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Boyfriend stabs girlfriend, 25, to death by over phone call

A 23-year-old suspect, Solomon Peter, who allegedly stabbed his 25-year-old girlfriend, Patience Zakaria to death has narrated how the deceased died.

Peter a resident in Karu local government area of Nasarawa state, was arrested by the police following the death of his girlfriend as a result of [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


Ebola outbreak still in Congo DR - WHO

The Ebola disease outbreak, ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo, appears far from over as new confirmed cases and deaths from the disease are still being reported in the conflict-ridden country.

At a press briefing in Abuja, the World Health Organization, WHO said latest figures shows tha [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


Nursing council inducts 144 foreign trained nurses in Abuja

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria has inducted 144 graduates of nursing science of foreign universities.

The inductees conduct completed a six month adaptation programme in Nigerian universities and passed professional examination for general nursing conducted in November 2019.

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Sun, 16 February 2020


De-registration of parties healthy for democracy- Nigerians

Recently, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC deregistered 74 political parties over their failure to meet the legal requirements set forth by the constitution and the Electoral Act to operate as political parties. As the issue continues to generate reactions on whether INEC ac [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


Two sell younger sister’s son for 350k, cleric’s wife nabbed

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTP, has arrested two sisters identified as Juliet and Chioma for allegedly selling their mentally-challenged younger sister’s son for N350,000.

The agency also arrested a pastor’s wife, Efe, and one 45-year-old wo [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


US travel ban: What we should do as a people - Nigerians

On January 31, 2020, the US President Donald Trump expanded his travel ban, suspending issuance of visas that can lead to permanent residency for nationals of Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar and Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari responded that Nigeria will work hard to fix security lapses that [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


Parkinson’s disease may start before birth

People who develop Parkinson's disease before age 50 may have been born with disordered brain cells that went undetected for decades, according to new Cedars-Sinai research. The research points to a drug that potentially might help correct these disease processes.

Parkinson's occurs whe [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


World Cancer Day: 72,000 die annually - FG

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that the number of deaths caused by cancer in the country annually is 72,000 while about 102,000 new cases of cancer are recorded annually.

This frightening statistics came just as the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has also expressed wor [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


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