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3,800 shops destroyed in Kano Market inferno – NEMA *Police arrest 100 for looting

3,800 shops destroyed in Kano Market inferno – NEMA  *Police arrest 100 for looting

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Sunday that at least 3,800 shops were destroyed by Saturday’s fire incident at the Sabon Gari Market, Kano. Its Director-General, Alhaji Muhammad Sani Sidi Sidi, told newsmen at the scene of the incident in Kano, that the interim assessment of the situation, indicated that more than 90 […]

Reps to increase MTN fine to $15.6bn

Reps to increase MTN fine to $15.6bn

MTN Group conglomerate, MTN Nigeria fined $5.2 billion in 2015 by Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) is facing a possible hike to $15.6 billion in a bizarre turn of events. The House of Representatives wants hiked the fine slammed on MTN Nigeria for failing to deactivate the SIM cards of some 5.1 million subscribers as stipulated […]

Easter: Kwarans lament fuel scarcity, commodity price hike *Petrol sells for N150 per litre

Easter: Kwarans lament fuel scarcity, commodity price hike  *Petrol sells for N150 per litre

By Kayode Adeoti and Halimat Temim As Christians celebrate Easter, residents of Ilorin, Kwara State have lamented fuel situation in the state and the hike in market price of commodities. The protracted fuel crisis remained unabated as long queues were seen at the filling station dispensing fuel over the weekend. The few filling stations owned […]

DPR orders filling stations to sell fuel for 24 hours

DPR orders filling stations to sell fuel for 24 hours

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has directed filling stations in strategic locations to operate on a 24 hour basis this Easter period and beyond. Disclosing this in a statement by DPR Director of Petroleum resources, Mordecai Ladan, the department also ordered oil marketers to commence massive loading of the products to petrol stations across […]

Easter: Kwarans lament fuel scarcity, commodity price hike *Petrol sells for N150 per litre

Easter: Kwarans lament fuel scarcity, commodity price hike  *Petrol sells for N150 per litre

By Kayode Adeoti and Halimat Temim As Christians celebrate Easter, residents of Ilorin, Kwara State have lamented fuel situation in the state and the hike in market price of commodities. The protracted fuel crisis remained unabated as long queues were seen at the filling station dispensing fuel over the weekend. The few filling stations owned […]

CCT: What is good for the goose, no longer for gander?

CCT: What is good for the goose, no longer for gander?

By Abdulrasheed Akogun The Thursday ruling by Justice Danladi Umar-led Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), to say the least, has to a large extent eroded any doubt one may nurse about the rationale or altruism behind the continuous prosecution of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. It has also confirmed the widely held belief […]

Kwara: Raising the bar of governance through private participation

Kwara: Raising the bar of governance through private participation

By Abdulwahab Oba It is no longer news to say that most states in Nigeria rely heavily on the monthly federal allocation to execute its developmental and social obligations to the citizens. It is equally safe to say that since the fall in price of crude oil leading to a corresponding decrease in federal allocation, […]

UPPER CRUST: In view of Brussels

UPPER CRUST: In view of Brussels

By Uche Nnadozie With what I saw and heard from Nigerian airports over the past week and the holidays, it is now apparent that it is by the grace of God we don’t get to hear about attacks and bombs going off at the airports. After the Brussels, Belgium ISIS motivated attacks at a subway […]

Home remedies for Tuberculosis

Home remedies for Tuberculosis

Garlic: Garlic has anti- bacterial property as it contains sulphur. This helps in destroying the bacteria causing TB. Garlic also contains allicin and ajoene which helps to inhibit the bacterial growth. Garlic improves the immunity of the body. Cooked or raw garlic can be used as a remedy. Banana: Bananas are rich source of nutrients […]

9m new cases of TB reported annually – WHO

9m new cases of TB reported annually – WHO

The World Health Organisation has revealed that there are over nine million reported new cases of tuberculosis annually despite huge contributions from donors to eliminate the scourge and that Africa has 16 countries out of the 30 TB high burden countries in the world. The African regional director, Dr Matshidiso Moeti in a message to […]