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Nigeria Breaking News Today Friday, September 28 2018



BREAKING: APC Supporters Barred As Judge Rules On Obaseki’s Certificate Case

This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Friday, September 28 2018

ASUU May Go On Strike Over 2017 Agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike if the federal government fails to implement the 2017 FGN/ASUU agreement.

Prof. Lawan Abubakar, the Bauchi Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, at a news conference on Thursday in Jos, expressed surprise that the federal government has yet to implement the various agreements aimed at revitalising public universities, as agreed in 2017.

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Governorship Race: APC Disqualifies Shittu Over NYSC Scandal

The minister of communications, Adebayo Shittu, has been disqualified by the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Oyo state governorship racefor failing to participate in the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.

New Minimum Wage: NLC Begins Nationwide Strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and United Labour Congress (ULC) has commenced a nationwide strike today to demand a quick implementation of a new minimum wage for workers in the country.

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We Are Set For Governorship Primary – Lagos APC

The All Progressives Congress, Lagos Chapter, has on Thursday declared it readiness to conduct its governorship primary on Saturday.

Mr Abiodun Salami, the Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, made this known to newsmen in Lagos.

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Appeal Court Upholds Senator Umeh’s Election

The election of Victor Umeh of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) as the Senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district in the national assembly has been upheld by a court of Appeal, Enugu Judicial Division.

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Osun Rerun Election: Adeleke Says ‘Coup’, Not Election Happening In Osun

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has described the ongoing rerun election in seven units in the state as a ‘coup’.
Adeleke, made the remarks in a telephone interview with Punch. He also said that supporters of the PDP were being denied access to ballot papers in the governorship rerun election.

Source: Naija News