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Remove UNN VC, host community urge FG

Barely three weeks after all the academic and workers’ unions in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, staged protest calling for the removal of the Vice Chancellor, Prof Batho Okolo over alleged maladministration in the institution and unjust suspension of the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Dr Emeka Enejere, youths from the host community yesterday protested along the major streets in Nsukka, calling for Prof Okolo’s immediate sack by the Federal Government.

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As ASUU members smile to the banks

All things being equal, members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, in the next couple of weeks, will be smiling to their various banks to collect salaries for the five months they did not work.

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WILLINK REPORT 1958 THE FOLLOWING ARE EXCERPTS FROM A THE REPORT OF THE COMMISSION APPOINTED TO “ENQUIRE INTO THE FEARS OF MINORITIES AND THE MEANS OF ALLAYING THEM”, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE WILLINK COMMISSION REPORT OF JULY 1958”

THE HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL BACKGROUND. 1. “More than 98% of people who inhabit this area (the ‘Ibo Plateau’ of the Eastern region) are Ibo and speak one language, though of course with certain differences of dialect. There are nearly five …

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Ijaw music maestro, wife, friend die in road crash

WARRI —THE Ijaw music industry is mourning, as a road accident claimed one of its members, Mr. Augustine Kemepade, 38; his wife, Fortune and their friend, Mr. Okumagba Akieyefa, 37, Monday night along DSC expressway on their way from Aladja, Udu Council Area of Delta State.

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FG to establish 9,000 strong Army Division in S’South

ABUJA— A new Army Division would soon be set up for the Niger Delta region to safeguard the nation’s economic and territorial assets in the South-South, and contain future threats to the nation’s boundaries with Cameroon, other countries and the Gulf of Guinea area.

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SERAP tasks Jonathan on ways to curb corruption

Following President Goodluck Jonathan’s New Year broadcast that he would fight corruption more seriously in 2014, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged him to “implement a five-point programme against corruption, if he was truly committed to fighting the problem to a standstill.”

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