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    UniAbuja sacks prof over ‘inappropriate relationship’ with female student

UniAbuja sacks prof over ‘inappropriate relationship’ with female student

The University of Abuja has dismissed Adeniji Abiodun, a professor at the department of animal science, for having "inappropriate relationship with a female student". Habib Yakoob, the university’s head of information and public relations, announced this in a statement. Yakoob said the university also dismissed Agaptus Orji of the department of science and environmental education over alleged falsification of academic records while [...]

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    Supreme court sacks first-class monarch in Oyo

Supreme court sacks first-class monarch in Oyo

The supreme court has sacked Samuel Adebayo-Adegbola, a monarch with the title "Eleruwa of Eruwa" in Oyo state. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Muhammad Dattijo dethroned Adebayo-Adegbola on Friday. He was installed as the traditional ruler of Eruwa kingdom in 1998, but the Laribikusi ruling house of Eruwa had instituted the suit to challenge him. In 2011, Ladipo Abimbola, [...]

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    Adamawa govt sacks 300 polytechnic staff

Adamawa govt sacks 300 polytechnic staff

The Adamawa government, on Tuesday, issued sack letters to some academic and non-academic staff of the state polytechnic, employed between 2017 and 2019. NAN reports that those affected are over 300. A letter signed by Rebecca Kinjir, acting registrar of the polytechnic, said the action was in compliance with the recommendation of the visitation panel to the institution, set up by Ahmadu Fintiri, [...]

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    Zamfara gov sacks ALL LG secretaries

Zamfara gov sacks ALL LG secretaries

Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara, on Wednesday, sacked all the 14 local government secretaries in the state and approved their replacements. NAN reports that the governor also approved the appointment of the rector of the state polytechnic and provost of the college of education. In a statement issued by Yusuf Idris, the governor's director-general of press affairs, Matawalle directed the sacked council secretaries [...]

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    Ganduje sacks all 33 permanent secretaries

Ganduje sacks all 33 permanent secretaries

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has fired all the 33 permanent secretaries in the state. Auwal Naiya, head of the state civil service, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. According to the statement, the governor took the move as part of his administration's resolve to “ensure greater efficiency in service delivery”. The governor directed all those relieved of their appointments to [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Army removes Texas Chukwu as spokesman, re-appoints Usman

EXCLUSIVE: Army removes Texas Chukwu as spokesman, re-appoints Usman

The Nigerian army has replaced Texas Chukwu as its spokesman, TheCable can report. A military source told TheCable that Chukwu's removal followed outcry from different quarters on his "inability" to manage information on the counter-insurgency campaign. "Chukwu was not attune with media management and did not sustain the efforts already in place," the source said. "A good public relations officer always responds to [...]

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    Mobil ordered to reinstate 860 staff illegally disengaged 18 years ago

Mobil ordered to reinstate 860 staff illegally disengaged 18 years ago

The supreme court has ordered the reinstatement of 860 employees sacked in 2000 by Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited. In its judgement on Friday, the court also ordered the company to pay the staff all their due emoluments. The workers had been variously employed by Mobil in the 1990s into the company's security unit and were named supernumerary police officers. In 2000, however, Mobil [...]

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    No amount of resistance will reverse teachers’ sack, el-Rufai insists

No amount of resistance will reverse teachers’ sack, el-Rufai insists

Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna governor, says there is no amount of resistance that will make the state government rescind its decision to sack 21,780 teachers. The government has received backlash from some Nigerians since its decision to fire the teachers said to have failed a competency test it organised. On Thursday, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) protested the decision in the state, days [...]

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    Man collapses after receiving sack letter in Kaduna

Man collapses after receiving sack letter in Kaduna

Abubakar Shu’aibu, a messenger at Government Secondary School, Sabongari Zaria, Kaduna state, reportedly slumped and went into coma on Tuesday, after receiving his sack letter. Shu'aibu, 47, is said to have served the state for 11 years. “We reported to work this morning and Abubakar Shu’aibu was invited to zonal education office; on reaching there, they served him with a sack letter," [...]

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    Amaechi fires 11 rail staff for ticket ‘racketeering’

Amaechi fires 11 rail staff for ticket ‘racketeering’

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has directed that the station managers, porters, and ticket officials at Idu and Rigasa, the Abuja-Kaduna rail stations be removed for alleged ticket racketeering at the stations. Amaechi gave the directive while inspecting the rail stations on Friday. According to the minister, the step became necessary following complaints of passengers over racketeering of VIP tickets at the [...]

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    Shake-up in Saraki’s office, 98 aides sacked

Shake-up in Saraki’s office, 98 aides sacked

Senate President Bukola Saraki has sacked 98 of his aides. An aide of the senate president confirmed this to TheCable on Thursday. The office of the senate president had conducted a staff audit earlier in the year to thin down the number of aides, which was about 300. According to the aide, Arthur Ndiwe, Saraki's director of protocol, and Folashade Adigun, head of [...]

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    Wike continues sacking spree, dismisses four LG caretaker chairmen

Wike continues sacking spree, dismisses four LG caretaker chairmen

Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, on Monday relieved the chairmen of four local government caretaker committees of their appointments. According to a statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, special assistant to the governor on electronic media, the affected committee chairmen are those of Gokana, Asari-Toru, Emohua and Ogu-Bolo local government areas. The governor thanked the chairmen for their services to the state and wished [...]

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    Saudi king names son Salman as new crown prince

Saudi king names son Salman as new crown prince

Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday relieved crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef of his duties and replaced him with his son, Mohammed bin Salman, the deputy crown prince. A royal decree has been published to effect the change. The decision by King Salman to promote his son and consolidate his power was endorsed by 31 out of 34 members of the Allegiance Council, [...]

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    FG will not sack civil servants despite recession, says Oyo-Ita

FG will not sack civil servants despite recession, says Oyo-Ita

The federal government says it has no plans to sack civil servants despite the recession in the country. Winifred Oyo-Ita, head of service of the federation, on Sunday said the government was only getting rid of the ghost workers on its payroll. Oyo-Ita noted that the Muhammadu Buhari administration cares about the plight of Nigerians and as such, has no intention to retrench civil servants. "Yes, [...]

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