NIMC Workers Embark On Strike, Accuse FG Of Covering Up COVID-19 In Agency

NIMC workers embark on strike, accuse FG of covering up COVID-19 in agency

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) officials across the country on Thursday began a strike action over the fear of COVID-19 spread in the agency. The President of the Association of the Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, NIMC unit, Asekokhai Lucky, in an interview with one of our correspondents in Abuja, said already the virus had been detected in three officials of the agency at its headquarters. He said the workers were annoyed because the management of the commission was aware of the development but kept it from workers, who…

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Another Setback For Nigerian football: Golden Eaglets lose In Togo, Enyimba Out Of CAF Champions League

Another setback for Nigerian football: Golden Eaglets lose in Togo, Enyimba out of CAF Champions League

Nigerian football moved another step backward yesterday, as the nation’s U-17 male team, the Golden Eaglets, were beaten 1-0 by the Baby Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in the first match of Group B of the WAFU B tournament at Lome’s Stade Municipal in Togo. Back home in Nigeria, the nation’s representative in the CAF Champions League, Enyimba FC of Aba, crashed out of the campaign yesterday. Though the Nigerian won 2-1 yesterday in Aba, it was not enough to stay on. Enyimba lost out on 4-2 goals aggregate, having suffered…

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Abia Teachers Set For Strike As Ultimatum Expires

Abia teachers set for strike as ultimatum expires

The enlarged state leadership of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), the Abia State wing, has advised teachers in the state to await directives on its planned strike. In a release signed by the state Chairman, Kizito Kalu, and the Secretary, Mrs. Nnenna Okonkwo, the union said its resolve to embark on strike was because “the Abia State Government has not taken any tangible step aimed at meeting our demands.” Recall that the NUT national leadership in a letter dated December 2nd, 2020, gave the Abia State Government 21 days…

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Stakeholders Uncover Plot To Scuttle Ohanaeze Elections

Stakeholders Uncover Plot to Scuttle Ohanaeze Elections

There are indications that some self-acclaimed Igbo leaders are plotting to ensure the election of new leadership for Ohanaeze Ndigbo slated for January 10, in Owerri, Imo State, does not hold. An amorphous group, named Global Joint Igbo Leaders, in a statement, said to have emerged from a Zoom meeting of some interest groups, was already seeking to upstage the scheduled January 10 election. The group, it was gathered, is also seeking to create grounds to raise legitimacy questions when a new executive of Ohanaeze Ndigbo is impaneled. The group,…

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Ajayi Wins The 59th Firstbank Lagos Open Golf Championship

Ajayi Wins The 59th Firstbank Lagos Open Golf Championship

L-R: Mr. Tajudeen Ajayi, winner of the 59th FirstBank sponsored Lagos open golf championship receiving the award from Mr. Olusegun Alebiosu, Chief Risk Officer, FirstBank and representative of the Bank’s CEO at the prize presentation and award night of the 59th edition of the annual FirstBank sponsored golf tourney, recently held at the Ikoyi Club, Lagos Ikoyi Club based category-1 amateur golfer, Ajayi Tajudeen has emerged winner of the 59th edition of the FirstBank sponsored Lagos Open Golf Championship. Ajayi closed with 1-under par 70 for a total of 7-over the course par…

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Unethical Behavior: FCMB Shares Down Six Percent On First Trading Day Of 2021

Unethical Behavior: FCMB Shares Down Six Percent On First Trading Day Of 2021

Shares belonging to First City Monument Bank (FCMB) posted losses in the early hours of trading on Monday, the first trading day of 2021. Data made available on the Nigerian Stock Exchange website showed that the bank’s shares lost 0.20k from the N3.33k it closed at on Thursday, December 31. This represents a loss of 6.01 percent. The tier-2 bank, which has a market capitalization of N65.94 billion, has 19.8 billion shares listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. The bank was ranked top loser on the market as of 1:00…

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Deeper Life Boy: Don Davies Opens Up On Alleged Molestation

Deeper Life Boy: Don Davies Opens Up On Alleged Molestation

The 11-year-old boy, who was allegedly sexually abused at the Deeper Life High School in Akwa Ibom, Don Davies, has opened up on his ordeal. In a Facebook live video with his mother, Don Davies who enrolled in the school on October 8, 2020, said his problem began when he started bedwetting in the school’s dormitory. He said he had to be transferred to the dormitory for senior students because of his situation. “Because of bedwetting, Mr Akpan used a belt on me, iron, stick, and sometimes stone. They transferred…

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