BREAKING: Consultant Doctors Declare Indefinite Strike Over NUC Academic Requirement

The Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria has embarked on indefinite strike action to protest the National Universities Commission’s requirement demanding that clinical lecturers must acquire a doctorate qualification in order for career progression in Nigerian university system. Prof Kenneth Ozoilo, National President of MDCAN, announced the strike at a press conference in Jos, […]

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Nigeria: African Union Executive Council Endorses Adesina for Second Term As AfDB President

The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org). The decision was taken during the thirty-sixth Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council, held during the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 6-7 February 2020. Mr Adesina was elected to […]

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Bayelsa judgement: Oshiomhole reacts as Rivers govt warns him, Sylva

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the statement by the Rivers State government that he and Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, “sponsored thugs” to attack the residence of former governor, Peter Odili over the Bayelsa saga. The government had warned Oshiomhole and Sylva to stop alleged attacks against […]

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Imo has no money, educationally backward – Gov. Uzodinma cries out to Buhari

The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has insisted that his state was financially distressed.Uzodinma stated this while explaining that the state was in dire need of financial intervention from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. Addressing State House Correspondents after a closed-door meeting with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday, the governor stated that […]

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FG’s cooperative housing initiative for informal sector commences in Abuja

The first of the federal government’s planned cooperative housing initiative to reach the informal sector in the country came on stream Monday as the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, commissioned the AKACARE Cooperative Housing Scheme, the Woodhill Estate, at Kuje, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari had, in his […]

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