Nigeria Oil Workers End Strike

Abuja (Nigeria) – Oil union workers in Nigeria under the auspices of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have called off their one-day-old strike. The workers suspended the strike after a meeting with the Minister of state for petroleum […]

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Medical Expert Caution Nigerians On Hot Weather

By Ibrahima Yakubu Kaduna (Nigeria) – A Medical Expert in Kaduna, north-west Nigeria has cautioned citizens on diseases that surface as temperature rises, saying, people should avoid congested environments, so as to avoid outbreak of such diseases. Chairperson of Women-Hood School of Health Sciences and Technology, Maryam Abubakar in an interview said there are many […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Passes Bill For State’s Master Plan Into Law

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Tuesday has passed into law a bill seeking to establish a master plan for the state. The executive bill titled, ‘A bill for a law to provide for the establishment of Kaduna master plan law, 2016’, was passed into law during the […]

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Nigeria: Labour Shuts Down NNPC Offices Nationwide

Abuja – Members of the organized labour comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have shut down the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) nationwide. This follows Tuesday unbundling of the corporation. News24 reports that the Minister of State for Petroleum […]

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Women’s Day: Nigeria’s Plateau State Seeks Lower Bank Interest Rate For Women

By Iyakale Yakubu Jos (Nigeria)– Wife of the Plateau State Governor in north central Nigeria, Regina Lalong, says government is negotiating with financial institutions in the state, on how to reduce interest rates on loans accessed by women. Women engaged in small scale farming and entrepreneurship, who find it difficult to access micro-credit facilities are […]

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Nigerian Government Tasked To Uphold Women Dignity

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – Government at all levels in Nigeria has been tasked to step up efforts at ensuring the safety and upholding the dignity of women as well as the girl-child in the country. Coordinator, Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), Sekyen Dadik in a statement, gave the charge in Kaduna, North-west Nigeria […]

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Nigeria Tasks VOA Hausa Service On Balanced Coverage Of Boko Haram

Nigeria has appealed to the Voice of America (VOA) to ensure a more balanced coverage of the Boko Haram insurgency by its Hausa Service. Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the appeal in Abuja Tuesday, while receiving a delegation from the African Division of the VOA, led by its Director, Mr. Negussie […]

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Nigeria: Federal Government Partners Lagos To Redesign National Museum

Lagos – Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday toured the national museum at Onikan in Lagos, south-west Nigeria, in preparatory to its redesign and modernization into a world-class historical hub and tourist site. The visit is a follow-up to the promised made by Ambode, […]

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