Obinwannem World’s Latest News Updates: May 02, 2024 (Ubochi Eke Oku)

Columbia University community 'shattered' after police raid Police and private security throng every entrance but one

Paul Auster: Americans are divided like never before US author Paul Auster, whose novels and screenplays reflected the vibrant, complex cultural melting pot of New York, has died at the age of 77. Paul Auster: Americans are divided like never before US author Paul Auster, whose novels and screenplays reflected the vibrant, complex cultural melting pot of New York, has died at the age of 77.

Nigeria closed 2.021 million bank accounts in the first quarter of 2024, Q1’24, to clean their books of questionable accounts and comply with regulatory orders on the linkage of bank accounts to National Identity Number, NIN. (Vanguard).

The Federal Government approved an increase of 25% and 35% in salary for civil servants on the remaining six Consolidated Salary Structures. It also approved pay rise for its pensioners under the Defined Benefits Scheme, DBS. (Vanguard).

A 300-level female student of the Food and Science Technology Department, Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Kano, Aisha Yahaya, has been found dead in a student lodge outside the school premises. (Vanguard) PUNCH Metro gathered on Monday that the female student was said to have passed on April 22, 2024, immediately after writing her first examination during the school’s ongoing first-semester examination( punch).

The ongoing negotiations for a new minimum wage have deadlocked following the inability of the Federal Government and organised labour to reach a consensus on the issue. President Bola Tinubu gave this indication in his speech during this year’s International Workers’ Day celebration in Abuja, on Wednesday. Also, the President’s Special Adviser on Information and Strategy, Mr Bayo Onanuga, in an interview with The PUNCH, faulted workers’ insistence on the N615,000 minimum wage. He said the government and labour unions had not agreed on the amount for (Punch).

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Francis Nwifuru, has again awarded an additional N10,000 to the salary of the state workers. The governor announced during the 2024 Workers Day celebration held at Pa Oruta Ngele Stadium in Abakaliki, the state capital.

(Channel TV) African news update Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan says Turkey will join in South Africa’s genocide case against Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). “Upon completion of the legal text of our work, we will submit the declaration of official intervention before the ICJ to implement this political decision,” Fidan said on Wednesday at a joint news conference with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi in the Turkish capital, Ankara.

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Paul Auster: Americans are divided like never before US author Paul Auster, whose novels and screenplays reflected the vibrant, complex cultural melting pot of New York, has died at the age of 77. Watch a clip from a HARDtalk interview he gave in 2021, in which he reflects on culture wars in the United States.

Columbia University community ‘shattered’ after police raid Police and private security throng every entrance but one. Steel barriers line the streets. Students pack up belongings in their cars and leave for home – classes are cancelled, and exam plans are up in the air. Students told the BBC that the university’s decision to call in police to clear a Gaza protest late on Tuesday, leading to a raid on the occupied Hamilton Hall and more than 100 arrests, has left the college community shattered (BBC).

A man has been charged with murdering 14-year-old schoolboy Daniel Anjorin in a sword attack in north-east London.BBC Marcus Arduini Monzo, 36, is due before Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Thursday over the attack in Hainault. Police were called to reports of a car crashing into a house and people being stabbed at about 07:00 BST on Tuesday. (BBC).

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Written by Oboh Promise, (Obinwannem News Correspondent Akwa-Ibom State),
Date: May 02, 2024
Ubochi: Eke Oku.

Published by Ugwu Okechukwu (Founder/CEO Obinwannem Foundation)

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