Independence anniversary
My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the country has gone through trials and tribulations, but October 1st is always a day for celebrations. It is a day for thanks giving, reflection and re-dedication. It is also...
VAIDS
The Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) has deployed over 700 graduates as Community Tax Liaison Officers(CTLOs) to nine states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The CTLOs have been handed the responsibility of creating awareness about the VAIDS scheme and taxation in general. A statement by the VAIDS office revealed that the CTLOs, posted to...
The Russian government has threatened Facebook with a ban if they do not comply with a law that requires websites with personal data of Russian citizens to store them on Russian servers. According to Telegraph, Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has given Facebook until 2018 to comply with the law or else it will be booted out of the country. LinkedIn had...
Zimbabwe
The eldest son of Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe imported two Rolls Royce limousines into the bankrupt country last week, it has been reported. Russell Goreraza, 33, offloaded the two luxury cars at Harare International Airport from a plane belonging to the Dutch airline KLM on Sunday. Goreraza, said to have a ‘chequered reputation’, was also reported to have enjoyed a ‘huge celebration’...
United Nations
President Muhammadu Buhari attended Lunch in honor of select nine African Heads of State hosted by the President of the United States, Donald Trump at the sidelines of 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 20th Sept 2017. See photots:
Doctors' Strike
Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) yesterday failed to call off their strike, which enters the eighth-day today, in line with terms of settlement signed with the Federal Government. The association signed a memorandum of terms of settlement with government four days ago. After a meeting, which started at about 1.30pm on Wednesday and ended at about 3.30am on...
Nurses & midwives
Nurses and midwives have threatened to embark on a nationwide strike should Federal Government fail to address their demands. Besides, their union, National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), warned that the resolution of the issues in contention with resident doctors will open up a chain of industrial actions by other health unions. Already, resident doctors on Monday embarked on...
Doctors' Strike
The National Association of Resident Doctors on Thursday refused to call off its strike despite holding a 13-hour meeting with representatives of the Federal Government. The meeting, which held at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja,  ended in the early hours of Thursday, had in attendance the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige; the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole; and the Minister of State...
The Lagos State Government on Monday flagged off the reconstruction of a 10-lane Oshodi-International Airport Road, with a pledge to complete the project within the next 15 months. The state Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Mr Adebowale Akinsanya, said at the ceremony that the project was in line with the state government’s commitment to transform the entire axis. Akinsanya said that...
Delta state
No fewer than eight persons have lost their lives while seven others were severely injured when a commercial bus fell off a bridge and plunged on the Itakpe-Aladja railway line, which is 50 feet below. The lone crash involving a commercial bus with registration number BMA 524 XA, occurred yesterday around the Agbor/Ogwashi-Uku axis of the Benin-Asaba-Onitsha highway. According to the...

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