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Scientists Develop ‘Superdrug’ To Cure Diabetes

Scientists Develop ‘Superdrug’ To Cure Diabetes

3Jan19 • Comments Off on Scientists Develop ‘Superdrug’ To Cure Diabetes

Here is good news for millions of people worldwide contending with diabetes: Scientists have created a new drug cocktail that can induce insulin-producing cells to regenerate at a rate that is fast enough to work in human treatments. This is a key step in the pursuit of a cure for diabetes that restores the body’s […]

Alleged N2.2 billion Properties: Civil Society Group Storms EFCC Office To Endorse Petition Against Osun Ex-Commissioner

Alleged N2.2 billion Properties: Civil Society Group Storms EFCC Office To Endorse Petition Against Osun Ex-Commissioner

3Jan19 • Comments Off on Alleged N2.2 billion Properties: Civil Society Group Storms EFCC Office To Endorse Petition Against Osun Ex-Commissioner

        …Submits additional evidences ….As EFCC set to quiz Ajibola Bashiru A civil group, the Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation ofOsun State (CSCEOS) has stormed the Ibadan Zonal office of theEconomic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with the team of itsLegal Practitioners from Lagos and Osun State penultimate Thursday toendorse its […]

I Visited Obasanjo And Learnt How To Play Ayo!

I Visited Obasanjo And Learnt How To Play Ayo!

2Jan19 • Comments Off on I Visited Obasanjo And Learnt How To Play Ayo!

By Ephraim Adiele Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been in the news lately – like he always is at least every four years. This time, word on the street is that Baba Iyabo has forgiven his former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and would be supporting his 2019 presidential bid on the platform of the Peoples […]

DSS To Quiz Foreign Nationals Over Alleged Maltreatment Of Nigerian Port Workers, Abuse Of Expatriate Quotas

DSS To Quiz Foreign Nationals Over Alleged Maltreatment Of Nigerian Port Workers, Abuse Of Expatriate Quotas

30Dec18 • Comments Off on DSS To Quiz Foreign Nationals Over Alleged Maltreatment Of Nigerian Port Workers, Abuse Of Expatriate Quotas

The management of the Directorate of State Security Service (DSS) is set to begin probe into the activities of some foreign nationals believed to be concessionaires operating the popular Lagos Tin Can port in Lagos. The move followed a petition to security agencies from right advocacy group, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice […]

Babangida Mourns Ex-President Shehu Shagari

Babangida Mourns Ex-President Shehu Shagari

30Dec18 • Comments Off on Babangida Mourns Ex-President Shehu Shagari

From Dianabasi Effiong Former Nigeria’s Military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, has  expressed his condolences to the family of the first civilian President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who died on Dec. 28. Shagari passed on at the National Hospital after protracted illness, according to media reports. Babangida said the deceased would be remembered for […]

Atiku Explains Why He Backed Off Presidential Debate

Atiku Explains Why He Backed Off Presidential Debate

19Jan19 • Comments Off on Atiku Explains Why He Backed Off Presidential Debate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has offered explanations as to why he left the venue of the presidential debate on not seeing President Muhammadu Buhari who never showed up for the event. Atiku who arrived, the Hilton Hotel, Abuja venue of the debate, barely […]

Atiku Says Alleged US Travel Ban Was Calculated Disinformation

Atiku Says Alleged US Travel Ban Was Calculated Disinformation

18Jan19 • Comments Off on Atiku Says Alleged US Travel Ban Was Calculated Disinformation

In an interview with VOA Hausa Service in Washington DC, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar said stories that he was banned from the United States was ‘disinformation’. He spoke on Thursday, after his arrival to the US capital, where he lodged at Trump International  Hotel. Here is the transcript of the interview conducted by VOA’s  Aliyu Mustapha […]

Internet Blackout In Zimbabwe

Internet Blackout In Zimbabwe

18Jan19 • Comments Off on Internet Blackout In Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the country’s largest mobile operator, said on Wednesday its internet services had been cut off following an order from the government amid deadly protests in the country. “We are obliged to act when directed to do so and the matter is beyond our control,” Econet said in a text message to customers, […]

NDDC Chairman Commends Ekpeye People for Embracing Dialogue

NDDC Chairman Commends Ekpeye People for Embracing Dialogue

18Jan19 • Comments Off on NDDC Chairman Commends Ekpeye People for Embracing Dialogue

The Chairman of the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), has commended the Ekpeye communities in Rivers State for embracing dialogue in their quest for development. Senator Ndoma-Egba was speaking when a delegation of Ekpeye Elites, led by Dr Chigbo Sam-Eligwe, paid him a courtesy visit at the […]

2019: INEC Publishes Ogun PDP Candidate’s List

2019: INEC Publishes Ogun PDP Candidate’s List

18Jan19 • Comments Off on 2019: INEC Publishes Ogun PDP Candidate’s List

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday laid to rest the controversy over the list of candidates for the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the February 16 and March 2 elections. In the final list of Senatorial and House of Representatives candidates published by the Commission on its website,www.inecnigeria.org, […]

NEM Insurance announces investment by AFIG Funds, a growth and expansion private equity fund manager

18Jan19 • Comments Off on NEM Insurance announces investment by AFIG Funds, a growth and expansion private equity fund manager

LAGOS, Nigeria, 18 January 2019, -/African Media Agency (AMA) /- NEM Insurance Plc (“NEM” or the “Company”), a leading insurance group in Nigeria announced that Advanced Finance and Investment Group (“AFIG Funds”), a leading African private equity fund manager has, through AFIG Fund II, completed an investment in the Company, by acquiring 29.9% of the […]

UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO urge countries in western and central Africa to step up the pace in the response to HIV for children and adolescents

18Jan19 • Comments Off on UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO urge countries in western and central Africa to step up the pace in the response to HIV for children and adolescents

DAKAR, Senegal, le 18 Janvier 2019-/African Media Agency/-At a high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal, UNAIDS, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries in western and central Africa to do more to stop new HIV infections among children and adolescents and increase HIV testing and treatment coverage. In 2017, […]

Le Canada est consterné par la mort d’un canadien au Burkina Faso

18Jan19 • Comments Off on Le Canada est consterné par la mort d’un canadien au Burkina Faso

Le Canada est consterné et profondément attristé que Kirk Woodman, qui avait été enlevé le 15 janvier 2019, ait été tué au Burkina Faso OTTAWA, Canada, 18 Jnavier 2019,/African Media Agency(AMA)/-,La ministre des Affaires étrangères, l’honorable Chrystia Freeland, a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à propos du meurtre du canadien Kirk Woodman, qui avait été […]

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat concluded an official working visit to the United Arab Emirates

17Jan19 • Comments Off on The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat concluded an official working visit to the United Arab Emirates

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 17 January 2019-/African Media Agency(AMA)/-The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat concluded an official working visit to the United Arab Emirates from 15 – 16January 2019. During the visit, Chairperson Faki signed a memorandum of understanding for political, economic and social consultations with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan […]

Nearly 900 reportedly killed following ‘shocking’ intercommunal attacks in DR Congo

17Jan19 • Comments Off on Nearly 900 reportedly killed following ‘shocking’ intercommunal attacks in DR Congo

The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday that at least 890 villagers were reportedly killed in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo last month, following brutal inter-communal clashes. NEW-YORK, United States of America, 17 January 2019-/African Media Agency(AMA)/-Human rights reports suggest that the apparent massacre took place between 16 and 18 December […]