ASUU Strike May Be Called Off in One Week – Education Minister

[Premium Times] On the day a meeting between striking university lecturers, ASUU, and the federal government deadlocked, the education minister said the strike may be called off within one week.

[Premium Times] On the day a meeting between striking university lecturers, ASUU, and the federal government deadlocked, the education minister said the strike may be called off within one week.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

$1.5 Billion Spent On Urban Water Projects Across States – Official

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government said on Thursday that it has expended over $1.5 billion on urban water sanitation sector through the National Urban Water Reform.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government said on Thursday that it has expended over $1.5 billion on urban water sanitation sector through the National Urban Water Reform.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Afrobeat Music Icon, Segun Bucknor, Passes Away At 71

[Guardian] The Nigerian entertainment industry has experienced another set back with the passing of Highlife/Afrobeat music icon, Segun Bucknor. Popular in the 70s and late 80s, Bucknor, who shifted grounds from playing soul music to Afrobeat, died in …

[Guardian] The Nigerian entertainment industry has experienced another set back with the passing of Highlife/Afrobeat music icon, Segun Bucknor. Popular in the 70s and late 80s, Bucknor, who shifted grounds from playing soul music to Afrobeat, died in a Lagos hospital, on Friday, after a brief illness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Should Nigeria Deal With Kanu’s Biafra Security Service?

[Guardian] Early this week, a footage emerged of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra inspecting a guard of honour mounted for him by members of the Biafra Security Services, an obvious paramilitary arm of the separatist group.

[Guardian] Early this week, a footage emerged of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra inspecting a guard of honour mounted for him by members of the Biafra Security Services, an obvious paramilitary arm of the separatist group.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Production At $32 Per Barrel Too High – Minister

[Daily Trust] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has decried the high cost of oil production at 32 dollars per barrel, saying it makes cost of Foreign Direct Investment very expensive.

[Daily Trust] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has decried the high cost of oil production at 32 dollars per barrel, saying it makes cost of Foreign Direct Investment very expensive.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Internal Splits, Outside Pressure Pushed Opposition to Court – Sources

[Nation] Divisions and pressure from the international community pushed the National Super Alliance to seek redress from the Supreme Court after the presidential election loss, it has emerged.

[Nation] Divisions and pressure from the international community pushed the National Super Alliance to seek redress from the Supreme Court after the presidential election loss, it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya