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Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike
Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has announced suspension of its nationwide strike. This was disclosed by Dr Aliyu Sokumba, President of NARD in the late hours of yesterday, This Day reports. Sokumba said the union deliberate on the progress made in negotiation with the federal... read more »

Government Cannot Afford to Subsidise Petrol in the Face of Revenue Drop, Says Buhari
Government Cannot Afford to Subsidise Pe...

Government Cannot Afford to Subsidise Petrol in the Face of Revenue Drop, S...

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration cannot afford to subsidise Premium Motor Spirit, widely known as petrol, as Nigeria’s revenue has remarkably dropped. The President disclosed this during the opening of the First Year Ministerial Performance Review Retreat at the Presidential... read more »

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Tertiary Institutions, See Reason
ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Tertiar...

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Tertiary Institutions, See Reason

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned against reopening of universities at the moment as it could lead to second wave of COVID-19 in the country. This was disclosed by the Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Dr. Igbana Ajir in Mukurdi, Benue State at the weekend. Ajir cautioned that... read more »

Money Rain as President Buhari’s Daughter, Hanan Weds (See Video)
Money Rain at Wedding of President Buhar...

Money Rain at Wedding of President Buhari’s Daughter, Hanan (See Video)

There was no shortage of spectacular scenes as President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan and her groom, Mohammed Turad wedded on Friday. The lavish wedding which had its planners flown in from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, according to reports by Sahara Reporters saw the rain of naira as guests... read more »

Osinbajo Advocates Accessible, Affordable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine
Osinbajo Advocates Accessible, Affordabl...

Osinbajo Advocates Accessible, Affordable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine should not be based on the highest bidder but rather be provided at an affordable and accessible manner. Osinbajo made the call while speaking at the virtual 2020 EURAFRICA Forum themed, “Towards a Realistic Euro-African... read more »

Nigerians React to News of FG's Receipt of Covid-19 Vaccine from Russia

Nigerians React to News of FG’s Receipt of Covid-19 Vaccine from Russia

When the news broke today that the Federal Government had taken delivery of Covid-19 samples from Russia, Nigerians reacted with a lot of pessimism and even scorn. While Nigeria’s... read more »

Nigerian Government Approves Phased reopening of Schools

Nigerian Government Approves Phased reopening of Schools

Reviews curfew from 12am to 4am Lifts ban on market, cinema and gym Approves reopening of NYSC orientation camp   The Nigerian government has ratified the phased reopening of... read more »

FCT Doctors Embark on Indefinite Strive, See Reason

FCT Doctors Embark on Indefinite Strike, See Reason

The Association of Resident Doctors in the Federal Capital Territory Administration, ARD-FCTA, have embarked on an indefinite strike action from September 1, 2020 to protest unfavourable... read more »

Enugu Airport Reopens After 370 Days Closure as South East Leaders Commend Buhari

Enugu Airport Reopens After 370 Days Closure as South East Leaders Commend Buhari

The federal government of Nigeria on Sunday commissioned the rehabilitated Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, for flight operations. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)... read more »

Students Urge Government to Provide Palliatives to Private Schools as Schools Are Set to Reopen in Lagos

Students Urge Government to Provide Palliatives to Private School...

Muslim students in Lagos State have appealed to government to provide palliatives for private schools to avert job losses occasioned by adverse effect of COVID-19 on private schools. The call comes... read more »