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American singer Diahann Carroll dies at age 84

American singer Diahann Carroll dies at age 84 (NAN)American singer Diahann Carroll has died at the age...

59th anniversary: Nigeria has come of age – APC

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Mr Ade Adetimehin, says Nigeria has come of age, at 59. This is contained...

Association seeks domestication of 65 as retirement age in states polytechnics

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANIP) has called for the domestication of 65 years retirement age in polytechnics and Colleges of...

Rights groups commend Indonesia for raising marriage age for girls to...

Rights groups on Wednesday welcomed the Indonesian parliament’s decision to raise the marriage age for girls from 16 to 19 as a victory in...

Poverty in old-age in Germany to increase in next 20 years...

The number of people in Germany affected by poverty in old age looks set to increase significantly, with 21.6 per cent of pensioners having...

Kaduna Cricket Association kicks over disqualification of players at Youth Games

  The Kaduna State Cricket Association on Tuesday kicked against the disqualification of its players at the...

Concerned citizen urges Enugu Govt. to address outcast issue in Obuno...

A concerned citizen from Enugu State, Mr Okwy Agbo, has called on the state government to intervene in the issue of outcast system...

UNICEF, others want functional educational system for Nigerian youths

The UN Children Education Fund (UNICEF) and other stakeholders have called for a functional educational system to help Nigerian youths achieve their dreams. They also...

Police nab suspect for alleged armed robbery, kidnapping in Niger 

The Police Command in Niger has arrested one Samaila Abdullahi of  Fulani Camp in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State for allegedly committing...

K1 De Ultimate debunks marrying socialite Aramide Adenle

K1 De Ultimate debunks marrying socialite Aramide Adenle (NAN)Popular Fuji star, Wasiu Ayinde a.k.a K1 De Ultimate...

UNICEF, others want functional educational for Nigerian youths

The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) and its partners have called for a functional educational system to help Nigerian youths achieve their...

Cot death: Paediatrician advocates proper antenatal, good sleeping position to reduce...

A paediatrician, Dr Okiemute Olibamoyo of  Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, says proper antenatal care and good sleeping position can reduce risk of...

Israeli researchers find possible method for early detection of immune system...

Age The study, published in the journal Science Advances, was conducted by BGU and the National Institute...

Age barrier: JAMB advises candidates “strictly follow instructions in brochure”. before...

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has advised candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to always read and strictly adhere to...

Only U-15 are eligible for Efunkoya National Cadet T/Tennis Championships, says...

John Peters, tournament technical official of Dr Adegboyega Efunkoya National U-15 Cade Table Tennis Championships, has pegged 15 years as the age requirement for...

 Family Court orders trial of man who falsified his age in...

An Owerri Family Court on Thursday ordered that  Chiagorom Chidera,  who falsified his age, be tried in a normal court. She adjourned the matter until...

Brain tumour has no age barrier – Expert

Dr Adebayo Shefiu, a Medical Practitioner, says brain tumour has no age barrier as it can also affect children. Shefiu said this in...

U-17 AFCON: Eaglets coach hails sanctions on Guinea

Manu Garba, Golden Eaglets coach on Monday hailed the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over the disqualification of Guinea for fielding over...

Abia NUJ celebrate veteran journalist, Josiah Akwarandu at 80

  Birthday Umuahia, April 16, 2019 The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Abia on Tuesday celebrated a veteran journalist, Mr Josiah Akwarandu, who recently...

25,000 underage Nigerians use tobacco products daily – Group

Tobacco Abuja, April 16, 2019 No fewer than 25,000 underage Nigerians use tobacco products daily, Nigerian activists under the aegis of the Tobacco Free...

Censors Board to begin classification of Stand-Up comedy videos

Comedy Onitsha (Anambra), April 16, 2019 Mr Adedayo Thomas, the Executive Director of National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), on Tuesday said the board...

Lagos lawmaker worries over extra-judicial killings

Killings Lagos, April 16, 2019 A member, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Segun Olulade, on Tuesday said involvement of personnel of Nigeria Police...

Official tasks nurses on housing scheme, pension

Ex-labour leader advocates review of housing, pension schemes Review Abuja, April 16, 2019 Mr Nana Takai, a former labour leader, has called for a...

SMEDAN trains 312 young business entrepreneurs in Ogun, Bayelsa, Kaduna

Training Abeokuta, April 16, 2019 The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) says it intends to impart entrepreneurship skills on 312...