Murder charge: Court discharges 9, holds one back

Murder charge:  Court discharges 9, holds one back

Nine of the members of the Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, charged for the alleged murder of chairman of Apapa local government area of the party, Adeniyi Aborisade, have been discharged. They were discharged on Friday by an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court headed by Mr. Alex Komolafe. One of those arrested, Kehinde Fasasi, 61, was […]

Nigeria records 102,000 new cases of cancer annually –NGO

Nigeria records 102,000 new cases of cancer annually –NGO

The Executive Director, Project Pink Blue, a non-governmental organisation, Mr. Runcie Chidebe, says Nigeria records about 102,000 new cases of cancer every year and a significant low surviving rate. Chidebe made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. He said cancer was responsible for the death of 72,000 […]

WHO expects more Ebola cases in Congo, can’t reach no-go areas

WHO expects more Ebola cases in Congo, can’t reach no-go areas

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday that it could not be certain that it had identified all people exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu region. WHO said more than 500 people had been vaccinated so far against the disease in Congo’s latest outbreak, marked by a total […]

Three-storey building collapses

Three-storey building collapses

A three-storey building under construction in Jabi area of Abuja has collapsed. The number of casualties cannot be ascertained yet. Some people believed to be hawkers are said to have been trapped in the building.

Okowa prayed God to give Babangida good health as he turns 77

Okowa prayed God to give Babangida good health as he turns 77

The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has described as great, the contributions of former Military President Ibrahim Babangida to the development of Nigeria. Okowa’s remark is on the occasion of the 77th birthday of Babangida. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Okowa said he wished Babangida robust health and […]

Women, key to unlocking Nigeria’s economy -Research

Women, key to unlocking Nigeria’s economy -Research

A research by Facebook has shown that women who wish to establish their own businesses have the potential to boost Nigeria’s economy by N19.7 billion. The study, conducted by Development Economics on behalf of Facebook, further showed that “if the number of women (about 44%) who said they were ‘very likely’ to start a business […]

Shun money-bags, Oguh, House of Reps aspirant, urges youths

Shun money-bags, Oguh, House of Reps aspirant, urges youths

House of Representatives aspirant for Ahiazu/Ezinihitte Mbaise Federal Constituency seat at the National Assembly, Dr. Marcelli Oguh, has urged Nigerian youths to reject the temptations of being used as political thugs during the 2019 general elections. He also advised that instead of putting their fate in the hands of old money bags, the youth should […]

Free opposition leaders, Amnesty International warns Ugandan govt

Free opposition leaders, Amnesty International warns Ugandan govt

Amnesty International has called on the Ugandan government to release two opposition leaders in Uganda, Robert Kyagulanyi and Francis Zaake or charge them to court. The two top politicians were arrested on August 14 during clashes between ruling party and opposition supporters at campaign rallies in Arua Municipality. Robert Kyagulanyi was charged with unlawful possession […]

What would you do if your husband was impotent?

What would you do if your husband was impotent?

If after tying the nuptials, you discover that your husband is impotent or can’t perform his marital obligations, what would you do? It’s widely believed that full disclosure before marriage is the right way to start a relationship that is meant to be forever. This, however, is not usually the case. Some people lie to […]

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