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We did not receive capital allocation in 2017 – Aso Rock Clinic

We did not receive capital allocation in 2017 – Aso Rock Clinic

Aso Villa Clinic have insisted it did not receive any capital allocation in 2017. Permanent Secretary of the State House, Jalal Arabi, said this in a statement issued on Sunday. Arabi said this could be verified from the Ministries of [...]

October 15, 2017 Health issues
Davido did no wrong, Tagbo was a grown man – Jude Okoye

Davido did no wrong, Tagbo was a grown man – Jude Okoye

Manager and brother to Psquare, Jude Okoye has defended Davido who is embroiled in alleged murder case of his friend, Tagbo. Jude in his snapchat post said Davido did no wrong giving instructions to his escort to get a grown [...]

October 13, 2017 Nollywood
Monkeypox

Delta students abandon schools over news of alleged deadly Monkeypox injection

Public and private school children deserted their schools over rumored forceful  Monkeypox vaccination by Army in Ovwie Local Government Area of Delta State. The school children in Ugbomro community, were scared and consequently ran out of their schools for fear [...]

October 13, 2017 Health issues
Five students of Victory Schools Kaduna got drowned

Five students drown In River Kaduna during excursion

Five students of Victory Schools Kaduna got drowned on Wednesday in River Kaduna. DAILY POST learnt that about 73 students of the school had gone on excursion. They were said to have arrived the Kaduna State Water Board pump station, [...]

October 12, 2017 Incidents
Ozubulu massacre:

Ozubulu massacre: 8 victims still hospitalized – CMD

Ozubulu massacre:  Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), in Anambra, Prof. Anthony Igwegbe, has disclosed that of the 26 victims of St Philips Catholic Church Ozubulu attack by gunmen who were admitted in the medical [...]

October 12, 2017 Crime
Monkey pox: Bayelsa intensifies campaign, releases emergency phone lines

Monkey pox cases in Nigeria now 33

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has confirmed that 33 suspected cases of Monkey pox had so far been recorded in seven states of the federation. Adewole made this known to State House correspondents after the meeting of the [...]

October 12, 2017 Health issues
Onitsha

What Is Happening In Onitsha Now?

According to an online user who posted this few minutes ago said that there is tension in Onitsha  over the rumor of school children been forcefully injected with Monkey Pox  vaccine.         [...]

October 12, 2017 Health issues
Sxhool Pulpils Anambra

Panic In Anambra As School Children Scamper For Safety Over Alleged Deadly Immunisation

Awka – Information went viral on Wednesday over a certain medical mission embarked upon by the Nigerian Army in Anambra State. The said medical mission was an inoculation exercise for school children in the state. Sources from the grapevine has [...]

October 11, 2017 Health issues
2017 AFRIMA

Nigerians win big at AFRIMA Awards 2017 [Full list]

Nigerians music stars topped the winning chat at the 2017 AFRIMA. Davido, Wizkid, Falz, Tiwa Savage, Dj Spinall, Dj Tunez among others were all winners. Davido beat Wizkid to win Song of The Year & Video of The Year while [...]

October 10, 2017 Nollywood
Independence Anniversary: Gov. El-Rufai pardons 13 convicts

Kaduna to employ 25,000 teachers

Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State says the state will employ 25,000 primary school teachers as parts of efforts to restore dignity and quality to its education sector. The governor, who stated this when he received a World Bank delegation [...]

October 10, 2017 Education
21,780 Kaduna teachers fail primary four exam

21,780 Kaduna teachers fail primary four exam

21,780 Kaduna teachers fail primary four exam: About 21,780 out of 33,000 teachers failed the primary four test administered to test their competence by the Kaduna State government. The state is therefore shopping for 25,000 new teachers as one of [...]

October 10, 2017 Education
Kidnappers make shocking demand on Edo musician, Osayomore Joseph

Kidnappers make shocking demand on Edo musician, Osayomore Joseph

Abductors of Edo State-born popular musician, Osayomore Joseph, have made contact with the family, demanding the sum of N200m as ransom. DAILY POST reports that Ambassador Joseph was kidnapped in his house at Orovie village, Upper Ekenhuan road, Benin City, the Edo [...]

October 9, 2017 Crime
Monkey pox: Bayelsa intensifies campaign, releases emergency phone lines

Monkey pox: Bayelsa intensifies campaign, releases emergency phone lines

Bayelsa State Government has intensified public enlightenment ‎and civic engagement in its efforts to curb the spread of the viral monkeypox disease. The government urged residents of the state to report all suspected cases of the disease by using hotlines [...]

October 9, 2017 Health issues
5 killed as kerosene-laden tanker explodes along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

5 killed as kerosene-laden tanker explodes along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

No fewer than five people died yesterday after a fuel tanker exploded at Tafa village along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway. An eyewitness, who asked not to be named, told journalists in Kaduna that the tanker laden with kerosene was trying to [...]

October 8, 2017 Incidents
APC accuses Wike of sponsoring anti-SARS protest

APC accuses Wike of sponsoring anti-SARS protest

anti-SARS protest: The All Progressives Congress, APC, Rivers State has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of sponsoring the protest against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force in Port Harcourt, the state capital on Friday. The accusation was contained [...]

