West Ham want to sign Olivier Giroud from Arsenal

West Ham are trying to sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, according to Sky Sports. The Hammers are keen to bolster their attacking options this summer and are also interested in Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City), Michy Batshuayi (Chelsea), Adama Traore (Middlesbrough) and Henry Onyekuru (KAS Eupen). Giroud scored 16 goals last season, but started only 11 […]

Excessive exercise ‘could damage the gut’ – research

A recent research suggests that excessive strenuous exercise may lead to gut damage. According to the research, the risk of gut injury and impaired function appears to increase along with the intensity and duration of exercise. After two hours of continuous endurance exercise when 60 percent of an individual’s maximum intensity level is reached, the […]

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FRSC To Deploy 25,000 Personnel For Sallah Patrol

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will deploy 25,000 regular and special marshals nationwide on special patrol during the approaching Sallah. The Public Education Officer of the corps, Mr Bizi Kazeem, said in Abuja that 864 cars, 106 ambulances, 22 tow trucks and 266 motorcycles would also be deployed for the exercise. According […]

Reps express concern over diminishing religious freedom in Nigeria

Federal lawmakers in the House of Representatives have voiced grave concern over a recent survey report which placed Nigeria as one of the‎ leading countries where rights to religious freedom is increasingly threatened. However, determined to remedy the situation and redeem the country’s image as a human rights-conscious democracy, the House before adjourning plenary on […]

Fitness, agility key to pro-active policing – SP

The Enugu State Police Command has identified fitness and agility of officers and men as being instrumental to effective and pro-active policing in the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, a Superintendent of Police, said this in Enugu on Saturday at the end of the monthly compulsory exercise of the command. The […]

NDDC in trouble as Nigerian govt. orders probe of personnel

The Federal Government has ordered investigation into educational qualifications of members of staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Uguru Usani, gave the directive when he visited the commission on Friday in Port Harcourt. He expressed optimism the investigation would expose ghost workers and staff members, who gained employment […]

How Nigerian govt is delivering food to people displaced by Boko Haram – Presidency

There is considerable progress in the implementation of the Special Relief Intervention – an initiative launched in Maiduguri by the Federal Government on June 8 to deliver effective and comprehensive humanitarian aid especially food to persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east, according to an update report made to Acting President Yemi […]

Forgive my husband Evans, wife of notorious kidnapper begs

Uchennna Onwuamadike, wife of notorious kidnap kingpin, Chikwudubem Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, has appealed to Nigerian authorities to spare the life of her husband. Mrs. Onwuamadike’s appeal came after the man was arrested by officials of the Nigerian police penultimate Saturday. According to the police, Evans had managed to escape arrest for seven years. […]

Nigerians visiting doctors may soon have Bill of Rights

The Consumer Protection Council, CPC, and the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, have commenced a process for the formulation of an acceptable guide to regulate interaction between patients and medical doctors in the country. The proposed guide, to be known as Patients’ Bill of Rights, will identify rights and privileges in a patient-care giver relationship for […]