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RESIDENT DOCTORS TO RESUME INDEFINITE STRIKE

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has directed all its members across the country to commence a total indefinite strike from Monday, August 2. This was revealed in a communique issued by the President of the Association, Dr Uyilawa Okhuahesuyi, Secretary General, Dr. Jerry Isogun and Publicity/Social Secretary Dr. …

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NEW BOARD TAKES OVER NICON INSURANCE

The new Board of the National Insurance Corporation of Nigeria (NICON) Insurance formally took over the reins of power with its maiden Board Meeting at the Corporation’s head office in Abuja amidst tight security. Addressing a handful of NICON’s management staff, led by the Deputy General Manager (DGM), Corporate Advocacy, …

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PROF. IBRAHIM DANTANI WUSHISHU TAKES OVER AFFAIRS OF NECO

The Registrar, National Examinations Council (NECO), Prof. Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi has promised to reposition NECO to become a credible and internationally acclaimed examination body. A statement made available to journalists in Abuja by the Head, information and public relation Mr Sanni Azeez revealed that Prof. Wushishi made the promise while …

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NAFDAC APPROVES MODERNA, ASTRAZANECA AND SPUTNIK V VACCINES

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has announced the approval of Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines and conditional approval of Sputnik V vaccine. Making the announcement, the NAFDAC Director General, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, at a press conference saidd that the NAFDAC Vaccine Committee has been …

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MINISTER OF EDUCATION INAUGURATES GOVERNING COUNCILS OF FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES INTER-UNIVERSITY CENTRES

  The Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu has inaugurated the Governing Councils of 19 Federal Universities and four Inter-University Centres while also presenting the newly appointed Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo, Benue State. The minister, while inaugurating the selected persons to …

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BPE GENERATES N1TRILLION FROM DIFFERENT SECTORS OF THE ECONOMY

  The Bureau of Public Enterprise, BPE announced that it has generated N1trillion from different sectors of the economy so far, while targeting N439billion in 2021. The Director General of BPE, Dr. Alex Okoh made this known during his presentation at a breakfast meeting with journalists in Abuja. Dr Okoh …

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NORTH CENTRAL PROGRESSIVE GROUP ADVOCATES FOR EQUALITY IN LEADERSHIP DISTRIBUTION

The North Central progressive group is advocating for equality in leadership distribution to allow every region participate in the governance of the country. The chairman of the group, Mr. Benjamin Sanni in a media briefing in Abuja decried the marginalization experienced by particularly the north central region of the country …

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UATH GWAGWALADA DOCTORS, COMMENCE STRIKE

The Association of Resident Doctors, University of ABUJA Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada, have embarked on a strike as a result of non payment of salary for the past 5 months. President of the Association of Resident Doctors, University of ABUJA Teaching Hospital Chapter, Dr Ameh Abdul, confirmed to Aso Radio and …

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UNIABUJA VC PROMISES QUALITY LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Abuja Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah has pledged to ensure adequate security and enhance the quality learning environment in the school. Prof. Na’Allah who made the call during a news conference at the University’s main campus promised to do everything possible to provide the needed facilities …

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FG APPROVES PAYMENT OF OUTSTANDING PENSION LIABILITIES UNDER THE CONTRIBUTORY PENSION SCHEME

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) informs all its stakeholders, particularly retirees of Treasury-funded Federal Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs), that His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved PenCom’s submission on the payment of some critical aspects of the outstanding pension liabilities of the Federal Government under the Contributory Pension …

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