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Doctors beg Ajimobi for salaries

The Association of Resident Doctors , Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso has appealed to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo to pay them their full salaries. A statement issued on Saturday in Ogbomoso by Dr Sebastine Oiwoh and Dr Ayobami Alabi,

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Ethiopia is now one of largest coffee markets in Africa- report

According to a report by Euromonitor, Ethiopia is now one of the largest coffee markets in Africa with a rough estimate of 127,000 tonnes sold in 2015, which is a quarter of the total volume of coffee sold in the

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FG to invest part of N5.8trn pension funds to revamp economy

The National Pensions Commission, PenCom, has revealed that pension assets as at July 2016, stood at N5.8 trillion, adding that by 2019, at least 40 percent of PenCom assets would be invested in critical infrastructures across the country. Director-General of PenCom,

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Buhari orders ‘special promotion’ of arms probe panel members

President Muhammadu Buhari has given “special promotions” to members of the Committee on Audit of Defense Equipment Procurement, CADEP, who are serving officers in the military. According to documents seen by PREMIUM TIMES, the special promotion was in recognition of

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Self-confessed Boko Haram spokesman seeks Ndume’s ‘pardon’

Five years after he told a high court judge that he was a former spokesman of Boko Haram, and that the present senate majority leader, Muhammed Ali Ndume, was a sponsor of the deadly sect, Ali Konduga, alias Azzawahiri, fresh

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Buhari, Obama to meet in New York

President Barack Obama and Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will meet on Tuesday in New York, on the sidelines of the US leader’s final appearance at the UN General Assembly session. The 71st UN General session opens on Monday. It will

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Robbers unleash mayhem on Makurdi as residents cry for help

Benue State has turned into a hotspot for criminals. In fact, it is now a magnet for armed robbers, kidnappers, car snatchers and cattle rustlers. The situation has got so bad that many youths in Makurdi, the state capital, now

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Man brutally murdered in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the murder of a 20-year-old man, Usman Shehu, at the Kwanberu Area of Sokoto. The body of the deceased popularly called Manu, was also severally brutalised. The commands spokesman, Mr El-Mustapha Sani,

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants Paul Pogba to forget transfer fee

Jose Mourinho has urged Paul Pogba to ignore his world-record price tag and show Manchester United his true quality. United paid £89m to bring back the French midfielder, who left old Trafford four years earlier for Juventus in search of first-team

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Abuja commuters stranded as mass transit workers strike over 5-month unpaid salary

Abuja residents have expressed anger over the one-month long strike by workers of the Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company, which has left thousands struggling daily to get around the capital city. The company, established in 1984, operates mass transit buses

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