Fearing a collapse of the health sector with the strike notice served by the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), the government at the weekend began moves to restore order. The JOHESU 15-day notice, served on September 12, followed last week’s 21-day strike notice by the Nigeria Medical Association. Resident doctors,Continue Reading

The federal government has asked Nigerians not to take up arms illegally to defend themselves against bandits.  Muhammed Dingyadi, minister of police affairs, said this on Tuesday during the second annual ministerial media briefing at the police headquarters in Abuja. The minister was speaking in the wake of calls by someContinue Reading

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, presidential campaign posters of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State have emerged. The campaign posters carried the inscriptions “Osinbajo-Ganduje Alliance (OGA), For Better Nigeria OGA Na Master.” The posters were spotted in strategic locations across Kano like Total byContinue Reading

Seven subsidiaries and business units of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) contributed a cumulative N56.177 billion to the national oil company’s total losses in April this year, latest financial and operations data from the corporation have indicated. A THISDAY review of the information released by the NNPC showed thatContinue Reading

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nigerian’s situation as “bad, very bad but not irredeemable.” Obasanjo said every right thinking individual knows that the situation could get worse if no urgent step was taken. He also advised politicians to first strive towards the maintenance peace and national unity before talkingContinue Reading

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken into custody a former Abia Governor, Sen. Theodore Orji and his son, Chinedu over alleged N48billion security votes. The two leaders are also expected to account for N2billion Ecological Fund and alleged conversion of Sure-P funds. While the ex-Governor was interceptedContinue Reading