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Attacks on Nigerians: FG reads riot act to Ghana, Togo

Following reported cases of attacks on Nigerians in some neigbouring West African countries, the federal government has read the riot act to Ghana and Togo to put an end to the attacks of Nigerians in their countries.

Chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa [...]

Sun, 23 June 2019


Stadium naming: ‘Why MKO deserves more’

On June 12, 2019, at the refocused Democracy Day celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari named the National Stadium, Abuja after Nigeria’s icon of democracy, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, MKO. While the posthumous honour has been lauded as a move to immortalise him, some have viewed it [...]

Sun, 23 June 2019


Birth control vaginal ring prevents unwanted pregnancy - Research

A recently approved contraceptive vaginal ring -- the first that can be used for an entire year -- is a highly effective birth control method, according to clinical trial data presented at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

Approved last August by the Food [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


Our expectations of 9th NASS – FCT residents

After the June 11, 2019 National Assembly internal elections which saw the emergence of Senator Ahmed Lawan as Senate President and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nigerians from all backgrounds in the FCT are voicing their renewed expectations. In view of it [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Gut microbes eat our medication

The first time Vayu Maini Rekdal manipulated microbes, he made a decent sourdough bread. At the time, young Maini Rekdal, and most people who head to the kitchen to whip up a salad dressing, pop popcorn, ferment vegetables, or caramelize onions, did not consider the crucial chemical reactions behind t [...]

Fri, 14 June 2019


Traditional ruler turns palace to clinic

The village head of Kangimi-Ubangida, Igabi local government area of Kaduna State, Abudullahi Ubangida, has turned his palace into a clinic to reduce maternal mortality in the community. 

Ubangida, disclosed this at the Karishi General Hospital in Abuja.  

He said the gest [...]

Fri, 14 June 2019


U.S envoy drums support to end HIV/AIDs in Nigeria

In an efforts to curb the menace of HIV/AIDs, in Nigeria, a diplomat from the United States has appealed for concerted efforts from all Nigerians saying that the war against the disease cannot be fought by institutions alone. 

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, made [...]

Fri, 14 June 2019


New ministers: “we want technocrats, national spread”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barely two weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari took the oath of office for a second term, the appeals for him to appoint ministers are growing louder. While som [...]

Sat, 08 June 2019


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PhotoCoalition wants UN to do more on child bombers

The Coalition of Civil Society for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has charged the United Nations, UN, to do more to protect children that hav [...]

23 June 2019

PhotoCoalition wants UN to do more on child bombers

The Coalition of Civil Society for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has charged the United Nations, UN, to do more to protect children that hav [...]

23 June 2019