Cooking with kerosene dangerous for pregnant women —Study
Bukola Adebayo A new study conducted in Ibadan, Oyo State, has revealed that the use of clean-burning ethanol stoves, as against kerosene stoves, can reduce hypertension and cardiovascular risk in pregnant women. According to the lead study author and professor of medicine and family director of international programmes at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School […]
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Why power firms limit supply to some areas — Ajifowobaje
The Principal Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Abe Lee Engineering Company Limited and former CEO, Ikeja Electric, Mr. Abiodun Ajifowobaje, tells ’FEMI ASU the causes of load rejection by electricity distribution firms and how to address the problem Some distribution companies are said to be rejecting electricity load despite the poor supply to households and […]
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Attempts to form mega party will fail –Oni
John Alechenu and Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The Deputy National Chairman, South, of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Segun Oni, has said that efforts to form a mega party ahead of the 2019 general elections will fail. Oni, who said this in Abuja on Wednesday, disclosed that the ruling APC and its members were determined to […]
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Six arrested for killing commandant
Olufemi Atoyebi,Ibadan The Nigerian Army, 2 Division, has arrested a gang of six men for allegedly killing the Commandant of the Command Secondary School, Ibadan, Oyo State, Col. Anthony Okeyim. The commandant was killed in December 12, 2016, on the school premises. It was reported that the deceased was strangled. Autopsy report said the deceased […]
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NAF jet bombed Borno camp thrice, survivor recounts
One of the Internally Displaced Persons in Rann, Borno State, who survived the accidental bombing of the camp on Tuesday, said the Nigerian Air Force fighter jet involved in the operation dropped bombs on the camp three times. Abdulwahab Adam, who spoke to The PUNCH at the General Hospital, Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, where […]
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N1.64bn fraud: Court to rule on Nyame’s no-case submission
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Gudu, on Wednesday, fixed February 14 for ruling on the no-case submission filed by a former Governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame, with respect to his ongoing trial on 41counts of criminal misappropriation of N1.64bn belonging to the state. Justice Adebukola Banjoko fixed […]
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FG unveils economic recovery plan in February
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday highlighted some of the plans being put in place by the Federal Government to revamp the nation’s economy currently in recession. While he said an Economic Recovery Growth Plan upon which the 2017 budget was based would be launched in February, he added that the government was […]
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Two females emerge UNILAG best graduating students
Folashade Adebayo The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Rahamon Bello, has said that the institution has produced 231 first class graduates with two of them having a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 5.00. He said this on Wednesday at a briefing to announce programmes for the 49th convocation ceremonies of the institution. The graduating students […]
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SPONSORED: Innovation technologies for high yielding business.
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School bus crash kills 15 children
At least 15 children were killed and dozens more injured when a school bus collided with a truck in northern India on Thursday, police said. The driver of the bus also died in the crash, the latest deadly accident in a country with one of the worst road safety records in the world. “Tragic road […]
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