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Mugabe jets to Singapore for medical checks

Former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office in November, a state security official said on Tuesday.  The 93-year-old, who ruled the southern African nation for 37 years, resigned after the army and his ruling ZANU-PF party turned against him when it ...

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VIDEO: Joyful Return For Six-Year-Old Boko Haram Victim After Surgery

  A victim of the Boko Haram Insurgency, six-year-old Ali Ahmadu who was confined to a wheelchair in the last three years, has returned to Nigeria from Dubai after undergoing a corrective surgery. Ali who is from Chibok Local Government Area in Borno state suffered excruciating pain and a horrific spinal cord injury when attempting to escape from the terrorists ...

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Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies at age of 49

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The Women’s Tennis Association said Novotna, who had cancer, “died peacefully, surrounded by her family”. The Czech player had lost in the Wimbledon final in 1993 and 1997 before winning the Grand Slam tournament in 1998 by beating Nathalie Tauziat. Novotna captured the hearts of fans when she ...

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Dr Alex Ekweme was a pillar of nigeria’s unity-IBB

Former  Nigeria Military President,  General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida {IBB}  has described the death of former Vice President, Dr.  Alex Ekweme,  as a big loss to the country, at a time the invaluable roles of  elder statesmen like him are needed for national cohesion.A statement from the former Military  tactician’s media office on Monday  in Minna, noted that the former president is pained ...

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BREAKING: Former Nigerian Vice President Alex Ekwueme Is Dead

    Former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme is dead. A statement from his family signed by his brother and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, Igwe Laz Ekwueme said that he died by 10:00 pm in a London clinic, Sunday.   The statement read: “Ekwueme family regrets to announce the peaceful passing away of ...

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Borno health workers protest over non-payments allowances

   Health workers under the Federal Government Health and Nutrition Emergency Response Program in Borno State on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Maiduguri demanding the payment of their three months allowances. The protest which was staged at the Eye Hospital Maiduguri had in attendance Nutrition health workers with placards demanding payment of their owed allowances. Some of the messages ...

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Anti-snake bite venom not out of stock – FG

The Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has debunked the rumour that government has run out of stock of the anti-snake venom for the treatment of snake bite victims. Reacting to the report of the death of 91 people as a result of snake bite in Gombe and Plateau State within three weeks, the Health Minister said the Ministry still ...

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Dangote joins global leaders to fight malnutrition with $100 million

  The Aliko Dangote Foundation is on a mission to reduce the prevalence of undernutrition by 60 percent in the most needy areas of Nigeria, specifically the North East and North West. This was made known at the recently concluded Global Nutrition Summit 2017 held in Milan, Italy. In attendance at the Summit were governments representatives, international agencies, foundations, civil ...

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Ekwueme: Forget politics, take care of the elder statesman, Ezeibe tells Obiano

A CHIEFTAIN of the People’s Democratic Party,   PDP, Chief Okey Ezeibe has called on the Anambra State governor, Chief Wille Obiano to put political considerations aside and take responsibility for the treatment of the former vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme who is on admission in an Enugu hospital following a sudden illness.   Speaking in an interview, Ezeibe said the ...

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