UNILAG Crisis: Real reason we removed Ogundipe as VC – Babalakin
Wale Babalakin defended the removal of Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as vice-chancellor of UNILAG.
Barcelona vs Bayern Munich (LIVE UPDATES): German, Spanish rivalry reignited
This is the penultimate quarterfinal game of the Champions League
Nigeria to recover €5.5 million Abacha loot from Ireland
The money had been frozen in a Dublin-based bank account by Ireland’s anti-graft agency, Criminal Assets Bureau, in 2014.
NJC recommends 22 judges to Buhari for appointment to Supreme Court, others
The National Judicial Council has recommended 22 judges to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment to the Supreme Court and other courts.
UPDATE: Nigeria’s unemployment rate rises to 27.1% – NBS
The new rate is an increase from the 23.1% unemployment rate recorded in the third quarter of 2018, the last of such report.
UNILAG Crisis: Ogundipe moves to challenge ‘removal’ in court
The UNILAG Senate and its staff unions also declared support for Mr Ogundipe.
Hate Speech: Nigerians tackle NBC, Minister over new code, fine on radio station
The government’s decision to fine Nigeria Info 99.3FM N5 million over an interview has outraged Nigerians.
Broadcasting Code: NBC Board disagrees with Lai Mohammed, says Minister acted alone
Many Nigerians view the new code as a backdoor attempt to clamp down on free speech, dissent and the media.
Beyond Numbers (2): Profiling Nigerians who died from COVID-19 Outside the Country
But while figures of fatalities are piling in the homeland thus far, there is no official count of Nigerians in foreign countries dying of COVID-19 complications.
UNILAG Crisis: Council names acting VC as ASUU condemns Ogundipe’s ‘removal’
Mr Ogundipe fired back, saying his “purported removal” was a “mischievous disinformation” as “the extant provisions of the law have not been complied with.”
FG to slash allocations to states involved in double taxation of mining companies
Federal government says multiple taxation is discouraging investment in Nigerian mining sector.
Again Magu writes Salami’s Panel, criticises secret proceedings, faults processes
Ibrahim Magu says presidential investigative panel violates the provisions of the Tribunals of Inquiry Act (Cap T21, LFN, 2004) in its proceedings.
Coronavirus: Nigeria records 453 new cases, zero deaths on Wednesday
Nigeria has continued to report less than 500 daily coronavirus infections for about two weeks.
UNILAG Crisis: What the law says on removal of vice-chancellor
A professor who attended the Governing Council meeting faulted the Vice-Chancellor’s sack.
Experts proffer solutions to Nigeria’s oil industry challenges
“We have spent too much time being dependent on the government,” an economist said.
After five-year-hiatus, Darey returns with new single ‘Jah Guide Me’
The singer said he would be releasing the Pheelz-produced single on Thursday.
UNILAG governing council removes Ogundipe as Vice Chancellor
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe was accused of financial impropriety and gross misconduct.
No money was deposited into account of pastor linked to Magu – FCMB
“We feel it is in the public interest to state emphatically that there was no transfer of N573m into this account, mistakenly or otherwise.”
Nigeria’s Hate Speech fine raises fear of licensed intimidation of dissent
The Nigerian government increased the fine for hate speech 10 times to five million Naira in the reviewed National Broadcasting code, drawing widespread criticism.
INEC to conduct six senatorial bye-elections, others on October 31
Political parties will conduct their primaries to nominate candidates for the elections between August 24 and September 8.
Five takeaways from Virtual Colloquium on contentious COVID-19 measures
One contentious issue that generated heated debate and pitched government officials and health experts against each other is the use of body disinfectants.