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Nurses threaten nationwide strike if…

 Mariam Sanni, Abuja   The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has threatened to go on strike, if the federal government did not take a bold step in resolving some fundamental concerns of her members across the country.

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Diabetes: Expert advises Nigerians to embrace regular health checks

A medical practitioner has advised Nigerians to imbibe the habit of going for regular diabetes check-up and reduce consumption of sweetened drinks. Dr Uchenna Iroka of the Department of Accident and Emergency Unit, Minna General Hospital, gave the advice on

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2018 Census: Enumeration Area Demarcation Begins in Benue

The National Population Commission (NPC) on Thursday says it has started the third phase of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in Benue for the 2018 National Population Census. Mrs Patricia Kupchi, NPC Federal Commissioner in Benue, said in Makurdi that

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7 new planets like Earth found

By Lubem Gena with Agency Report Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for liquid surface water, bolstering the prospect of discovering extraterrestrial life, research

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Katsina residents offer prayers for President Buhari

Hundreds of residents of Katsina metropolis on Thursday offered special prayers for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari. The prayers were offered at the frontage of the Emir of Katsina’s palace popularly called ‘’Kangiwa Square’’ The News Agency of

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Rooney: Man Utd captain’s agent in China to discuss potential move

Wayne Rooney’s agent Paul Stretford is in China to see if he can negotiate a deal for the forward to leave Manchester United. There are no guarantees of success and it is thought a deal remains highly unlikely before the

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How Nigeria, US can deepen bilateral links- Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said on Wednesday the time had come for Nigeria and the U.S. to deepen their long-standing relationship based on mutual trust. Osinbajo said this at the Presidential Villa while receiving the Commander of the

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How sharing formula for N100bn constituency projects splits Reps

There were indications yesterday that members of the House of Representatives and Principal Officers of the House may be in for a big showdown over the sharing formula of budgetary allocation of N100 billion for constituency projects. The aggrieved members

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EDITORIAL: Story of an ex-convict turned celebrity- Only in Nigeria!

Former Governor James Onanefe Ibori of Delta State, who was recently released from prison in the United Kingdom (UK) arrived in Nigeria to a tumultuous welcome from thousands of Nigerians after British authorities deported him.  James Ibori was released from British

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‘Any person involved in Nnamdi Kanu’s detention will die’ says IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has issued fresh warning over the prolonged detention of its leader, Nnamdi, Kanu. This time, the pro-Biafra group has boasted that any politician who had a hand in the “persecution of Nnamdi Kanu and

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