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Nigerian Doctors Snub President Buhari’s Return To Work Plea

Less than 48 hours after the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) met with President Muhammadu Buhari on ways to end the crises in the health sector, striking resident doctors have insisted that they would not return their duty posts. The resident doctors, under the aegis of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors NARD) […]

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Osinbajo Leads Prayers For Peace In Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday, led some clerics to pray for God to grant Nigeria victory over sponsors and perpetrators of violence in the country. The prayers were offered during the dedication of two Churches in Abuja. The Churches were the All Saints Anglican Church Wuse Zone 5, and the Redeemed Christian Church of God […]

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Use Your Wealth To Alleviate Poverty, Bishop Tells Nigerian Pastors

Bishop Paul Nwachukwu, the Founder of Grace of God Mission Int’l, has urged Nigerian pastors to use their wealth to alleviate the poverty of the people, especially the needy in the society. Nwachukwu said this in his sermon at the 70th birthday anniversary and book launch of Rev. William Okoye, a former Chaplain at Aso […]

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No Plan To Convert Domiciliary Accounts Into Naira – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has denied a claim that it directed banks to convert all customers’ domiciliary accounts meant for dollar and other hard currency transactions into naira accounts. In a statement on Saturday, Director, Corporate Communications, Osita Nwanisobi, the apex bank said a fake circular with a fake CBN logo curiously dated […]

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Naira Goes Into The Weekend Bruised And Battered By US Dollar

The Naira went into the weekend bruised and battered by the U.S. Dollar and other major foreign currencies. Though its value remains unchanged at the CBN window, the Naira slumped further in the BDC and black market. In the black market, it dipped to N545 to the dollar on Friday, about 0.9 percent depreciation compared […]

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Bandits Demand Rice, Spaghetti As Ransom Amid Biting Hunger

The closure of many markets across the North West is taking a heavy toll on bandits. At least four governors closed markets in their states as part of measures to check banditry. Few days after the closure of markets in some rural areas in Sokoto, bandits demanded food to release their captives. A resident of […]

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Su*cide On The Rise As Nigeria Records 51 Cases In 12 Months

As Nigeria joins other countries to mark this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day, investigations have shown that there has been an upsurge in suicide especially among young people in the last 12 months. Newspaper reports reviewed by Daily Trust showed that no fewer than 51 persons comprising males and females took their own lives within the period. […]

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We Will Make Buhari, Nigerians Happy – Power Minister

The new Minister of Power, Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu has expressed his determination to work with all stakeholders to deliver on the mandate given to him and make President Muhammadu Buhari and “every Nigerian happy”. Engr. Aliyu spoke with State House reporters after a meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday. […]

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37 Years Acting Together, And I’m Yet To Kiss You, RMD Tells Sola Sobowale

Veteran actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, has revealed that although he has shared movie sets with his colleague, Sola Sobowale, for over three decades and they have portrayed the roles of married couples, he is yet to kiss the actress. The actor noted that it surprises him that despite all these years, they have never locked […]

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Nigerian Government Approves National Policy On 5G Network

The Federal Government has approved the National Policy on the fifth-generation (5G) network in Nigeria. This is according to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, who addressed journalists in Abuja after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday. He explained that the benefits that accrue from using the 5G network include […]

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Strike: We Are Not Owing You Any Salary, Nigerian Government Tells Doctors

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, dismissed as ”untrue” claims that doctors and health workers in Nigeria are being owed salary. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, stated this at the opening of the meeting of the Presidential Committee on Salaries with the leadership of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU). Ngige said the […]

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Nnamdi Kanu Sues Nigerian Government, Others Over Alleged Violation Of His Rights, Demands Five Billion Naira

The detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has dragged the Federal Government of Nigeria to an Abia State High Court, over what he described as violations of his human rights. The Federal Government, the Nigeria Army, the Department of State Service (DSS), and the Nigeria police are respondents in […]

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Customers Stranded As Imo Government Seals Banks For Obeying IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order

Hundreds of customers were stranded on Tuesday as Imo State Government sealed commercial banks operating in Owerri, the state capital. Most banks were shut on Monday apparently in compliance with the sit-at-home directive issued by the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). On Tuesday, most of the banks in Owerri were under lock and key, […]

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Update On Chidinma And Super TV Boss Murder

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has ordered that Chidinma Ojukwu, who was charged with the murder of the Chief Executive Officer of Super Television, Usifo Ataga, will face murder trial at the Lagos State High Court. The court also ordered that one Adedapo Quadri should face trial for Ataga’s murder, while Chioma Egbuchu, […]

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Nigerian Government Condemns Guinea Coup, Demands Return To Constitutional Order

The Nigerian Government has condemned what it describes as an apparent coup d’état in the Republic of Guinea. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mrs Esther Sunsuwa, made the position of the government known in a statement on Sunday. According to the statement, the takeover of power by the military is in clear […]

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‘We Are Starving Here,’ Nigerians In UAE Lament Work Permit Restrictions

It’s been a tough period for many Nigerians living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), especially those in Dubai, as they lament the loss of jobs and difficulty in obtaining a work permit. Bisi Kazeem, one of the affected Nigerians, believes authorities in the Middle East country are punishing them for the sins of a […]

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Why Nigeria Cannot Afford One Doctor Per 600 Patients Ratio – FG

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said that as a developing country, Nigeria was unlikely to meet the recommendation of the United Nations and the World Health Organisation’s ratio of one doctor to 600 patients. Mr Ngige said this at the two-day quarterly meeting of the Nigeria Health Commissioners Forum, on Friday, in Abuja. […]

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APC Is Nigeria’s Biggest Mistake – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has described the ruling All Progressives Congress as Nigeria’s biggest mistake. Atiku who made the statement on Saturday in Yola, Adamawa State, at an event where prominent APC stalwarts defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, also urged Nigerians to reject the APC. He called on APC members to leave the […]

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