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Students threaten to shut private varsities over ASUU strike

Ado Ekiti — UNIVERSITY students under the umbrella of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, yesterday, took to the streets in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, calling on the Federal Government to accede to the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.

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23-yr-old dumps baby in toilet

Jigawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, has arrested a 23-year-old woman, Hadiza Shehu, while dropping her new born baby boy in a pit toilet after giving birth to him in the night in Yankoli Quarters, Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.

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5 PDP South/West Chairmen support Jonathan, sue INEC, PDM, Others

As the PDP crisis deepens, five South-West PDP chairmen have asked a court to order INEC to de-register Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM, as a political party, claiming that the party was being fronted by the factional chairman, Kawu Baraje and factional secretary, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, with the aim of destroying the ruling party.

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Don’t destroy varsity system, PFN warns ASUU, FG

BENIN — Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has expressed worries over the prolonged strike embarked upon by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and urged the Federal Government to hasten peace moves in the interest of Nigerian students.

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‘APC Has Already Eclipsed PDP’

The special adviser to Nasarawa State governor on political matters, Alhaji Zakari Idde, has observed that the current crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has not added any advantage to the fortunes of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He said that APC had already eclipsed the PDP even before the recent crisis bedevilling the ruling party.

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Jewish patrol on alert over UK mosque attacks

London, UK - Muslim leaders in an area of north-east London have recruited the help of a police-trained ultra-orthodox Jewish neighbourhood patrol to bolster security following attacks on mosques and threats against Muslim communities in the UK.

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