Nurses, midwives protest in Delta over appointments

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives Delta State branch has protested what they say are ambiguities in some appointments by the Local Government Service Commission.

At a protest led by state chairman and secretary of the body, Comrade Jegede Ikpena and Comrade Okoh F.A, respe [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


Two Nigerian NGO bag $25k U.S refugee fund award

Two Nigerian organisations - Centre for Caring, Empowerment and Peace Initiative, CCEPI, and Initiatives for the Empowerment of Vulnerable Persons in the Society, have received the funds in response to the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, PRM, call for program recommendations for the 201 [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


Labour insists, no court will stop our strike

The organised labour has insisted that no going back on its planned nationwide strike slated to commence on Nov. 6 in spite an order of the National Industrial Court against it.

President, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Mr Ayuba Wabba, said the congress was unaware of any court ruling.

Th [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


2019: fake news and hate speeches

Every democratic nation situates information at the centre of public enlightenment and national discourse. However, the proliferation of information through social media and sundry platforms, has created a problem of authenticity and reliability.

Although devoid of factual accuracy, misguided i [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


Menace of child abuse in Abuja and culture of silence

There is a growing culture of child molestation plaguing every strata of the Nigerian society with the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, not an exception.

According to social activists, several of such cases are not reported especially in the suburbs where the ugly phase of silence allows these [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


NNPC disowns alleged $3.5bn subsidy fund

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has denied the existence of an alleged $3.5bn subsidy slush fund for underhand payments of differentials in the pump price of petrol.

The corporation, in a statement, said its Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has explained to the Sen [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


Kaduna government alleges hate preaching by pastors

The Kaduna State Government has alleged hate preaching by some pastors in the state due to the recent killings recorded in parts of the state.

Deputy governor of the state, Barnabas Yusuf Bala, who spoke on behalf of the Christian leaders in the state government, frowned at the alleged “r [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


2019: TMG, voters launch ‘Charter of Demands’ for candidates

A coalition of over 400 civil rights organisations under the aegis of Transition Monitoring Group, TMG, has unfolded its plans to lead Nigerian voters to demand accountability and set agenda for candidates in the 2019 general elections.

The plan, according to a statement by the chairperson of T [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


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