Aviation

ENUGU AIRPORT: WE WILL DELIVER BEFORE EASTER-HADI SIRIKA_Ada Nkong

Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika, says the Enugu airport which is undergoing rehabilitation would be ready before Easter. The Minister gave the assurance while inspecting the ongoing rehabilitation of the runway of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu yesterday .A statement signed by James Odaudu Director public affairs says the Minister expressed satisfaction with the… Continue reading ENUGU AIRPORT: WE WILL DELIVER BEFORE EASTER-HADI SIRIKA_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

GBEMISOLa SARAKI REACTS TO DEMOLITION OF FATHER’S PROPERTY_Ada Nkong

Minister of State, Transportation and daughter of the late former Senate leader, Dr. Olusola Saraki, Gbemisola Saraki, has condemned the demolition,Thursday of a bungalow in Ilorin, Kwara State, known as Ile Arugbo, used by her father to cater to the needs of old women. The Kwara State Government , last week,revoked the Certificate of Occupancy… Continue reading GBEMISOLa SARAKI REACTS TO DEMOLITION OF FATHER’S PROPERTY_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

NIGERIANS SHOULD STOP TRAVELLING ABROAD FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT- PRESIDENT BUHARI_ Ada Nkong

President, Muhammadu Buhari ,Friday, said Nigerians should stop going abroad for medical treatment. “Nigerians have suffered so much going abroad for medical treatment. This is not good for us and it must stop because we can’t afford it again,” he said. The President , stated this at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki,… Continue reading NIGERIANS SHOULD STOP TRAVELLING ABROAD FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT- PRESIDENT BUHARI_ Ada Nkong

POLITICS

OBASEKI ATTRIBUTES POLITICAL TUSSLE TO REFORMS RESISTANCE _Ada Nkong

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has blamed the political tussle in the state to his administration’s fight against warlords and non-state actors, who hitherto controlled resources belonging to the state.Speaking at a meeting with Benin Elders Forum in Benin City, the Edo State capital, Obaseki gave assurance that his administration would remain committed… Continue reading OBASEKI ATTRIBUTES POLITICAL TUSSLE TO REFORMS RESISTANCE _Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

US GOVERNMENT ASKS CITIZENS TO LEAVE IRAN_Ada Nkong

The US embassy in Baghdad on Friday urged all American citizens currently in Iraq to depart immediately following the killing of top Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani. “US citizens should depart via airline while possible, and failing that, to other countries via land,” the embassy said in a statement. The development comes after a US… Continue reading US GOVERNMENT ASKS CITIZENS TO LEAVE IRAN_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

US KILLING OF IRANIAN GENERAL SPARKS TENSION_Ada Nkong

Donald Trump ordered an airstrike that killed Iran’s most powerful general in the early hours of Friday, in a dramatic escalation of an already bloody struggle between Washington and Tehran for influence across the region. Suleimani, who ran Iranian military operations in Iraq and Syria, was hit by the drone strike while local allies from… Continue reading US KILLING OF IRANIAN GENERAL SPARKS TENSION_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

OSHIOMHOLE ACCUSES PDP OF THIRD TERM AGENDA_Ada Nkong

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole says that the rumoured third term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari was planted by the Peoples Democratic Party. Addressing State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Oshiomhole stressed that most Nigerians are yet to forget… Continue reading OSHIOMHOLE ACCUSES PDP OF THIRD TERM AGENDA_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

USING PARACETAMOL TABLETS TO COOK MEAT IS DANGEROUS _Dr Biodun Ogungbo, MBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MSc

Many people especially medical doctors were shocked to learn that people were using tablets of Paracetamol to cook meat. Apparently, it makes the meat tender quickly and so avoids long hours of cooking.I can imagine its use with food such as cow leg and ponmoThe story was featured on Christmas Day and you can read… Continue reading USING PARACETAMOL TABLETS TO COOK MEAT IS DANGEROUS _Dr Biodun Ogungbo, MBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MSc

Transportation · TRAVELS

TRAIN ATTACK: “ONLY STONES WERE THROWN ON THE COACH”-OKHIRIA_Ehiabhi Femi

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), on Thursday, refuted reports by some national dailies that Abuja-Kaduna train conveying passengers to Abuja from Kaduna was attacked by suspected gunmen. The Managing Director of the NRC, Engineer Fidet Okhiria, said that the news was false, noting that the policemen on the train reported that only stones were thrown… Continue reading TRAIN ATTACK: “ONLY STONES WERE THROWN ON THE COACH”-OKHIRIA_Ehiabhi Femi