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The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has endorsed the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Akitu was endorsed on Thursday during a meeting of Imeobi, the highest decision making body of Ohanaeze. A communique issued after the meeting, which was obtained by DAILY POST was signed by John Nnia Nwodo, President General Ohaneze Ndigbo World Wide. It read: PREAMBLE In its collective search...
There have been various back-and-forth meetings between the presidency and the union (ASUU) since the strike started in November 2018. This has been followed by speculations on a possible end to the protest soon. Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has stated that the Union has not watered down the initial demands it made...
Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, on Thursday stepped aside from the presidential race to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election. In a statement issued to DAILY POST by the spokesperson for the Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, Ezekwesili was quoted as saying that her decision to...
Since the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) commenced its nationwide strike on November 5, 2018, at least six universities have pulled out of it and opened their doors to students. When the ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, was contacted for his reaction to the development and the perceived disunity in the union’s ranks, he said the institutions that pulled out...
The federal government has said the demand by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is unrealistic and cannot be met. However, as the union meets with the federal government today, the association has stated that it has lost confidence in the government for making promises it could not keep after agreements had been reached. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, who...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government are to resume talks Monday (tomorrow) on how to resolve the impasse over the two-month-old strike embarked upon by lecturers. National President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, confirmed the development in a telephone interview with SUNDAY PUNCH, in Abuja, on Friday. He, however, said the union was not optimistic about...
President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has provided reasons for his absence at the presidential debate on Saturday. President Buhari spoke through the Director of Strategic Communication of his campaign organization, Festus Keyamo, SAN. It had earlier been reported that President Buhari and the president candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, shunned the debate. Giving...
The two major presidential candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stayed away from yesterday’s presidential debate organised for five selected candidates to showcase themselves to the electorate. In their absence, the trio of Oby Ezekwesili of  Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Fela Durotoye of  Alliance for New...
A chieftain of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Musiliu Akinsanya a.k.a MC Oluomo, was on Tuesday night discharged from a Lagos hospital, where he was receiving treatment. MC Oluomo was attacked at an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Ikeja on Jan. 8, and was immediately taken to Eko Hospital, following injuries he sustained. A correspondent of the News...
It has been gathered by SaharaReporters that Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President is not willing to relent in opposing the arraignment of Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on allegations that his asset declaration was a fraud. The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) had filed a six-count charge bordering on fraudulent declaration of...