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ASUU finally calls off three-month-old strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Thursday called off the three-month-old strike it embarked upon over revitalisation of universities, academic earned allowances, issuance of Universities Pension Management Company and other issues. The strike was called off after a two-hour meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige. Ngige said after the meeting that eight areas of disagreement were discussed and agreed on by the two parties, while expressing gratitude to ASUU leadership for their understanding. He said, “We have dealt with all the eight contending issues and some of them have been implemented. ASUU has a...

White man humiliates Nigerian woman begging for money in Canada (Video)

A man was left outraged after seeing a Nigerian woman begging on the streets of Canada. The woman when questioned by the man, said she left Nigeria to have a good life abroad. She also claimed to have finished from York University in Toronto, Canada and even got a job which has ended. She also revealed that the Canadian government pays her but the money is small as she has to pay for her rent, take care of her son and that things have been difficult for them. When she was asked why she can’t have a good life in...

FG Promises Two Months Free Train Ride On Lagos-Ibadan Rail

Ahead of the flag-off of the Iju to Abeokuta train ride on the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail on the 6th of February, 2019, the Federal Government has assured Nigerians that there will be two months of a free train ride from Iju to Abeokuta. Speaking on Friday after his routine inspection of the project, the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi explained that rocky terrains in Ibadan have slowed down work on that axis of the project. According to Rotimi Amaechi, “Come 6th of February, 2019, the Vice President, Prof Yemi Oshinbajo will take a train ride from...

Nigerian man calls out his parents after finding out he has a twin brother

A young Nigerian man has taken to Facebook to express his shock and disappointment after finding out his parents hid his twin brother from him since birth. The Nigerian man identified on the platform as Emmanuel Rowland, disclosed at first he thought he was an only child from birth not knowing his father took his twin brother from him. The Nigerian man who called out his divorced parents who separated him from twin brother since birth, wrote; Have Been in tears have been in pains my mumy..y. do you have to hide my twin from me 2016 one of my...

Nigerian pastor gifts ex-sex worker set to wed three bedroom flat

A rehabilitated sex worker who is engaged to be married come February this year, has gotten a three-bedroom flat as a wedding gift from a Rivers state-based pastor. Apostle Chinyere Chibuzor of the Omega Power Ministries, asked that the ownership of a three bedroom flat recently donated to his church, be given to the lady who came to his church as a prostitute, got rehabilitated and is set to wed in the month of February. Here’s a video showing when he announced the house gift to her below: FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Italian town offers new residents $10,000 to relocate & have a baby

An Italian town with a dwindling population is offering new residents $10,000 (about N3.6 million) to relocate and have a baby. The mayor of Locana in the north west of Italy is offering the cash in order to attract more families back to the shrinking community. Anyone wanting to relocate to the picturesque Alpine commune in the mountainous Piedmont region could be paid up to $10,000 (€9,000) over three years to make Locana their home. Giovanni Bruno Mattiet, Locana’s mayor, has made the offer in the hope of reversing the exodus of residents leaving the beleaguered hamlet and save the...

Super Eagles star, Ahmed Musa to bury mother in Edo State

The mother to Super Eagles’ assistant captain, Ahmed Musa, Mrs. Sarah Musa, who died after a brief illness in an Abuja hospital last week is expected to be buried in Edo State. A source close to the footballer told allnigeriasoccer.com in Jos, Plateau State, earlier yesterday. Mrs. Sarah Musa, who was a citizen of Edo was a pillar to the dashing forward, while he was growing up in Jos and followed the then young Ahmed to most of the grassroots football competitions in Jos, following the earlier demise of his father, while he was a toddler and the bond between...

Ali Nuhu consoles Ahmed Musa over loss of his mother

Nigerian film actor, producer, director and script writer, Ali Nuhu also referred to as the “King of Kannywood” by the media, has paid a visit to Ahmed Musa to console him over the death of his mother. The Hausa actor took it upon himself to pay the Super Eagles footballer a condolence visit on Monday, January 28, 2019. A photo shared via Ali Nuhu’s page shows both stars in their own fields, posing together at Musa’s home. Recall that a few weeks ago, Musa took to his social media pages to announce the passing on of his mother at a...

People living in Abeokuta, Ibadan can now work in Lagos — NRC

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says residents of Abeokuta in Ogun State can work in Lagos after the completion of the new standard gauge rail line. The Lagos Railway District Manager (RDM), Jerry Oche, said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. Mr Oche said the nearly completed Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge would open lots of opportunities for various communities within the railway corridors. “This is a huge opportunity for people living along the corridors, many people will prefer to live in Abeokuta and work in Lagos State due to speed and timeliness of...

Renowned journalist, Jide Fashikun is dead

Renowned journalist, Jide Fashikun is dead

Popular journalist, Olajide Fashikun passed away on Sunday, at the Federal Medical Center, Jabi in Abuja. The deceased, aged 54, was an ex-international handball player and sports stakeholder. Fashikun had served as Chairman, Kwara State Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Sports Editor of the Herald newspaper, Managing Editor of Gong News, Senior Sports correspondent at ThisDay newspaper, and was a lecturer at Kwara Polytechnic. A statement by Nneka Ikem-Anibuze, Special Assistant on Media to Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, said it was a very sad day for sports journalists and athletes in the country. “Jide created a platform...