JUST IN: Four-Storey Building Under Construction Collapses In Uyo
A four-storey building under construction has collapsed in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital.
The incident happened on Saturday but details are sketchy as of the time of this report.
The collapsed building is located at Iman Street by Nsentip Street off Aka Road.
The building collapsed on Saturday at about 5pm.
According to eyewitnesses, an unspecified number of people are trapped inside.
More details later…
ASUU Strike: NANS to shut down airports from September 19
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down all international airports starting from September 19, over the lingering strike BY the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
NANS expressed its displeasure over the federal government’s failure to meet the demand of ASUU and the students association, claiming that its four-day protest on highways and expressways was a success.
In a statement issued on Saturday, the chairman NANS national task force on “End ASUU Strike Now”, Ojo Raymond Olumide, said members of the association will disrupt international travels starting from September 19, until the government experience the suffering that students had gone through over the last seven months.
Source: Peoples Gazette
Tinubu seeks votes at Gombe gov’s son’s wedding
On Saturday, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, lauded the North-East region for its overwhelming support to his political career, urging residents to redouble their support towards helping him achieve his aspiration.
Tinubu made this appeal in his address shortly after the wedding Fatiha of Misbau Yahaya, son of the Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, and his bride, Amira Babayo, which attracted other dignitaries, including Boss Mustapha who led the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)’s delegation to the occasion.
While acknowledging the ban on campaigns, the presidential candidate wondered why there was such restriction, “I will come back. They said campaign is not open yet, I don’t know who closed it. We are politicians and anytime no campaign is closed