June 24, 2016

3 young Nigerian leaders get Women Deliver seed grants for health projects

Women Deliver, a global advocacy organization has announced the award of seed grants of US$5,000 each to 20 young leaders in 15 countries around the world. The grant will support a six-month project aimed at advancing girls’ and women’s health, rights and well-being in their communities, HealthJourno has gathered.  Olaoluwa […]
June 24, 2016

Should this Muslim NYPD officer have been suspended for refusing to shave his beard in observance of Muslim faith?

A 32-year-old Muslim policeman is fighting the New York Police Department (NYPD)’s “discriminatory” decision to suspend him for not accepting to shave his beard. Masood Syed, a 10-year NYPD veteran and lawyer works as a law clerk for the department. He was told by his bosses last Monday that he […]
June 23, 2016

Parts of Ikeja, Lagos flooded yesterday June 22 (Video)

I had gone to Computer Village to buy a laptop accessory and the rain started. It lasted for about 20 minutes and I changed my mind about the shopping. All of a sudden, the road leading to Ikeja under bridge was blocked and what would normally be a 2-minute journey […]
June 20, 2016

Photo News: President Buhari arrives Nigeria 10 days after medical vacation in London

June 15, 2016

Photo News: Imo state pensioners on the floor protesting non-payment

It’s only fair to have something to fall back on, after so many years of hard work! Some Imo State pensioners earlier today protested at Douglas-Okigwe road, over salary arrears. The elderly are currently being owed 14-17 months in pension by the Imo State Government. They blocked strategic roads and […]
June 13, 2016

I’m battling cancer and shouldn’t be victimized’- Ex-Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke speaks cries out

Reacting to a viral documentary by Al Jazeera. Diezani Alison-Madueke the immediate past minister of petroleum resources, is not happy with the recent reports of allegations of corruption against her. In it, it was alleged that her piece of property in Abuja worth $18m and her jewelry worth $2m — […]
June 12, 2016

FDA approves first cholera vaccine for US travellers

The United States federal health officials have approved the first cholera vaccine intended to protect U.S. travelers from the potentially life-threatening disease. The Food and Drug Administration approved the liquid vaccine, called Vaxchora, for adults ages 18 to 64 who are traveling to countries affected by cholera. The bacterial infection […]
June 11, 2016

6 year-old burnt to death in Lagos church

The Lagos State Fire Service confirmed that a six-year-old girl was burnt to death in a church in the early hours of Saturday in Egbeda area of the state. The director of the service, Mr Rasak Fadipe, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occurred at about […]