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Why We Don’t Enlist Albinos Into Nigeria Police Force — Medical Officer

Why We Don’t Enlist Albinos Into Nigeria Police Force — Medical Officer

By Peter Usman Abuja (Nigeria) – The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Medical, AIG Kaumi Ahmadu, says the organisation does not enlist Albinos because the nature of duties poses considerable hazard to Albinos, especially due to their peculiar visual, skin and other problems associated with condition of their health. AIG Ahmadu who was speaking with newsmen after […]

Nigerian Workers Union Condemns Sacking Of 36,000 Members In Kaduna, Says Gov. El-Rufai Has Anti Workers Agenda

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Nigeria Labour Congress has kicked against the sacking of 36,000 primary school teachers by governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state, saying the governor is executing anti labour policies. According to the union, the competency test which was conducted and used as basis for the sack was false because […]

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Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Tasks Members On Touching Peoples Lives Through Projects

By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — The President, Gombe State chapter of the  (PSN), Dahiru Bakari, has tasked members on carrying out projects that touch the lives of people, regarding drugs and medicine intake. Bakari made the call at the celebrations of the 2017 World Pharmacists’ Day in Gombe Monday, calling on members to abide […]

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UNICEF Expresses Readiness To Release About Six Hundred Women, Children, Elderly Men In Military Detention In Nigeria

By Winifred Bulus The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has expressed its determination to rescue about six hundred women, children and elderly men from military detention in Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria to reunite them with their families. This was contained in a press statement issued by the organization which revealed efforts made to reunite the detainees […]

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Unemployment: Establish Africa Skills Development Fund, Nigeria Urges U.S

  Nigeria has called on the United States to assist in establishing an Africa Skills Development Fund to facilitate the training of skilled manpower from the army of unemployed African youth. Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige made the call while speaking on Day Two of the Labour and Trade Ministerial Roundtable of […]

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NLC Calls For Abolition Of Security Vote, Immunity

Abuja (Nigeria) – The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for the abolition of security vote for the president and governors in the country. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, said on Tuesday in Abuja that security vote had become an avenue for siphoning public funds. “The issue of security vote is another form of corruption; in […]

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Federal Government And PENGASSAN Resolves To End Strike

Abuja (Nigeria) – Based on an understanding at a two day dialogue meeting between the federal government and Leadership of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), have urged members of PENGASSAN to as a matter of urgency suspend its national strike which commenced on Thursday 7, 2016, in accordance with provision […]

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President Buhari Begs Doctors To Cancel Planned Strike

Abuja (Nigeria) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has pled with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to cancel its proposed strike and give the Federal Government time to address their grievances. Buhari made the plead at a meeting with the leadership of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) at the State House, Abuja Statement by […]

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