Aisha Buhari visits injured soldiers in Kaduna hospital

Aisha Buhari CONCERNED about the welfare of military personnel currently fighting the war against insurgency in the North East region of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Hajiya Aisha, yesterday called on the Nigeria Army to ensure prompt payment of entitlements to the families of soldiers who lost their lives […]

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Female suicide bombers kill 15 in Chibok market

PHOTO: studies.aljazeera • Buhari, in Kenya, rallies support against terrorists • President to address EU on terrorism, anti-graft war TWO suspected Boko Haram female suicide bombers yesterday attacked Chibok market in Borno State with their strapped Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), killing 15 people. More than 30 other traders were also […]

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Enugu killings: Keke riders identify victims

Youths exhuming the bodies…on Tuesday Tricycle association demands justice, commiserates with Hausa community IT was too bizarre to be hidden for too long; the story of the three decomposing corpses and a human skull exhumed from a building in the Ugwuaji area of Enugu State on Tuesday. Yesterday, the Tricycle […]

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Traditional ways to keep off rats

Before the intervention of orthodox ways of ridding the environment of rats responsible for Lassa fever, there were long-established ways of doing it, writes OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTRAPHA. How you we get rid of rodents in our environment naturally? There is no one- way answer. Our forefathers ensured that cracks and holes […]

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Here are five things you can do to avoid catching a cold

Wash your hands. Do so often, especially after using the bathroom or touching inanimate objects, like bathroom faucets and door handles, in public places. Also, try to stop touching your face. It sounds silly, but the average American touches his eyes, nose, mouth, or face every 20 seconds, according to Gregory […]

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Chlorella: 2016 upcoming herbal medicine… (3)

CHLORELLA Shock to learn in this column last week that orange peel has medicinal powers to burn blood sugar,  check asthma, lower high blood cholesterol and cure inflammation, among several benefits, some readers of this column asked: what other local  food wastes have potent healing powers? I am all apologies […]

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Soyinka seeks probe of Artists’ Village demolition, compensation for losses

NOBEL Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has called for a public enquiry into the circumstances that led to last Saturday’s demolition of structures in an area at the National Theatre complex designated as ‘The Artists’ Village’. The Artists’ village, which serves as the operational base of the National Council of Arts […]

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Senate summons Ecological Fund officials over NDDC

The Senate has summoned officials of the Ecological Fund to appear before it next week over its failure to remit three (3) percent of the fund to the oil producing states in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari had told […]

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Obaigbena still in EFCC custody

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is yet to release the Chairman of Thisday Newspaper, Nduka Obaigbena, who remains in custody for the second day. A source at the commission informed The Guardian that some military personnel reported for interrogation yesterday, without elaborating. But still in custody is Obaigbena […]

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ISIL kills dozens of Iraqi soldiers near Ramadi

Iraqi forces also uncovered more than 40 bodies, including those of women and children, in a mass grave in Ramadi. PHOTO: AP AT least 55 Iraqi soldiers and pro-government tribal fighters have been killed in two attacks attributed to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in […]

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