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Joint Action Committee of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and the National Association of Academic Technologist (NAAT) have suspended their strike for a month to allow the government meet their demands.

By Reuters

Pope Francis, in some of his most candid and personal comments on the sexual abuse of children by priests, said on Thursday that the Catholic Church had "arrived late" in dealing with the problem.

We all suspected this would happen, and it finally occurred on Thursday.

Chelsea has announced the transfer of Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid for roughly $77 million after spending seasons with the Premier League side.

An Arkansas teacher is facing a sexual assault charge for allegedly having sex with four students from two schools, PEOPLE confirms.

Jessie Goline, 25, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with first-degree sexual assault, jail record show. Authorities allege she had sexual relationships with four students over a three-month period in 2016, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports.

By Reuters 1

Oil prices settled nearly flat on Thursday, the eve of a meeting of major oil-producing countries in Vienna to discuss whether they will extend production limits that have helped reduce the global crude glut.

Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Friday, September 22, 2017, took over Best Western Hotel Limited (Ikeja Hotels) over its N27 billion debt to the Oceanic Bank.
As early as 7:00am AMCOM officials and Policemen stormed the Allen Avenue Ikeja-based hotel, chased out customers and workers before locking it up.

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Delta gets new Electoral Act

… As Okowa Signs DSIEC, other bills into law

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has signed into law the Delta State Independent National Electoral Commission (DSIEC) Bill.

Apapa Customs command nets N32.1b for August

The Apapa command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has collected the sum of N32.1 billion as revenue for the month of August, 2017.

Niger governor eulogises Etsu Nupe

.Monarch marks 14 years on the throne

By Ummi Ismaeel,
Minna

Dangote begs public to help monitor truck drivers

.Sets up hotline for reports

Gaidam commends WFP, seeks scale up activities in Yobe

By Muhammad Abubakar Damaturu

Dickson tasks youths on economic marginalisation, environmental pollution of Niger Delta

Bayelsa Stare Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on the leadership of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) to lead advocacy to end economic marginalization and environmental pollution in the Niger Delta region.
The governor gave the advice in Yenagoa during a call on him by the group.

Name treasury looters that are sponsoring IPOB, Fayose challenges Lai Mohammed

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has challenged the Minister of
Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to name those “treasury
looters” that he claimed were sponsoring the Indigenous People of Biafra
(IPOB).

I never said I will fight Anambra election with the last drop of my blood – Obi

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has described as malicious, wicked and ungodly, the report in a newspaper (not this newspaper), quoting him as having said that he would fight the Anambra State election with the last drop of his blood.

Health workers race to contain cholera outbreak in Northeast Nigeria

By Reuters

Health workers in northeast Nigeria said Tuesday that they were striving to contain a cholera outbreak that's sweeping through camps for those uprooted by Boko Haram.

Oil set for strongest Q3 since 2004, Iraq hints at OPEC extension

By Reuters
Oil rose was on course for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years as prices rose on Wednesday after the Iraqi oil minister said that OPEC and its partners are considering extending or deepening output cuts aimed at reducing a global supply glut.

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