3,000 Niger communities lack access to health, social facilities – UNICEF

From Yakubu Mustapha,Minna. No fewer than 3000 communities spread across the wards in 17 local governments of Niger state have lack access to basic health and social facilities. The programme manager of UNICEF “hard to reach” agency, Dr Khalid Mohammed made this known at the opening of a one day sensitisation meeting with health journalists More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Kaduna Resident Doctors threaten indefinite strike over remuneration

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) of Nigeria, Kaduna state branch, has issued a 21 days ultimatum to the Kaduna State Government to meet all their demands; else they will embark on More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Police foil kidnap attempt in Kaduna, rescue 2 teenagers

From Femi Oyelola, kaduna     Kaduna state Police Command has  foiled  a  kidnap  operation,  48 hours after a Kaduna based  businessman , Alhaji Sherif Abida Yazid was  shot dead by kidnappers More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Students hail suspension of ASUU strike

University students have expressed happiness over the decision by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off its five-week old strike. The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) also commended More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Strike: FG, varsity teachers resume talks

By Ese Awhotu The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, have resumed talks in Abuja, minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige has disclosed. Ngige told journalists More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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UN: Buhari to press for refund of looted funds

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari will today press world leaders to facilitate the repatriation of looted Nigerian funds now in different countries of the world. Convincing the leaders is one of the More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Hajj 2017: No Nigerian jailed in Saudi – NAHCON

By Umar Muhammad Puma   Chairman National Hajj Commission of Nigeria NAHCON Abdullahi Muktar has denied media report that a Nigerian Pilgrim from Sokoto was jailed for 3 month in Saudi Arabia   Media had More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Housewife throws 2 stepdaughters into well

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested a 20-year-old housewife, Aisha Isah, for allegedly throwing into a well her two stepdaughters, Zainab 4, and Baaba 2, over disagreement with her co-wife. The Public More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Fire razes TCN transmission substation in Jos

By Musa Adamu Fire incident has razed down a 1x150MVA 330/132/33kV power transformer in Jos Transmission Substation. According to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) the fire which started at about 4:45 on More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Unions Shut Down Kaduna State University

The Kaduna State University chapters of Senior Staff Association, Non Academic Staff union and National Association of Technologists have joined the nationwide indefinite strike declared by the unions on Monday. The More...