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ASUU President Said That Strike Can't Be Called Off.

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The President of the  Academic Staff Union of Universities ( ASUU ) said on Friday said he  could not determine when it would call off its strike until when the members of the union met to decide the next course of action.

The Federal Government and ASUU had, after a 14-hour meeting, which ended on Friday morning, said in a communiqué that ASUU would meet with its members and revert to the Federal Government within one week.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who spoke to journalists by 3.30am on Friday, said government had also pledged itself to the contentious issues raised by the union, while the ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, on the other hand, said the union had useful deliberations and would consult its members and revert to the government.

 Ogunyemi added, “Now, we have some concrete proposals to take back to our members as part of our consultations. Like the labour minister said, we plan to come back to the government to take a final decision, as adv…

Nigeria Will Be In Trouble If Son Is Re-Arrested- Isaac Okwu Kanu.

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His Royal Highness, Isaac Okwu Kanu, father  IPOB's, Nnamdi Kanu has vowed that Nigeria would be in trouble if his son is arrested or killed.

Pa Kanu said the recent move by the Federal Government to get his son re-arrested, warning that it would spell doom for the country.

Speaking with the Sun, Kanu, who doubles as the traditional ruler of Afara Ukwu Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government area of Abia State also sent an SOS to the United Nations, alleging that the Federal Government planned to kill his son.

“Yes, of course, I’m a human being. When they talk of re-arresting him, it means they want to kill him, but God will not allow them because my son has done nothing wrong. I am using this opportunity to call on the United Nations to call the Nigerian government to order because they are planning to kill my son. My son did not do anything; government should go after those who have committed offence against Nigeria.

He said. “Why will they want to re-arrest him? Did he kill anybod…

Halima Abubakar Recovery And Will Be Back Soon.

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Many friends and fans reached out to Nollwyood actress Halima Abubakar when she was critically ill. The young lady has been reportedly sick and has been away from the movie industry for quite some time due to her ill health.

In a recent chat with Saturday Beats, the actress said she has yet to get back to the movie set because of her health. She said;

    “I am recuperating; I am not back to work. I need to be strong enough before I get to work.”

Reliving the days she was incapacitated, the actress said despite how frail she was, she knew she was going to survive and come out of the ill health.

“I really thank my fans, their prayers helped a lot. I just thank everybody who was there for me. I also want to use this opportunity to thank the first lady of Kogi State. God should just bless her.”

The National Working Committee Of The APC Will Meet Over Aisha Alhassan.

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There are strong indications that the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress will meet on Monday to discuss statements credited to the Minister of Women Affairs, Senator Aisha Alhassan, as regards the 2019 presidential election.

Besides discussing the minister’s declaration of support for former VP Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition, the NWC would also deliberate on a statement credited to Atiku himself.

Alhassan had, in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service on Wednesday, said she was ready to support the former vice-president against President Muhammadu Buhari if they both choose to run for the 2019 presidential election.

She also said she respected Buhari, but Atiku remained her godfather.

Alhassan, in the interview, also confirmed her statements in a leaked video, where she endorsed the former vice-president in a private meeting with him.

Atiku, had on the Hausa Service of Voice of America, said that the APC sidelined him after helping it to win the 2015 elect…