Health minister speaks on strike by resident doctors

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to suspend their strike. The resident doctors across Nigeria embarked on an indefinite nationwide strike on Monday to compel the government to yield to their demands. Resident doctors are doctors practising at secondary and tertiary hospitals as part of […]

Nigeria launches ‘bicycle riding’ project for transportation in Abuja

The Ministry of Transportation says the National Council on Transportation has approved the commencement of a `bicycle riding’ project, as a means of transportation in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, told journalists at the end of the National Council on Transportation meeting on Monday in Sokoto. He said that […]

I’ll keep doing my best to make Nigeria better – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Daura, Katsina State, assured Nigerians of his continuous commitment to serving the nation, attributing his recent convalescence to a divine act of the almighty God. Receiving associations of farmers, businessmen, youth, elders and politicians from Katsina at his country home, Mr. Buhari said he returned to the country with renewed […]

‎Policeman allegedly commits suicide over deployment to Borno

A police officer in the Ebonyi State, Donatus Oyibe, has reportedly committed suicide in Abakaliki, the state capital. Mr. Oyibe, a native of Ndegu Ishieke in Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state, was said to have jumped into a well on Sunday night when he reportedly went to fetch water. Residents said he had […]

Aisha Buhari provides scholarship to orphans, less privileged

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called on parents to pay more attention to the education of their children. She made the call at an event organised to present scholarships to 60 primary school pupils chosen from among the less-privileged and orphans to enable them complete their primary education with ease. The event […]

Buhari mourns demise of first CAN President Luther Cishak, actor Kasimu Yaro

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sadness over the death of the first president of the Christian Council of Nigeria (now CAN), Luther Cishak who died at 88 years of age. In a tribute in memory of the Christian leader, President Buhari described the late reverend as a gentleman who was passionately devoted to the […]

After Hurricane Harvey, Irma hits U.S.

Hurricane Harvey related news U.S. warns 30% chance of cyclone off coast of western Africa Trump pledges rapid response as Hurricane Harvey ravages Texas With the destructive Hurricane Harvey still raging, some U.S. States and territory are again bracing for another unpleasant experience with Hurricane Irma, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday. Hurricane […]

Police arraign 70-year-old man over military job racket

How undergraduate duped admission seekers millions of naira Police in Osun have arraigned a 70-year-old man, Kareem Adebayo before a Magistrate Court in Osogbo on allegations he runs a military job racket. He was accused of defrauding a woman, Alirat Olawumi and took N250,000 from her on the pretext of getting job for her son, […]

Kidnappers abduct director, demand N40m ransom in Kaduna

related news 3 Policemen still missing after attack in Zamfara state No resurgence of Boko Haram – Lai Mohammed Kidnap kingpin Evans pleads guilty Kidnappers, cattle rustlers terrorise Sokoto communities A group of suspected kidnappers who abducted a director with the Kaduna State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology are demanding for N40 million ransom, […]

3 Policemen still missing after attack in Zamfara state

related news Bandits abduct 3 policemen in Zamfara, search for missing officers intensifies Family, police dispute claims over man’s death Police invitation of Misau unconstitutional – Lawyer Sallah clash: Kano Police begins investigation Zamfara Police Command on Tuesday said it had commenced massive search for three policemen who went missing after Monday’s attack on their […]