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Author: Tonia Uchola

Following the resumed trial of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, at the Federal High Court Abuja, today (July 26th, 2021), banks, major shops and industries in Nnewi and Onitsha, have shut down services for the fear of the unknown, as youths suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) have allegedly blocked the entrance […]

Eight states reported 216 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to the figures released on Monday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Monday. According to the agency, the 216 new cases were recorded from Lagos, Rivers, Oyo, and five other states. Lagos with the […]

A new study has again reiterated the importance of breastfeeding, revealing that toddlers who were breastfed for any amount of time had lower blood pressure than those who were not breastfed at all.  According to the research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease risk factors, including high blood pressure, can start […]

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to travel to the United Kingdom on Monday, said his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. Adesina, in a statement, explained that the President would embark on the trip to participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025. After the event, he […]

The Federal Government has said that at least 7,000 artefacts that were stolen from the Benin Kingdom are expected to be repatriated by Germany to Nigeria not later than October 2021. This follows the advanced stage of discussions between Nigeria and Germany on the return of thousands of different pieces of Benin bronzes back to […]

Four states and the Federal Capital Territory and have recorded 50 new COVID-19 infections, according to figures released on Tuesday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The agency also reported one new COVID-19 related death. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Tuesday. According to the NCDC, the 50 new cases were […]

Nigeria’s Northwestern state of Kaduna has ordered the immediate closure of 13 schools after gunmen attacked a secondary school and abducted an unknown number of students in the state on Monday. A group of unidentified gunmen stormed the Bethel Baptist High School in Damishi town, Chikun local government area, in the early hours of Monday, […]

Over 1.27 million subscribers were lost in the month of May by MTN Nigeria, Globacom, Airtel Nigeria and 9mobile as the companies bleed amid their data war. The month ended with Airtel becoming the biggest loser having lost 906,669 data users. This loss dwindled the telco’s customer base from 37.02 million of April to 36.12 […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says Nigeria has registered 56 additional COVID-19 cases bringing the total number of infections recorded in the country to 167,859. The health agency also disclosed that as of July 4, 2021, Nigeria’s active COVID-19 cases stood at 1,356. The NCDC disclosed this on its website on Sunday. The public […]

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Morenikeji Olaniyi has urged young women who have cancer to consider freezing their eggs before starting chemotherapy treatment Olaniyi, who is a fertility specialist with Bridge Clinic Fertility Centre made this call in an interview with PUNCH HealthWise. She noted that freezing eggs by young women with cancer was […]