A diminutive species of human whose remains were found on the Indonesian island of Flores could have shrunk as a result of island dwarfism as it adapted to its environment. A study of the remains of the creature, nicknamed the “hobbit”, shows that it is possible for it to have been a dwarf version of […]
Another round of clashes has erupted in the capital city of the Central African Republic Bangui leaving 43 people dead in four days, this was reported by the country’s Red Cross society. The violence in Bangui had also left 71 wounded, the country’s Red Cross also stated. There have been widespread reports of revenge attacks […]
In a bid to arrest the growing environmental hazards caused by the littering of waste, The Federal Government plans to ban the use of plastic bags in the country this is as a follow up to the earlier declaration by the Minister of Environment, Mrs. Hadza Mailafia early this year. she had said that the […]
The percentage of the unemployed in Nigeria is about to rise if the news about some engineers and other employees of telecoms companies in the country may loose their job is anything to by. This is as as a result of the decision of the firms to sell off their base stations and towers. The […]
Tribute has been pouring in for the late folk singer Pete Seeger who died at the age of 94 after a brief illness. One of the latest tributes has come from the US President Barack Obama who paid tribute to the late American folk singer and activist.
Over 50 gunmen suspected to be Bokoharam invaded Kawuri District of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno state and set ablaze over 300 residential houses, after killing a soldier, 51 civilians and wounded several policemen. The injured residents are now receiving treatment at the Konduga General Hospital and the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.
Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, has explained why many Nigerians are refused UK visa. Speaking in London during a courtesy visit on him by the Minister for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, the High Commissioner lamented
Thieves made their way into a small church in the mountains, east of Rome over the weekend and stole a reliquary with the blood of late Pope John Paul II. Some of John Paul’s blood was saved after an assassination attempt that nearly killed him in St. Peter’s Square on May 13, 1981.
Joint Health Workers Union (JOHESU),through its chairman Dr Ayuba Wabba, said Friday that the three-day nationwide warning strike embarked upon by members was successful. “There was 100 per cent compliance by members across the country. Though, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and some others
Britain-based drinks giantSABMiller’s (IW 1000/206)Nigerian subsidiary said today it is investing $110 million to expand its brewery in the southeast of the country. Intafact Beverages, which brews Hero Lager, said the money will help triple annual capacity from 700,000 to 2.1 million hectolitres and would create