Resident doctors shelve strike after talks with FG

By Christiana Ekpa The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has resolved to shelve its planned strike after it had a fruitful dialogue with the federal government on the way out of the issues in contention. During the truce which…

N2bn fraud: EFCC arrests Kwara official, 6 microfinance bank chiefs

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Office, has arrested the Director-General, Kwara State Bureau of Small and Medium Enterprise Development (SME), Segun Soewu, over alleged N2billion fraud. In a statement signed by its spokesperson,…

Surveyors ask FG to invest in mass housing for Nigerians

By Paul Effiong The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has called on the Federal Government to embark on social housing development for the civil servants and the vulnerable in Nigeria to create new urbanization. Obafemi Onashile, the President of…

Infrastructure deficit: Nigeria needs N10trn bond – Fashola

As Aregbeso+la asks FG to tax the rich By Ikechukwu Okaforadi and Musa Adamu For Nigeria to have any meaningful headway in addressing the problem of huge infrastructural deficit confronting it, not less than N10trillion is urgently needed, said the…

Why we invest in Delta – American based investor

By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba American-Based Investors, Messers Azuka Anyim, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) VICA Technologies, Philadelphia and Kelechi Lawrence, Chief Strategies, American Medical International Services have described as viable Delta State where any business minded investors would want to commit…

Gunmen kill businessman, kidnap son’s wife in Kebbi

From: Ahmed Idris, Birnin Kebbi A suspected herdsmen wielding guns have invaded a village called Gulma in Arugungu emirate and killed a businessman, Alhaji Yusuf Garkar-Bore, and kidnapped his daughter-in-law, Aisha Yusuf. Our correspondent gathered while speaking to one of…

Civil society groups kick against ex-AGF Malami’s nomination as minister

A coalition of civil society organisations on Monday kicked against the nomination of the immediate past Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, as a returning minister by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a press conference held…

Labourer wins first saloon car in Dangote cement promo

A laborer at a block moulding site in the Lagos Island yesterday emerged the first saloon car star prize winner in Lagos state in the on-going multi-billion Naira Dangote Cement National Consumer Promotion tagged “Bag of Goodies” just as several…

Buhari condemns attacks on funeral procession in Maiduguri

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Maiduguri, Borno State, causing the deaths of tens of mourners. In a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by his spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu,…

Kaduna based lawyer drags AG, police commissioner to court over client’s detention

From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna A kaduna based legal practitioner, Reuben Atabor, has dragged Kaduna State Attorney General and the Commissioner of Police, Kaduna State Command to court for arresting and detaining his client at a peace meeting in Kaduna Government…