Keke and Shuttle drivers in Awka protest (video)

Commuters and residents within Awka, the capital city of Anambra State and it’s environs were today stranded in different bus stands as shuttle drivers allegedly begins strike action. Stranded commuters were today spotted at different bus stands within Awka and it’s environs as shuttle drivers begins strike action allegedly caused by the Harmonized Tax by the Anambra State Government. Recall that in her efforts to reduce the illegal tax collection and have an harmonized system of payment for commercial motorists in the State, the Anambra State Government issued an harmonized…

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Students block Ife-Ibadan road, ASUU lists pending demands

Students protesting the ongoing strike by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Thursday, blocked the Ife-Ibadan road. While the action lasted, motorists and commuters were stranded for hours. The students gathered on the platform of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Zone ‘D’ South West. The group’s zonal coordinator, Olatunji Adegboye, during the protest in Gbongan, called for a law that will prohibit children of politicians from schooling abroad.   READ ALSO : ASUU strike: We‘ll continue to occupy highways – NANS (video).    Adegboye said such…

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#OccupyInec : Nigerians set to protest against INEC as Rigging plot surfaces

Dear Nigerians, regardless of whom or the candidate you are supporting, how would you feel that the scoreline of a football match is already set at 0-3 even before kick off ? Jkcyno news earlier reported that Hope Uzodimma & APC uploaded thousands of fake registrants to INEC servers according to CUPP (video) and later posted the Data and faces of the Fake APC Uploaded Registrants to INEC servers (pictures). Based on the aforementioned information, you’d realize that the 2023 general elections is simply between, Peter Obi vs INEC.  Full stop…. It’s…

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ASUU strike: We‘ll continue to occupy highways – NANS (video)

The National Association of Nigerian Students  (NANS) on Tuesday said its members in the nation’s tertiary institutions would continue to occupy major highways in protest against the ongoing nationwide strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. They spoke one after the other at Sagamu interchange on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway during their protest against the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Recall that the students on Tuesday morning blocked the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, protesting against the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The students…

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Strike: Students set to ground Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Tuesday

The National Association of Nigerian Students, South-West zone, on Monday, announced the commencement of a protest on the Lagos-Shagamu Expressway. According to the association, the protest was organised as a result of the lingering strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The body also noted that it passed a vote of no confidence on the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, and his education counterpart, Adamu Adamu. A statement made available to our correspondent by the Coordinator of NANS, South-West zone, Adegboye Olatunji, partly read, “For over…

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Aviation workers protest in Abuja (video)

Aviation workers are currently protesting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The PUNCH reported Sunday that the unions in the aviation sector had directed its members to “embark on peaceful rallies/public demonstrations at all airports in Nigeria to demand the expunging of obnoxious Essential Services clauses from the Bills/Acts of the aviation agencies” on Monday.   Read Also : CBN releases $265m to airlines over repatriation challenges   At the Abuja protest, the workers held banners and placards, some of which read, “Buhari, don’t assent to anti-union aviation bills/acts,” Our voice must…

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UNILAG SSANU, NASU protest against strike suspension

Members of the Joint Action Committee of Non-Academic Staff Union and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities , University of Lagos UNILAG branch are currently protesting against the sudden suspension of its strike by their executives. The PUNCH had reported that the aggrieved members said they were not duly carried along by their leaders before the strike was suspended last Saturday. The leadership of JAC of SSANU/NASU  in the statement on Saturday had asked all its members nationwide to resume today, however, the UNILAG branch members took to protest against the suspension…

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Youths protest against Ebubeagu in Abia

The current wave of insecurity in the South-East has attracted the attention of youth leaders who today embarked on protest against the Ebubeagu security outfit in Aba, Abia State. Under the aegis of Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, the youths alleged the Ebubeagu outfit is a militia set up by some governors to annihilate Igbo youths. “It is used by some South East Governors to kill our youths in their prime while leaving the real Fulani terrorists and Jihadists to be moving freely in our forests and bushes kidnapping…

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NLC Takes Protest To National Assembly (video)

The Nigeria Labour Congress  on Wednesday moved its protest to the National Assembly, Abuja. Before the Labour Union arrived at the Legislative Houses, security had been beefed up with fierce-looking security agents spread all over the complex. The human and vehicular traffic was massive with motorists finding it difficult to enter the complex. The Senate proceedings which already started at about 11.00 with the opening prayer by the Senate President, Dr. Ibrahim Ahmed Lawan went into a closed-door session, a few minutes after the NLC arrived at the complex. Wednesday’s protest was…

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Sri Lanka President to step down after Protest (images)

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa plans to step down, the country’s parliamentary speaker said on Saturday, bowing to intense pressure after a violent day of protests in which demonstrators stormed the president’s official residence and set fire to the prime minister’s home in Colombo. The announcement, following the dramatic escalation in months of largely peaceful anti-government protests over a dire economic crisis on the Indian Ocean island of 22 million people, triggered an eruption of celebratory fireworks in the city. There was no immediate word from the president himself. Speaker…

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