Men Who Go Bald Before Age 40 Risk Heart Attack –Study

Men who go grey or bald in their 20s or 30s may be at greater risk suffering a heart attack, research suggests.

People who lose their hair or go grey before the age of 40 are five times as likely to also suffer heart problems at an early age, scientists found.

They discovered it was an e [...]

Thu, 30 November 2017

DJ association laments over underpricing

The National President of Disco-jockey (DJ) Association of Nigeria, Tade Adeyemi, has lamented the increasing rate of underpricing of DJs in the country.

Adeyemi, who is also referred to as D.J Cool, noted that every event in the world is complemented by the presence of a D.J because mu [...]

Thu, 30 November 2017

Global Rights march against gender based violence

Global Rights has led a coalition of civil society organisations on a march the Minister for Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN, on gender based violence.

In a statement by the Country Director, Abiodun Bayewu-Teru, and made available to journalists in Abuja, she noted that, " The 16 Days of Act [...]

Tue, 28 November 2017

CSOs target substance abuse reduction by 70% in 5 years

A coalition of civil society groups in Nigeria under the aegis of Civil Society Network on Substance and Drug Abuse, has said it targets to reduce substance and drug abuse by 70 percent in five years in the country. 

President of the group, Barr.  Eze Eluchie, made this commitment on [...]

Tue, 28 November 2017

Stakeholders want synergy in SDGs implementation

Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has called for synergy between states and the federal government for effective implementation of the goals.

Princess Adefulire stated this in Makurdi at a one-day w [...]

Tue, 28 November 2017

Buratai calls for reestablishment of police, others in north east

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has called for the reestablishment of civil authorities in the north east, while commending newly promoted to Generals for their gallantry in subduing insurgents in the north east, urging them to do more. 

He made this known during an invest [...]

Tue, 28 November 2017

Ortom Says No More Civil Jobs For Benue Indigenes

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has advised indigenes to take advantage of opportunities in financial institutions and access funds for commercial and agricultural businesses, saying there are no more white collar jobs.

Ortom made the remarks in Makurdi while commissioning Benysta Microfinanc [...]

Tue, 28 November 2017

NUC to train academics in journal publication

Worried by the dearth of cutting-edge research and publication of quality journals in Nigerian universities, the National Universities Commission, NUC, has concluded plans to carry out nationwide training of junior and middle-career lecturers on academic publishing. 

Director of Research, [...]

Tue, 28 November 2017


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