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Forex crisis threatens modular refineries N25bn daily crude input

Forex crisis threatens modular refineries N25bn daily crude input

Modular refineries in Nigeria are currently facing the threat of shutting down operations following their inability to access foreign exchange for the purchase of crude oil, a commodity priced in United States dollars. Nigeria has 25 licenced modular refineries with a combined capacity of producing 200,000 barrels of crude oil daily. Although not all of […]

South Korea doctors on mass walkout say they are overworked and unheard

South Korea doctors on mass walkout say they are overworked and unheard

 Ryu Ok Hada always wanted to help people, but now the South Korean trainee doctor has walked off the job and stands outside the hospital where he worked, holding his medical gown in his hand. Park Dan, who recently realised his childhood dream of being an emergency physician, is also one of over 7,800 interns […]

Food smuggling: Customs to man 1,500 illegal routes with drones

Food smuggling: Customs to man 1,500 illegal routes with drones

In a move to tighten the noose on food smugglers, the Nigeria Customs Service has deployed drones and more operatives to restrict the diversion of foodstuff to neighbouring countries through about 1,500 identified illegal border crossings. The National Public Relations Officer of Customs, Abdullahi Maiwada, confirmed to The PUNCH on Sunday that the NCS had increased its […]

Hardship: We’ll go on with planned protest, NLC replies FG

Hardship: We’ll go on with planned protest, NLC replies FG

ABUJA– The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has vowed to go ahead with its plan to hold rallies from Tuesday to Wednesday to register its displeasure over the rising cost of living the country. The labour union, in a letter it wrote to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, […]

The Unsettling Connection: Unforgiveness and Its Impact on Health, Unraveling the Link to Cancer

The Unsettling Connection: Unforgiveness and Its Impact on Health, Unraveling the Link to Cancer

Timothy Alor Introduction: In our pursuit of a healthier and happier life, we often focus on aspects like diet, exercise, and sleep. However, in recent years, there has been increasing recognition that emotional well-being plays a significant role in maintaining overall health. Studies have suggested that harboring negative emotions, particularly unforgiveness, can have detrimental effects […]

South Africa to hold national and provincial elections on May 29

South Africa to hold national and provincial elections on May 29

South Africa will hold national and provincial elections on May 29, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office said on Tuesday. The elections are expected to be the most competitive since the end of the apartheid system. Political analysts widely predict that the governing African National Congress (ANC) party will lose its parliamentary majority for the first time […]

Senate to probe Buhari govt, Emefiele over N30tn CBN loans

Senate to probe Buhari govt, Emefiele over N30tn CBN loans

The Senate on Tuesday resolved to probe how the N30tn Ways and Means loans of the Central Bank of Nigeria was obtained and spent by the administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari. Ways and Means is a loan facility through which the CBN finances the government’s budget shortfalls. The senate stated that the reckless spending […]

NECA, oil marketers to FG: Shun pride, review fuel subsidy removal, flotation of naira

NECA, oil marketers to FG: Shun pride, review fuel subsidy removal, flotation of naira

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, has advised the Federal Government to eschew pride and review the removal of fuel subsidy and the floating of nation’s currency, the naira, warning of looming unemployment crisis, particularly with the current harsh economic situation. NECA’s position came on a day oil marketers, under the aegis of the Natural […]

Nigeria to release report into air strike that killed civilians this month

Nigeria to release report into air strike that killed civilians this month

Nigeria’s defense chief General Christopher Musa said on Tuesday that reports into a military drone attack that killed at least 85 civilians in northern Kaduna state in December will be released by the end of the month. President Bola Tinubu ordered a thorough investigation following the attack, which had been targeting insurgents and bandits. The […]

7 Potential Health Benefits of Running

7 Potential Health Benefits of Running

There’s a reason running remains a popular form of cardio: The health benefits — mental and physical — are numerous. 1. Running Builds Cardiovascular Fitness One of running’s biggest claims to fame is its ability to boost aerobic or cardiovascular fitness, which the Cleveland Clinic defines as how well your heart and lungs can supply […]

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