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Shocker:8.5m Nigerians have hearing defects

THE chairman, Starkey Hearing Foundation, Dr. Heather Jensen, has said that approximately 8.5 million Nigerians, representing five per cent of the population, have some form of hearing defects, calling for more hearing health epidemiological studies in the country to provide objective estimates of the disease burden. Jensen, who stated this in Abeokuta, Ogun State, at a training workshop and distribution ... Read More »

Alaafin Endorses Akintola’s son as next Oyo Governor

Alaafin  of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, has appealed to the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at both state and national levels to ensure that the governorship ambition of Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN) received their blessings. He made the remark when the legal luminary paid him a courtesy visit at the former palace in the ancient city ... Read More »

Senate blasts Fashola for “Spreading Falsehood”

The Senate has accused the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, of “spreading wrong information and half-truth about the 2017 budget.” The upper legislative chamber said Fashola did not give members of the public full details about the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, “which has been on a private finance initiative from the beginning because he would prefer an arrangement ... Read More »

“I don’t Know Evans, Chief Dunu framed me”-Arrested Pharmacist cries out

Emeka Egbulugha, a trained Phramacist has refuted reports that he was working with Kidnap Kingpin, Evans, adding that his boss, Chief Donatus Dunu, who was kidnapped by Evans had inexplicably implicated him. According to Emeka in an exclusive interview with Vanguard, he does not know Evans and he had  indeed”passed through the valley of death” after being release on bail ... Read More »

Kidnap Kingpin implicates Soldier, more revelations coming

Lance Corporal Victor  Chukwunonso of the Nigeria Army with No 09/NA/64/6317 attached to the Nigeria Army Band, Abalti Battacks, Yaba, Yagos has been arrested after being implicated by notorious kidnapper, Chukwudi Onuwamadike, alias Evans as being a member of their gang. He was arrested by he Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) led by ACP Abba Kyari in the Ojo ... Read More »

Eid -el -Fitri: Saraki, Ambode preach tolerance, patriotism

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated Muslim faithful on the successful completion of a month-long Ramadan fast while urging all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, peace, patriotism and love for one another as a way of building a strong and united nation. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, to ... Read More »

Omawumi wows audience, releases new work, TIMELESS on Trace Live

The much-anticipated debut edition of Trace Naija’s TRACE LIVE, which featured the vivacious female music artiste and entertainer, Omawumi came alive on Thursday June 22nd in the evening at Terra Culture Arena in Lagos, Nigeria. The show  which also was Omawumi’s TIMELESS Album release event had in attendance top Nigerian Celebrities, businessmen, friends of Omawumi and good music enthusiasts was ... Read More »

Ramadan ends, Eid Fitri is tomorrow-Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto who is the President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar lll  has declared Sunday as Eid-el Fitr to mark the end of the Ramadam fast. He confirmed on Saturday evening that the  moon has been sighted in many parts of the country and urged faithful to enjoy the occasion. Read More »

How I became a School Drop Out-Dakore Akande

Nollywood actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande has revealed that she is a University drop out! Speaking during an appearance on TV Continetal’s Your View Show, Dakore revealed how she stopped school because of incessant strikes. Dakore Akande, who is now an Amnesty International Ambassador said despite that unfortunate situation in her life, she has not regrets and is completely educated. In her ... Read More »

Buhari’s men desperate to pull me down-Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has attributed the decision of the Federal Government to appeal his victory at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) as handiwork of some unnamed desperadoes in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to drown him at all cost. Saraki in a statement yesterday, also lashed out at Prof Itsey Sagay and Rotimi Jacobs for taking the ... Read More »