Posts Tagged ‘protest’

Blame Gimba if Nigeria fails in Beijing — Athletes

Written on July 28th, 2008 by
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The national athletes left the country in low spirits on Saturday, urging President Umaru Yar‘Adua to blame the Chairman/Minister of the National Sports Commission, Abdulrahman Gimba, if Team Nigeria fails at the forthcoming Olympic Games. After... Read More | Share

Nigerian group to protest Yar'Adua's London visit

Written on July 17th, 2008 by
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A group of Nigerians known as the Liberty Forum is planning a protest against President Umaru Yar... Read More | Share

NLC Insists on May 28, 29 sit-at-home strike

Written on May 23rd, 2007 by
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Joint Action Forum (JAF) under the leadership of Labour and Civil Society Coalition (LASCO) on Wednesday warned foreigners living in the country to stay at home for their own safety... Read More | Share

SSS Arrest Ezeazu; Police Deploy against May Day rallies

Written on May 1st, 2007 by
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PROTEST: Nigeria's opposition to join May Day rallies to protest against recent polls despite police warnings.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/default.stm... Read More | Share

Soyinka Backs Massive Protest; Calls for Iwu's Sack; Says Obasanjo Politically Corrupt

Written on April 27th, 2007 by
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Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has called for the annulment of the general elections held in the country because of the mass rigging and other electoral malpractices that characterised the polls. Speaking at a news conference this morning in... Read More | Share

Nigeria University Teachers Strike Over Poor Work Conditions

Written on March 31st, 2007 by
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University teachers in Nigeria are on strike over demands for better pay and work conditions. For VOA, Gilbert da Costa reports that the strike typifies growing disenchantment within the Nigerian education system. The Academic Staff Union of... Read More | Share

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