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Top Events in the USAWith the sheer size and diversity of the USA, large events are going on nearly somewhere in the country almost every week. Public holidaysThese are the holidays you can expect most government offices and banks to be closed: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas. There are often celebrations for each of these holidays. In addition, there are several public holidays that are exclusive to a few states like Cesar Chavez Day and Emancipation Day. January – The Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl GameThese take place in Pasadena, California. The Rose Bowl game is one of the most important college football games. February – Mardi GrasThis is hosted in New Orleans and is a crazy, raucous party scene.  Bourbon Street and the town of New Orleans is packed full of party-goers and colorful dress. In addition, this month also brings the Superbowl, the…
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ASUU Strike Update Day 28: FG Implements "No Work, No Pay"

The Federal Government has implemented "No work, no Pay" rule against the Academic staff Union of Universities (ASUU) who are currently on strike. The FG sent a memo through the National Universties Commission to all Vice Chancellors of the universities across the country directing them to stop the payment of Lecturers.

The memo instructed that any attempt to pay the workers’ salaries from any other sources would be termed as a violation of extant rules and government’s directives. Excerpts of the memo reads, "In view of the current Industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Federal Government has directed that there shall be no payment of any form of salaries and allowances to the staff on strike in federal and inter-varsity centres. “Consequently, I am to direct vice-chancellors to apply the “No-work-no-pay” rule. However, universities and inter-varsity centres are to pay salaries and allowances to non-teaching staff. All Vice-Chancellors and Dire…

UNIPORT Registration Deadline For New and Returning Students, 2018/2019

UNIPORT Registration deadline for New and Returning Students of the University has been announced by the management of the university. Payment of School Charges and registration for the 2018/2019 Academic Session has since commenced. The registration exercise will end on Friday, 25th January, 2019. For new students, failure to register before the stated deadline will lead to forfeiture of the admission. For returning students, failutre to pay School Charges and register his/her courses online before the end of Registration on Friday, 25th January, 2019, will lose his/her studentship for the 2018/2019 session. Also note that the lost session shall form part of the total duration allowed for the Programme. In view of the on-going Industrial Action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the date for the commencement of lectures will be announced in due course.

NPower Build Portal will Open soon See dates below

NPower Nigeria has announced on social media, that the NPower Build Portal will be open for new registration Soon,  during which interested applicants will be able to apply for any of the 7 N-Power build trades below : AutomobileAgric TechCarpentry and JoineryElectrical InstallationHospitalityMasonry and TilingPlumbing and Pipefitting

Buhari owes Shiites justice, not massacre

Even in its twilight, the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration remains impenetrable to the simple logic that democracy is leavened by the disparateness of opinions.

It is in epochs of heightened divergence of opinions that sometimes spawn crises and tend to unspool the state that the genius of a great leader is given stellar expression.

The man or woman who comes into leadership fully prepared for such near-fatal periods know how to parlay them into opportunities for national development.

Thus, the best leaders are not brewed in epochs when the people luxuriate in ease but when they are confronted with life-threatening crises.

Was the genius of Winston Churchill not unfurled, and thus he became a touchstone of good leadership, because he had Adolf Hitler to prevent from adding Britain to his definitive list of conquered territories? Did Franklin D. Roosevelt not etch his name in the memory of Americans because he had the Great Depression to contend with on behalf of h…

To Supporters of Peter Obi

Mr. Peter Obi is an institution imbued with life. He performed well as the Governor of Anambra State and has been engaged in value-added pursuits since he left Government House. Since his work and records speak for him, we did not deem it compelling to hire anybody or group of persons to sing his praises. Everybody that writes about Peter Obi or comes to his defence does so out of conviction.

2019: Yuguda defects to APC in Bauchi with 5,000 supporters

2019: Yuguda defects to APC in Bauchi with 5,000 supporter
As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, former Bauchi state governor Mallam Isa Yuguda has dumped the Green Party of Nigeria for the All Progressives Congress, APC.

He defected with about 5000 of his supporters into the ruling party.

This was disclosed to journalists by his former commissioner for Information and chairman Yuguda Alheri Movement, Alhaji Salisu Barau Wakos at a press conference.

Wakos stated that Yuguda’s major decision to defect to the APC was to boost support for President Muhanmadu Buhari’s re-election bid and to ensure that the APC wins the 2019 election.

He said, “I want to declare that from today henceforth, Yuguda is a bonafide card-carrying member of the APC, including all his supporters in Nigeria. The defection is aimed at giving APC maximum support ahead of 2019.”

The movement reiterated that Yuguda’s defection was done after wide consultations with his political allies, stakeholders as w…