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April 19, 2018 12:37 PM Nigerians react to Buhari’s comments that ‘youths are lazy’

Buhari, speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster on Wednesday, said youths prefer to do nothing because they feel Nigeria is an oil-rich nation. According to Buhari, a lot of Nigerian youths have not been to school, yet they want everything free. This did not go down well with some Nigerians on social media as they are of the opinion 22

April 18, 2018 5:17 PM I was under spell for 18 years, wife begs for divorce

A housewife, Mariam Adegoke has told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, Ibadan that she had been under love spell for 18 years. Mariam on Wednesday approached the court for the dissolution of her marriage with one Lukman Adegoke, on the ground that she no longer loved Adegoke. ”Sometime in 2,000, I followed Adegoke to his house as a friend, but I lost my senses 24

April 18, 2018 10:42 AM Barbara Bush Dies At Age 92

Former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush has died on Tuesday evening at the age of 92, after a series of recent hospitalization. “A former First Lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the age of 92. “She is survived by her husband of 73 years, President George 23

April 17, 2018 10:20 AM EU Gives Albino Foundation N70 Million

The European Union has given the Albino Foundation 155, 838 euros (about N70 million) for baseline survey on the condition of People with Albinism (PWAs) in Nigeria. This was revealed by the Founder of the Foundation, Mr Jake Epelle, who told newsmen in Abuja that the fund was also to provide policy and legal reform to improve the condition of PWAs. He said that the money 21

April 12, 2018 11:04 AM UN Sets To Eradicate Yellow Fever In Africa By 2026

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) while speaking at the programme’s launch in Nigeria, a priority-target country disclosed that about one billion people in Africa will be vaccinated against yellow fever by 2026. This according to Ghebreyesus is in line with an ambitious United Nations campaign to eliminate 24

April 12, 2018 10:11 AM Myanmar to get $247.89m int’l funding to fight HIV, TB, Malaria

The Global Fund will fund Myanmar through UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) with 247.89 million dollars to combat HIV/AIDs, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria between 2018 to 2020, Myanmar News Agency reported, on Thursday. Myanmar, the UNOPS and Save the Children signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to fight Infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDs 22

April 10, 2018 8:53 AM 112-year-old Japanese certified as world’s oldest living man

Guinness World Records, on Tuesday, recognised Masazo Nonaka, a 112-year-old Japanese national, as the world’s oldest living man. Nonaka, who lives in a family-run hot spring inn on the northern island of Hokkaido, received a certificate from Erika Ogawa, vice president for Japan at the record-keeping organization. The former inn owner in the town of Ashoro 21

April 8, 2018 12:24 PM Jigawa Uses Sweets in Polio Immunization

A Local Government in Jigawa, called Miga Local Government Area says it has purchased 25 cartons of sweets to woo children to participate in the ongoing polio immunisation. The Information Officer of the council, Alhaji Abdullahi Yakubu, made this knwon on Sunday. Yakubu said that the sweets would help the council to achieve its target of immunizing 20

April 7, 2018 2:14 PM Hospital detains mother of triplets over N1.1m medial billThe Sun News

A 38-year-old woman, Mrs. Christiana John, who gave birth to a set of triplets at Ola Hospital in Jos, Plateau State, is being detained at the hospital for her inability to pay a N1.1 million medical bill after losing two of her newborns. Christiana give birth to premature triplets on Thursday, January 18, and lost two of the infants two weeks after 24

April 5, 2018 2:55 PM My husband is a ritualist – Wife tells court

A 48-year-old trader, Abosede Balogun, has pleaded with a Lagos Customary Court to dissolve her 25-year-old marriage, over alleged ritual activities. Abosede told the court that, “My husband performs rituals even at night; he once brought a ram to the house to slaughter at midnight. I don’t feel safe living with him,” The woman, who resides at 29, Old Ipaja 23