Chairman of the Lagos StateÂ BloodÂ Transfusion Committee (LSBTC), Dr. Adetoun Agbe-Davieshas called on residents and individuals alike to support the drive at ensuring that 100% of allÂ bloodÂ for transfusion are from voluntaryÂ blood donors by donating and encouraging more people to donate blood voluntarily. Agbe-Davies who made this call recently at a media briefing in Lagos as part [...]
On January 31, 2000, the world was served with a rude dish that changed the face of medical practice. A British medical doctor was convicted of murdering hundreds of his patients with an overdose of the narcotic analgesic, morphine. His victims were estimated to be between fifteen and two hundred and sixty, making him the [...]
Aloe is the name given to a variety of perennials of the Liliaceae/Aloeaceae family. There are over 325 species in this genus. Aloe ferox,Aloe perryi, Aloe barteri, called West African Aloe, and Aloe Barbadensis, also called Aloe Vera, are the better known species. Aloe Vera has been in much use from time immemorial. Wall paintings [...]
ABUJA â€“ The House of Representatives was this morning thrown into crisis over the alleged unresolved principal officers position. Trouble started immediately after prayers when the Speaker called for a motion for a close door session. Just as Hon. Order-Jev Emmanuel Yisa, was standing to move the motion for close door session, some members rushed [...]
An Environmentalist and Chairman of Lamango Ltd., Mr Lanre Ayoola, has raised the alarm that with the way Nigerians have neglected the planting of trees, life expectancy may drop from 47 years to a lesser age. In this interview with Daily Sun, the Engineer turned researcher said that Nigerians life expectancy might increase to 120 [...]
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has sent the names of 13 commissioner nominees to the House of Assembly for ratification. The letter was read on the floor of the house by the Speaker, Mr Terkimbi Ikyange, during plenary in Makurdi on Thursday. Ikyange, while reading the letter, stated that the approval would enable the... [Read More...]
The All Progressives Congress member in the House of Representatives, Nasiru Sani Zangon Daura, representing Zango/Baure Federal Constituency of Katsina State, has issued a press statement on the physical battle that ensued in the Green Chamber during plenary on Thursday. At the plenary, the tension and divided interest among the legislators led to a brawl... [Read More...]
''We shall also use the meeting to understand and contribute to the strategy for countering terrorism, ensuring post-insurgency recovery and other related issues. ''We have formally written on behalf of the BringBackOurGirls movement in Abuja, nationwide, and all over the world to the President and sought to meet with him.
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SENATOR Mohammed Ali Ndume, Borno, North East Thursday assumed the position of Senate Majority leader.
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"President Obama will host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House," a statement said, announcing a visit that will mark "our support for the Nigerian people following their historic democratic elections and peaceful transfer of power."
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Blows were freely exchanged today as members of the House of Representatives battled for control in the wake of the on-going leadership crisisÂ in the Lower House. The Mace, which is the symbol of authority of the House disappeared, as the lawmakers fought. It was learnt that the Mace was hurriedly taken to office of […]
Â The Lagos State branch ofÂ Â Edo CollegeÂ Old Boys AssociationÂ will, on Friday July 17, honour eleven students and one teacher of the college who have shown outstanding performance in the 2014/2015 academic session. On the same day, various prizes, endowed by prominent members of the association across various subjects, will also be given to students […]
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By Yemi Akintomide, Akure THE kidnap of former Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Prof. Albert Adeoye Ilemobade, by gunmen in his Akure residence on Monday, June 22, 2015, has been linked to an insider within the household. According to the Ondo State Police Command, preliminary investigation so far has indicated that […]
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FOR daring to respond positively to the recent call by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, for the citizens to report corrupt officers to him for discipline, a Lagos resident has landed himself in a serious mess. The man, Thompson Ntiedo, who took pictures of a policeman collecting bribe from a motorist in […]
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Contrary to the expectation of most Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari, has refused to jump on the bandwagon over the composition of his ministerial nominees. On details of the list, Buhari, is in absolute silence and not ready to let the cat out of the bag, even with the state governors, whom heÂ held a meeting with […]
A Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court, Nasarawa State, on Thursday sentenced a 37-year-old farmer, Sabiu Salaha, to 28 months imprisonment for stealing a motorcycle. The Judge, Albert Maga, convicted Salaha on a three-count charge of criminal conspiracy, using charm and theft, as he admitted committing the offence. He, however, gave him an option of N10,000 […]Court jails farmer for using charm, stealing motorcycle
The police, on Thursday, arraigned a-52-year-old woman, Chinoyerim Ozor, at the Gudu Upper Area Court for assaulting her tenant. The accused, who resides at Kabusa in Apo, Abuja, is standing trial on a six-count charge ofâ€Ž criminal conspiracy, criminal force, criminal intimidation, assault, theft and mischief. The prosecutor, Sgt. Shedrack Dauda, told the court that […]Police arraign landlady charged with assault
Governor of Nasarawa State, Tanko Al-Makura on Thursday promised to reconstruct the collapsed federal bridge along Abubakar Burga road in Keffi in two weeks. Al-Makura made the pledge while inspecting the collapsed bridge. He appealed to the residents of Keffi and motorists plying the route to be patient, assuring that the government is doing everything...
"We normally provide protection for all foreigners working on farms and elsewhere in the state," he told newsmen. "But he (Menendez) chose to travel alone on the bad road without police protection and they kidnapped him."
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