October 8, 2017 Health issues
Monkey Pox disease

Monkey pox virus: What Buhari, Bayelsa Government must do – Atiku

Former Vice-President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has spoken about the outbreak of the Monkey Pox disease. The infection has spread in Bayelsa State, where a medical doctor and no fewer than 10 persons have reportedly been quarantined as a result [...]

October 6, 2017 Health issues
Woman gives birth on transit on Ogun highway

Woman gives birth on transit on Ogun highway

Woman gives birth on transit on Ogun highway: The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun on Thursday said that it had taken safe delivery of a baby girl whose mother was in transit along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway. The Public Education [...]

October 6, 2017 Health issues
People skipping breakfast risk heart attack

People skipping breakfast risk heart attack

People skipping breakfast risk heart attack: People who skip breakfast or eat poorly to start the day are twice as likely to develop hardened arteries, which can lead to deadly heart disease, researchers said Monday. The study in the Journal [...]

October 4, 2017 Health issues
Yoruba drums

Yoruba language bill: Lagos schools risk N500, 000 fine, closure for non-compliance

Lagos – The Lagos State House of Assembly is proposing a fine of N500, 000 or closure of any school that flouts its proposed law on compulsory teaching and learning of Yoruba Language, when passed.  The Assembly had previously made [...]

October 3, 2017 Education
Fulani Herdsmen

FULANI HERDSMEN: Crisis looms in Abia community

CRISIS is looming in Ndiolumbe Nvosi Autonomous Community in Isiala Ngwa South Council of Abia between the people and Fulani herdsmen over the refusal of the natives to allow the Fulani herdsmen graze their cattle.   But the Fulani herdsmen [...]

September 23, 2017 Incidents
Youths set ablaze palace of Imo monarch

Youths set ablaze palace of Imo monarch

Youths set ablaze palace of Imo monarch: No fewer than 200 youths have set ablaze the palace of the traditional ruler of Obollo autonomous community, Edwin Mbaeyi, in Isiala Mbano Local Government of Imo state. Punch reports that an eyewitness, [...]

September 13, 2017 Crime
Okezie kpeazu Fotor

Governor Ikpeazu Declares 3-Day Curfew In Abia

Okezie Ikpeazu, the governor of Abia State, has declared a 3-day curfew in Abia State following tensions arising from the Nigerian Army’s attack on the home of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. In a [...]

September 13, 2017 Incidents
JOHESU threatens strike

JOHESU threatens strike, vows to shut down hospitals

JOHESU threatens strike:There are strong indications that activities in government hospitals may shut down if the Federal Government fails to meet the demands of the Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care Professionals. This is coming as the [...]

September 9, 2017 Health issues
Anna Banner

Anna Banner: I’m still in love with Flavour [PHOTOS]

Former beauty queen, Anna Banner, not only attained stardom when she won in the Most Beautiful Girl competition in Nigeria some years back, but becoming singer, Flavour’s baby mama added to her popularity. And as much as she said she [...]

September 9, 2017 Nollywood
Man impregnates wife’s sister

Man impregnates wife’s sister, kills baby five days after birth

Man impregnates wife’s sister: The police in Bayelsa State have apprehended a 47-year-old man, Moses Otimba, for killing a five-day-old baby boy he fathered with the younger sister of his pregnant wife. The suspect, was said to have impregnated the [...]

September 9, 2017 Crime
19 killed, 5 injured in Plateau village attack

19 killed, 5 injured in Plateau village attack

Plateau village attack: The Plateau Police Command has confirmed 19 persons killed and five others injured in an attack on Ancha village, Bassa Local Government, on Friday. Its Commissioner, Mr Peter Ogunyanwo, who briefed newsmen on Friday in Jos, said [...]

September 9, 2017 Crime
Buhari

Buhari’s anti-Corruption war now clogged

by Ike Abonyi “Failing to indict a criminal, sitting President sends the message that those in power are above the law.” -DaShanne Stokes Whenever a bone is thrown to a dog and it walks away, the owner should be worried [...]

September 7, 2017 Crime
WAEC Exam Malpractice

Exam malpractice: WAEC approves cancellation of entire results of candidates

THE West African Examinations Council, WAEC has approved cancellation of entire  results  of candidates if found guilty of  examination malpractice.   The decision was reached at  the 61st Meeting of the Nigeria Examinations Committee (NEC) of West African Examinations Council [...]

September 6, 2017 Education
Doctors Protest

JUST IN: Resident doctors commence nationwide strike

Resident doctors across Nigeria have commenced a nationwide indefinite strike. The doctors resolved to proceed on the strike after a meeting of its national leadership that ended in the early hours of Monday.   In a brief statement obtained by [...]

September 4, 2017 Health issues
10 Good Reasons Why You Should Drink A Beer

10 Good Reasons Why You Should Drink A Beer! Number 4 Is Very Important

10 Good Reasons Why You Should Drink A Beer!  Most of us know that excessive drinking is definitely harmful for a number of reasons. However, you may be surprised to learn that an apple a day is not the only [...]

September 4, 2017 Health issues
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