Emmanuel Ogbeche

U.S flags-off insecticide treated bed nets distribution in Nasarawa

The U.S.  Government through the President’s Malaria Initiative, PMI, has donated 1.6 million bed nets for distribution in Nasarawa state.

The program is jointly implemented by the United States Agency for International Development, USAID, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prev [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018

BREAKING: Trump Fires Secretary of State Tillerson Hours After Leaving Nigeria

U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, got fired by President Donald Trump hours after visiting Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari who has a history of not sacking his officials even over corrupt practices.

Trump replaced Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

“M [...]

Tue, 13 March 2018

Africa’s population explosion ticking time bomb — AfDB

The African Development Bank, AfDB, and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.”

The meeting described the continent’s [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

Ezimakor: NUJ demands apology from DSS

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, is to demand apology from the Department of State Services, DSS, over the alleged illegal detention of one of its member, Mr Tony Ezimakor.

Ezimakor, who is the Abuja, Bureau Chief of the Daily Independent Newspapers, was detained for over one week by the [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

Sowore: Ambition or delusion?

When I read Omoyele Sowore declaring his ambition to run for Nigeria’s presidency in 2019, my mind went straight to the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí, 1st Marquis of Púbol.

It was Dalí who said, “At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

Beneficial skin bacteria protect against skin cancer

Science continues to peel away layers of the skin microbiome to reveal its protective properties. In a study published in Science Advances on February 28, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report a potential new role for some bacteria on the skin: protecting against can [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018

Alcohol use biggest risk factor for dementia

Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia.

This according to a nationwide observational study, published in The Lancet Public Health journal, of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018

Lassa fever: Nigerian death toll rises to 90

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has officially confirmed the death of 90 persons from Lassa fever.

The situation report from NCDC for week eight, released on Friday disclosed that from January 1 to February 25, 2018, 1081 suspected cases and 90 deaths have been reported from 18 s [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018


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