Resident doctors suspend strike in Nigeria

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) havd suspended its nationwide strike which started on April 1. President of the association, Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi was able to confirm the development on Saturday night. He said the decision was arrived at a virtual National Executive Council meeting of the association held on Saturday evening. He said, “The … Continue reading Resident doctors suspend strike in Nigeria

Calabar to be provided with 24 hour power supply from PHED and NDPHC

In a report from Vanguard News, the Management of the Port Harcourt Electricity Company, PHED, has informed that Calabar electricity consumers can now enjoy a steady power supply due to the bilateral agreement with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company NDPHC. The development was following customer demands as well as the utmost desire of PHED … Continue reading Calabar to be provided with 24 hour power supply from PHED and NDPHC

Lagos state government eases the restrictions on social gatherings and event centres

According to a statement by The PUNCH, the Lagos State Government has further eased restrictions on social gatherings and event centres across the state. This was contained in a press statement titled ‘Lagos State Government eases restrictions on social and event centres’, on Friday. The statement was signed by Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, … Continue reading Lagos state government eases the restrictions on social gatherings and event centres

Escaped prisoner set ablaze

One of the prisoners who ran from the Imo state correctional center has been set ablaze by angry residents of Umuawom village, Ihodimeze community in Ikeduru council area of the state. It was on Monday, April 5 that hoodlums attacked the correctional facility and set over 1.800 inmates free. One of the freed inmates was incarcerated … Continue reading Escaped prisoner set ablaze

Over 6 million illegal weapons in circulation in Nigeria

Abdulsalami Abubakar who was the former head of state, has said that there are over 6 million illegal weapons in circulation across Nigeria. Abubakar who is the chairman of the National Peace Commitee (NPC), disclosed this during a dialogue session of the committee with key stakeholders in Abuja on Wednesday April 7.  The meeting was attended by … Continue reading Over 6 million illegal weapons in circulation in Nigeria

5 of 39 abducted Kaduna students regain freedom

According to a report from ChannelsTv, five of the 39 students abducted by bandits from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka in Kaduna State have regained freedom. The five students returned on Monday afternoon and were taken to a military medical facility for examination, the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs in the … Continue reading 5 of 39 abducted Kaduna students regain freedom

Banks unblock MTN after 48 hours but MTN shuns banks

48 hours after disconnecting MTN customers from banking channels including the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data and banking apps, commercial banks have reconnected MTN customers to banking channels on Sunday, according to a report from The PUNCH. According to The PUNCH, their sources had gathered that the development followed the intervention of the Minister of Communications … Continue reading Banks unblock MTN after 48 hours but MTN shuns banks

Credit recharge channels via online and mobile banking down due to 42b naira debt by banks, says MTN

Mobile Network Operator, MTN Nigeria, says customers using the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data services(USSD) cannot recharge airtime on their phones. The telecommunication operator stated this in a text message sent to customers on Friday. The message read, “Dear Customer, our bank recharge channels are currently unavailable. Kindly recharge using physical cards. We apologise for the … Continue reading Credit recharge channels via online and mobile banking down due to 42b naira debt by banks, says MTN