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President Buhari Loses Weight

Silence As President Buhari Loses Weight As Ailment Remains Secret, Doctors Says Forget Nigeria For Now

President Buhari Loses Weight – Personal doctors to President Muhammadu Buhari have reportedly told the president to forget about returning to Nigeria for now in his own interest. However, sources have revealed his condition has grown worse to a full-blown [...]

February 21, 2017 Health issues
Buhari Undergoes Genital Surgery

Buhari Undergoes Genital Surgery

Buhari Undergoes Genital Surgery: Nine-month-old Buhari Muhammad, whose genital was cut off by his step-mother, has undergone first corrective surgery at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Bida, Niger. Mrs Mariam Kolo, the Director-General of the state Child Rights Protection Agency, [...]

February 18, 2017 Health issues
Bus Plunges Into Lagos Canal

Bus Plunges Into Lagos Canal: 3 Dead, 23 Injured

Bus Plunges Into Lagos Canal A luxury bus packed with passengers and believed to be traveling from the eastern part of the country plunged into a river at Owode-Elede, Ikorodu in Lagos State on Friday. Three passengers were feared dead. [...]

February 18, 2017 Incidents
Fire In Onitsa Destroys Petrol Station, Houses

Fire In Onitsha Destroys Petrol Station, Houses

A fire Wednesday night, razed down Mobil filling station and some buildings near the Upper New Market road, Onitsha destroying properties worth millions of naira. Reports said that fire fighters from Onitsha, Okpoko and Awka were still battling to quell [...]

February 16, 2017 Incidents
Nigerian University Finds Cure For HIV/AIDS

Nigerian University Finds Cure For HIV/AIDS

If claims Professor Francis Otunta are anything to go by, then, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, might have discovered a drug for the treatment and cure of HIV/AIDS. The Vice Chancellor of the institution located at Umudike in Abia state, [...]

February 2, 2017 Health issues
Fulani herdsmen

Fulani Herdsmen Invade Rivers’ Nursing School

HUNDREDS of the students of the Rivers State School of Nursing, RIVSON, Port Harcourt, laid siege to the Government House, Port-Harcourt, last week, in protest over dilapidated condition of infrastructure in the institution and lack of security which they said [...]

January 31, 2017 Incidents
Motor Accident Along Akure-Owo Road

2 Dead, 8 Injured In Motor Accident Along Akure-Owo Road

Motor Accident Along Akure-Owo Road  – The Federal Road Safety Corps has advised against obstruction, overloading and over speeding following an accident which occurred on Friday, January 27, on Akure -Owo (ilu Abo). The accident involving a Toyota bus with [...]

January 31, 2017 Incidents
Nigeria’s 2017 Best Medical Graduate

Butcher’s Son – Nigeria’s 2017 Best Medical Graduate

Nigeria’s 2017 Best Medical Graduate – The newly inducted doctor who is believed to be the Nigerian best Medical graduating student this year, spoke with Vanguard extensively on his achievements, ambition and challenges. Excerpts. WHO is Saheed Alabi ? I [...]

January 27, 2017 Education
Woman Gives Birth To Sextuplets In Jigawa

Woman Gives Birth To Sextuplets In Jigawa

A 44-year-old woman, Hanne Sulaiman, has given birth to sextuplets in Dutse, Jigawa. Reports said that the delivery of the sextuplets came barely 18 years after the woman gave birth to a set of twins. The delivery occurred at Dantaye [...]

January 19, 2017 Health issues
set of quintuplet

Woman Delivers Quintuplet 10 Years After Marriage

There was a celebration on Tuesday at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) in Cross River State as a married couple that has been childless for 10 years were blessed with a set of quintuplet.     The Nation gathered [...]

January 11, 2017 Health issues
Mr. Nigeria

Mr Nigeria Matthew Monday Writes About His Encountered With A Mad Woman (MUST READ)

Mr. Nigeria writes about his recent encounter with a woman many see as “mad” He posted this photo on instagram with the caption king_mattheyu; It’s was a beautiful afternoon i went on set. after changing up for the shoot I saw [...]

January 7, 2017 Nollywood
Mama Esifiho

​191-Year-Old Woman Discovered in Nigeria. Oldest Living Person In The World!

The Guinness Book of Records recognizes 112-year-old Yasutaro Koide from Japan as the oldest person alive, but they just might have to amend the books. Recently, photos have surfaced of Mama Esifiho, a 191-year-old woman living in Nigeria. Her age [...]

January 5, 2017 Health issues
Rahma Haruna

19-Yr-Old Nigerian Born With No Arms And Legs And Forced To Live In A Plastic BUCKET Dies On Christmas Day

Rahma Haruna, a teenage girl who spent her life being carried around in a plastic bowl because her body stopped growing when she was a baby has died.       Tragic Rahma Haruna became famous around the world after [...]

December 28, 2016 Health issues
tukur-buratai

Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Ikorodu – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has revealed the arrest of a Boko Haram terrorist in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Buratai said the terrorist, one of those fleeing from the hitherto Boko Haram stronghold of Sambisa Forest, [...]

December 26, 2016 Crime
fake rice

Asshole Businessmen Are Selling Plastic Rice In Nigeria

Nigerian customs officials have confiscated 102 bags of fake rice that appears to contain plastic pellets, which crooked businessmen had been trying to bring into the country and sell over the Christmas period. With inflation having risen every month for [...]

