Xmas/ Boxing Day Celebrations – Seven Killed, 91 Injured in Edo Road Crashes

[This Day] Benin City -Seven persons have been confirmed dead in several road accidents that occurred across Edo State during the Christmas and Boxing Day celebrations.

[This Day] Benin City -Seven persons have been confirmed dead in several road accidents that occurred across Edo State during the Christmas and Boxing Day celebrations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Steps Up Enforcement of Safety Standard

[Vanguard] Federal Government through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has stepped up the monitoring and enforcement of standard operating procedures in industries across the nation to promote the safety of workers and enhanc…

[Vanguard] Federal Government through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has stepped up the monitoring and enforcement of standard operating procedures in industries across the nation to promote the safety of workers and enhance decent work.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Falana Berates Kachikwu, Baru Over Fuel Scarcity

[Vanguard] Lagos -Human Rights activist and lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, has accused Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mr Ibe Kachikwu and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru of allegedly deceiving…

[Vanguard] Lagos -Human Rights activist and lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, has accused Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mr Ibe Kachikwu and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru of allegedly deceiving Nigerians that there was enough fuel to cater for all.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ogoni Monarchs Make U-Turn, Invite Companies to Explore Oil

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Government recognised traditional rulers in Ogoni ethnic nationality of Rivers State, yesterday, made a u-turn in an earlier decision to resist resumption of oil exploration, saying: “We are ready to accept any company that wa…

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Government recognised traditional rulers in Ogoni ethnic nationality of Rivers State, yesterday, made a u-turn in an earlier decision to resist resumption of oil exploration, saying: "We are ready to accept any company that wants to come and explore our oil."

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Influenza a Burden to Kenya’s Healthcare – WHO Report

[Nation] Kenya’s efforts to keep a healthy population are being hampered by the often-ignored ailments like seasonal influenza (flu), the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

[Nation] Kenya's efforts to keep a healthy population are being hampered by the often-ignored ailments like seasonal influenza (flu), the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘We Killed Portuguese Because N600,000 Ransom Was Too Small’

[Vanguard] Lokoja -Hassan Abubakar, leader of the gang that abducted and killed a Portuguese, has said they killed their victim because the N600,000 offered to them for his release was considered “too small.”

[Vanguard] Lokoja -Hassan Abubakar, leader of the gang that abducted and killed a Portuguese, has said they killed their victim because the N600,000 offered to them for his release was considered "too small."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria