Apr 9th, 2012
Oyo State civil servants have been urged to use dialogue instead of confrontation to persuade the government for enhanced pay. They were hailed for suspending the strike by the state’s Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the disagreement with the government on the minimum wage offer. The Medical Offic...
Dec 28th, 2010
Egypt will hold its presidential election in September next year and the ruling party will meet by July to choose its candidate, the party’s policy chief — the president’s son Gamal Mubarak — said on Monday. The approach of the election has prompted speculation over whether Pr...
Dec 12th, 2010
Pfizer hired investigators to dig up dirt on Nigeria’s then-attorney general early last year in an effort to pressure him to drop a $6 billion lawsuit against the company, according to a classified U.S. diplomatic cable. The high-profile litigation, which stemmed from a 1996 drug experiment con...
Nov 19th, 2010
Six employees from the Unity state’s ministry of Education, Science and Technology were killed during an ambush by armed men on their way back from Koch County on Tuesday. Lumba Mut Guong, an accountant who was injured during the attack, spoke to repoters at Bentiu hospital, confirming the incident a...
Nov 16th, 2010
A male scientist says he’s discovered what makes women happy. It’s a hormone called oxytocin, says Paul Zak, a researcher at Claremont Graduate University. Zak presented evidence to back his case today at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego. Produced naturally in the body, o...
Nov 8th, 2010
Nigeria’s two main labour unions called a three-day nationwide strike from Wednesday and threatened an indefinite stoppage over what they say is the government’s failure to adopt a $120 monthly minimum wage. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) said the gov...