Former Envoy Slams Govt Over Sharibu’s Continued Incarceration

[This Day] Abuja -Former Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada and Mexico, Ambassador Iyorwuese Hagher, has decried the poor security situation in the country, just as he slammed the fedral government for failing to secure the release of the only Christ…

[This Day] Abuja -Former Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada and Mexico, Ambassador Iyorwuese Hagher, has decried the poor security situation in the country, just as he slammed the fedral government for failing to secure the release of the only Christian Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, held by Boko Haram.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Records Low Growth in Air Passenger Traffic

[This Day] Total passenger movement figures in 2016 and 2017 indicated that Nigeria recorded lower passenger traffic last year despite the fact that economic recession peaked in 2016 and started easing in 2017 as indices show that the economy witnessed…

[This Day] Total passenger movement figures in 2016 and 2017 indicated that Nigeria recorded lower passenger traffic last year despite the fact that economic recession peaked in 2016 and started easing in 2017 as indices show that the economy witnessed a rebound with the reduction of exchange rate from N500 per dollar at the height of the recession to the current N360.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lecturers Back to Class After 78-Day Strike Over Pay

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) has signed a return to work formula with the government, ending a 78-day strike by public university lecturers that commenced on March 1.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) has signed a return to work formula with the government, ending a 78-day strike by public university lecturers that commenced on March 1.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Economic Mobility Stalls in Nigeria, Others in Last 30 Years – World Bank

[This Day] Generations of poor people in developing countries are trapped in a cycle of poverty determined by their circumstance at birth and unable to ascend the economic ladder due to inequality of opportunity, a recent report by the World Bank Group…

[This Day] Generations of poor people in developing countries are trapped in a cycle of poverty determined by their circumstance at birth and unable to ascend the economic ladder due to inequality of opportunity, a recent report by the World Bank Group has stated.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Urges Bafarawa to Seek 2019 Presidency

[Guardian] Kaduna -Some northern elders in the major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have urged former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa to seek the presidency in the coming 2019 general election.

[Guardian] Kaduna -Some northern elders in the major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have urged former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa to seek the presidency in the coming 2019 general election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hypertension – Foods, Drinks Patients Must Avoid or Watch

[Premium Times] The World Health Organisation (WHO) says African countries have the highest prevalence of hypertension with 46 per cent of their people aged 25- years and above having the disease.

[Premium Times] The World Health Organisation (WHO) says African countries have the highest prevalence of hypertension with 46 per cent of their people aged 25- years and above having the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Lags Behind Smaller African Countries in Productivity, Competitiveness – Minister

[Premium Times] Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, says Nigeria is abundantly blessed in human and natural resources, but lags behind smaller or even less-endowed African countries in productivity and competitiveness.

[Premium Times] Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, says Nigeria is abundantly blessed in human and natural resources, but lags behind smaller or even less-endowed African countries in productivity and competitiveness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Health Workers’ Strike – Why Negotiations Are Slow – Union

[Premium Times] The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has attributed the Federal Government’s ‘slow pace’ towards implementing its demands to the recent threat by doctors.

[Premium Times] The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has attributed the Federal Government's 'slow pace' towards implementing its demands to the recent threat by doctors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria