World Pneumonia Day: Disease Preventable, Kills 16% Children Under 5–Experts

Nigeria has joined the rest of the world to mark World Pneumonia Day 2018. To mark the World Pneumonia Day, civil society organisations from Africa and Haiti are asking their governments to step-up actions to eradicate Pneumonia which is responsible for more child mortalities than any other diseases like AIDS, Malaria and Measles combined. Speaking […]

Ebola: Ambode, Canada Gov-General To Launch Lab In Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and the Governor-General of Canada, Rt Hon Julie Payette, will on Tuesday inaugurate a new biosecurity laboratory in Lagos. The Lagos State Government said the inauguration of the biobank will take place at the Mainland Hospital in Yaba, housing the isolation unit used by the state government to contain the […]

POWA Donates Relief Materials To Victims Of Flood Disaster In Niger 

Olabode Adaramola, Niger In a bid to ameliorate the hardship being  experienced by the flood disaster victims in Niger State,  presently living  at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp   in Zungeru, Wushishi Local Government Area of the  State, the Police Officers Wives Association (POWA)  has donated some assorted relief materials worth several millions of Naria […]


Positive Outlook: May & Baker Poised To Pay Good Dividend In 2018—CEO

Considering the positive and favourable growth in the company’s top line, the Managing Director/Chief Executive of May & Baker Nigeria Plc, Mr. Nnamdi Okafor has said that good dividend will be given on Return-on-Investment (ROI) for the 2018 financial end. He said notwithstanding the N900 million debt profile, the company with a paid-up-capital of N450 […]

My husband Beats Me Before Sex, Woman Tells Court

A housewife, Oluwakemi Patrick, pleaded with an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos State on Tuesday to dissolve her marriage because her husband beats her before making love to her. Oluwakemi, a mother of five, told the court that she could no longer bear the persistent beating before sex by John Patrick, her husband of 17 years. […]

Transcorp Group Announces New Executive, Non-executive Appointments

The Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), Nigeria’s leading diversified listed conglomerate has announced new appointments to its board and executive management. A statement from the corporation disclosed that Valentine Ozigbo has been appointed the President/CEO of Transcorp. His appointment becomes effective from January 1, 2019. He will succeed Mr. Adim Jibunoh, who is retiring […]