The second round of the eight-week warning strike embarked upon by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, ends today while they extended the ongoing strike by three months after the initial warning strike expired. ASUU president Prof Emmanuel Osodeke disclosed the union’s decision today. According to reports, the National Executive Committee, NEC, of the union had earlier given the go ahead to the national leadership to call out members on indefinite strike,…"ASUU’s WARNING STRIKE ENDS TODAY, ASUU extends strike for another three months"
Clashes broke out earlier today between Israeli police and Palestinians at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, a major holy site in Jerusalem, and medics said at least 67 Palestinians were wounded. The Islamic endowment that administers the site said Israeli police entered in force before dawn, as thousands of worshippers were gathered at the mosque for early morning prayers during the holy month of Ramadan. Israel said its forces entered to remove rocks and stones that had…"Clashes erupt at Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, dozens of Palestinians wounded"
The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed shock and sorrow over the death of FIFA/CAF Medical Officer, Dr Joseph Kabungo, who died on Tuesday after the FIFA World Cup playoff match between Nigeria and Ghana at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. Dr Kabungo was appointed as Doping Control Officer for the match.Dr Ozi Salami told thenff.com that the incident happened when he (Dr Salami) was looking to get the Nigerian player for the doping exercise, while Dr…"NFF clears air on late FIFA Doping Control Officer"
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries yesterday raised the alarm that it is impossible to make up for the loss of over seven million barrels per day (bpd) owing to the sanction on Russia for invading Ukraine.Its Secretary-General, Mohammad Barkindo, said this at the 61st meeting of Joint Technical Committee videoconference. He said irrespective of efforts to cover the lost output, which is about seven per cent of global demand, it is already harmful to…"OPEC unable to make up for 7mb/d Russia sanction"
Sir Jeremy Fleming, the head of GCHQ, has used a rare public speech to say it increasingly looks like Russia’s President Vladimir Putin “has massively misjudged the situation” in Ukraine. CC SKY NEWS"Putin ‘massively misjudged’ war – says UK spy chief"
The 36 House of Assembly speakers have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare bandits as terrorists and enemies of the nation. The call of the Conference of Speakers is coming a day after Aminu Bello Masari, reiterated the earlier call to Nasir el-Rufai and the National Assembly for the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the nation’s security and declare bandits as terrorists. CC: GUARDIAN"House Of Assembly Call on Buhari Regarding Bandits"
According to the Wall Street Journal, panel of United States policymakers has uncovered how Boko Haram terrorists operating in the North-East have been collaborating with armed bandits terrorising communities across the North-West to collect ransom from the Buhari administration and civilian victims. The American newspaper reported that the U.S. has not recognised armed banditry as a direct threat to its interest, but officials have been monitoring bandit commanders and their possible coordination with Boko Haram…"Panel of United States policymakers uncovers Boko Haram terrorists collaboration with armed bandits"
Midfielder Ngozi Okobi is the notable absentee as captain Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie top a list of 23-woman squad invited by Super Falcons coach Randy Waldrum for Morocco 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against the Black Queens of Ghana on October 20 and 24. The Nigerian squad will arrive camp in Lagos on Sunday. Nine-time African champions Falcons host the Ghanaians at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos on October 20, before the trip to Accra…"Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie tops list of 23-woman squad for Morocco 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures"
Reality tv star, Actor and Influencer Tobi Bakare,has announced his engagement, mid-air, and hey! we don’t mean in an actual aeroplane flight. He revealed his engagemement via his social media platfoem with a photo of him flying mid air with the caption .Na so I jump. Sha Sha I no land o. Dem catch me. Congratulations Tobi, please keep flying higher."Big Brother Naija star Tobi Bakre releases beautiful pre-wedding photos, with his long time girlfriend, Anu"
Tottenham Hotspur centre-forward Harry Kane is reportedly still determined to join Manchester City before this summer’s transfer window closes for business. The 28-year-old was not involved in Tottenham’s 1-0 win over Man City on Sunday afternoon, with Spurs boss Nuno Espirito Santo claiming that the England captain was not fit enough to be named in the squad. CC COMPLETE SPORTS"Harry Kane reportedly determined to join Manchester City"