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Saudi government issued warning to women over driving protest

Saudi government  issued warning to women over driving protest  The Saudi government has recently issued a public warning to women in the country over the planned protect about driving in the country. Although, campaigners  have  encouraged  women to take part in the project in defiance of the ban, the interior ministry  has issued a warning that anyone caught flouting the …

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Dura Pack Workers Continue struggle for unionisation and decent work

DURA PACK WORKERS CONTINUE STRUGGLE FOR UNIONISATION AND DECENT WORK SOLIDARITY ACTIONS BY TRADE UNIONS AND PRO-LABOUR ORGANISATIONS URGENTLY NEEDED! INTRODUCTION There was the continuation of mass protest and rally by Dura Pack workers to demand that Dura Pack management respect the right of workers to belong to a union of their choice as freely exercised on October 7, 2013. …

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New PDP Set to Receive 5 More PDP Governors, Appeals Court Ruling

Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje

New PDP Set to Receive 5 More PDP Governors, Appeals Court Ruling The New Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje has filed a notice of appeal over last week’s ruling by a Federal High Court, Abuja, restraining it from using PDP’s logo and colours and recognizing the Alhaji Bamabga Tukur-led National Working Committee (NWC) …

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What’s This Much Talked About Agreement With ASUU?

What’s This Much Talked About Agreement With ASUU?  Prologue “Listening to the agreement that was signed by the Federal Government as Comrade Uche Chukwumerije read out, I was really wondering whether this was signed or it was just a proposal. But when he concluded, he said it was signed. It only shows the level of people the executive sent to …

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New PDP Appeals Court Ruling,Seeks Stay of Execution

NEW PDP APPEALS COURT RULING, SEEKS STAY OF EXECUTION   The New Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje has filed a notice of appeal over last week’s ruling by a Federal High Court, Abuja, restraining it from using PDP’s logo and colours and recognizing the Alhaji Bamabga Tukur-led National Working Committee (NWC) as the …

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Can True Religion Really Breed Wickedness

CAN TRUE RELIGION REALLY BREED WICKEDNESS?   My dear Religious people; In the spirit of the celebration of the just concluded Eid-el Kabir with our Muslim Brothers, it is imperative that we shed some light on the truth about religion and hope therefore that we become better neighbour to our neighbours, better friend to our friends and off course better …

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ASUU Strike: Negotiating Through the Barrel of the Gun

ASUU Strike: Negotiating Through the Barrel of the Gun By Issachar Odion The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has overstepped the bounds of reason. To say that most discerning Nigerians are angry with the union is an understatement. Whoever anticipated that ASUU’s show of shame would last this long? At first, we all sympathised with the pedagogues, thinking they …

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Total E&P, SME-DN Centre Launches its Small Business initiative

 Total E&P, SME-DN Centre Launches its Small Business initiative    TOTAL E&P, SME-DN CENTRE LAUNCHES ITS SMALL BUSINESS INITIATIVE IN OBITE CIVICS CENTRE ON WEDNESDAY 23rd   In furtherance of commitment by to develop Small and Medium Scale Enterprises as a panacea to fight poverty, unemployment, and idle-induced crimes in the society, Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, TEPNG in …

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Kudos to Uncle Jona on the Hydroelectric Power Project

KUDOS TO UNCLE JONA ON THE HYDROELECRIC POWER PROJECT by Emmanuel Arinze  As part of the Transformation agenda of the Jonathan-led government, the co-coordinating minister of the economy and minister of finance, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in company of the power minister recently signed an agreement worth approximately $1.293 billion on power project with a group of Chinese companies. The project, …

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The Truth About Government’s Position on ASUU Strike

The Truth About Government’s Position on ASUU Strike*OKONJO-IWEALA IS NOT THE ISSUE Contrary to some recent media reports, the Federal government has not adopted a take-it-or-leave-it approach in its negotiations with ASUU. Rather, the approach is focused on positive engagement and achieving sustainable solutions to the challenges facing higher education in the country. That is why President Goodluck Jonathan recently …

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