Resident doctors in LASUTH begin warning strike Jan. 28

Resident doctors at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, revealed that they will start three days warning strike on Jan. 28 over shortage of house officers and resident doctors.   On Tuesday, during a news conferencein Lagos, Dr. Fatai Balogun, President, Association of Resident Doctors (ARD-LASUTH), said that the strike was earlier suspended…

INEC never been under any pressure to do what is wrong – Yakubu

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), stated that the commission was not under pressure to do what was wrong. Yakubu has made this known yesterday in a meeting with the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and other senior police officers in Abuja. He said: “This is to be expected in an…

Court jails 28-year-old student for stealing N1.1m

On Tuesday, the Kasuwan Nama Upper Area Court, has sentenced Shamsudeen Suleiman,  a 28-year-old student, to one year imprisonment for house breaking and N1.1million theft. Judge Yahaya Mohammed, said the punishment would serve as deterrent to those who may contemplate committing crime. Mohammed also ordered the convict to pay back N650, 000 to the complainant…

Kanu reacts to Buhari’s refusal to participate in presidential debate

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to participate in weekend’s presidential debate. Kanu, in a radio broadcast to his members on Monday, said that the President’s action has vindicated his claims that the President was cloned. He said: “It has come to my…

Amnesty International reacts to decentralization of SARS

A London-based non-governmental organization, Amnesty International, has reacted to the disbandment of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other special squads by the newly-appointed Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed. Osai Ojigho, Amnesty International’s Director, said in a signed statement that the disbandment of SARS “Acknowledges years of outcry from Nigerians over human rights violations…