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Ophthalmologist: Cataract leading cause of blindness in Taraba

Cataract has been identified as the leading cause of blindness in Taraba state. An Ophthalmologist who practices in the state, Dr. Gideon Avar, spoke Monday,...

Lokoja-Abuja Road: Shame of a Nation – CAN president

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dr Samson Ayokunle, has slammed the federal government for its inability to complete the 200km Abuja-Lokoja...

Kogi governor: VP Osinbajo a great asset to Nigeria

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has felicitated with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on his 64 birthday, describing him as a great gift and...

UNICEF: 10 million child marriages may occur before end of decade

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm that 10 million additional child marriages may occur before the end of the decade,...

OAGF, JTB collaborate on PAYE remittances

The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) and the Joint Tax Board (JTB) are to establish a Joint Reconciliation Team to...

Kano to set up bureau to rehabilitate drug addicts

The Kano State Government says it has concluded plans for the establishment of a Drug Abuse Management Bureau to enhance the rehabilitation of drug...

IWD: TUC seeks end to gender violence against women

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged women to take advantage of the International Women’s Day (IWD) to challenge all forms of...

Speeding up vaccinations will lead Italy out of crisis – premier

Speeding up Italy’s vaccination campaign will enable the country to overcome the coronavirus crisis, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Monday, adding that his...

Marwa warns NDLEA officers against illegal detention, hostage arrest

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa rtd, has warned commanders, officers and men of the...

Abiodun, Adeboye, others for ICAN western zonal confab Tuesday

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) is set to hold the 15th Western Zonal Accountants’ Conference from Monday, 8th March to Thursday,...

Anambra will never forget you, students tell Obi

The students of Alor Science and Technical College have told the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, that the...

Two Nigerians sentenced to death in Ghana for killing four women

Two Nigerians, Samuel Udoetuk Wills and John Orji , have been sentenced to death by a high court in Sekondi, Ghana over the kidnap...

ECOWAS recommends compensation for vaccine side effects, injury

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Vaccine Taskforce has recommended compensation for citizens who suffer side effects or injury from the COVID-19...

Dare commends FG’s cash grant for 5,000 Oyo women

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has commended the Federal government  for financial  support  to rural women in  Oyo State  through...

#EndSARS: How our husbands were killed, widows

Three widows whose husbands were killed during last year’s ENDSARS protest have narrated how their husbands were killed in different parts of Ondo State. The...

Achebe memorial conference on crisis in Africa

The 4th Chinua Achebe International Memorial Conference will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). The conference is...

Kidnappers abduct travellers in Osun again

There was confusion around the Wasinmi area in the Ayedire Local Government Area of Osun State on Saturday evening as gunmen abduct two travellers...

Truck driver arrested for crushing man to death in Onitsha

A middle-aged man has been arrested for allegedly crushing a yet-to-be identified man to death with an articulated truck in Onitsha, Anambra state. The accident,...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Judge, Ngwuta dies

Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Ngwuta is dead. Sources at the apex court confirmed that Ngwuta died in the early morning of Sunday in his...

Food blockade: How I averted North/South ‘war’, by Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has told of how some Northern youths had mobilised, ready for reprisals against the South during the recent...
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