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Our worry is about ‘foreign’ herdsmen with AK 47, S/E govs tell Buhari

South East governors have met with President Muhammadu Buhari, on some issues of concern in the region, which included the herdsmen menace and the expansion of Enugu Airport. Chairman of the South East Governor’s Forum, Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, who briefed newsmen after the meeting with the president at Abuja said that the […]

Cancer control centre soon in Owerri

Worried by the increase in number of cancer patients in the South East Nigeria and coupled with lack of adequate health facilities for the patients, Asaigbo Cancer Care Initiative has advanced plans to build Cancer Control Center in Owerri,Imo State capital. Prince Mike Akubueze, the president of Asaigbo Cancer Initiative, disclosed this in Owerri  over […]

Ihedioha lists achievements in 100 days … Unfolds development plans for Imo

Imo State Governor, Rt. Hon.Emeka Ihedioha CON, has said his administration remains unwavered in the task of  rebuilding the state from years of ruins and neglect it was plunged into by the last administration. In his address at an event to mark the 100 days of his administration, the governor narrated his administration’s achievements in […]

Xenophobia: Bishop Olumakaiye demands lasting solution

The Diocesan Bishop and Missioner, Lagos Diocese (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev. (Dr.) Humphrey Olumakaiye has condemned the incessant attack on Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa, demanding a lasting solution to the problem. Olumakaiye who made this known in a press statement issued to news men in Lagos, also advised the South African government […]

Delta First Lady pleads for youths at AYF conference

The First Lady of Delta State, Dame Edith Okowa, has called for the youths to be encouraged and provided with more opportunities by both public and private sector actors for them to succeed in their individual and collective endeavours. Her Excellency made the call while facilitating a talk session on ‘Worry and Depression: The Pain […]

… Laments high rate of unemployment as he opens women’s table water factory

His Grace, Most Rev Nicholas Okoh, Anglican Primate of All Nigeria, has decried the high level of unemployment in the country. Okoh, who expressed his concern at the dedication of Compass Rose Table Water Factory in Abuja, urged government at all levels to take the lead in employing the youths. He added that those who […]

Primate Okoh dedicates new school

Primate of all Nigeria Anglican Communion, the Most Rev. Dr Nicholas D. Okoh, has performed the dedication of the Anglican International Academy, Zhidu, Abuja. The Primate, who is also the Bishop of Abuja diocese, said at the dedication that the school was established to raise godly children, trained for Jesus and the society; and to […]

New drug for major depressions

By Serena Gordon Antidepressants typically take four to eight weeks to ease the debilitating symptoms of depression, but an early clinical trial found a new type of drug brought relief in just two weeks. “SAGE-217, once fully developed, has potential to offer relatively quick and clinically meaningful alleviation of depressive symptoms in patients with moderate […]

Xenophobic carnage in South Africa: Lesson for Ndigbo

By Nnanna Otu It is delightful to witness majority of Nigerians roundly condemning the unfolding violence over the past few days in South Africa. I also watched Nigerians in South Africa ignore tribal affiliations to fight for the safety of their lives. It was very refreshing to witness such unity. But I have a word […]

Cancer overtakes heart disease as killer of middle-aged

Heart disease still claims the lives of more people globally, but in more affluent nations it has now ceded its place as the leading killer to cancer, a major new report finds. Around the world, 40% of all deaths are caused by heart disease, making it the number one global killer. That means that of […]

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