Migration Shocker! 35,000 Nigerian Doctors out of 72,000 registered Practitioners practicing outside Nigeria Three hundred Nigerian doctors left the country in 2016, the National President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Mike Ogirima has revealed. He said more doctors have joined the migration train this year. He did not give any statistics, although NAN learnt that 500 doctors sat for qualifying foreign medical exams to...... read more
After armed robbery attack, Bayelsa takes charge of wounded AIT reporter Bayelsa State Government has taken over the medical treatment of Patience Onisofien Owei, a correspondent of the Africa Independent Television (AIT), who was shot by armed youths on Friday in Yenagoa, the state capital.  The Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Affairs, Daniel Alabrah, disclosed this to journalists on Sunday after visiting...... read more
TRAGEDY: 30 roasted, as explosion hits oil facility in Rivers community Kolo Creek in Okaki, a boundary community between Rivers and Bayelsa State, is currently in deep mourning, following an explosion early Thursday morning that left at least 30 people dead and several others injured. The explosion, was said to have happened at an illegal refinery, also referred to as Kpofire, one...... read more
Libya Slave scandal: Charly Boy leads Protesters in chains at Foreign Affairs office There was mild drama as the group of good governance protesters led by veteran musician, Charles Oputa, also known as Charly Boy, stormed the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Abuja to demand proactive and reactive steps from the federal government over the plight of Nigerians sold as slaves in Libya. The group...... read more
BIZARRE: Woman hides her HIV status from husband for 10 years What could make a woman marry a man and live with him for 10 good years without revealing that she had the dreaded Human Immune Virus (HIV)? How should a man receive the bombshell news, when eventually told of the situation? Read this heart-touching story: Whichever way she looked at it,...... read more
Ex-Super Eagles Striker, Aiyegbeni clocks 35, retires Former Super Eagles forward Yakubu Aiyegbeni has officially announced his retirement from playing football. Yakubu, popularly known as ‘The Yak’, declared his retirement from professional football on Wednesday at the age of 35. He had been a free agent after being released by Coventry City earlier this year and decided to...... read more
Police launches investigation after wife allegedly killed former PDP Chairman's Son The police say they are investigating the alleged murder of Bilyamin Mohammed     by Maryam Sanda, his wife. His father, Haliru Mohammed Bello, is a former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sanda, the daughter of Miamuna Aliyu, former Aso Saving Bank executive, is said to have killed her...... read more
BREAKING: Ex-Vice President, Alex Ekwueme dies at 85 Ekwueme family has announced the peaceful passing away of their patriarch, the former Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme GCON. The sad event, according to a press statement by HRH Laz Ekwueme, the Igwe of Oko, occurred at The London Clinic at 10:00 pm Sunday night....... read more
Buhari to Jonathan: If you could become President, nothing stops anybody *Hails ex-President at 60 It was all kind words, captured in hope for Nigerian democracy as President Muhammadu Buhari, cited the case of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to underscore how liberal and inclusive the space has become. The President, while greeting Jonathan, his predecessor in office, argued that ascending to the highest office in the land,...... read more
BREAKING: Scores perish, others wounded, as train derails in Lagos Scores of people were said to have perished, on Thursday morning, in Lagos, when a passenger train was said to have derailed. Details are still very sketchy, but the incident was said to have occurred at the Abbatoir area of Agege, in the outskirts of Lagos metropololis, leaving many other persons...... read more
BREAKING: Ekwueme lands in foreign hospital *He's stable - family sources Former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, has finally reached his destination after departing Nigeria in an air ambulance via a flight from the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. Sources close to the family, say the former Vice President, between 1979 and 1983, who took ill a fortnight ago and had been...... read more
Buhari appoints Senator's wife as NAFDAC Director General President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye, wife of Senator Olusola Adeyeye (Osun Central) as the new Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC. Mrs. Adeyeye, founder of Drugs for AIDS and HIV Patients, a nonprofit organization committed to prevention, education, care and...... read more
Ekwueme still in Enugu hospital, days after Buhari approved his treatment abroad *He's alive -Official Former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme is alive, stable and responding to treatment, an official of Memfys Neuro-surgical Hospital in Enugu, has said. The official told reporters in Enugu on Tuesday that ”Ekwueme is still in Memfys Hospital”, even though President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered he should be flown abroad for...... read more
Dangote Foundation doles out $100million to fight malnutrition in Nigeria Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has displayed his urge to give back to the society, which contributed in elevating him to one of the world’s super-rich, with another giant stride in providing for the needy. Dangote, who joined other world leaders for the 2017 Global Nutrition Summit, held in Milan, Italy,...... read more
Sad end: Tears, agony as Gunmen gun down Auchi Poly Student shortly after graduation It has been tears and sorrow for the family of Miss Uloko Lawrenta Apaume, a fresh graduate of Auchi Polytechnic who was allegedly sent to the world beyond by a stray bullet from a gun of a member of a vigilance group. Although the Edo state Police Command is yet to...... read more
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