Why cancer, infertility are on the rise, by expert (Read full details)

As foundation offers scholarship to six first class science graduates A former President of Chemical Society of Nigeria, CSN, Prof Oladele Osibanjo, has blamed the increased cases of cancer and other harmful diseases on the abuse of chemicals. The university teacher who was the guest lecturer at the 22nd Annual lecture, award of honours and… Read More Why cancer, infertility are on the rise, by expert (Read full details)

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China approves $5b to support projects in Nigeria (Read full details)

Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Zhou Pingjian The Peoples Republic of China Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian said his home country had approved $5 billion to support infrastructure projects in Nigeria. Pingjian stated this yesterday when he paid a courtesy visit to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, at… Read More China approves $5b to support projects in Nigeria (Read full details)

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Sheriff cautions Makarfi over alleged 2019 presidential ambition (Read full details)

Makarfi Dickson, state PDP chairmen fault fresh appointments into NWC The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has warned the party’s National Caretaker Committee chairman, Ahmed Makarfi to be careful of his utterances on whether or not he (Sheriff) would contest for president in the 2019 general elections. Sheriff who… Read More Sheriff cautions Makarfi over alleged 2019 presidential ambition (Read full details)

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WAEC laments rising cases of examination malpractices in W’Africa (Read full details)

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) yesterday expressed worries over the rising incidences of malpractices by the candidates who sit for the examinations. The Registrar of WAEC, Dr. Uyi Uwadiae, who said this at the ongoing 65th Annual Meeting of the Council in Abuja, lamented that the development was mind-boggling, despite the punitive… Read More WAEC laments rising cases of examination malpractices in W’Africa (Read full details)

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Metuh’s fresh application stalls trial over alleged N400m fraud (Read full details)

A fresh application filed by former National Publicity Secretary, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has stalled his trial at the Federal High Court, Abuja. Metuh is standing trial on a seven-count charge alongside his company, Destra Investments Limited, for alleged fraud. At the resumed hearing yesterday, counsel to Metuh, Onyeachi Ikpeazu (SAN), asked… Read More Metuh’s fresh application stalls trial over alleged N400m fraud (Read full details)

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Saraki declared assets, CCB affirms (Read full details)

Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI ELUKPO The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki continued yesterday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) with the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) admitting that Saraki did declare his assets and those of his family members. The third prosecution witness… Read More Saraki declared assets, CCB affirms (Read full details)

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NCAA okays helicopter operations on Abuja route (Read full details)

PHOTO: Hillsboro Aero Academy • Aviation workers’ unions to picket Arik over sacked workers The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday cleared all duly certified helicopter operators to commence operations in and out of Abuja henceforth. Spokesperson of the regulatory body, Sam Adurogboye, said letters have been dispatched to all concerned to resume operations and… Read More NCAA okays helicopter operations on Abuja route (Read full details)

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UNICEF warns over 1billion people use polluted water (Read full details)

PHOTO: wateraid.org •Contributed N220million to assist Kebbi water-saving culture The Chief of Field of the United Nations Children Fund (UINCEF), Mr Amose Kudzala, has disclosed that over one billion people globally drink contaminated water. Kudzala made this known in an address yesterday at the 2017 Zonal Media Breakfast on World Water Day in Enugu. He… Read More UNICEF warns over 1billion people use polluted water (Read full details)

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How to end pipeline vandalism in Niger Delta, by expert (Read full details)

National President, Association of Licenced Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria, Mr. Davidson Akhimien ( left); Chairman ASIS, Mr. Oluwaseyi Adetayo and Regional Director, Afrocet Montgomery, Mr. George Pearson, at the Securex West Africa conference in Lagos… yesterday. PHOTO GABRIEL IKHAHON As SECUREX conference ends tomorrow Former United States of America (USA) Air Force veteran, Tanwa… Read More How to end pipeline vandalism in Niger Delta, by expert (Read full details)

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Nnamani, Fayose disagree over composition of electoral reform panel (Read full details)

Nnamani • Why I cannot join APC, by Ekiti gov The Chairman, Constitutional and Electoral Reforms Committee (CERC), Senator Ken Nnamani and Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, yesterday disagreed on the composition of the Electoral Reform Committee. They expressed divergent views at a public hearing of the committee, held at the June 12 Cultural Centre,… Read More Nnamani, Fayose disagree over composition of electoral reform panel (Read full details)

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