Kaduna health workers commence 7-day strike

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Not minding the Covid-19 pandemic afflicting the nation, healthcare workers’ unions in Kaduna State Saturday announced that they have commence a seven-day warning strike.   A communique by the unions disclosed that about 11,000 of their members would be embarking on the strike to protest the deduction of their salaries for the Covid-19 palliatives, among other issues against the state government.     The communique, was signed by Dr Danjuma Sale, Chairman MDCAN BDTH, Dr Emmanuel Joseph, President ARD Kaduna, Mr Ibrahim Abashe, Chairman, National Association of Pharmaceutical Technologists and…

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Rule of Law: IPAC scores Gov Sani Bello high

The Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has been commended for his role in ensuring that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate is sworn in as the Chairman of Magama Local Government contrary to the position of All Progressives Congress (APC).     Making this commendation, the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on Saturday stated that the Governor has demonstrated high regards for rule of law.     It should be recalled that the Governor had acted on the ruling of a Minna High Court that gave the…

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Lady shot, hospitalized for resisting armed robbers in Ebonyi

A lady in her late twenties, Miss Monica Oginyi was yesterday shot by an armed robber in a broad day light at her shop located along Afikpo Street in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.   The victim, who narrated her ordeal on her hospital bed, said   the armed robbers who operated with a motorcycle ordered her at gun point to surrender a large sum of money she made from her sales.   But according to her, rather than hand over the money, she confronted one of the gunmen prompting him…

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LaLiga set to resume June 8

La Liga can resume behind closed doors from 8 June, says Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez.   The league’s President Javier Tebas said he had hoped Spain’s top flight would restart on 12 June, although La Liga is yet to confirm a restart date.   La Liga players this week started training in groups of no more than 10.     “Spain has done what it should and now new horizons are opening for everyone. The time has come to bring back many day-to-day activities,” said Sanchez.   “From June…

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Lady shot, hospitalized for resisting armed robbers in Ebonyi

A lady in her late twenties, Miss Monica Oginyi was yesterday shot by an armed robber in a broad day light at her shop located along Afikpo Street in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.   The victim, who narrated her ordeal on her hospital bed, said   the armed robbers who operated with a motorcycle ordered her at gun point to surrender a large sum of money she made from her sales.   But according to her, rather than hand over the money, she confronted one of the gunmen prompting him…

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Ex-Spurs boss, Pochettino, open to Premier League return

  Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino said he was open to coaching again in England’s Premier League.   According to him, he will make a decision on his future based on the kind of project put to him by any potential employer, whether in the top six or not.   The Argentine took Spurs to the Champions League final last year but his side were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool.   He was sacked in November, ending a successful but ultimately trophy-less 5-1/2 years in charge of the club, reports…

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LaLiga set to resume June 8

  La Liga can resume behind closed doors from 8 June, says Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. The league’s President Javier Tebas said he had hoped Spain’s top flight would restart on 12 June, although La Liga is yet to confirm a restart date. La Liga players this week started training in groups of no more than 10. “Spain has done what it should and now new horizons are opening for everyone. The time has come to bring back many day-to-day activities,” said Sanchez. “From June 8, La Liga will…

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Two killed, one injured in Ogun road crash

Two persons were killed on Saturday while one other sustained injuries in a fatal crash at the Ota Old Toll Gate along the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway.   The accident, which occurred about 12:37pm, involved three vehicles, including a truck belonging to a popular cement company.   Spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State Command, Florence Okpe, confirmed the incident in a statement made available to reporters in Abeokuta.   Okpe stated that two male adults died in the crash while a female victim, who was also involved, was…

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Two killed, one injured in Ogun road crash

Two persons were killed on Saturday while one other sustained injuries in a fatal crash at the Ota Old Toll Gate along the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway.   The accident, which occurred about 12:37pm, involved three vehicles, including a truck belonging to a popular cement company.   Spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State Command, Florence Okpe, confirmed the incident in a statement made available to reporters in Abeokuta.   Okpe stated that two male adults died in the crash while a female victim, who was also involved, was…

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Lady shot, hospitalized for resisting armed robbers in Ebonyi

From Uchenna Inya, Abakaliki     A lady in her late twenties, Miss Monica Oginyi was yesterday shot by an armed robber in a broad day light at her shop located along Afikpo Street in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital. The victim, who narrated her ordeal on her hospital bed, said   the armed robbers who operated with a motorcycle ordered her at gun point to surrender a large sum of money she made from her sales. But according to her, rather than hand over the money, she confronted one of…

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