Tales by Doctors ”The Intricate Web – An antidote to Malaria?”

Tales by Doctors ”The Intricate Web – An antidote to Malaria?”

“Medical Myths – Tales by Doctors” The Intricate Web – An antidote to Malaria? . . . Uche Anyanwagu . . . OKONGWU (Okon) had a very hectic day. He returned from hospital that evening so famished. His strength could barely allow his limbs carry his body weight that he nearly stepped on the manhole. . . Trudging through the lane back to his house, every inch of the nearly 500 metres distance to his…

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Pastor Tunde Bakare: Someone from the North will replace President Buhari

Pastor Tunde Bakare: Someone from the North will replace President Buhari

Pastor Tunde Bakare, senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly and Former Vice Presidential candidate says “a tender plant from the North” will replace President Buhari come 2019. The clergyman made this known while preaching in his church on April 8th. According to him. The reason things are going haywire in Nigeria today is because God is preparing a tender plant from the side of the north. Once this president is out, another tender plant is entering. It will…

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Oyegun, others not eligible to run for APC leadership positions – Buhari

Oyegun, others not eligible to run for APC leadership positions – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that members of the John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, are not eligible to seek reelection in the forthcoming congresses and national convention of the party. The President spoke at the National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting of the APC at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Monday. He pointed out that based on the provision of Section 30 (1) (3), any officer currently serving and…

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2019: My second term bid based on clamour by Nigerians, Buhari says

2019: My second term bid based on clamour by Nigerians, Buhari says

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said his decision to seek re-election in 2019 was based on the clamour by Nigerians. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President said this at a closed-door meeting of the National Executive Council of the ruling All Progressives Congress, held at the party’s headquarters in Abuja. The statement read, “President Muhammadu Monday in Abuja declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019. “President Buhari…

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Stop deceiving Osun people on state’s debt profile, PDP warns Osun govt

Stop deceiving Osun people on state’s debt profile, PDP warns Osun govt

The Osun State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has warned the state government to desist from feeding the people of the state with lies on the indebtedness of the state. Specifically, the major opposition party described as deceptive the recent claim made by the State Deputy Governor, Otunba Titi Laoye Tomori that the state’s indebtedness was being exaggerated by the PDP. The party Chairman, Hon. Soji Adagunodo, in a release issued on Monday accused…

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Tales by Doctors ”A Twin and their Dads”

Tales by Doctors ”A Twin and their Dads”

“Medical Myths – Tales by Doctors” A Twin and their Dads . . . – Uche Anyanwagu . . Recently, while having a lovely discussion with my bosom friend, I told him that Florence Nightingale was from my hometown (where I sojourn). He was excited to hear of this. He then went on to share how he was thrilled when a man pointed to a window in Scotland with the following words – “That is…

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This is Lagos [Cont’d]

This is Lagos [Cont’d]

The morning sun sleeked through the translucent curtains… I sprung off the bed, it was morning already. “How could I have slept off?” I wondered. I still had my shoes, jeans, wrist watch, chain and shirt on. That seemed more awkward. Mary lay almost unclad, hooded in the blanket and faced the wall. I remembered… I had reclined to the bed to think about how the night was gonna go down, but I lost the…

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Tales by Doctors ”That Old Village Witch”

Tales by Doctors ”That Old Village Witch”

“Medical Myths – Tales by Doctors” That Old Village Witch . . . Uche Anyanwagu . . With the aged is wisdom; and in length of days, understanding. (Job ‪12:12‬) . . . A dilapidated hut stands at the outskirts of the village, surrounded by a thick forest. A curvy foot track, dotted by weeds, leads to it. . . On one of it’s broken mud walls leans a door which barely covers the door frame….

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brides abandon wedding reception for exams in Benue

brides abandon wedding reception for exams in Benue

Two final-year Mass Communication students, identified as Dorcas and Deborah, Saturday abandoned their wedding reception to write their final exams at the Benue State University, Makurdi. The final paper is codenamed, Com 402: Media Law and Ethics. The newly-weds left their husbands behind with their bridal trains and entered the examination hall in their wedding gowns. Dr. Benjamin Ogbu, the course lecturer, told Punch: “The timetable for the exam was earlier fixed before their weddings were fixed…

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Kaduna governor, El-Rufai will be dealt with – Labour

Kaduna governor, El-Rufai will be dealt with – Labour

Secretary-General of National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, and President of United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, Joe Ajaero, has said Governor Nasir el-Ruffai of Kaduna State will be dealt with over what he termed ‘his anti-labour postures in recent times.’ Ajaero told newsmen in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, that the Kaduna governor’s recent “indefensible” sack of workers and the report to move wages matter to the concurrent list by the All Progressives Congress, APC,…

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