Non-profit organization embarks on National campaign to curb stigmatisation at world leprosy day

About six months ago, JCI Nigeria in collaboration with NIPPON foundation has embarked on a nation-wide campaign to educate for discrimination and stigma faced by individuals affected by leprosy. This is in line with 2016 NIPPON Foundation global appeal, #thinkleprosynow campaign. The Campaign is a social responsibility initiative geared at creating conducive environment for people […]

Study Suggests Newer Cholesterol Drugs Are Safe

A combination of drugs that drastically lowers “bad” cholesterol levels appears safe for heart patients, but whether it prevents heart attacks or strokes isn’t yet known, researchers report. “It may be that people need very low cholesterol levels to get a benefit in terms of heart attacks and stroke reduction, but that remains to be […]

Unmetered electricity consumers cry out in Lagos

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company Electricity firms links metering challenges to forex crises More than three years after they took over operations of the power sector, the distribution companies (Discos), handling retail distribution and marketing of electricity in Nigeria, have not been able to effectively tackle the issue of metering, thereby leaving millions of their consumers […]

Adebayor joins Turkey’s Basaksehir

Club chairman Mustafa Seral told the Anadolu news agency that Adebayor was arriving on a one and a half year contract and would make a “major contribution”. PHOTO: TWITTER/Medipol Basaksehir Togo captain and former English Premier League star Emmanuel Adebayor on Tuesday joined Turkish top flight side Medipol Basaksehir of Istanbul, surprise contenders for this […]

FRSC wants commercial motorcycles banned nationwide

FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has recommended a nationwide ban on commercial motorcycles popularly known as `Okada’ to reduce accidents on our roads. The recommendation forms part of the October Road Traffic Crash (RTC) Report 2016, submitted by the Corps Marshal, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, to the Secretary to the […]

Twists in Ondo Assembly’s impeachment saga

Mrs. Jumoke Akindele PDP, APC in counter-accusations Confounding revelations have continued to trail the impeachment of the principal officers of the Ondo State House of Assembly, which supposedly replaced the first female Speaker, Mrs. Jumoke Akindele, with another Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislator, Mr. Coker Adeniyi Malachi. But some persons have faulted the impeachment process, […]