Judiciary workers suspend strike

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria has suspended its strike on Wednesday and the union is set to commence work on Monday, 14th of June. The union disclosed this in a communique issued after its emergency National Executive Council meeting held on Wednesday. The communique was signed by the Deputy …

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Twitter Suspension: SERAP drags Buhari to ECOWAS Court

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 176 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari over “the unlawful suspension of Twitter in Nigeria, criminalization of Nigerians and other people using Twitter, and the escalating repression of human rights, particularly the rights to freedom of …

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NAFDAC damages substandard and fake products worth over N515 million.

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC has damaged products worth N515, 732.587. Accordingly, the damaged items included substandard and falsified medicines, unwholesome processed food products, unsafe cosmetics, and other counterfeit regulated products seized from importers and manufacturers in the North-Eastern angles of Nigeria. Moreover, …

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Police, cyclists clash in Lagos.

  A Police Station in Ile-Epo bus stop, Oke-Odo, on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway was on Monday, set ablaze while an unknown commercial motorcyclist at the moment has also died during a clash between Policemen and commercial motorcycle operators popularly called ‘Okada riders’ in Lagos State. This happened around 2pm on Monday. …

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Iposu family denounces land claims.

The Iposu family in Epe, Lagos State, has denounced the alleged incursion on their ancestral land by a traditional ruler in the area. About this, Mr Sharafadeen Iposu, which is the Spokesperson for the Iposu family, noted on a news conference on Sunday in Epe that the traditional ruler unlawfully …

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House of Reps: Bill seeking to scrap NYSC reaches second reading

The House of Representatives is considering scrapping the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, scheme. The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Alteration Bill, 2020, which is seeking to repeal the NYSC Act, is billed for the second reading. Mr. Awaji-Inombek Abiante, the sponsor of the bill, in the explanatory …

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