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Igbo living in other parts of Nigeria have been urged to shun the planned nationwide protest against hardship from August. A statement by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro said the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, the Ohaneze Ndigbo, has cautioned against the protests due to historical antecedents where Igbo people have suffered unduly in the aftermath of major protests and riots where their lives and properties are destroyed across Nigeria. “The fear of Igbo once again being perceived...

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No fewer than 100 psychiatric physicians have left Nigeria to practice abroad in the last year 2023. Prof. Taiwo Obindo, President of the Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN) revealed this on Thursday in Lagos while examining the brain drain rate in Nigeria’s psychiatric profession in 2023. Obindo lamented that the psychiatric profession was the worst hit by ongoing brain drain syndrome in the Nigerian medical sector. “The brain drain was affecting the psychiatric practice/profession more...

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The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) on Thursday released the pictures, names, and other information about 31 inmates who escaped from the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Suleja, FCT Command. Recall that on Wednesday, 24 April 2024, the perimeter wall of the facility collapsed following a heavy downpour which facilitated the escape of about 119 inmates. The Service Public Relations Officer, SPRO Assistant Controller of Corrections (ACC) Abubakar Umar made the call in a statement on Thursday...

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The Nigerian national team, the Super Eagles, has slid down the FIFA World Rankings to land at 39th place in the latest update. The news stings for Nigerians, especially considering the team’s strong showing earlier this year. Nigeria was ranked 28th in February after an impressive run in the Africa Cup of Nations which saw them finish second-place. While FIFA has not pinpointed the exact reasons for the decline, it is likely due to the...

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Commands of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) especially those along Nigeria-Republic of Niger borders have been alerted over a possible movement of suspected terrorists who escaped from a Niger prison into the country. Deputy Comptroller General, Border Management gave the alert in an internal memo to Assistant Comptrollers General in Zone A, B, C, D, E, F, G and all Comptrollers of border posts across the country. Kenneth Udo, spokesman for the NIS who confirmed...

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President Bola Tinubu has approved a new minimum wage of N70,000 for Nigerian workers, a significant increase from the previous minimum wage of N30,000. This comes after months of struggle by labour unions, who had demanded a new minimum wage of over N200,000. The labour unions, led by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), had embarked on a series of strikes and protests to press home their demand for a...

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Move is to render support in response to the economic distress On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted to cut their salaries by 50 per cent for the next month in response to the economic distress. This critical decision comes at a time when the country is facing a severe economic crisis, and citizens are gearing up for a week-long street protest that will start on 1st August and end on 10th August 2024. The...

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The Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has faulted President Bola Tinubu for his approach to governance. The presidential candidate if the Peoples Democratic party in the 2023 general elections, stated that  democracy in Nigeria in the current administration of President Bola Tinubu has become an anathema to the general principle of democracy, stressing that Tinubu’s government is exhibiting despotic traits. The former Vice President was reacting to the removal of Ali Ndume as the Senate...

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Anambra State-owned Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu University – COOU, has joined the league of institutions and organizations campaigning for global action against climate change. The Vice Chancellor – VC, of the University, Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha, on Wednesday during the summit on tree planting climate action at the university, unveiled a five-year grand climate action by the institution. This includes planting at least one million trees in the university, to contain global warming and earn carbon credit....

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…School management stops hostel room allocation Fear of kidnapping has led to a mass exodus of students from hostels at the Federal University Lokoja, FULOKO. The institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olayemi Akinwumi, raised the alarm during a recent visit by the House Committee on University Education. Professor Akinwumi disclosed that the two university hostels, with a combined capacity of 500 students, are practically empty. He attributed the low occupancy rate to a May 2024 kidnapping incident...

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