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DSS shuts school, sacks 140 teachers over request for better welfare

DSS shuts school, sacks 140 teachers over request for better welfare

For demanding better conditions of service and regularisation of their appointment, the Department of State Services has sacked 140 teachers and other staff members of its Community Staff Schools, Asokoro, Abuja. The service also shut down the institution and directed the 1,800 pupils in the nursery/primary and secondary classes to stay at home for two...

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Eid-el maUlud: FG declares Thursday public holiday

Eid-el maUlud: FG declares Thursday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Thursday as a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-el Maolud celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the government, congratulated the Muslim faithful both at home and abroad for witnessing this...

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OHANAEZE BERATES HOODLUMS OVER VANDALIZATION OF ENUGU PROPERTIES

OHANAEZE BERATES HOODLUMS OVER VANDALIZATION OF ENUGU PROPERTIES

Apex Igbo Sociocultural group, OHANAEZE Ndigbo, Enugu state Chapter, under the leadership of Chief Alex Ogbonnia, has becried the loss of Properties due to the wanton Vandalization by hoodlums in Enugu metropolis. UGAMATV had reported that some no-gooders had invaded the peace and quiet of Enugu state, taking the streets unawares, deliberately destroying Banks, Schools,...

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Northern govs condemn attack on #EndSARS protesters, demand probe

Northern govs condemn attack on #EndSARS protesters, demand probe

Emerging from an emergency meeting on Thursday in Kaduna State, governors of the 19 states in the North condemned the destruction of lives and property which trailed the #EndSARS protest across the country. The governors said the #EndSARS protesters had the rights of expression, expressing surprise over the attacks. They called on the Federal Government to constitute a judicial...

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Vehicle theft: Oluwo, hotel disagree, monarch demands probe

Vehicle theft: Oluwo, hotel disagree, monarch demands probe

The Press Secretary to the Oluwo of Iwo, Alli Ibraheem, has demanded an investigation of the management of the hotel, where a Hilux van belonging to Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi was allegedly stolen in the early hours of Sunday, October 11, 2020. Ibraheem had in a statement on Sunday announced the theft of the vehicle at...

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ENUGU LAWMAKER DEDICATES DAUGHTER IN GRAND STYLE

ENUGU LAWMAKER DEDICATES DAUGHTER IN GRAND STYLE

The event Started with Catholic mass, which took place as Scheduled, at Holy Spirit Catholic Parish, Golf Estate, Enugu. The Reception which took place at the Esteemed Villa Toscana Enugu, however, experienced the presence of the high and mighty Dignitaries, which included, The Executive Governor of Enugu State, His Excellency, Dr. Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwuanyi, Speaker...

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Ogun police arrest cultists mourning dead member

Ogun police arrest cultists mourning dead member

The Ogun State Police Command, on Sunday, said it had arrested no fewer than eight members of a dreaded cult known as the Black Axe Confraternity, while mourning one of their members, who died recently. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said this in a statement on Sunday. Oyeyemi explained...

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Oluwo plans to replace us, Iwo kingmakers allege

Oluwo plans to replace us, Iwo kingmakers allege

Twelve kingmakers in Iwo have accused the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, of planning to remove and replace them as chiefs, after they demanded his removal in a petition sent to the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola. The kingmakers, in a court process obtained on Sunday, had subsequently approached an Osun State High Court,...