Month: May 2024

I will sack ministers who fail to perform — Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu on Thursday, said Ministers who failed to perform in his cabinet will be sacked. The President stated this on Thursday, when he met with the leadership of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, adding that governments must prioritize the needs of local communities by ensuring accountability and effectiveness in […]

Minimum wage: FG invites Labour to resume talks Friday

The Federal Government has again extended an invitation to organised Labour for the continuation of minimum wage negotiations, a source familiar with the matter told our correspondent in Abuja on Wednesday. The source noted that Labour would honour the invitation. “A letter has been addressed to Labour by the committee chairman and signed by the […]

TB is still misdiagnosed as typhoid fever and malaria in children

Professor Regina Oladokun is the Vice Chair of the National Tuberculosis Programme’s Child TB Steering Committee and the President of the Nigerian Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases. In this interview with SADE OGUNTOLA, she discusses the value of early childhood TB diagnosis and treatment as well as the uniqueness of the disease in children. WhAT does […]

Sanwo-Olu: Steady steps towards greater Lagos 

On Thursday Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu celebrates the first anniversary of his second and final tenure in office. For many Lagosians, the celebration comes with several bags of feelings and emotions; however, the governor has made it clear that election days are over and it’s time for serious business of governance. Although there are divergent opinions about his performance so far and […]

Customs raises alarm over molestation of female travellers at Seme border

The Seme Border Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has raised alarm over the rate of reported cases of molestation and harassment of female travellers plying the Lagos-Abidjan trade corridor through the Seme border post. It was alleged that female travellers and traders on the route were being dragged into the bush by some security […]

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