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Uk Newspapers Headlines – Sunday, 24 October, 2021

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers:

Today Nigerian newspaper headlines

1. Politicians from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, buried their differences and honoured Katsina-born business mogul, Alhaji Dahiru Mangal, whose son got married. Shamsudeen Mangal, wedded Habeeba Ayuba Musa, at Abi Talib Central Mosque, Maitama, Abuja, on Friday.

2. A real estate agent, 50-year-old Diran Elijah, has lost his life after having sex with his former wife identified simply as Idowu, at a hotel in the Agbado area of Ogun State. Idowu, who has remarried with two children for her new husband, reportedly separated from Elijah about four years ago.

3. The staff of the Police Service Commission under the workers union have declared a 3-day warning strike over the alleged takeover of the recruitment of 10,000 Constables by Force headquarters. The workers shut down the PSC headquarters in Abuja and forced the Permanent Secretary, Chief William Alo and directors out of their offices.

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4. Amid intense calls for power shift from the North to the South ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, has said it will not stop aspirants of northern origin, including Atiku Abubakar from contesting its presidential ticket. The party said it would leave the ticket open for all aspirants irrespective of their states or geopolitical zones.

5. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it is yet to get official communication from the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the lifting of the flight ban imposed on Nigeria and 11 other African countries. On Thursday, UAE aviation authorities tweeted that flights can resume between Nigeria and UAE from Saturday.

6. The Director of Defence Information, Major General Jimmy Akpor, has blamed the attacks in Zamfara and Niger states on poor road networks, communication infrastructure and the vastness of the affected communities. Akpor, however, said the military had taken this into perspective, adding that it had deployed troops to address the situation.

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7. The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said the nation’s judiciary is becoming more confusing and contradictory in its decisions. Wike also said the ongoing dispute between Rivers State and the Federal Government over the legitimate authority to impose and collect Value Added Taxes had enormous constitutional implications that should be addressed directly.

8. All Progressives Congress National Leader, Bola Tinubu, is in fine health and in excellent spirits, his spokesman, Tunde Rahman, has said. Rahman also confirmed that the 69-year-old ex-governor of Lagos State travelled overseas to hold some meetings and further consultations in line with his 2023 presidential ambition.

9. The lawmaker representing the Benue South Senatorial District, Senator Abah Moro has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba over the killing of one Shedrack Ochoche who was allegedly tortured to death by some police officers in Abuja. He was allegedly murderer after being accused of stealing a car battery belonging to a Chinese woman.

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10. Former Niger Delta militant leader, Asari Dokubo, has said Namdi Kanu should not be released because he instigated violence and his influence propelled his followers to wreak havoc in the southeast. The leader of the defunct Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force (NDPSF), disclosed this in a Facebook live on Thursday.

Source: Daily Post Nigeria

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ASUU reacts to parents’ proposal to pay N10,000 per session to end prolonged strike

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has stated that it will review the Appeal Court’s decision ordering the union to end its strike in order to decide its course of action.

Naija News 247 had reported that the appeal court on Friday ordered the union to return to work as earlier ordered by the National Industrial Court with immediate effect.

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ASUU President Professor Emmanuel Osodeke told reporters in response to the new court ruling that the union has not yet received the Appeal Court decision in its entirety.

He stated that after receiving the verdict, the union would review the paperwork with its attorneys and determine its course of action.

He said, “We have not received the ruling, when we get it, we will review it with our lawyer and then we can take the next step”.

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Naija News 247 recalls that the Federal Government, following its inability to reach a truce with the university lecturer, dragged ASUU to the National Industrial Court on September 11.

The court on September 24, ordered the striking lecturers to return to class while negotiation with the Federal Government continues.

Miffed by the ruling, the union headed to the appellate court to appeal the ruling.

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Appeal court orders ASUU members to resume work immediately

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The Court of Appeal has ordered members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to end their eight-month-long strike immediately.

The court, however, granted the application on the condition that the union follow the lower court’s ruling and immediately call off the strike, pending the outcome of the substantive suit.

Following the lower court’s ruling, the court gave ASUU seven days to file an appeal.

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Naija News 247 reports that the National Industrial Court, on Sept. 21, ordered ASUU to call off the strike.

The court gave the order following a notice filed by the Federal Government urging the lecturers to return to classrooms.

In his decision on the interlocutory injunction, the trial judge, Justice Polycarp Hamman, restrained ASUU from continuing with the strike until the Federal Government’s suit against ASUU was resolved.

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Miffed by the ruling, the union headed to the appellant court to appeal the ruling.

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Buhari presents 2023 budget to National Assembly

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BREAKING: Buhari presents 2023 budget to National Assembly

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President Muhammadu Buhari lays the 2023 Appropriation Bill before a joint session of the National Assembly on Friday.

Buhari entered the temporary chamber of the House of Representatives, venue of the ceremony at 10:07am.

Naija News 247 had reported that Senate Present, Ahmed Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday said Buhari will  present the N19.76tn budget to the parliament at a ceremony scheduled to commence at 10am.

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There is heavy presence of personnel from military, paramilitary and safety agencies on the premises.

Men of the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Department of State Services, Federal Road Safety Corps, Federal Fire Service and sergeants-at-arms were deployed for the special duty.

The security operatives have manned strategic points in and around the building, with stricter security checks on vehicles and persons entering the building.

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Select members of staff, essential service providers and journalists were issued tags to gain access into the premises.

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