Hopes of a quick end to ongoing industrial action by resident doctors nationwide dimmed Monday after health minister Onyebuchi Chukwu lamented that the strike was “unacceptable.”
By; Judd-Leonard Okafor
END TO DOCTORS' STRIKE DIM
After seeing off the threats of Malawi, the Super Eagles of Nigeria made it to the play-off stage of the qualifying rounds for next year's FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Luckily, the Eagles have the easiest draw of all the 10 teams fighting for only five available slots for Africa in the biggest football...
Despite the measures taken by authorities in the wake of recent boat mishaps, the communities living by the River Niger still stand the risk of more of such tragedies.
By Abdulwasiu Hassan
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A think-tank Eduwatch Consult and Research Centre says time is running out for university lecturers to end their ongoing strike and as they risk losing public sympathy if the strike continues to linger.
Thousands of artistes across the country still cannot access funds from a $200 million (around N32 billion) grant to Nigeria’s film industry, more than a year after use of the money was supposed to have come into effect, says Sani Danja of the Nigerian Film Corporation.
Abaji town is located on the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital city. It is in the southern part of Abuja, a few kilometers from Gwagwalada town. It is a suburban settlement whose many inhabitants are farmers, middle and low income earners.
Men of the Nigeria Police have detained Ex-House of Representative member, Dino Melaye for "traffic obstruction" after an anti-Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, protest he convened under his non- governmental Organisation, The Anti-Corruption Network.
By Abdulwasiu Hassan
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) recently assembled several government and regulatory agencies behind Lungi Barracks in Abuja to demonstrate the burning of over seven tonnes of narcotics seized within the FCT between January and October.
By Ronald Mutum