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How FG is Caging COVID-19 Pandemic: A perspective

By Louis Achi In much of Africa, but also in the most developed parts of the world, much about the coronavirus pandemic is unclear, including the knock-on health complications it may cause, how far it has actually spread, and whether antibodies can deliver long-lasting immunity. This reflects insufficient or contradictory data

Ngige Threatens Nigeria’s Striking Doctors with ‘No Work, No Pay’ Treatment

•Says if Doctors refuse to resume, F will implement sanctions •FG  faithful to agreement with Doctors- Labour Minister •Faults rejection of MOA by NARD’s President   Jude Johnson The Federal Government has threatened to implement the ‘no work, no pay’ on the striking National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) if they refuse to resume work. This

Banditry: Fulani Militias are ‘Natural Warriors’ Capable of Stopping Ongoing Carnage, Kidnappings–Sheik Gumi

•Warns that full-scale military invasion would be disastrous  •Lampoons politicians as unreliable  Jude Johnson The controversial Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has for the umpteen time asked the Federal Government to engage the Fulani militia in order to resolve the bloodletting, kidnappings and other security challenges across the country. Gumi made this call

WTO DG: Okonjo-Iweala’s Tenure Begins March 1, How Nigeria Can Benefit

•Buhari is A believer in merit, says Presidential Aide •She will not disappoint in reforming WTO–FG Jude Johnson The tenure of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), would commence on March 1, 2021. The WTO confirmed her resumption date in a tweet shortly after she was appointed

Labour Suspends Nationwide Strike

*As FG agrees to suspend electricity tarrif, retains fuel subsidy removal Jude Johnson The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have suspended the proposed nationwide strike scheduled to begin Monday (today) following a last minute agreement reached with the Federal Government in the early hours. Minister of State

NCDC: FG Commissions 40-bed Infectious Disease Centre in FCT

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Federal Government on Friday Commissioned the first Infectious Disease Centre (IDC) in the Federal Capital Territory and handed over same to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH). The Centre was built and equipped by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire,