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Health workers begin nationwide strike

Health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have begun their planned strike, to press home their demands. The action took effect at 12 a.m on Monday, September 14. JOHESU President Josiah Biobelemoye, who confirmed the strike to newsmen, said the health workers had given the Federal government

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Oshodi-Isolo LG Chairman charges CDAs to setup up security posts due to increased rate of motor parts theft

Following the increase in the complaints of stealing of motor parts especially vehicle’s brain boxes by residents of Oshodi-Isolo local government area, the council chairman, Hon. Bolaji Muse-Ariyoh, has disclosed that the menace has continued to thrive due to non- compliance with the bylaw on security promulgated by the local

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Poverty is deepening in Nigeria everyday – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has lamented over the increased poverty situation in the country.  Speaking at the first year ministerial performance review retreat, the Vice President charged ministers to expedite action on the N2.3 trillion stimulus package designed by the government to mitigate the effect of the crisis on the economy, while

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Police begin investigation into death of PWC director who drowned In Lagos

The police in Lagos state has begun an investigation into the demise of the Deputy Country Senior Partner, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Nigeria, Tola Ogundipe, who drowned while boating on a coast near Lagos. According to reports, Ogundipe went boating on his own on Sunday, September 6. However, he was declared missing after

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Nigeria has lost almost 60% of revenue to COVID-19 – Buhari

President Buhari’s message was delivered by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the start of the first-year Ministerial performance review retreat holding in Abuja. The President also acknowledged the increase in electricity tariff to the new pump price of petrol and the falling revenue, but insists tough decisions must be taken to

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COVID-19: LASG reopens two recreational parks in Ikeja

The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced the reopening of two of its recreational parks for public use, stressing that visitors to the parks must comply with the subsisting COVID-19 protocols. Mrs. Titilayo Ajirotutu, the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Lagos State Parks and Gardens (LASPARK), stated this in a statement in

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COVID-19: Nigeria has spent N31bn to fight the virus – Accountant-General

The federal government has disclosed that it has already spent N31 billion in four months to fight COVID-19 in the country. According to the Accountant-General of the Federation Ahmed Idris, the amount spent so far represents 84% of the N36.3 billon public funds and donations received to respond to COVID-19 between

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