Top 5 Things To Know This Monday Morning In Nigeria

While they visit the North-east geopolitical zone recently over the insurgency attacks.

Senate panel says FG spends N5bn Monthly on IDPs

According to report, the senate committee has revealed that the federal government of Nigeria spends N5 billion monthly to cater for the victims of insurgency in the north-eastern part of the country.

Senator Yusuf Yusuf, the chairman of the committee disclosed this during an interview with journalists at the weekend in Abuja base on his out of his panel members.

While they visit the North-east geopolitical zone recently over the insurgency attacks.

Yusuf, however, explained that no amount of resources was adequate to sustain the 2.7 million displaced persons in the various camps.

Organised Labour says, We’re tired of failed promises

The controversy occurs after organised labour in River state comprising Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union said they want Wike’s government to pay national minimum wage and arrears from April 2019.

After they said workers in Rivers State tired of failed promises by the administration of Government Nyesom Wike.

The list of their demands was contained in a document seen by SaharaReporters and distributed by the Joint Action Committee.

FUEL PRICE HIKE: Nigerian govt insensitive to plights Nigerians –Yoruba group

The Yoruba one voice (YOV), a coalition of Yoruba groups, made the statement on Sunday condemned the hike in electricity and fuel prices.

The federal government of Nigeria led by President Muhammad Buhari, as he is insensitive to the socio-economic plights and the impact of Covid-19 on Nigerians.

They added that nothing that many countries have been giving transparent and visible stimulus packages to their citizens.

Nigerian teacher can `teach the whole world’ In pandemic

As the coronavirus affects the economic and schools…Bashirat Olamide Ajayi, a math teacher in Lagos, Nigeria’s city, as she came up with solution by offering free mathematics classes online via Twitter, Whatsapp and Instagram.

More than 1,800 students at various levels are taking her classes, across Nigeria and even internationally after almost six months.

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — For many 12th graders, the closure of Nigeria’s public schools to combat the spread of COVID-19 presents a particular problem: How to prepare for crucial, final exams?

Students watch her short math videos — no more than 5 minutes long — and respond to her questions. She will send them homework, and occasional assignments. And she grades them.

Attend to ASUU, we ‘re ready for resumption, Babalola tells FG

Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, the founder Chief Afe Babalola has urged the federal government to attend to the demands of the striking Academic staff Union of Universities.

He said that ASUU’s industrial action was justifiable because of the evident lack of necessary infrastructures.

He said this in a statement titled, ‘COVID-19: ASUU vindicated on objection to resumption by public universities’, made available in Ado Ekiti on Sunday.

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