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Ugwuanyi returns to work, start pre-contract examination

The Enugu State Governor and Governor-elect, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Monday, embarked on pre-contract inspection of roads within Enugu metropolis preparatory to immediate rehabilitation and reconstruction. UgwuanyiGov. Ugwuanyi, who was accompanied by the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Greg Nnaji, inspected the old UNTH road, Enugu; Ogidi street and Onyeama lane in Asata,…

Cops rescue 6 years of age kid apparently cost N100,000 to...

Awka – The Police Command in Anambra on Monday paraded one Monday Onyikwa from Umuefi Village, Nteje in Oyi Local Council Area for allegedly selling a six-year- old girl for ritual purposes. South African police also contributed to the killings?CP Rabiu Ladodo, who briefed newsmen in Awka, said the suspect was arrested in the bush…

SYNLAB will provide first-world health care services to Nigerians

…opens in calaber The Executive Director (Operations) of SYNLAB Nigeria, Dr Tolulope Adewole, has said that the pathology laboratory services firm ith over 5,000 tests available on its platform is committed to delivering first-world healthcare services to Nigerians. Synlab Nigeria opens ultramodern medical diagnostics center in Abuja Adewole speaking at the opening ceremony of a…

UN introduces drive to highlight ecological expense of remaining stylish

When we think of industries that are having a harmful effect on the environment, manufacturing, energy, transport and even food production might come to mind. But the fashion industry is considered by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), to be the second most polluting industry in the world. According to UNCTAD, some 93…

‘Ticking bomb’ health caution over deteriorating conditions dealing with Cyclone Idai...

Latest reports indicate that more than 400 are now confirmed dead in Mozambique alone, with a further 300 fatalities in Zimbabwe and Malawi. In Geneva, Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), said that an estimated 300 square kilometres of land had been destroyed or…

Senate Presidency: Group interest senators-elect to support Lawan

The Sustainable Democracy Agenda (SUDA), a pro-democracy group, has urged senators-elect to support the bid of Sen. Ahmad Lawan, representing Yobe North, for the position of President of the 9th Senate. Ahmad Lawan The group’s convener, Malam Ibrahim Usman, made the appeal in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. Usman said the move would ensure…

Obaseki eulogies late Efianayi Iyayi

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has described late industrialist, Dr. Efianayi Iyayi, as an icon who lived a life of selfless service, hard work, industry, honesty and integrity. Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki Addressing journalists at Egba, home town of late Iyayi and venue of the social dance in honour of the deceased,…

Kano additional elections: CISLAC condemns supposed sabotage, Cops ineffectiveness

…Urges return to status quo ante By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-A civil society organization, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, has condemned what it called the open display of lawlessness and rascality in the supplementary elections in Kano state which held on Saturday. All Progressives Congress (APC) party supporters rally as they celebrate the re-election…

It’s ‘time to #EndTB’, states UN on World Tuberculosis Day

TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious killer, claiming nearly 4,500 lives each year and afflicting close to 30,000 others according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since 2000, global efforts to combat this preventable and curable disease have saved an estimated 54 million lives and reduced the TB mortality rate by 42 per cent. “The…

NGO holds conference on environment modification, honours business owner, Sanusi

By Ephraim Oseji A not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation, Plant for the Planet Foundation Nigeria, has identified the use of renewable energy and proper management of waste as some of the ways to mitigate the threats of climate change. Chief Executive Officer, Ilaji Hotel and Sports Resort, Chief Dotun Sanusi (right), receiving the plaque of an award…

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