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Wike, Oshiomhole clash at Abuja book launch

The two leaders were at each other’s throat at the official presentation of “The Big Interviews,” a book authored by the immediate past Managing Director of the Sun Publishing Limited, Mr. Eric Osagie. The event which had in attendance journalism finest hands including the publisher of the Vanguard Newspaper, Mr. …

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Dismay As the US Formally Starts Pullout From Paris Climate Accord

he United States has formally notified the United Nations that it is withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, triggering expressions of concern and regret from other major powers on Tuesday. President Donald Trump went ahead with the pullout despite mounting evidence of the reality and impact of climate change, with …

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BREAKING: Abducted Principal Regains Freedom In Kaduna

The abducted Principal of Government Technical College in Maraban Kajuru in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna, Mr. Francis Maji has been released by his abductors. His release comes a week after he was kidnapped from his residence located inside the college by gunmen who broke into his apartment on …

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How I was sexually harassed in UNIBEN – ex-NDDC boss

A former acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Ibim Semenitari, has said she was sexually harassed by a male lecturer while she was doing her undergraduate program in a Nigerian university. Mrs. Semenitari’s revelation followed the trending #SexForGrades conversation among Nigerians, prompted by a BBC undercover …

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Keeping cats as pets can aggravate asthma attack —Expert

An Awka-based medical practitioner, Mrs. Mary Mbelu, says keeping cats as pets can aggravate Asthma attack in the sufferer. Mbelu, a former Director of Nursing, Odumegwu Ojukwu School of Nursing in Anambra, made this known on Friday in Awka. She said that the cat’s fur or hair could collect allergens …

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Three crowns reinforces commitment to mothers’ healthy hearts

Three crowns reinforces commitment to mothers’ healthy hearts From left. Mrs Ngozi Mike-Daniel,Mrs Emily Nwauwa, Akeem Audu,Brand Manager,Three Crowns milk,Mrs Phillips Emmanuel and Mrs Osita Nwachukwu, during the Three Crowns ongoing August meeting at Overcomer Christian mission worldwide Owerri Imo state recently. The mum as a care giver is highly …

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Tyre-burning Nigerian mob attacks Shop-rite outlet in Lagos

Nigerians protested outside a Shoprite outlet in Jakande in retaliation for xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. A Nigerian mob laid siege on an outlet of Shoprite located inside Circle Mall in the Jakande area of Lagos State on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. The violent demonstration was in …

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El-Zakzaky and wife absent, as court fixes Aug 5 for ruling on bail application

Falana said that his clients had not been given adequate medical care since their detention on December 14, 2015.

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Dog sentenced to death for killing owners

A Staffordshire Terrier mixed-breed dog was set to be put to sleepA�after autopsy results on Friday confirmed it mauled its owners to death in the German city of Hanover. The incident, which shocked Germany and prompted a debate about the rules of dog ownership, saw a 52-year-old womanA�and her 27-year-old …

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MMM Founder, Sergei Mavrodi Dies Of Heart Attack

Sergei Mavrodi, an eccentric Russian mathematician who founded the notorious MMM pyramid or Ponzi scheme in the early 1990s that swindled millions out of their savings, has died, his assistant said Monday. Mavrodi, whose bespectacled face once featured on vouchers issued by the grandiose scheme, died at age 62, his …

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Road Safety Officials Donate Blood To Accident Victims In Osun

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Officers, Ilesa Unit, has donated blood to improve health delivery schemes as well as to save accident victims. Speaking at the occasion, Mr Samuel Oyedeji, the Ilesa Unit Commander Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said on Wednesday, that the blood donation programme was organised …

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Cross River Govt To Produce Vaccines For Meningitis, Hepatitis

The Cross River State Government has revealed plans to begin production of Meningitis, Typhoid and Hepatitis vaccines to reduce importation of these vaccines from outside the country. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Inyang Asibong told journalists on Monday in Calabar the Cross River State Capital. According to Dr Asibong, the …

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WHO Advises Nigeria, Others To Be Wary Of Listeriosis Outbreak

To further contain the spread of the deadly listeriosis disease that has killed at least 100 persons in South Africa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised Nigeria and other African countries to be proactive. The disease which started in 2017 has created serious concern with the world global body …

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Father, two sons rape 9-yr-old girl

The Edo State government has handed over 70 years old Francis Ezomo, and his two sons; Nosa Ezomo, 26 years old and Festus Ezomo, 29 years old, to the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Kokumo, for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl, who is a relative of Mr Francis …

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UNIMAID final year student bathed with acid

Fatima Habu Usman, a 26 year old final year student of the Department of Nursing at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), is battling for her life after been thrown with acid by two unknown tricycle operators in Borno State. Mr Ibrahim Yusuf, her relative who confirmed the incident Fatima Habu …

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UN, EU say food insecurity worsens in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia others

The food security of around 124 million people worldwide was under acute threat at the end of last year, mostly because of worsening conflicts and drought, the UN and EU said Thursday. The worst food crises in 2017 were in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, Yemen and South Sudan, a�?where nearly 32 …

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