January 9, 2017 Tunde Ogunesan

OYO State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has declared that Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, would be re-opened before the end of January. Senator Ajimobi made this known while addressing the protesting students in […]

Re: Still on premature ejaculation

December 3, 2016

Dear Yemisi, I cannot last more than a minute in bed for years. I used various medications and herbals, but nothing changed.  I have given up. Ishaq, Gombe, 0*06******5. ••••••••• Dear Yemisi, I am having […]

Thunderstorm asthma kills 6 in Australia

November 27, 2016

The number of people dying in the Australian city of Melbourne from a rare phenomenon called thunderstorm asthma has risen to six. Three others are in a critical condition. Heavy rains and winds on Monday […]

GES: FG roll out measures for smooth operation

November 22, 2016

The Federal Government has rolled out measures that would be taken to ensure transparency and accountability in the implementation of the Growth Enhancement Scheme (GES) of the present administration. The Permanent Secretary in the Federal […]

NNPC cash call arrears hit $8.5bn in 2016

November 15, 2016

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has stated that it’s cash call arrears now $8.5billion following the Corporation’s budget cut of $2.5billion in 2016. He said that in 2016 alone, underfunding of NNPC cash calls […]

Keystone Bank Sierra Leone wins two awards

November 7, 2016

Keystone Bank Sierra Leone Limited, a subsidiary of Keystone Bank Nigeria Limited, has won two awards at the inaugural edition of the Sierra Leone Council of Chief Executives Awards ceremony held at the Bintumani Conference […]

3 goat thieves land in Agodi prison

November 2, 2016

An Iyaganku Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday remanded three persons in Agodi Prison for stealing a goat. The Senior Magistrate, Mrs Muniràt Giwa-Babalola, said the accused persons should be remanded in the prison […]

Building a better North through education

October 24, 2016

Northern elders and the elite class have been quite vocal in the last couple of years,  giving a louder voice to national issues, particularly that which affects their region. However, the sad reality is that […]

MOSOP mourns Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr

October 19, 2016

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has reacted to the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr., the son of Nigeria’s famous human rights activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa. “On behalf of the entire Ogoni […]

Your handbag may be making you sick

September 29, 2016 David

Though handbags may not kill people, they have the potential of making them very sick. VERA ONANA writes about the bacteria that may be present on women’s handbags, their health risk and how people can […]

I am depressed, what can be done for me?

September 29, 2016

Bose has not been feeling quite well for the past six weeks now. She is tired all of the time, cries for no specific reason, sleeps poorly and has lost her appetite. Her attention is […]

Ibadan Anglican Diocese honours 22

September 25, 2016

THE authorities of the Ibadan Diocese (Anglican Communion), last Sunday, honoured 22 members of the diocese, who had been found worthy in the service of God and humanity through the use of their God-given talents. […]

Remembering the late Gani Fawehinmi

September 23, 2016

IN the face of unrivaled excesses and brutalities of deranged military dictators and civilian oppressors, Gani Fawehinmi remained constant, consistent, and courageous in his criticisms of a ruling class run amok. With all righteousness and […]

SS3 students resume in Lagos amidst downpour

September 7, 2016

The turn-out of Senior Secondary School 3 students in Lagos State public schools has been encouraging in spite of heavy rain in Lagos on Wednesday. Mr Albert Philips, a former President, All Confederation of Principals […]

Use energy saving bulbs, NERC urges electricity consumers

September 5, 2016

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Monday urged electricity users to use energy saving bulbs and standard appliances to complement its energy efficiency programmes. The acting Chairman of the commission, Dr Anthony Akah, made […]

‘Medical emergencies looms in Nigeria’

August 18, 2016 David

The issue of cost of medications and healthcare expenditure is germane in Nigeria. President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Professor Mike Ogrima in this interview with Sade Oguntola x-rays the challenges people with chronic […]

…APC is just making noise —Amuwa

July 27, 2016

Barrister Benson Amuwa, the immediate past representative of Ondo State on the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), is a governorship aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He speaks with […]

7 Russian swimmers banned from Rio Olympics

July 25, 2016

Seven Russian swimmers have been banned from competing at the Rio Olympic Games by swimming’s governing body Fina. Those deemed ineligible for Rio include Yulia Efimova, a 200m bronze medallist in London, who had a […]

NJC compulsorily retires Justices Oloyede, Yunusa

July 16, 2016

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has compulsorily retired a judge of Osun State Division, Justice Olamide Folahanmi Oloyede who attacked Governor Rauf Aregbesola in a controversial letter. Also, compulsorily retired is Justice Yunusa, mentioned in […]

How to resolve PDP crisis —Chieftain

July 1, 2016 David

In this interview with Senior Deputy Editor, Jacob Segun Olatunji, the Peoples Democratic Party and deputy national youth leader, Honourable Alonge Niyi Dennis, bares his mind on various issues, including the crisis rocking party.   […]

Salt: How much is too much?

June 30, 2016

Salt intake has become a major health concern given that an array of studies have claimed too much salt in the diet can increase the risk of serious illness, such as heart disease and stroke. […]