Edo refinery to begin production this month, says official

The management of the multi-million naira Edo Modular Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited says the project is 99 per cent completed and will commence operations by the end of September.   Mr Segun Okeni, Head, Quality, Health and Safety/ Community Relations…
FG urges resident doctors to suspend strike

The Federal Government on Tuesday urged the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to suspend its ongoing industrial action across the country.   The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, made the appeal via a statement signed by…
NSCDC confirms death of kidnapped officer in Kaduna State

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna State on Tuesday confirmed the death of its kidnapped officer, Mr Bulus Sanda.   The state NSCDC Commandant, Babangida Dutsinma, confirmed the death via a statement issued by the command’s…
NICO says some Nigerian languages may become extinct

The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) says some Nigerian Languages may go into extinction if urgent measures are not taken to reverse the trend.   The Executive Secretary of NICO, Mr. Ado Muhammed Yahuza, said this at the 2nd…
Organised Labour suspends planned protest in Rivers

The organised labour on Tuesday suspended its planned protest in Port Harcourt, over a lingering industrial dispute which led to sealing of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) secretariat in the state.   Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President, who addressed journalists…