Today's Headlines:I Have No House Outside Nigeria - Buhari, Tinubu, Shettima To Get National Honours
I Have No House Outside Nigeria - Buhari Photo Credit: Daily Trust President Muhammadu Buhari has said he does not have any house outside Nigeria. Buhari said this while receiving Letters of Credence from the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom, Richard Hugh Montgomery, and his counterpart from Sri Lanka, Velupillai Kananathan, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday.
Today's Headlines: EFCC arrests popular Tiktok musician; Edo set up task force to tackle fuel crisis
EFCC arrests popular Tiktok musician Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a popular Tiktok musician, Crown Uzama (known as ShalliPopi) and his manager, Ajayi Hafeez (known as 21 Badda) for alleged internet-related fraud. EFCC Spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
Today's Headlines: I Pray That God Gives Me Good Health To Rule Nigeria— Tinubu, Soludo Urges Tinubu
Tinubu: I Pray That God Gives Me Good Health, Strength and Wisdom To Rule Nigeria President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu has prayed to God to give him good and steady health, strength and required wisdom as he assumes duty as Nigerian President from Monday, May 29, 2023.
Achieving Universal Health Coverage For All Nigerians Is Focus Of Our Health Reform, Says Osinbajo
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE ACHIEVING UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE FOR ALL NIGERIANS IS FOCUS OF OUR HEALTH REFORM, SAYS OSINBAJO *VP presents Presidential Health Reform Committee report to Buhari *Universal Health Coverage for 55m Nigerians is minimum target *Establishment of National Tertiary Health Institutions Commission planned *National Quality and Healthcare Standards Commission too
The Labour Party crisis deepens as Okafor asks the Supreme Court to declare him as the chairman
May 20, 2023. The ongoing crisis within the Labour Party, LP, took a dramatic turn on Friday when Mr. Callistus Uju Okafor, former Deputy Chairman of the party, approached the Supreme Court of Nigeria to declare him as the legitimate Chairman. Okafor addressed the media in Abuja and asserted that the LP's constitution still acknowledged him as the rightful Deputy Chairman.
Today's Headlines: I Hired Those with Desire to Fix Nigeria-Osinbajo, I Dedicate Myself To Service Of Nigeria-Tinubu
I Hired Those with Desire to Fix Nigeria—Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has explained that his desire to make Nigeria better, alongside President Muhammadu Buhari, in the last eight years, was the reason why he specifically hired those who have the desire to fix Nigeria. Photos Credits: THISDAY LIVE
Nigerian Health Workers Begin Indefinite Strike
In a resolute move aimed at drawing attention to their demands, the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and the Assembly of Health Care Professional Association (AHPA) have instructed their members to commence an indefinite strike. This development, which was announced by the National Vice President of JOHESU, Dr. Obinna Ogbonna, during a press briefing held in Abuja on Thursday, marks a critical turning point in the battle for improved conditions within the Nigerian healthcare sector.
Today's Headlines: Umahi sacks 17 Perm Secs, re-appoints others; Buhari to address Nigerians
Umahi sacks 17 Perm Secs, re-appoints others Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, on Saturday, sacked 17 Permanent Secretaries, who superintended various ministries in the state, until Friday. The Permanent Secretaries’ sack came two days before the handover of power to the incoming administration which will be led by the All Progressives Congress’ Hon.
Today's Headlines: EFCC Re-arrests Mompha On Alleged N6bn Money Laundering; Inauguration: Osinbajo Chairs Extraordinary Cabinet Meeting
EFCC re-arrests Mompha on alleged N6bn money laundering Photo credit: Vanguard The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said the social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (alias Mompha), charged with N6 billion money laundering had been re-arrested. The EFCC counsel, Mr Suleiman Suleiman, told an Ikeja Special Offences Court that the prosecution in collaboration with its international partners had secured the arrest of Mompha.
Osinbajo presides over special FEC meeting
At the State House in Abuja, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is in charge of the Federal Executive Council's special session. The extraordinary meeting on Monday is intended to give the government of retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari time to review all outstanding memos from Ministries, Departments, and Agencies before it comes to an end in exactly two weeks.
Buhari presides over FEC meeting
President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retired) is presiding over the second Federal Executive Council meeting of the week at the State House in Abuja. The President is directing the other Council members discussion of recent and noteworthy memoranda from various Ministries, Departments, and Agencies of the government.
Resident Doctors Declare Five-day Warning Strike
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has declared a five-day warning strike following the failure of the Federal Government to meet its demands. According to The Guardian, this was revealed after an extraordinary National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held virtually on Monday. The strike, according to the doctors, would start on May 17 and go until May 22.
Nigerian in Hungary Sues Abike Dabiri, NiDCOM For Character Defamation, Seeks N1.3Billion In Damages
On Tuesday, the Federal High Court in Abuja will begin hearing the defamation petition filed by Dr. Frederick Odorige, a Nigerian in the diaspora, against the chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, and the Commission. The case with the designation FCT/HC/CV/2429/2023 will be heard in Court 40, Bwari.
Federal Government has upgraded the Onitsha General Hospital to a Federal Medical Centre
The upgrade was announced on Thursday by the Minister of State for Health, Ekumankama Nkama, who represented the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire. The upgrade is expected to improve the quality of healthcare services available to residents of Onitsha and the surrounding areas. It will also lead to the creation of new jobs and opportunities for the local community.