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Supreme Court didn’t grant separate union to secondary school teachers

By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has debunked insinuations that the Supreme Court’s judgement of January 15, 2021 granted secondary school teachers a new trade union known as Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS). Speaking in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on the progress of its court case with ASUSS, the …

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659 retrenched teachers kick over Adamawa govt’s handling of court order

Over six hundred retrenched teachers in Adamawa State are kicking against a lull in the move by the government to execute a court judgement in their favour. The affected teachers who were recruited by the Murtala Nyako government in 2013, were laid off in 2014 during Ahmadu Fintiri’s brief tenure as acting governor. The teachers …

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Court orders varsity to restore lecturer’s professorial rank

From Damian Duruiheoma, Owerri   National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) in Owerri, Imo State, has ordered the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, to restore the professorial rank of Vincent Asor. Asor dragged the university to the NICN in Suit No: NICN/OW/29/2019, challenging his demotion from the rank of professor of …

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JUST IN: Embattled UNILAG VC heads for court

By Adebisi Onanuga The embattled Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos,UNILAG) Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has headed for the court over his removal from office by the university governing board. Ogundipe, The Nation learnt, briefed leading constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome SAN, to head to court and challenge his alleged illegal …

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New UNIPORT VC resumes, seeks resolutions of 59 court cases

By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt The newly appointed acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Prof. Stephen Okodudu, has assumed office with a promise to restore peace in the troubled university. Okorodudu in his maiden press briefing at the institution on Friday disclosed that UNIPORT as at June 12, 2020, had a total …

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US Supreme Court To Hear Appeal On Abortion During Coronavirus Crisis – GCFRNG

  Abortion rights advocates on Saturday called on the US Supreme Court to urgently intervene to force Texas to reinstate the right to abortion, which has been suspended in the state since the start of the novel coronavirus pandemic. This is the first appeal related to COVID-19 to reach the highest American court, which has …

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Funke Akindele, Husband To Be Charged To Court – GCFRNG

  Nollywood actress and producer, Funke Akindele, is to be charged to court in Lagos, following a violation of the restriction orders in the state as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Also being charged to court by the police command in Lagos, is Akindele’s husband, who turned himself in after an order demanding …

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EFCC Drags Maina To Court Over Fresh Allegation

Abdulrasheed Maina was on Wednesday arraigned before Justice Abubakar Kutigi of the FCT High Court in Gwagwalada over fresh charges of contract racketeering and stealing. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Maina on nine counts bordering on alleged N738.6m contract scam. Naija News reports that the embattled former Chairman of the Pension Reform …

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