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Dnata catering staff and Menzies ground handlers have called off a vote on industrial action after securing pay rises and job security protections. The TWU’s national secretary, Michael Kaine, said the raise and improvements to job security would make a “huge difference” to workers who’ve been under “immense financial pressure”. The news also averts any
Former Super Eagles winger, Emmanuel Amuneke will now serve as a consultant to the technical crew of Zambia Super League club, Zanaco Football Club. Zanaco confirmed Amuneke’s appointment on their official website. The 51-year-old will be assisted by his compatriot, Emeka Amadi. “The Board and Management of Zanaco Football Club is delighted to announce the

ASUU Strike: Again, Buhari meets Pro-Chancellors of varsities, promises further consultations

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to engage in further consultations with relevant stakeholders towards ending the protracted strike by members of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The president stated this when he met with the Chairman and select members of Pro-Chancellors of Federal Universities on Friday in Abuja. He said that without necessarily going

Buhari sacks Dikio, appoints Ndiomu as new administrator for Amnesty Programme

By Jimisayo Opanuga 16 September 2022   |   4:17 pm President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Barry Ndiomu as the interim administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP). Barry Ndiomu President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Barry Ndiomu as the interim administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP). Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina

Beneficiaries relay experiences as Indian High Commission celebrates ITEC Day

It was an evening of encomium on the people and government of India as several Nigerians who have benefitted from the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) narrate their experiences. Tagged, ITEC Day 2022, the event was celebrated in the Chancery premises of the High Commission of India, Abuja with about 250 ITEC alumni Indian

One killed in renewed fracas between Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh communities in Delta

By Guardian Nigeria 16 September 2022   |   8:18 pm A middle-aged man was killed on Friday in renewed hostilities between Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh communities in Delta. A middle-aged man was killed on Friday in renewed hostilities between Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh communities in Delta. Police spokesman, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the killing of the

Suspected gunmen kill member of Ebubeagu Security Outfit in Ebonyi

By Guardian Nigeria 16 September 2022   |   4:55 pm Suspected Gunmen on Friday killed a member of Ebubeagu South-East Security Outfit in Ebonyi. Suspected Gunmen on Friday killed a member of Ebubeagu South-East Security Outfit in Ebonyi. The victim, Mr Sunday Izhikpa, was shot dead at early hour of Friday by the alleged

AKSG unveils skills acquisition centre for victims of GBV

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has donated a skills acquisition centre with accommodation for the welfare of victims of Gender Based Violence, GBV. Speaking, while inaugurating the centre, with wives of 17 Nigerian governors, on Thursday, in Uyo, the state capital, Emmanuel maintained that victims of sexual abuse must be rehabilitated and given

British High Commission closes its Office for Queen’s funeral

By Jimisayo Opanuga 16 September 2022   |   12:47 pm The British High Commission on Friday announced that its offices in Abuja, Lagos and across Nigeria will be closed on Monday, September 19. A portrait of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II hangs beside floral tributes outside a shopping mall in Bangkok on September 14, 2022.

ASUU strike: Court to deliver ruling in FG’s prayer September 19

The National Industrial Court on Friday fixed Sept.19 to deliver a ruling on Federal Government’s prayer asking the court to order the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off its seven months strike. The matter which was first mentioned on Monday was adjourned until Friday for further mention before Justice Polycarp Hamman. When

Young Nigerians world class innovators, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says with the right platforms, young Nigerians will always rise up to national and global challenges, while finding solutions to them through innovation and technology. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said the vice president delivered pre-recorded keynote remarks at the Yaba College of Technology (YabaTech)

Wrangling in PDP characteristics of democracy, says Atiku’s Spokesman

The Spokesman, Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation, Mr Charles Aniagwu, says the wrangling within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is one characteristic of democratic governance. Aniagwu, who is the Delta Commissioner for Information, stated this while answering questions on a television event monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Asaba. He said that

NSIA seals healthcare expansion agreements with three state govts, five Federal Medical Centres

The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), yesterday, took another significant step toward providing citizens with access to world-class healthcare, by signing agreements for the expansion of its Diagnostics and Oncology Expansion Programme. The authority, through its NSIA Healthcare Development and Investment Company (NHDIC), entered into eight collocation agreements in total. This will include lease and

Firm’s sustainability report raises hope for farmers

TETRA Pak, a world-leading food processing and packaging solutions company, has announced its 23rd sustainability report, highlighting the company’s achievements in its advocacy to achieve sustainable food systems in the last one year. The Global President and Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Mr. Adolfo Orive, commenting on the report said: “We must ‘walk the

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