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April 18, 2018 5:54 AM Amnesty International reacts to police, Shiites’ clash in Abuja

The Amnesty International has condemned the reaction of the police to the protests by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’ites. However, in a statement signed by the Director, Amnesty International Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, the organisation said the crackdown on unarmed protesters put lives at risk. Amnesty International 16

April 15, 2018 3:26 AM Winnie Mandela: Footprints of an amazonThe Sun News

Greek Mythology, the Amazons were described as a tribe of warlike women, feared by their neighbours and holding their own in a male dominated world. They sure went down in history as a revered race.And in recent times, the word Amazon describes a tough woman whose uncommon zeal and desire to succeed makes her stand out from the pack. As the South African 41

April 9, 2018 7:09 PM OSUSTECH students accuse NANS of bias, threaten massive protest in Ondo

Students of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa (OSUSTECH) on Monday threatened to embark on a massive protest should the state government reduce the new tuition for their colleagues at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, (AAUA). The students disclosed that they will protest the over N150, 000 tuition payable in their 26

April 9, 2018 12:20 PM Nigeria Wins Second Medal At Commonwealth Games

After failing to make the podium in the first four days of action at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, the medals are now coming in for Team Nigeria. Just after the jinx was broken for Nigeria by the men’s table tennis team who won silver medal, another silver medal has been added to the country’s haul. Chukwuebuka Enekwechi won the second 24

April 5, 2018 3:57 AM How Ibarapa will become model in combating TB in Nigeria – Experts

2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that 10.4 million people took ill with tuberculosis (TB) and there were 1.8 million TB deaths in 2016, making it the foremost infectious killer worldwide. Nigeria is currently placed fourth globally in the burden of tuberculosis and it is said to be leading the pack in Africa. One of the major factors 32

March 29, 2018 7:36 AM Buhari’s Lagos visit will disrupt Holy Thursday, Good Friday activities – Archbishop Martins

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has described the planned two-day working visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos as ill-timed. In a press statement by the Director of Social Communications, Msgr. Gabriel Osu, Archbishop Martins wondered why the President chose to make the visit to Lagos “at a time that coincided 21

March 19, 2018 2:28 PM Bolt Ready For Commonwealth Games

The world’s greatest athlete in history Usain Bolt is ready for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. The retired Jamaican sprint superstar will grace the track and field events in the second week of April as a celebrity spectator. The flamboyant eight-time Olympic champion will become arguably the Coast Games’ biggest drawcard, overshadowing 23

March 7, 2018 5:15 PM Women’s Day: Air India Will Operate All- Women Crew Flights

To celebrate Women’s Day, India’s national carrier Air India will operate a number of all-women crew. The all female crew plan was revealed in a statement by the airline on Wednesday saying Air India will operate a range of wide and narrow body aircraft in domestic and international sectors with female pilots to salute woman power. The all-women crew flights 29

February 22, 2018 2:01 AM Nigeria ready to host FIFA events – Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has assured world football –governing body, FIFA that the country is ready, able and willing to host any major football program, on or off the field. The NFF supremo made this known on Tuesday, at the press conference that followed immediately on the heels of the FIFA Executive Football 26

February 10, 2018 12:07 PM They will pay – Israel blows hot as Syria, Iran shoot down its fighter jet

An Israeli F-16 fighter has been shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft fire on a raid to destroy Iranian facilities allegedly responsible for launching a drone into Israel. The UK Guardian on Saturday said the Israeli military claimed it shot down the drone and struck Iranian targets in Syria after what it called a “severe and irregular violation of Israeli 19