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July 20, 2018 5:28 AM Buhari advises Nigerian doctors against strikes

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to medical doctors, to avoid going on strikes, but consider other means of negotiation for better working conditions. Buhari stated this on Thursday, when he received the new executives of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He urged them to always see their profession as a divine 15

July 20, 2018 3:31 AM Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation state law amid fears– The Sun News

Israel’s parliament yesterday adopted a law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it could lead to blatant discrimination against Arab citizens. Arab lawmakers and Palestinians called the law “racist” and said it legalised “apartheid” following a tumultuous debate in parliament. Others said it neglects to specify 16

July 19, 2018 9:31 PM Ekwueme’s family visits Buhari [PHOTOS]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received representatives of the family of late Chief (Dr) Alex Ekwueme at the State House in Abuja. The relatives of the former Vice President were at the Aso Rock Villa to appreciate President Buhari for his gesture while Ekwueme was ill. Present at the meeting were Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, SGF Boss Mustapha 17

July 19, 2018 9:04 PM Nigeria hosts 73rd session African Parliamentary Union

Senate on Thursday disclosed that Nigeria would host the 73rd meeting of the African Parliamentary Union (APU) in Abuja. Secretary-General of the APU, Mr. Nzi Koffi, disclosed this in Abuja in a meeting with the Senate President Bukola Saraki, and the leadership of the National Assembly. Saraki said he was delighted with the development and pledged that all efforts 18

July 19, 2018 9:49 AM Justice Idris reveals when ex-Gov Kalu’s N7.6bn fraud case will be concluded

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has directed that the alleged N7.6bn fraud case of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, must be concluded before the end of September this year. According to Punch Newspaper, the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Idris, who was among the 12 High Court judges recently elevated to the Court 18

July 19, 2018 8:47 AM Cleric tasks Muslims to be steadfast, do good –

Senate President Bukola Saraki led a number of dignitaries that graced fridau prayer for the repose of mother of former national chairman of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Hajia Ayisat Omo Agba Baraje, in Ilorin, on Wednesday. Other dignitaries included Governors Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state, Samuel Ortom of Benue State and Nyesom Wike of Rivers 16

July 19, 2018 8:28 AM Akwa Ibom, Australian firm sign pact for Science Park –

Akwa Ibom State Government has finally signed a pact with a foreign firm to revive the abandoned Ibom Science Park project started in 2006 by former Governor Victor Attah, but abandoned by subsequent regimes. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to resuscitate the moribund multi-billion project was signed by the state government with SERGE Capital Investment 13

July 19, 2018 7:38 AM 2019: APC Senator vows to stand against Buhari’s N228.9bn request to fund election

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim (APC, Kwara-South), has vowed not to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s request of N228,854,008,215 to fund the 2019 general elections. But reacting to the request, the Senator told Punch, “I will not support it. I don’t believe that. That is not planning 19

July 18, 2018 9:11 PM Jonathan, IBB in private meeting

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday, met with former President Ibrahim Babangida, at his Uphill home in Minna, Niger State. Jonathan, who came to Niger by road, arrived IBB’s home at about 10am in an entourage of six black Prado Jeeps. A source told The Nation that the meeting was attended by a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2019 gubernatorial 17

July 18, 2018 10:22 AM We Are Now Returning To A More Dangerous Way Of Doing Business- Barack Obama

Former U.S. President Barack Obama has revealed that the world is now in a phrase of dangerous ways of doing business and is generally in a very uncertain stage. Obama said these words in a speech honouring anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela. “They are strange, they are uncertain. Each day’s news cycles bringing more headspinning and disturbing headlines 15