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Court Refuses To Stop Resident Doctors’ Strike

The National Industrial Court in Abuja on Thursday rejected a request to order Nigerian resident doctors to suspend their 18-day-old nationwide strike. The judge, John Targema, in rejecting the ex parte application by a non-governmental organisation, Rights for All International, said he would not issue such an order behind the …

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Nigeria’s Unity Is Negotiable – Atiku

The former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, said at a book launch Thursday that Nigeria’s unity, like any other relationship, is negotiable. The perennial presidential hopeful said this at the launch of a book, “Remaking Nigeria: sixty years, sixty voices.” Edited by Chido Onumah and published by Premium Times …

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40% of Nigerian Youth ‘Deeply Involved’ In Drug Abuse – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said recent statistics have revealed that 40 per cent of Nigerian youth between 18 and 35 years are deeply involved in the abuse of drugs. Atinuke Aduloju, the chief superintendent of narcotics, NDLEA, made the disclosure during the 7th Annual Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting …

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UniJos Student Stabbed To Death

A few hours after the curfew in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State was relaxed on Thursday, a 100-level student of the Department of Geology, University of Jos, Jeremiah Dalong, was stabbed to death on his way to school. Mr Dalong had boarded a tricycle on his way …

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Buhari Visits Late Ahmed Joda’s Family In Yola

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived at the Yola International Airport, Adamawa to pay a condolence visit to the family of the late Ahmed Joda. The late Joda was the Chairman of the Buhari Transition Committee in 2015. Buhari is also expected to first visit the palace of the Lamido of …

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