Entries by Moses Adeyemi

Federal Government Killing Doctors Morale With Politics – NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association has expressed concern over the state of affairs in the health sector, saying the Federal Government had killed the morale of doctors because of health sector politics. While calling on professionals to be united in their resolve to end the poor attitude of government towards the health sector, the organisation said […]

Federal Government Reopens Talk With Resident Doctors

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Sunday said the Federal Government will soon engage the leadership of the striking National Association of Resident Doctors in a fresh talk with a view to ending the ongoing strike. He said the purpose of the fresh talk would be for the striking resident doctors to […]

United Kingdom Set To Announce New International Travel Rules

Britain will on Monday set out plans to restart international travel, using a “traffic-light” system as the country cautiously emerges from lockdown. The announcement comes as the UK has set a tentative date of May 17 to relaunch international travel. Travel destinations will be ranked green, amber or red according to virus risk, Downing Street […]

Elite Behind Push To Divide Nigeria – Senate President

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Saturday alleged that those clamouring for the breakup of the country were the elite, who were in the vast minority. He also disclosed that the President, Major General  Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), would later this month submit a supplementary budget to the National Assembly to request more funds […]

Federal Government Prepares 15 Grazing Reserves For Herdsmen

Over 200,000 hectares of land across 15 grazing reserves are being prepared by the Federal Government under the National Livestock Transformation Plan. It was also gathered that 22 states had so far shown interest in the livestock programme that aims to address the incessant clashes between herders and farmers across the country. On February 13, […]

Badagry Express Way Project Not Forgotten – Minister Of Works

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has assured that the ongoing Lagos-Badagry Expressway rehabilitation/reconstruction project was not forgotten but on the 2021 Sukuk funding priority list. Fashola gave the assurance in Lagos on Saturday during an inspection tour of road projects in the state. He said that major drainage works were ongoing […]