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JUST IN: National grid collapses again

The national power grid has collapsed again on Wednesday. The Eko Electricity Distribution Company confirmed that the grid collapse occurred at about 11:27 am. “Dear customers, we regret to inform you of a system collapse on the national grid at precisely 11:27 am today, Wednesday, July 20. We are in …

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JUST IN: COEASU extends strike by three weeks

Lecturers in the Nigerian colleges of education have extended their ongoing strike by three weeks. The lecturers, under the aegis of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, blamed their decision on the failure of the Federal Government to embrace the union’s preference for the University Transparency Accountability System and the …

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Strike: ASUU to sanction non-complying chapters

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has threatened to query universities that have failed to comply with its decision to remain on strike while negotiations with the Federal Government continue. ASUU President, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja. …

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No treatment for Monkeypox, NCDC warns

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said there are no specific treatments available for the monkeypox infection. The centre also urged Nigerians to take certain measures to prevent contracting the disease. This is just as the Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, allayed the fears of Nigerians, …

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INEC reveals revised gender policy

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday launched its revised Gender Policy 2021-2026, as part of its commitment to electoral inclusivity. The INEC Gender Policy (IPG), which was first developed in 2014, guided by the National Gender Policy (2006) and other Regional and International Instruments to which Nigeria is …

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