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He beats me with dangerous objects, wife begs court for divorce

The customary court sitting in Keffi, Nasarawa state, has dissolved the 14-year-old marriage between Kafayat Olawoyin and her husband, Kazeem Olawoyin.

Kafayat, who dragged her husband to court, accused him of wickedness, brutality and violence.

The plaintiff added that her husband has b [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


Court dissolves marriage after man impregnates another

A customary court in Masaka, Karu local government area of Nasarawa state, has dissolved an 11-years-old marriage of one Rasheedat liasu and her husband, Moruf Liasu.

Rasheedat had sought for divorce on the grounds of irresponsibility, battery and abandonment by her husband.

The plaintif [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


Culture and belief affect exclusive breastfeeding - Expert

The Programme Manager, Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Tilewa Denloye, has expressed worry over the perceived hindrance of cultural influence to exclusive breastfeeding in Nigeria.

Denloye at an event organised by the foundation in Keffi, said it was unfortunate that a lot of mothers had been dece [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


Expert calls for healthy sleep culture

The Chief Executive Officer of Mouka Foam, Mr Raymond Morphy, has advised Nigerians on the need to have adequate and quality sleep, saying sleep is a necessary part of human life.

At a World Sleep Day organised by the firm in Abuja, Morphy said the role of sleep in mental and physical health co [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


NGO raises $3.6m for Africa healthcare supply chain

A non -governmental organisation, Field Intelligence, FI, has raised $3.6m equity to transform healthcare supply chain in Africa.

The amount was launched in Abuja. According to them, the money was raised in partnership with Blue Haven Initiative.

The head of growth department in FI, Pete [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


USAID calls for multi-sectoral approach in tackling TB in Nigeria

The United State Agency for International Development, USAID, has urged the Nigerian government to explore a multi-sectoral approach to locate ‘missing cases’ of Tuberculosis in the country.

A representative of the International agency, Temidayo Odusote, said this at a World Tubercu [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


Tricycle rider drugs, defiles neighbour’s 13yr-old daughter

The Nasarawa state police command has arrested a tricycle rider in Masaka, a suburb in Karu local government area of Nasarawa state, for allegedly drugging and rapping a 13-year old girl.

The suspect, who was simply identified as Alamu, had reportedly lured the girl, Joy, to his house at Second [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020


I’m glad I survived – Ex-corper who survived Lassa fever

A 2019 Batch ‘A’ corps member, Olayinka Emmanuel, who contracted Lassa fever in Asaba, the Delta state capital, was full of praise during the passing out parade in Asaba on Thursday.

Emmanuel was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, a month ago by his colleagues, where he re [...]

Mon, 09 March 2020


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