’Need for stiffer policies on female genital mutilation’

The Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Dr. Jide Idris has said that improved guidelines, trainings and policies to ensure health professionals can provide counselling to young girls and women remains a major solution to the challenge of female genital mutilation in Nigeria.

Idris expressed t [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

Stop crying foul, stakeholder tells insurers’ defaulters

An insurance practitioner, Mr. K.G. Palma, has urged called on insurers to comply with the laws of the regulator, the National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, while registering or renewing their organization's membership, instead of crying foul that the management led by Mohammed Kari is impeding th [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

Ekiti APC factions reconcile

The intra-party crisis that has rocked the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti state seems to have been settled following a peace deal reached by all the warring factions at the national headquarters of the party in Abuja. 

At the meeting, which was attended by about 60 APC chieftains [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

PDP govs urge members to support Sheriff

Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party have called on members to support the new National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.

The governors said the choice of Sheriff was in the best interest of the PDP, stressing that he is to complete the tenure of the North East as specified [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

How not to defend Buhari

There is a roving, seemingly ubiquitous army of Nigerians who have appointed themselves defenders of President Buhari. Unfortunately, by employing offensive and ineffective logics and tactics, these fanatical supporters of the president are doing more reputational harm than good to their hero, and tur [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

Fake drugs: NAFDAC advocates life jail for offenders

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, is proposing a law that will seek life term jail for producers of counterfeit drugs in the country.

The law, if effected, will confiscate assets of culprits upon conviction and compensation for victims against the N500, 0 [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

Painful menstruation could be endometriosis - Expert

A consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Nordica Fertility Centre Lagos, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, has said that painful menstruation in women could be linked to a disorder called endometriosis.

Dr. Ajayi, who is also the managing director of the fertility centre that specialises in in-vitro fer [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


There are books and there is a book that will be open in eternity, there is also another book that will be opened on earth for your light to shine.

“And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is [the book] of life: [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016



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