude oil production from $78 dollars per barrel to $23 per barrel as at August 2015, representing 70.5 per cent reduction.

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