World Cup 2018: We’ll beat Nigeria – Iceland coach

World Cup 2018: We’ll beat Nigeria – Iceland coach

Iceland assistant coach, Helgi Kolviðsson has noted that the game against the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be difficult. Kolviðsson, however, said his team is capable of securing a win against Nigeria in Friday’s Group D second match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Iceland, appearing in the World Cup for the first time, held two-time winners, Argentina to a 1-1 draw in their first game on Saturday at the Spartak Stadium. They…

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World Cup 2018: Mourinho blasts Rohr over Super Eagles tactics

World Cup 2018: Mourinho blasts Rohr over Super Eagles tactics

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has expressed disappointment over the tactics employed by the coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, in their 2-0 defeat to Croatia. Mourinho, who had tipped Nigeria to qualify from Group D, was upset with the way they lost the game. Speaking on Russian TV station, RT, he said: “I was sad and disappointed the way they (Nigeria) lost. ‎I looked at the composition of the team. On paper they…

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2018 budget: Presidency reveals when Buhari will sign appropriation

2018 budget: Presidency reveals when Buhari will sign appropriation

The Presidency has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law on Wednesday. Recall that the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina had hinted last Wednesday, that the budget will be signed this week without revealing the exact day and time. The National Assembly passed the budget on May 16, over seven months after the president submitted the proposals to the lawmaker. But, in a…

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Shehu Sani faults Buhari govt over plans to shut border

Shehu Sani faults Buhari govt over plans to shut border

Shehu Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly on Tuesday faulted Federal Government’s decision to shut down Nigeria’s borders. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbe had said land border between Nigeria and a neighbouring country will be shut in a few days to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country. Ogbeh made the disclosure on Monday in Abuja, while speaking with youths in a leadership clinic under the auspices…

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2019: Obasanjo reveals what God who ended Abacha’s reign will do to Buhari govt

2019: Obasanjo reveals what God who ended Abacha’s reign will do to Buhari govt

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said God who helped Nigeria against the dreaded government of late Gen. Sani Abacha will come to the country’s aid in 2019. He said this yesterday at a town hall meeting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, where the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) members converged. The former President also called on youths and all Nigerians not to be tired because they have a lot of work to do to…

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World Bishops write Buhari over five Nigerian Christians sentenced to death

World Bishops write Buhari over five Nigerian Christians sentenced to death

The Supreme Council of Bishops, otherwise known as World Council of Bishops, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, pleading for pardon for five young men sentenced to death by a court in Adamawa for the killing of a herdsman. Eastern Reporter reports that a Yola High Court had on June 11, 2018, sentenced the five men from Kodomun in Demsa council area of the state to death by hanging for murdering a herder in retaliation to…

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nPDP leaders: Buhari rules out talks with aggrieved members

nPDP leaders: Buhari rules out talks with aggrieved members

President Muhammadu Buhari said he is not ready to meet members of the Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) bloc within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The president made his position known at a meeting with APC governors in the Presidential Villa last week, but was made know to journalists on Monday. Members of the nPDP, who defected from the People’s Democratic Party before the 2015 general elections, had recently protested, among other things, what they called…

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2019: Obasanjo have no moral right to ask Buhari not to seek re-election – Kalu

2019: Obasanjo have no moral right to ask Buhari not to seek re-election – Kalu

FORMER Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has faulted former President Olusegun Obasanjo over  the letter he wrote to Buhari advising him not to seek  re-election in 2019. Orji Kalu, who made the declaration over the weekend in Dutse while on a state visit to Jigawa, told the governor, Alhaji Muhammed Badaru Abubakar that  he is touring the country to sensitize Nigerians on the need to allow President Muhammadu Buhari to become president…

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Tales by Doctors “Typhoid Mary”

Tales by Doctors “Typhoid Mary”

“Medical Myths – Tales by Doctors” Typhoid Mary . . Uche Anyanwagu . . Uche walked into my clinic feeling dejected. It could be seen that she was having a bad day – one dotted by the stress of Lagos traffic and spiced by a plaguing ill health that has refused to give way. . . In her usual way, I am always her last resort when all efforts at “faithing” her health to self-prescribing,…

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Tales by Doctors “Yes, You! Have you checked your BP?”

Tales by Doctors “Yes, You! Have you checked your BP?”

“Medical Myths – Tales by Doctors” Yes, You! Have you checked your BP? . . Uche Anyanwagu . . The question struck us like the proverbial bolt from the blues. In a way, it struck us back to reality. . This was my feeling and that of many other medical students as we encircled our consultant in her clinic. . . As meticulous doctor, she took time to take the blood pressure readings of the…

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