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Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
Armed hoodlums have attacked the house of a fulani herdsman in Ankpa, Kogi State, where they killed 28 cows and made away with seven others.
A presidential candidate at the just concluded Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) election, Dele Adesina, has called for the cancellation of the exercise.
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has arrested 84 travellers, warning others seeking to pass through the territory to stay back, as the Administration is not in a hurry to relax the emergency containment protocols imposed in the wake of the outbreak of Covid-19.
No fewer than seven patients died of coronavirus-related complications in Kano and Ogun states on Friday.
ActionAid Nigeria has taken COVID-19 awareness campaign to Kogi State, with the goal of reaching 36,000 rural community dwellers.
A 66-year-old man was on Thursday sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State, for trafficking an 18-year-old lady to Mali for forced labour and prostitution.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in Benue state have killed the leader of a notorious kidnap group Terugwa Igbagwa aka Orjondu.
Following the looting of the warehouse containing relief materials, the Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has declared a 24-hour curfew in the state.
Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents of the territory that there are no hoarded palliatives in the various warehouses across the territory.
Shops lifted their shutters and market traders set out their stalls Saturday, as Nigeria's biggest city Lagos cautiously reopened after a curfew was eased following days of unrest.
Access Bank has announced N50 billion in support of Nigerians through interest-free loans and grants to support communities, the youths as well as micro, small and medium-sized businesses.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Sergio Aguero suffered a hamstring injury during his side’s 1-1 draw with West Ham this afternoon.
The Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (CPCR) has absolved Nigerian Army of any involvement in the Tuesday night shooting at peaceful protesters in the Lekki axis of Lagos State.
The Lagos State Government has condemned the plunder of a warehouse housing COVID-19 palliatives in the Mazamaza community of Amuwo Odofin Local Government.
Men of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Command of the Nigeria Police Force has foiled an attempt by some youths to break into a warehouse at the Arts and Culture building in Area 10, Garki.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lamented the wanton destruction of private and public assets as hoodlums under the guise of the #EndSARS protests looted and razed important government infrastructure and business premises in the state.
Qatar Sports Club has unveiled the Nigerian duo of Anthony Okpotu and Moses Orkuma on Friday.