Month: November 2018

Fish Oil Supplements Reduces Risk Of Premature Birth

For a long time, women have been warned to stay off certain fish and fish oil supplements especially those containing mercury. This is because of the danger it poses to the child. Now, a review has shown that daily fish supplements reduce the chances of having a premature birth by 42 per cent. A review… Read More »

Month: November 2018

Oprah Winfrey’s mother Vernita Lee is dead

Media mogul, Oprah Winfrey has lost her 83-year-old mother, Vernita Lee. Daily Mail UK reports that Lee died last Thursday during the United States on Thanksgiving Day. Oprah’s niece, Alisha Hayes, was the first to announce the death on Facebook and confirmed by representatives for the star. Alisha wrote, “My grandmother, Rest In Peace,’ sharing… Read More »

Month: November 2018

2018 AWCON: Nigeria beats Cameroon, qualifies for 2019 World Cup

Nigeria has scaled past Cameroon to become the first African team to qualify for the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. The first semifinal game of the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) played at the Accra Sports Stadium, which saw the Indomitable Lionesses dominating the proceedings, ended 0-0 at regulation time. After an… Read More »

Month: November 2018

Jack Ma, China’s richest man, is a Communist Party member

Jack Ma, founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, is among the world’s richest people but he has now emerged as a member of another club: China’s 89-million-strong Communist Party. The billionaire’s Communist bona fides were revealed by the People’s Daily, the party’s official mouthpiece, in an article praising contributors to China’s development. He is not… Read More »

Month: November 2018

Debt: FG cuts Treasury bills issuance by N1.27tn

As part of efforts to manage its debt profile, the Federal Government reduced the total Nigerian Treasury bills issued and allotted by N1.27bn in June this year to N1.65tn from N2.92tn in the same period of 2017, according to figures obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria. The CBN said, “The total NTBs issued and… Read More »

Month: November 2018

VP: Atiku visits Ekweremadu, explains choice of Obi

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday visited the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, to seek his understanding over the choice of Mr Peter Obi as his running mate. On the entourage of Atiku were the Director General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, who is also… Read More »

Month: November 2018

Remarks by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Chief of Army Staff Annual Conference 2018, Held in Maiduguri on 28 November 2018

I am delighted to be here in Maiduguri for the opening ceremony of the Chief of Army Staff’s Annual Conference 2018. I know that the venue of this Conference was moved from Benin to Maiduguri at very short notice. However, I can see that so many of the very senior officers in the Army, both… Read More »

Month: November 2018

President Buhari Orders Military to End Boko Haram Threat

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Maiduguri, Borno State, ordered the military to eliminate all threats of Boko Haram, declaring that the war against terrorism is “a must win’’. “It is a must win war. I want to encourage our troops not to be distracted by speculations but remain focused and committed to the task of… Read More »

Month: November 2018

Firstbank Links Growth to Innovations, Service Delivery

By NAN (Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma) First Bank of Nigeria Limited has attributed its success story to innovations and reinvention of products and services aimed at satisfying customers’ needs and aspirations. Dr Adesola Adeduntan, the Bank’s Managing Director, stated this on the sidelines of the second anniversary of FirstGem, a female-focused product in Lagos. “At FirstBank, our… Read More »

Month: November 2018

President Buhari Convenes Meeting of Heads of State and Government of Lake Chad Basin Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari, in his capacity as Chairman of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), has convened a consultation of Heads of State and Government of the LCBC scheduled to take place in N’Djamena, Chad, on November 29, 2018. 2019 election: Ali Baba writes Buhari on… Read More »