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FG Expresses Concern As NMA Threatens To Join Doctors’ Strike

The Federal Government has expressed concern about the 21-day strike notice issued by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) over the alleged failure of the Government to meet the demands of the striking resident Doctors. Fielding questions from Newsmen on the threat by the NMA, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said Doctors should stop […]

Gunmen Kill Police Commander, Seven Others In Plateau

The Commander, Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team based in Mangu, Plateau State, Mr Abdulrahaman Isah, has been killed by gunmen. It was reported that the Police personnel and seven other persons were killed by their assailants on Sunday evening, August 23, 2021, at Kwoi, a community in the Mangu Local Government Area of […]

Bandits Attack Nigerian Defence Academy, Kills 2 Officers

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has hinted that troops are on the trail of the bandits that invaded the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State. Bandits, who have been abducting students in public Schools in the State, attacked the Academy in the wee hours of Tuesday, August 24, 2021, killing two Officers and abducting one. […]

Governors Demand 42 Percent Revenue Allocation, True Federalism

Nigeria Governors have advocated 42 per cent of national revenue accruing to the Federation Account to States and 35 per cent to the Federal Government. Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, who disclosed this, said Nigeria was also ripe for restructuring. Dr Fayemi who spoke at a […]

“Address Insecurity To Boost Farming, Reduce Food Prices”, Titan Farm

A Frontline Mechanised Farmer, who is also the Chairman of Titan Farms, Chief Gbenga Eyiolawi has posited that all forms of insecurities as cattle rustling, banditry, herders/ farmers conflicts affecting farming and related businesses in Nigeria should be tackled effectively, to make foods available and affordable to all Nigerians. Chief Eyiolawi also advised Government to […]

12 Million People In Syria, Iraq Lose Access To Water,

13 aid groups in Syria have revealed that more than 12 million people in Syria and Iraq are losing access to water, food and electricity; calling for urgent action to combat the severe water crisis. It was reported that rising temperatures, low levels of rainfall and drought are depriving people across the region of drinking […]

Violence Spreads To Ethiopia’s Neighbouring Amhara Region

Violence has since sucked in various ethnic groups in bitter battles over land, and spread from Tigray into Ethiopia’s neighbouring Amhara region. Dragged into a conflict not of their making, members of Ethiopia’s Qemant ethnic group say their only choice was fleeing to Sudan, marking another bleak turn in a widening war. Thousands have been […]

COVID-19: Nigeria logs 187,023 total infections – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that Nigeria has logged 187,023 total confirmed COVID-19 infections as of Sunday, August 22, 2021. The NCDC made this known via its website, adding that the country has reported 388 additional COVID-19 infections. The public health Agency noted that eight COVID-19 related deaths were recorded, which […]

Falana Asks FG to Release ₦6 Billion to States for

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the allocation of six billion naira to all States Government in the country for ranching development purposes, just as he did for his home State, Katsina. He noted that his demand is in consonance with Section 17 (1) of the […]

“Nigeria Won’t Go The Way Of Afghanistan” -FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is not a failed State and cannot go the way of Afghanistan where terrorist group has taken the rein of power. The Minister stated this in Washington DC during his engagements with international media organisations. Alhaji Lai Mohammed is said to be in […]