HEALTH

Isreali’s Invent Insulin Pill to Replace Injection_Ada Nkong

An oral insulin capsule passed second stage testing for efficacy and safety, paving the way to diabetes treatments without shots.People who suffer from diabetes frequently require insulin shots, causing pain, inconvenience, and visible scars that do not heal. To address this pressing healthcare issue, a company based in Israel developed the first oral insulin capsule,… Continue reading Isreali’s Invent Insulin Pill to Replace Injection_Ada Nkong

SPORTS · WORLD NEWS

FA CUP: Odion Ighalo scores a brace as Man United goes into quarterfinals_Femi Ehiabhi

Odion Ighalo scored two goals in his second start for Manchester United as they beat Derby County 3-0, in the Fifth Round of the Emirates FA at Pride Park on Thursday night. Ighalo scored United’s second and third goals to send them into the quarter-final where they will face Norwich City. Luke Shaw opened scoring… Continue reading FA CUP: Odion Ighalo scores a brace as Man United goes into quarterfinals_Femi Ehiabhi

RELIGION

Pope Francis Announces New Bishops for Ekwulobia,Atlanta,Kinkala_Ada Nkong

The Vatican on Thursday announced a number of episcopal appointments, including the first Bishop for a new diocese in Nigeria. On Thursday, Pope Francis established the Diocese of Ekwulobia, in south eastern Nigeria, and named Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke as its first Ordinary. Bishop Okpaleke is the Bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Ahiara. The… Continue reading Pope Francis Announces New Bishops for Ekwulobia,Atlanta,Kinkala_Ada Nkong

ECONOMY

President Buhari’s $22.7 bn Loan approved by Senate_Ada Nkong

The Senate Wednesday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for a $22,798,446,773.00 external loan .Newsannexonline recalls that Buhari had requested for the loan to fund critical infrastructure projects under the 2016 – 2018 External Borrowing Plan. The process of approving the loan by Senators however met vehement disagreements . Despite fforts by Senator Adamu Aliero (Kebbi… Continue reading President Buhari’s $22.7 bn Loan approved by Senate_Ada Nkong

Governance · Judiciary · POLITICS

High Court in Kano sets aside FCT High Court ruling on Oshiomholes Suspension_Femi Ehiabhi

 Federal High Court Kano, has set aside the ruling of the FCT High Court upholding the suspension of the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole from the party. The court further directed police, DSS to provide security to the National Chair to resume in his office. Recall, a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in… Continue reading High Court in Kano sets aside FCT High Court ruling on Oshiomholes Suspension_Femi Ehiabhi

APPOINTMENTS · Governance · Judiciary · POLITICS

Substantive CJN of Cross River State: “Non Indigene” disqualified_Femi Ehiabhi

The Cross River State Government is enmeshed in controversy over the appointment of a substantive chief judge of the state. The most senior judge in the state, Akon Ikpeme, who ought to be appointed the chief judge in accordance with the Nigerian Constitution and legal tradition, has been disqualified by the state assembly allegedly because… Continue reading Substantive CJN of Cross River State: “Non Indigene” disqualified_Femi Ehiabhi

EMERGENCY · HEALTH

Lassa Fever Outbreak: NCDC confirms 11 new deaths_Femi Ehiabhi

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 11 new deaths in the recent Lassa fever outbreak ravaging most states in the country. This development brings the total number of death recorded to 132. According to NCDC in its week 9 report, out of a total of 421 suspected cases, 85 were confirmed and 11 deaths… Continue reading Lassa Fever Outbreak: NCDC confirms 11 new deaths_Femi Ehiabhi

SPORTS

Eric Dier Confronts Fans After Norwich Defeat_Erik Ogar

Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier's confrontation with supporters after Wednesday's defeat to Norwich in the FA Cup is being investigated by the FA.Dier was filmed jogging along the touchline at full-time before leaping over the advertising hoardings and then clambering over seats, before appearing to target one person, who he was unable to reach as other… Continue reading Eric Dier Confronts Fans After Norwich Defeat_Erik Ogar

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFE STYLE · TECHNOLOGY · WORLD NEWS

“Fleets” by Twitter to be rolled out soon_Femi Ehiabhi

The hashtag #RIPTwitter is currently trending on the social media platform after the micro-blogging website, Twitter rolled out its own version of Stories. Twitter announced that it has started testing the format called ‘Fleets’ which enables users to post content that disappears in 24 hours. Presently, the company is testing this feature in Brazil. Unlike,… Continue reading “Fleets” by Twitter to be rolled out soon_Femi Ehiabhi