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Mother stuns doctors, refuses kidney transplant for killer condition, opts for FRUIT-only diet for survival

A mother in desperate need of a kidney transplant reveals she has chosen to treat her condition by eating nothing but fruit. Polina Petruk, 33, was told by doctors she should say ‘goodbye to any kind of normal life’ when diagnosed with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in 2007. The rare condition causes scarring to the […]

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Cancer survivor who had an ovary removed defies the odds to give birth to a healthy boy

•Amy Smith-Morris, 32, was diagnosed with cancer in 2016 after her honeymoon•She developed ovarian cancer which needed four cycles of chemo to treat•Dr Smith-Morris, from Canada, works as a pharmacist treating cancer patients•Despite having one ovary removed she still managed to get pregnant•Dr Smith-Morris gave birth to her son, Max, last month by c-section A […]

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Revealed: Ministers who may make Buhari’s Next Level

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru On May 29, President Muhammadu Buhari will begin the Next Level journey which is his second and final tenure as prescribed by the Constitution of the country. Before the end of the first tenure, it is expected that the President would have carried out an x-ray of his ministers’ performance in the […]

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Mudipapa: Birth of Omoghene Orien

By Francis Ewherido One evening, EseOghene came home tired. She had her bath and decided to take a nap. She always slept naked. When Mudipapa came back from work, he found her in a very inviting position. “Dinner” was served and without saying “prayer before meal” (foreplay) he started “eating.” EseOghene was startled from sleep, […]

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Lagos issues smart identification cards to retirees

The Lagos State Government has recorded another first in Pension Scheme Administration in Nigeria by being the first State Government to issue Electronic Identity Cards to retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme. Ambode The Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Dr. Akintola Benson-Oke, who spoke during the 61st edition of Retirement Benefit Bond Certificate Presentation […]

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Wike’s re-election: Rivers youths sure of fruitful second term

As Rivers people continue to celebrate the victory of Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Rivers Youths have explained that they voted the Rivers State Governor because he has proved to be a politician of integrity. Wike They declared that they defended their votes and many youths paid the ultimate price because the political elevation of Rivers […]

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The election in my backyard

By Muyiwa Adetiba Politics is primal. It is intrinsic to all Homo sapiens. Wherever two or three are gathered together, whether at home or in the office; whether at the club or in church; there you will find Mr Politics. What determines the kind of politics played is not necessary how high the stakes are, […]

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The Didi Museum Journey To Mastery

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Legendary institutions almost always start from very trivial incidents. As a child, Newton Jibunoh had a much adored younger sister named Edith. In his stammering, the young Newton could not get to grips with pronouncing the name Edith. What always came out of Newton’s mouth while trying to call his sister Edith […]

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Poverty, unemployment forcing more Nigerians to migrate

By Sola Ogundipe Many Nigerians plan to leave the country in the next five years. Nearly half (45 percent) of adults  say they plan to move to another country within five years, by far the highest share among 12 countries surveyed across four continents. File: Immigrants at a detention centre in Zawiyah, 45 kilometres west […]

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Nigeria seeks Brazil’s support in combat against insurgency, terrorism

The Federal Government has called for the support of Brazilian Government in the fight against Boko Haram terrorism and piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. Boko Haram Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, made the call in Rio de Janeiro, when he visited his Brazilian counterpart, Mr Fernando Silva. In a statement in Abuja on Friday, […]

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Okorocha inaugurates 38 boards

…APC, chairman gets OCDA….PDP kicks By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri The outgoing governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday inaugurated 38 different board chairmen, governing council as well as government agencies in the state. Okorocha Okorocha was represented by the Secretary to Imo state government, SGI, Mark Uchendu, at the Imo International Conference Center, IICC, in […]

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You are bereft of electoral value, Uzodinma blasts Okorocha/Nwosu

The candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) in the just concluded Governorship Election in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma has described Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu as being bereft of any electoral value and therefore unfit to cast aspersions on popularity or otherwise of him. Okorocha and Uzodinma He also […]

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I always knew music was my calling— RIO

By Rotimi Agbana After the expiration of his three years record deal with SS Sounds record label, Edo State born singer, Rapheal Oshionebo, a.k.a RIO delved into the real estate business, but he soon returned to his first love, music, which had always been his passion and forte. According to the bludgeoning singer, who is […]

