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Monday, August 22, 2022

Daily News Roundup...

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Sunday August 21, 2022 raised the alarm over the exodus of lecturers from the nation’s universities for greener pastures abroad. The union attributed the development to the Federal Government’s poor treatment of its members which it said had forced many to venture into other sources of livelihood.

-. There was panic on Sunday night as another building collapsed on Adeleye Street, Lady Lark, Bariga area of Lagos State. Two children died, while three adults sustained varying degrees of injuries. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency confirmed the development.

-. The Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, Senator Hassan Nasiha has said the notorious bandit kingpin, Bello Turji, has embraced the peace initiative of the State government as part of efforts to end banditry in the North-western State.

- Indications emerged on Sunday that the Federal Government of Nigeria may consider the option of proscribing the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, if it fails to call-off the prolonged strike after an offer was made to it. The Federal Government has also approved an additional N100 billion for the university sector as part of the understanding in the re-negotiation of the 2009 agreement.

- One of the suspects arrested for conspiring to kill Yakubu Dogara, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, has explained the reason behind his action. According to Umar Mamman, Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, during interrogation, the suspect linked Dogara to an incident that happened to him in the past.

- Cases of monkeypox have spread to 26 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), raising fears among citizens. This is just as experts have called for increased efforts by all stakeholders towards curbing the situation. Monkeypox is a viral disease transmitted from animals to humans and from humans to humans.

-. Farmers in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State have reportedly agreed to pay the huge amount that bandits levied on them to access their farmlands. According to Ishaq Usman Kasai, Chairman Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressives Union (Union), bandits imposed multi-million naira levies on the farmers.

-. The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a new dimension following the purported clampdown on some loyalists of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the party, in Rivers State. The leadership of the party has been making efforts to reconcile Governor Nyesom Wike, who lost the presidential ticket and suffered another loss in his bid to be considered running mate to the party’s presidential flagbearer.

-. The Ogun State Police Command on Sunday said it arrested a 49-year-old father, Amoda Bola, who allegedly had carnal knowledge of his 14-year-old daughter and impregnated her. Bola was also alleged to have invited some men to his house to defile his daughter and received payment from the men for his service.

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  1. There are many old buildings in that Lady lak area of Lagos that need to be demolished. See how innocent kids lost their lives just like that.

  2. Make una abeg call off the strike

  3. Rip to kids that lost their lives and quick recovery to the injured. Bola Amoda is very wicked and heartless,imagine defiling his daughter and also invited other men to come and do their own...tueh

  4. The kind of news we read these days are scarry! How can a Father do this to his own teenager daughter???

  5. This strike issue is no longer funny.

    The last news, I am wondering how the man was feeling when those men were sleeping with his daughter 😭

  6. Farmers will have to pay levy to bandits to access their own farm.... what a country!

    1. Invariably bandits are the new government in that state.

  7. Devilish father. The evil you do will live and torment you sir.
    The government should avoid future disaster by demolishing some old structures in areas like lady lak, Lagos Island and ebute metta .
    Increase in food items loops as levies paid to bandits will be pass on to consumer to bear the burnt.

  8. And nobody knows the names of these bandits. Whose account will the million s be paid to.

  9. Naija be like circle, the wahala be turnioniown

  10. Pls let's keep proper hygiene especially @ this of monkey distance may help a bit


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