Monthly Archives: November 2013

FG MOVES TO PAY COACH KESHI, AS NFF PRESENTS OVER 5BN BUDGET, SUPER EAGLES DROPS IN FIFA RANKING

Stephen Keshi, Super Ealgles' Coach

The Federal Government has prepared to pay Keshi and his assistants their arrears of N78m. While Keshi expressed shock over the position of the Super Eagle in the latest FIFA ranking, NFF lays over N5billion budget for 2014.  The Federal Government has made arrangements to pay Keshi and his assistants their salary arrears which had been accruing for over five ...

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ASUU STRIKE: OUR REGISTRATION OF NEW STUDENTS, NOT A SIGN OF RESUMPTION – UNILAG

Prof. Amund, Olukayode oladipo

The University of Lagos has again discredited speculations that it is planning to pull out of the on-going ASUU strike. The speculations which recently garnered more waves as Unilag began the registration of the new students who just got admission into the University even while the ASUU strike lasts. Owing to this speculations, when Skyrocket visited University of Lagos campus ...

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ASUU STRIKE: WE WILL GIVE STUDENTS ENOUGH TIME TO PREPARE BEFORE EXAMS WHEN WE RESUME – UNILAG

Unilag gate

 This might be good news for University of Lagos students who are being gripped by the fear of being rushed into exams immediately the strike is eventually called off. The management of University of Lagos stated that it would not rush students into exams after resumption.

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ASUU STRIKE: “DON’T TELL ME GOOD DAY, THERE IS NOTHING GOOD ABOUT THE DAY, NO SALARY, THEY WANT TO SACK US”

ASUU STRIKE.

(Excerpts from a conversation between a senior lecturer and our correspondent on Friday)  On Friday evening around 5:30pm, I was dressed in my white-and-black striped T.M shirt properly tucked into my black trousers with a pair of black shoes to match. I went to meet with one of the ASUU National Executive Council member where I had appointment with him ...

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FG GIVES ASUU ONE WEEK ULTIMATUM, ORDERS VCs TO REOPEN; “IT IS NOT THE FG, IT IS THE COMMITTEE OF PRO-CHANCELLORS” – UNILAG DSA

ASUU Cgairman, Awuzie and President Jonathan

The Federal Government today reportedly issued an order giving the Academic Staff Union of Universoties an Ultimatum of one week to call off the strike, the Federal Government has also reportedly directed Federal University Vice Chancellors to reopen schools. Following the directive, some universities have reportedly reopened already while others are yet to reopen. It was reported that the directive ...

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GUNMEN IN MILITARY UNIFORM WIPE OUT THREE FAMILIES IN JOS

More than two families has been confirmed dead with no fewer than 25 others in an attacks in Jos yesterday. In what has been described as coordinated attacks on the residence of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State  which took between the hours of 12am and 1am, over two families has been confirmed dead, and no fewer than ...

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TWO REBEL GOVERNORS DENY JOINING APC, SAYS THEY REMAIN PDP MEMBERS

Aliyu Bababgida and Sule Lamido

“I cannot leave the house I built” – Sule Lamido “I have not moved” – Babangida Aliyu The move by the rebel PDP Governors to join APC may not be a smooth sailing anyways. The leader of the rebel PDP Governors keep insisting that there were division among them on joining the APC, that decision was conclusively that of all ...

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MEET THE FOUR POTENTIAL UNITED STATES PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES, 2016.

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Paul Ryan Profile Paul Ryan, Economist and Political scientist, has represented Wisconsin in the U.S. House since 1999 and currently serves as the House Budget Committee chairman. In 2012, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped Ryan to be his running mate.

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POPE FRANCIS BARES HIS PLANS TO REFORM THE CHURCH, ‘I prefer a church which is bruised, hurting and dirty’

Francis

Pope Francis yesterday (Tuesday) unveils his mission statement and how intends to transform the church, according to him to make the papacy reflect better what Jesus intended and what the church needs today. In the 85 paged address, which the Vatican Spokesman, Rev. Federico Lombardi has confirmed that the Pope personally wrote, the Pope hinted that some of the church’s ...

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FIRST THREE BASIC STEPS TO FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE

Money: Naira notes

As the government and employers continue to shift the responsibility for saving and investing onto workers, financial intelligence has become exceedingly expedient, it is becoming more and more important to equip workers with basic tools to make financial decisions. Although young workers face or will soon face decisions about mortgages, retirement savings, among others, their financial knowledge seems dangerously low ...

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PARTY CRISIS: SEVEN PDP REBEL GOVERNORS JOIN APC.

PDP Rebel Governors

At a meeting in Abuja, today, the seven PDP rebel governors has finally resolved to join the All Progressive Congress APC. The decision was announced by the National Chairman of the New PDP, Alhaji Abubakar Baraje in Abuja few hours ago after a concluding a meeting with the New PDP Governors and APC chiefs with some former governors. Their decision ...

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REVEALED: ABUJA COURT REMANDS INEC OFFICIAL FOR BREACHING OFFICIAL DUTY ON NOV. 16, ANAMBRA STATE

Prof. Attehiru Jega, INEC Chairman

Chukwujekwu Okeke, an INEC official from Anambra State was on Monday put behind bars for deliberately withholding electoral materials, and therefore hampering smooth process of the election. The man who worked at Idemili North Local govrnement Area of Anambra state during the Nov. 16th governorship election in Anambra was denied bail and thrown into custody for what the called regarded ...

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