Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Buhari faces political opposition as well as terrorism

The Nigerian government seems to have its hands full dealing with terrorism and threats of violence. But more conventional political battles go on.

NLC to Declare Nationwide Strike Against Electricity Tariff Hike, Fuel Scarcity
In response to public outcry against the excruciating pain faced by Nigerians, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is to declare a one-day nationwide strike against the insistence by the federal government to go on with the electricity tariff hike, ongoing fuel scarcity and current economic hardship Nigerians are facing under President Muhammadu Buhari's administration.
Nigeria Labour Congress
Declaring open the Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the NLC, the President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, accused the Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government of failing in several fronts in its promises to the people…



Unilag Shut Indefinitely Over Protests
As a result of recurring protests by students of University of Lagos (UNILAG) over water and power outage, the varsity management has announced immediate closure of the school indefinitely…
Entrance to University of Lagos
The Senate of the University of Lagos… considered the situation on campus occasioned by the on-going agitation of the student body over poor electricity and water supply in the community, and the difficulty faced by the large number of students living off campus to attend classes as a result of the fuel crisis…

The statement added that in order to forestall "further breakdown of law and order on campus" the Senate has resolved until further notice that: "all academic activities on campus be suspended with immediate effect…

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