People who drink a cup of hot tea at least once a day are 74 per cent less likely to be diagnosed with glaucoma — a severe eye problem that can lead to permanent vision loss. But coffee, iced tea...
About three weeks after 10 suspects escaped from police detention facilities in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State, another attempt was twarted on Friday. The Bayelsa State Police Commissioner, Mr Asuquo Amba, confirmed the attempted escape in a telephone interview with the News...
Sri Lankan police have arrested five men for allegedly killing a wild elephant, with officers seizing ivory and tusk-cutting tools, officials said Friday. Villagers in the island’s northwest had alerted wildlife authorities after a popular local elephant called “Dala Poottuwa”,...
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has described the recent defection of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as an exercise in futility. Masari made the statement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria NAN in Maiadua, Katsina State...
The Brazilian superstar expressed delight after they were handed a group bereft of an African side, most importantly the Super Eagles Neymar has revealed that he his ‘happy’ Brazil avoided all five African teams, especially Nigeria in the Russia 2018...
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has come under fire for renaming Maria Assumpta Avenue to Muhummadu Buhari Way. Catholic faithful in the state have, therefore, expressed displeasure over the renaming of former Assumpta Avenue by the Imo State Government. Angered by...
The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Friday dismissed an appeal filed by Patience, wife of the former President, Goodluck Jonathan, over the temporary forfeiture of her $5.7million. She had appealed against a ruling by the Federal High Court in...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has registered 68, 079 voters in Kwara State since the commencement of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise. Mr. Paul Atser, INEC Administrative Secretary made this known on Thursday in Ilorin while...
A renowned politician and newly-appointed Commissioner in Enugu State, Peter Okonkwo (Ohamadike) has promised to work assiduously towards the full actualisation of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s vision for the people. Okonkwo, who was a former governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD)...
Sadio Mane is ‘convinced’ Liverpool can win this year’s UEFA Champions League as Jurgen Klopp’s side await tomorrow’s quarterfinal draw, reports mirror.co.uk. The Senegalese is part of a lethal front three that took Porto apart in the last 16 -...
Super Eagles midfielder, Joel Obi has assured Nigerian fans that he will be fit and ready for the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament. Obi who missed the 2014 tournament did feature for the team until he was given another shot...