Category: Other News

World’s Biggest Sperm Bank Wants Easier Access to Donor Sperm to Boost European Population

The world’s largest sperm bank has recently warned the European Union (EU) that access to donor sperms must be improved to reinvigorate the continent’s birth rates,...

Bayelsa Agog as New Varsity Plans First Matriculation

*We’re proud of your achievements says  Govt* The Bayelsa State Government has congratulated the management and staff of the University of Africa Toru-Orua in...

Rule of Law Pivotal to Democratic Consolidation, Good Governance, Says Lawyer

An Abuja-based legal practitioner, Mr Anthony Agbonlahor, says the rule of law is pivotal to democratic consolidation and good governance. Agbonlahor said in Abuja on...

Catholic Church Must Help the Poor, Says Pope

The main concern of the Catholic Church must be to help the poor, Pope Francis said on a Friday pilgrimage to southern Italy in honour of a local bishop who is a...

Non-payment of Terminal Benefits: Group Gives THISDAY, AIT 7-day Ultimatum

*Seeks liquidation of media firms over non-payment of salary arrears The Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER), a human right group has issued a seven...

NAPTIP Nabs 8 Suspected Human Traffickers in Benin

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has arrested eight suspected human traffickers. The Zonal Commander, Mr...

NCWS President Urges Recognition for Women’s Performance in Sports

Gloria Shoda, President of the National Council for Women Societies (NCWS), on Wednesday called on sports stakeholders to ensure adequate recognition of women...

Environmentalist Charges Nigerians on Dangers of Carbon Emission

Mr Balogun Oloruntoba, an International environmental researcher, has charged Nigerians to be sensitive to the dangers posed to their health by carbon emissions and...

How My Wife Sleeps with 2 Members of My Church, Pastor Tells Court

A Pastor, Joshua Ibeneme, on Wednesday approached an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to end his 21-year-old marriage to his wife, Uzoamaka for allegedly having...

Muslim Group Donates Clothing Materials to Nursing Mothers in IDPs Camp

BY SAHEED AMINU in Sokoto The Muslim Sisters Organisation (MSO), has donated clothing materials and soap worth over N1 million to nursing mothers and other internally...

Adekunle Ajasin Varsity Students Protest over Increment in School Fees

Students of the Ondo State-owned University, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, on Monday, blocked all the major roads in the capital city of Akure, protesting...

Legal Aid Council Receives 45 Cases in Kano in March

The Coordinator, Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, in Kano, Alhaji Abubakar Umar, said on Tuesday that the council received 45 new cases in March. Umar told journalists in...

NDE Trains 1,000 in Various Vocations in Bauchi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Bauchi State on Tuesday flagged off an Entrepreneurship Development and Skill Acquisition programme for 1,000 unemployed...

2019: District Head Urges Politicians to Engage Youths in Governance

The District Head of Guru community in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT, Mr Yohanna Pada, has called on politicians to engage more youths in governance when elected into...

Edo: Police Arrest 28 Suspected Kidnappers, Robbers, Cultists

The Police Command in Edo on Tuesday in Benin announced the arrest of 28 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and cultists terrorising the state. The state Commissioner...

Ekiti 2018: Group Deploys 24 Observers to Monitor CVR

Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) said it had deployed 24 personnel to Ekiti to monitor the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) ahead of the...

Ethics Resource Centre Honours Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has been conferred with the Ethics Resource Centre Leadership Impact Award in recognition of his outstanding and visionary...

Forum Worries over Failure to Meet Humanitarian Needs of IDPs Relocated to Bama

The Nigeria INGO Forum, an International Non-governmental Organisation, has expressed concerns over the inability to meet the humanitarian needs of civilians relocated...

N398m Fraud: EFCC Alleges Ex-NIHORT Boss, Accountant Operated 2 Illegal Accounts

An  Oyo State High Court in Ibadan  was on Monday told that a former Executive Director of  the National Horticultural Research Institutes (NIHORT), Ibadan, Dr...

ECOWAS to Be Self-sufficient in Rice Production By 2025, Says Official

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has said that its rice offensive programme would make self-sufficiency in rice a reality in the sub-region by...