December 24, 2016 Health issues
Olive Oil

5 Health Benefits Of Cooking With Olive Oil

 Olive Oil: One of the goals that you need to have right now is to be healthy, especially when you cook something for your family. Most of the time, you are just focusing on the income and material things that [...]

December 23, 2016 Health issues
Ibrahim-Kpotun-Idris

PDP to IGP: Focus on Police, INEC’s manipulation, not Wike’s phony phone call

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, lambasted the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris for constituting a panel of investigation over the alleged threatening phone call by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. The PDP in a statement [...]

December 20, 2016 Security
Nigerian Men Living With Prostate Cancer

‘40% Nigerian Men Living With Prostate Cancer, Many Are Not Aware’ – Expert

Forty per cent of men aged about 40 years are living with prostate cancer and many are unaware of their status, an expert has said. Ovunda Omudu, head, department of surgery at the Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, disclosed this on [...]

December 16, 2016 Health issues
hairiest woman in Nigeria

Hairiest Woman In Nigeria, QUEEN OKAFOR Shows Her Sexy Hot Legs (MUST SEE PHOTOS)

The hairiest woman in Nigeria, Queen Okafor,  has just posted a new set of photos where she flaunts her her lovely hairy hot legs.       [...]

December 16, 2016 Nollywood
Over 512 IDPs Infected with HIV/AIDS in Borno

Over 512 IDPs Infected with HIV/AIDS in Borno

The Executive Secretary, Borno State Agency for the Control of AIDS, Barkindo Saidu, has revealed that 512 new cases of HIV infection have been recorded in Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. Barkindo made the [...]

December 5, 2016 Health issues

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Court Dissolve Marriage In Osun As Woman Said Husband’s Half Salary Cannot Maintain A Family.

A Customary Court in Iwara-Ijesa, Osun State, Nigeria, has dissolved a 15 year old marriage, as Mrs Oluitan Folashade, had approached the court for divorce, saying her husband, Oluitan Abraham Adelusi's half salary from his employment with the Osun state [...]

November 30, 2016 Culture, Geography, Societal issues
Enugu Monarch Dies In Car Accident

Enugu Monarch Dies In Car Accident

A traditional ruler in Enugu State, Igwe Patrick Ezugwu, of Agbamere community, in Eha-Alumona, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, died in auto crash on Tuesday. It was gathered that the monarch died within Nsukka, the University of Nigeria [...]

November 30, 2016 Incidents
Cancer Eradication: FG Plans To Increase Tobacco Taxation To Fund Healthcare

Cancer Eradication: FG Plans To Increase Tobacco Taxation To Fund Healthcare

ABUJA—MINISTER of Health, Professor Isaac Adewale, has indicated the Federal Government’s interest to increase taxation on tobacco to discourage people from smoking as it endangers their health. This is as Tobacco manufacturing companies have described Nigeria as an untapped market [...]

November 30, 2016 Health issues
Novel Glucose Meter Debuts To Tackle Diabetes

Novel Glucose Meter Debuts To Tackle Diabetes

A NEW hi-tech glucose meter known as Nova Max Plus Meter, that measures level of ketones in diabetic patients, is now in the Nigerian market. Ketones are three soluble molecules produced by the liver from fatty acids during periods of low [...]

November 30, 2016 Health issues
Enugu/ Port- Harcourt express way

Four Roasted In Multiple Accidents Along Enugu – Port Harcourt Express Way (PHOTOS)

At least four people were confirmed dead at the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Umuahia, Abia State following a multiple auto crash that occurred along Ubakala axis of the Enugu/ Port- Harcourt express way. It was gathered that four vehicles were [...]

November 29, 2016 Incidents
High Rate of Diabetes, Obesity Rampant in Nigeria - Experts Worry

High Rate of Diabetes, Obesity Rampant in Nigeria – Experts Worry

MEDICAL experts have urged Nigerians to cultivate healthy lifestyle as part of measures to prevent exposure to various forms of non-communicable diseases. The experts who spoke in Lagos at the Sunfit 2016 Fitness and Health week programme, tasked government to [...]

November 29, 2016 Health issues
Recession: NYSC Asks For Subsidized Feeding

Recession: NYSC Asks For Subsidized Feeding

  The Enugu state command of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has pleaded with the state government to subsidize the feeding of the corps members in view of the increasing population of the members. The state coordinator of NYSC, Mrs. [...]

November 29, 2016 Health issues
Tanker Explosion Rocks Ibadan

Tanker Explosion Rocks Ibadan – 1 Killed, 12 Vehicles Destroyed

Tanker Explosion Rocks Ibadan: One person lost his life in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Sunday as a fully loaded tanker burst into flames on the Lagos-Ibadan highway. Thirty shops, four trailers and 12 commercial vehicles were destroyed, even [...]

November 28, 2016 Incidents
Maersk Cotonou

Container Ship Maersk Cotonou Attacked By Pirates In Nigeria

ASKET security broker firm reported on Saturday that container ship Maersk Cotonou was attacked by pirates at around 1230 UTC Nov 19 in position 04 01N 007 03E, 25nm south of Bonny, Nigeria.     The vessel, approached by a [...]

November 22, 2016 Societal issues
Igbo women

OAP Freeze: “Out Of All The Tribes In Nigeria Igbo Women Make The Best Wives”

Multi-award winning popular Cool FM Lagos radio personality, Ifedayo Olarinde, also known as Daddy Freeze, has shared his advise to Yoruba men, saying if they want to be successful in life, they should marry Igbo women. Below is how the [...]

November 21, 2016 Societal issues

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