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Spring Development Initiative To raise $10,000 For Crop Processing Machines For Farmers

Spring Development Initiative To raise $10,000 For Crop Processing Machines For Farmers

Worried by the long man hours spent in processing cassava and palm oil fruits, the Spring Development Initiative – a non governmental organisation has launched a fund initiative that will help to raise funds to build a food processing facility for a rural community in Uyo state. The fund initiative which will see people donate […]

June 12 – Celebrating Chief Moshood Abiola

June 12 – Celebrating Chief Moshood Abiola

The popular belief that business giant Chief Moshood Abiola won the June 12, 1993 election was further reinforced yesterday. In the view of the man who conducted the historic  presidential election, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu,  the recognition of the date as Democracy Day and the honour for “the winner will rekindle the national consciousness of all […]

Abortion Pills On High Demand In Ghana And Nigeria

Abortion Pills On High Demand In Ghana And Nigeria

While Nigeria’s abortion laws are some of the most restrictive in the world, the country ranks top among countries its citizens are in search of abortion pills, a new survey has revealed. Nigeria and Ghana are the two countries with the highest search interest in Misoprostol, an abortion pill, the BBC reports.. According to the […]

From Kate Spade, To Anthony Bourdain And Many Others – This Suicide Alarm

From Kate Spade, To Anthony Bourdain And Many Others – This Suicide Alarm

 Deaths by suicide, like the ones of designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain this week, are tragic reminders that mental health issues don’t discriminate based on success. Mental health problems can hide in plain sight ― sometimes to loved ones or even to the person who suffers from them. A new study published by […]

Kanu, CAF, Baffoe Pay Tribute To ‘Unforgettable’ Keshi

Kanu, CAF, Baffoe Pay Tribute To ‘Unforgettable’ Keshi

Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu, Confederation of African Football (CAF) and former Ghanaian international, Anthony Baffoe have joined the football loving fans in paying tribute to former Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi, who passed away two years ago, Keshi, who guided Nigeria to 2013 Africa Cup of Nations title in South Africa, also led the […]

Nigeria Lawmakers Issue Demands To President Amid Strained Relations

Nigeria Lawmakers Issue Demands To President Amid Strained Relations

Nigerian lawmakers on Tuesday issued a list of demands to the president, largely related to security, in the latest sign of strained relations between the executive and legislature months before the country goes to the polls. President Muhammadu Buhari won election in 2015 mostly on his vow to improve security and fight corruption. But tensions […]

First Female Chartered Accountant, Chief Olakunrin, Dies At 80

First Female Chartered Accountant, Chief Olakunrin, Dies At 80

The first female chartered accountant in Nigeria, Chief Olutoyin Olakunrin, is dead. She died at the age of 80. She was said to have passed on Sunday morning after she slumped during church service and was rushed to the hospital. A source privy to the incident said moments after, a large number of sympathisers began […]

The Plot To Exploit Girls, Sell Sex In Russia

The Plot To Exploit Girls, Sell Sex In Russia

 Human traffickers are planning to exploit relaxed Russian visa controls for next month’s World Cup to sell Nigerian women into sex work, state officials and anti-slavery activists said. Officials in Nigeria said they had intelligence showing plans were well underway to traffic local women into Russia for the football tournament, exploiting a move by Moscow […]

Rant Of The Day -When Did We Become So Cold?

Rant Of The Day -When Did We Become So Cold?

Hello Readers,  Welcome to the rant column.  I have noticed that on the internet, everyone has an opinion, everyone is a master, everyone’s a critic, everyone is a motivational speaker. I don’t know if this should be seen as a good thing or perhaps a bad thing though I think the ills are more than […]

Bomber Kills Four, Suspected HerdsMen Attack Catholic Seminary

Bomber Kills Four, Suspected HerdsMen Attack Catholic Seminary

Four people have been killed and seven others injured in the latest Boko Haram attack in the restive town of Konduga in Borno, the police confirmed on yesterday.This is as gunmen suspected to be Fulani herders yesterday launched an attack on the Catholic Secret Heart Minor Seminary located in Jalingo the capital of Taraba State. […]

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