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Asks Buhari to Have a Rethink to Avoid Unintended Outcomes THE Non- Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has kicked against the recent decision by the federal government to reduce salaries of federal civil servants. A statement...
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Editorial

A Third of Nigerians Are Unemployed: Here’s Why

THE Nigerian Bureau of Statistics recently published the country’s unemployment rate for the fourth quarter of 2020, reflecting a continued deterioration...

Save Lives At Work!

By Ayuba Wabba TODAY, April 28, 2021 is commemorated all over the world as the International Workers’ Memorial Day or the...
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Workers World

ITUC-Africa Joins Global Call to End Race-induced Injustices Against Africa

THE African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) on Monday joined the rest of...

Celebrating Prof Olorode At 80, By Femi Aborisade

MY profound gratitude to the ‘Prof Olorode@80 Organising Committee’ for giving us the platform to celebrate Prof....

Tribute to an Exemplary Comrade and Leader, By Denja Yaqub

DURING the years when defiant academics held sway in tertiary schools in Nigeria, there were very many...

We Organised Labour Not to Lament, Regret or Appeal to Emotion – Oshiomhole

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, former Edo State governor and former Chairman...

Celebrating One Month of JUSUN Strike: Setting Striking Example in Labour Resistance

By Femi Aborisade Significance of the strike THE 6th of May 2021 marks one full month that the Judiciary...

Columnists

Celebrating Prof Olorode At 80, By Femi Aborisade

MY profound gratitude to the ‘Prof Olorode@80 Organising Committee’ for giving us the platform to celebrate Prof....

Poor Hadiza Bala Usman, Forced to Grow Too Quickly; By Owei Lakemfa

HADIZA Bala Usman, politician and social activist, was until last Thursday, May 6, the Managing Director of...

Celebrating One Month of JUSUN Strike: Setting Striking Example in Labour Resistance

By Femi Aborisade Significance of the strike THE 6th of May 2021 marks one full month that the Judiciary...

Domestic Violence Against Men

DOMESTIC violence against men is abnormal, it is a topic that you do not hear being discussed...

Túpac Amaru: Senior Prefect in the Liberation Pantheon

I have a confession. Sometimes, I have caught myself thinking about the world and what humans have...

News

NASU’s Kano Council Protest Over Retirement Age, Salary Scale

MEMBERS of the Kano State Council of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) on Tuesday staged a...

Lawmaker Explains Passion for Fighting Drug Addiction as He Begins Sensitisation of...

THE House of Representatives member representing Ado/Ogbadibo/Okpokwu Federal Constituency, Dr Francis Otta Agbo, has said he is committed to winning the...

SECOND NATIONAL ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL...

"With this in mind and having carefully considered the briefings and Report from the Presidential Task Force and the various options offered, it has become necessary to extend the current restriction of movement in Lagos and Ogun States as well as the FCT for another 14 days effective from 11:59 pm on Monday, 13th of April, 2020. I am therefore once again asking you all to work with Government in this fight."
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Civil Society/Human Rights

ITUC-Africa Joins Global Call to End Race-induced Injustices Against Africa

THE African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) on Monday joined the rest of...

JAF to Hold 4th Congress June 4th–5th

Pre-convention Activities Commence with Symposium on May 18 THE Joint Action Front (JAF) on Thursday announced...

CITAD, Committee of Friends Celebrate Prof. Olorode@80

THE Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Committee of Friends of Professor Omotoye Olorode have...

Go Home! Protesting Nigerian Londoners Tell Buhari

A group of Nigerians in UK, under the hash tag; #HarassBuhariOutofLondon, stormed Abuja House on Friday in...

INEC Resumes Continuous Voter Registration June 28

INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled June 28, 2021 as new date for the recommencement of...

Opinion

Tribute to an Exemplary Comrade and Leader, By Denja Yaqub

DURING the years when defiant academics held sway in tertiary schools in Nigeria, there were very many...

Professor Toye Olorode @ 80: Legacy of Glorious Leftist Past

By Comrade Abiodun Olamosu THE cross sections of leftists rose to stand by Comrade Professor Toye Olorode at...

2021 May Day: A Time For Sober Reflection; By Abadom Lawrence Amechi

Our leaders have watched everyday grievances and worries crystallise into terrorism, banditry and militant activism. Our present...

A Third of Nigerians Are Unemployed: Here’s Why

THE Nigerian Bureau of Statistics recently published the country’s unemployment rate for the fourth quarter of 2020,...

Innocent Chukwuma (1966-2021): Gone But Still With Us, A Tribute By Atedo Peterside

I was always struck by the fact that our mutual friends and associates assumed that Innocent Chukwuma...

Business & Finance

Sub-Saharan Africa: Navigating a Long Pandemic – IMF

SUB-SAHARAN Africa’s economic growth is set to recover in 2021. Yet, the path to recovery, and overcoming the long-lasting effects of...

‘Dangote Cement Price Lower in Nigeria Than Other Countries’

THE management of Dangote Cement Company Ltd has stated that the current price of its cement is lower in Nigeria than...

Sports & Entertainment

FG to Spend N21 Billion Renovating National Theatre

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved an agreement that will lead to the renovation of the National Theatre in...

Entertainment: Why I Chose Music – Slikish

By Amos Aar EMBERGA Aondohemba Peter, popularly known as Slikish, is an Afro-pop singer who is at the moment making waves in...

Agriculture

Dangote Denies Involvement in Price Manipulation

DANGOTE Sugar Refinery PLC (DSR), a subsidiary of Dangote Group, has denied engaging in price-fixing or engaging in any Backward Integration...

First Rain: NIMET, AFAN Caution Farmers on Early Planting

THE Nigeria Metrological Agency (NIMET) and All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) have cautioned farmers against early planting due to the...

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