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Polytechnics: ASUP begin nationwide strike today


The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics ( ASUP ) has said it is embarking on an indefinite nationwide strike on Wednesday (today). The ASUP National President, Usman Dutse, confirmed this to our correspondent in an interview on Tuesday, saying the

Strike may end on Monday as FG, ASUU reach partial pact

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The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities ( ASUU ) have reached a partial agreement, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, announced on Monday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Ngige made

Explosion rocks Umuahia Catholic cathedral


An explosion on Tuesday rocked the diocesan headquarters of the Catholic Archdiocese of Umuahia, popularly called Mater Dei Catholic Cathedral, on Azikiwe Road in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. It was gathered that the explosion, which occurred on the church

Having sex in car not a crime, Nigeria Police affirm

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The Nigeria Police Force says it is not a crime to have sex in one’s car. The police, however, said it could be considered a crime if one has sex with underage person; or if the car is parked in

I asked my client to bring human parts to scare him –Herbalist


An herbalist, Amos Sulaimon, has said that he told his client, Supo Bamidele, to bring a human head and wrists in order to discourage him from engaging in money ritual. Sulaimon, who was paraded by the Osun State Commissioner of

Man has sex with pregnant goat


A man, who admitted having sex with a pregnant goat, has had his jail term extended to 15 years. Reuben Mwamba had previously been imprisoned by a court in Zambia for five years but prosecutors were outraged, so they took

Satanic Christmas decoration erected in front of building

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A major government building put up a Satanic christmas decoration of an arm holding an apple with a snake coiled around it as part of its Christmas display. The Illinois State Capitol features a Nativity scene for Christmas, a menorah

33 detained IPOB members released in Nnewi


Nnewi, the industrial city of Anambra State, was agog following the release of 33 traders who were arrested and detained on the presumption that they were members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The arrest took place during the

Nigeria third most terrorised country- says report


Nigeria is still the third most terrorised country in the world, according to the 2018 Global Terrorism Index. The report, released on Wednesday, blamed the spate of terrorism in Nigeria and the “increase in violence involving Fulani extremists, even as

EFCC arraigns four Dangote workers for stealing N15m cement


Four members of staff of the Dangote Group were on Thursday arraigned before an Ogun State High Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos Zone, for alleged N15m fraud. The defendants, Adewale Dalmeida, Ibrahim Lawal, Afeez Olaniba and