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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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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Nigeria has no data on migration —ILO

Lagos—THE International Labour Organisation, ILO, yesterday in Lagos, stressed the importance of statistics to migration, saying member countries must have reliable labour statistics for effective implementation of the relevant labour migration policies, laws and certification programmes with ILO’s convention. Director of ILO Country Office for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Liaison Office for ECOWAS, […]

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