Resident doctors begin strike over unpaid salaries

The National Association of Resident Doctors in federal teaching hospitals have commenced an indefinite strike over the non payment 10 months salaries of some of its members. The President of the ARD, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile Ife, Dr. Wole Ayegbusi, who said this while speaking with journalists […]

EFCC arraigns Diezani’s ally, Omokore, ex-NNPC GMD

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it will arraign Mr. Jide Omokore, an ally of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The EFCC will also arraign Mr. Andrew Yakubu, a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petropeum Corporation, before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High […]

19 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash

No fewer than 19 people have been reported dead in a multiple crash at the Fidiwo/Ajebo end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Reports  said that the accident involved a fully loaded commercial bus, a fuel tanker and a Dangote truck. It was learnt that the tanker, which was travelling to Ibadan, […]

Death toll in Benue herdsmen attack hits 59

AT least, 59 persons were late Saturday night and early hours of Sunday allegedly killed following the renewed hostilities between suspected Fulani herdsmen and farmers at Turan Council ward of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. Our correspondent learnt that the attack also left so many members of the […]

IPOB backs Niger Delta Avengers

The Indigenous People of Biafra on Sunday expressed support for the Niger Delta Avengers. IPOB described the NDA, which has crippled oil production by blowing up pipelines as its “kith and kin.” The pro-Biafran group made this known in a statement signed by its spokespersons, Mr. Emma Mmezu, and Dr. […]

‘Don’t fall into militants’ trap’

AN Ijaw leader and sustainable development strategist, Greg Afoegba, has told the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachukwu, to thread softly as he could be trapped in the dirty waters of Niger Delta militancy over his hasty approach to negotiate with them. Afoegha, who spoke with journalists in […]