Emirates Flights postponed till further notice


Emirates Airlines has suspended all its flights to Nigeria as a retaliatory action taken against the Federal Government. The Nigerian government had earlier reduced the frequencies approved for the Middle East airline to just one over an ongoing diplomatic row. In a statement issued by the airline Friday evening, it said, “With the recently imposed directive limiting Emirates to operate one flight per week to Nigeria via Abuja, Emirates will be suspending its flights between Nigeria and Dubai from 13 December 2021, until the UAE and Nigerian authorities work on…

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Eniola Badmus celebrates 20 years on stage


A popular Yoruba actress, Eniola Badmus, on Thursday, celebrated her “20 years on stage” and debuted a trim figure to the amazement of guests and fans. The star-studded event which was held at the Monarch Event Centre Lekki, Lagos, had the likes of Fuji maestro Kwam 1, Davido, Toyin Abraham, Ijabo ojo and other celebrities in attendance. Badmus began her acting career in 2000 and became famous eight years after she featured in Funke Akindele’s blockbuster ‘Omo Ghetto’. Taking to her Instagram page, Ms Badmus shared a video of some…

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ASUU: We may be forced to embark on another strike, says Prof Oyebamji


Professor Oyebamji Oyegoke, Ibadan Zonal Coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Friday warned that the union may be forced to remark on a fresh strike action if the Federal government repudiates in honouring the Memorandum of Agreement, MoA, 2020 entered with the union. In a chat with newsmen on Friday in Ilorin, on the sideline of the celebration of Human Rights Day, the Zonal Coordinator, said, “selective treatment of issues in dispute instead of a comprehensive approach will no longer be acceptable to our members.” He…

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Presidency advise civil servants to ignore circular on salary delay


The Presidency has dismissed the claims in some quarters that public servants will not get paid in December due to a shortfall in budgetary allocations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a circular purportedly issued by the Federal Government advised police officers and federal civil servants to spend their November salaries wisely because their December salaries may be delayed till January 2022. However, Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, who spoke to State House correspondents on Thursday in Abuja, dismissed…

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