Minimum wage: FCT workers back NLC 14-day ultimatum

Workers in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have thrown their weight behind the 14 day ultimatum by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to the federal government, to conclude on a new wage bill, or face industrial action.

Speaking on the development, Mr. Bade Alaba, an information technology e [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Minister tasks media on falling spate of killings

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stated that there has been a drastic reduction in the spate of killings in the country, and challenged the media to ensure proper reportage of the development.

The minister made the assertion in Gusau, Zamfara, at a meeting on securi [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Alleged fraud: Kachikwu pushes back

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has refuted allegations of being shielded from prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged corruption.

In a statement by the director of press, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr. Idang Alibi, [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Eating in 10-hour window can override disease-causing genetic defects

Scientists at the Salk Institute found that mice lacking the biological clocks thought to be necessary for a healthy metabolism could still be protected against obesity and metabolic diseases by having their daily access to food restricted to a 10-hour window.

The work, which appeared in the jo [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


CISLAC makes case for health centre revitalization

As dearth of infrastructure, health personnel and equipment plagues the Nigerian primary health care system, PHCs, a not for profit organization, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, has said that revitalization of primary health facilities should be made priority by state government [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


FG, ROCHE partner on provision of health services

The federal government has partnered with Roche Pharmaceutical Industry to improve the health system in the country.

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, revealed this while receiving the Chief Executive Officer of Roche Pharmaceutical, Dr. Severin Schwan in his office in Abuja.

The mi [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Ministry to acquire mobile treatment machines

In an effort to eliminate cervical cancer in Nigeria, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that his ministry would procure mobile solution treatment machines and distribute to the 774 local government councils.

Adewole said that the ministry would also purchase bigger sizes of [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Delta 2019: PDP, APC battle of the titans

As the race to 2019 elections gathers momentum, the two dominant political parties in Delta State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress, APC, are currently a beehive of activities as aspirants have been thronging the various state party secretariats to tidy up loopholes or [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


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