The brief: 14, 773 deaths from accidents; Unethical strike; Oil spill | Dailytrust

The brief: 14, 773 deaths from accidents; Unethical strike; Oil spill

FILE PHOTO: Oil spill
FILE PHOTO: Oil spill

Data released by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and additional tally on road traffic crashes compiled by Daily Trust revealed that 106,256 were involved in road traffic crashes between January 2019 and December 2021.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says it is unethical for medical doctors to embark on strike.

Reports by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria recorded 21 coronavirus-related deaths between Friday and Saturday.

Road Crashes Kill 14,773 Nigerians In 3 Years

Persons numbering 106,256 were involved in road traffic crashes between January 2019 and December 2021 in Nigeria. Of these, 14,773 died from 31,116 road accidents recorded within the period, according to data released by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and additional tally on road traffic crashes compiled by Daily Trust.

The data from the FRSC documented road crashes between January 2019 and October 2021, while Daily Trust compiled reported road traffic crashes between November and December 2021.

Troops Arrest Notorious IPOB/ESN Leader In Enugu

Troops of 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Enugu, have arrested Godwin Nnamdi, a leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN).

Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, said in Enugu Sunday that the troops of Operation Golden Dawn arrested Nnamdi on Christmas Day.

It’s Unethical For Doctors To Go On Strike — Minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says it is unethical for medical doctors to embark on strike.

He spoke in Abuja at the induction of six medical graduates of the University of Abuja into the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

PODCAST: Is End To Ganduje, Kwankwaso Feud In Sight?

It has indeed been an issue of discussion in the public that there might be an end to the Feud between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and his former boss, Senator Rabi’u Kwankwaso.

There are varying views on the row, but one thing remains certain, it is politically motivated and promoted by beneficiaries of political gains in the state from both sides. Click this link to the podcast.

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Bayelsa Oil Spill: N/Delta Youths Warn Against Sabotaging FG’s Efforts

Niger Delta youths and civic groups have warned saboteurs against undermining the federal government’s efforts to build lasting peace and stop environmental degradation in the region.

The groups, under the aegis of Niger Delta Youth Movement, African Centre for Justice and Human Rights, Friends of the Environment and Nigerian Ethnic Youth Leaders Council, said they welcomed the findings of a joint investigation into the recent oil spillage in Nembe, Bayelsa State.

Nigeria Records 21 Coronavirus Deaths In 24hrs

Nigeria recorded 21 coronavirus-related deaths between Friday and Saturday, a report from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown.

It revealed that by Friday, 2,993 deaths had so far been recorded from the virus in the country; and by Saturday, the total number of deaths had risen to 3,014 cases.

FG To Shut Down Money Lending Businesses Over Violations

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has said that the joint committee that was set up by the federal government to tackle violation of consumer rights and unfair practices in the money lending industry will shut down illegal businesses at the commencement of its enforcement.

Recall that earlier in November 2021, the federal government moved to check some of the illegal, unwholesome and unfair practices in the money lending industry with the setting up of a joint committee to address the situation.

NPFL: Enyimba Pip Rangers As Remo Stars Shock Heartland

Premier League giants, Enyimba have maintained their impressive start under manager Finidi George following a hard-fought 1-0 win over Enugu Rangers in the oriental derby at the Ifeanyiubah Stadium, Nnewi in matchday 2 of the Nigeria Professional Football League yesterday.

With the game looking to end in a stalemate, Emeka Obioma broke the hearts of Rangers to score the decisive goal two minutes from time. The Aba giants are now unbeaten in five games in all competitions this season.

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