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Kizz Daniel’s reign has ended; it’s my turn, says Ajura

By Rotimi Agbana Barely weeks after Kizz Daniel announced his exit from G-Worldwide Entertainment, Daniel Ojamomi, a.k.a Ajura got signed on to the record label. With two hit songs, ‘Enchanted’ and ‘Overtake’ to his credit, he has stamped his feet on the music scene. In a chat with Showtime, the fast rising singer corrected the […]

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Slain UNILAG doctor, only son of a widow

… Graduated on Wednesday, received salary and died on Thursday …Our plea for security felt on deaf ears, management responsible By Elizabeth Uwandu Dr Urueye Stephen, a House Officer at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, University of Lagos, UNILAG who died barely 24 hours after his convocation,  was alleged to be the only son of […]

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NCC, stakeholders task AVRS on licensing, distribution of royalties

By Benjamin NJoku The Director General of the Nigerian Copyright Commission,NCC, Mr. John Asein has urged the leadership of the Audiovisual Rights Society of Nigeria,AVRS, AVRS, to evolve strategies to manage the impact of the growth in digital technologies that has ushered in a new wave of services that has seen content consumption rise exponentially.  […]

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Mo Benjamin steps out with ‘Sink Or Swim’

By Benjamin Njoku TALENTED singer, Mo Benjamin makes his debut in the Nigerian music scene with his smashing hit song ‘Sink or Swim.’ The track, which comes with a video, is gradually picking up on air. A graduate of the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, Mo, makes a bold appearance into the Afropop and alternative […]

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Order my ex-wife, kids to vacate my house, Man tells court

Ibadan – An Ibadan based businessman, Niyi Orimoyegun and father of three has told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to order his ex-wife Adeola and children to vacate his house because his son usually beats him. Narrating his ordeal before Chief Ademola Odunade, the court’s President, Niyi who lived at Omiadio area of Ibadan […]

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Court remands ex-police inspector charged with murdering Kolade Johnson

Lagos – An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Friday ordered the remand of Olalekan Ogunyemi, ex-police inspector charged with murdering 36-year-old Kolade Johnson. Kolade Johnson The magistrate, Mrs A.O. Salawu, ordered that Ogunyemi, be remanded at Ikoyi Prisons, pending advice from State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp. Kehinde Olatunde, had […]

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Kano is waiting to welcome you if… – Ganduje

The governor elect of Kano state, Dr. Abdullahi. Umar Ganduje has said his administration is set to Kano a hub for innovative businesses and educational institutions. Ganduje Speaking shortly after receiving his certificate of return, Ganduje announced that his key focus would be to make sure that Kano State becomes an attractive destination for investment […]

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Refrain from inflammatory statements over Dr. Urueye’s killing – LUTH

Lagos – The management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on Friday cautioned its staff members against making inflammatory statements on the death of Dr Stephen Urueye. Urueye, a University of Lagos trained medical doctor, was killed by suspected bandits, 24 hours after his graduation. Urueye Mr Kelechi Otuneme, the Public Relations Officer of LUTH, […]

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Flooding : Shaibu assures of conducive resettlement camps for Edo residents

…urges NEMA to support Obaseki’s disaster mgt approach The Edo State Acting Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, has assured of conducive resettlement camps for residents of the state in flood-prone areas, as part of proactive measures to mitigate the impact of flash floods as predicted by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet). Edo State Acting […]

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Insecurity: Zamfara Govt. to number lands, houses

Gusau – The Zamfara Government says it will introduce numbering of lands and houses in the state as part of measures to address security challenges in the state. Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari The state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Bello Dankande, stated this in Gusau on Friday during a […]

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Yes, Onnoghen resigned yesterday – Awomolo

Nigeria’s most senior judge Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen has resigned, his lawyer said on Friday, less than two months after he was charged with non-declaration of assets that government critics said was politically motivated. Justice Onnoghen “Yes, he resigned yesterday,” Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen’s lawyer, Adegboyega Awomolo, told AFP, without giving further details. President Muhammadu […]

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Court didn’t void sale of 9mobile — Official

GSM telecommunications service provider, 9mobile, on Thursday said that the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja did not nullify the sale of the company to Teleology Nigeria Ltd. 9Mobile The Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, 9mobile, Ore Olajide, said that online media reports that the Federal High Court, Abuja had nullified the sale were false. He said […]