Good morning! Here are today summary of latest news update in Nigeria.
ASUU: FG Decision On Babalakin, Ogundipe Is A Courageous Step
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Lagos(UNILAG), Akoka, branch, on Friday, commended the Federal Government for suspending from their official duties both the chairman of the governing council, Dr Wale Babalakin and the embattled Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Okuwatoyin Ogundipe.
It said the decision was not only a welcome development but a courageous step.
Air Peace Boss Lauds FG’s Move On Reciprocity In Airlines Operation
The Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema has lauded the Federal Government’s decision to enforce the principle of reciprocity, stating that the move would reduce the stigmatisation of Nigerian airlines.
Onyema said this in a commendation letter to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika on Friday in Lagos.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Minister on had said that the Federal Government would enforce the principle of reciprocity in granting permission to airlines to resume operations in the country.
Brighto Of Big Brother Is At It Again – “Tell This To Praise To Make Him Cry”
Brighto is not nicknamed Lord Baelish; actor in popular Game of Thrones for fun. He actually has been one of the most controversial housemates since this year’s BB Naija started.
At first, he seemed a low profiled housemate who had no idea of what he was doing, but time grew on him and he has become noted for his manipulative, calculative and ‘therapeutic’ games.
2.3m SMEs benefitted from interest-free loans in 4yrs –Nigerian govt
2.3 million Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises have accessed interest-free loan facilities under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) in the four years of its operation, the Nigerian government said on Friday.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, speaking at the first year anniversary of her ministry in Abuja, said GEEP had the objective of bringing credit support and financial inclusion closer to more than 37 million Nigerians at the bottom of the economic pyramid.