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Pay Us Or We Go On Strike – Doctors Give UCH Management 10-Day


Friday, October 13, 2017

The hospital premises Barely one month after their nationwide strike, the resident doctors at the University College Hospital, Ibadan on Friday gave the hospital management another 10-day strike notice to protest unpaid salaries. The President of the UCH branch of the National Association of Resident Doctors, Dr Segun Olaopa, at a news briefing said that the association’s ...

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President Buhari Currently In Meeting With South East Leaders In Aso Rock


Friday, October 13, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari (r) in a meeting with southe East Leaders led by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu ((2r) at the State House, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 13/10/2017 Again, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with South East Leaders at the State House. According to Vanguard, the leaders were led by the Deputy Senate President, ...

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Operation Crocodile Smile: Nigerian Army Begins Exercise in Lagos


Friday, October 13, 2017

The dreaded Operation Crocodile Smile II has started in Lagos State with Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Turkur Buratai flagging off the operation. The Nigerian Army has assembled it’s men in Lagos for the flag off of Exercise Crocodile Smile II. Over 1000 military personnel, including the Special Boat Services of the Nigerian Navy are presently ...

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Fayose Gives Job To 51 Physically Challenged Persons In Ekiti State


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Gov. Ayo Fayose Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has ordered immediate employment of 50 physically challenged indigenes of Ekiti into the State’s Civil and Teaching service. The governor made the declaration when he met with Ekiti State Chapter of Nigeria Association of Physically Handicapped at Oluyemi Kayode Stadium on Tuesday as part of activities marking his ...

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Nigerian Customs has seized 497,279 bags of rice in 2 years

Nigerian Customs has seized 497,279 bags of rice in 2 years


Monday, October 9, 2017

Between 2015 and August 2017, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has seized 497,279 bags of imported rice with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N3.8 billion.   The Comptroller-General of the service, Hameed Ali said that 90,073 bags of rice were seized in 2015 with DPV of N693 million while 280,109 bags of rice were impounded in 2016 with DPV ...

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Kachikwu vs Baru: Heavy security at NNPC headquarters …Soldiers, policemen, armoured trucks deployed in corporation


Saturday, October 7, 2017

Heavy security at NNPC headquarters Eniola Akinkuotu, Adelani Adepegba and Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja There was heavy security presence at the headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Abuja on Friday. Armed security men from the Nigeria Police Force and the Army were sighted at the entrance of the oil firm, while police pickup vans and armoured personnel carriers ...

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