October 19, 2016

Silverspoon Folarin Alakija finds love four years after wife lost cancer battle

Folarin Alakija is one of the four sons of the family whose matriarch is widely known as Africa’s richest woman, oil magnate, Folorunsho Alakija. Folarin lost his beautiful first wife who he was married for a few years, after a fight with cancer. They have a young daughter, Sage, between […]
October 18, 2016

It’s a boy for Kerry Washington and ex-NFL player hubby

Congratulations to the happy family of Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha. Kerry Washington has added another little gladiator to her brood. The Scandal star and husband, Nnamdi have welcomed their second child together. The actress gave birth to a baby boy, Caleb Kelechi Asomugha, on Oct. 5. but details were […]
October 16, 2016

Nigerian Customs dismisses 17 officers addicted to drugs

No wonder some of those customs officers act funny on the streets of Nigeria and in their offices. Public service positions need a higher level of good conduct indeed. The story below is from NAN. The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has dismissed 17 junior officers for drug addiction, certificate forgery, […]
October 16, 2016

115-year-old Syrian refugee travels for months to see family

Eida Karmi, is 115 years old and is probably the oldest Syrian refugees alive. She has abandoned their  war-ravaged country and travelled with family friends, heading all the way to Germany in order to see her children who fled there, some five years ago. This refugee issue is a global […]
October 10, 2016

13 heartbreaking pictures of food crisis in Venezuela

The nation of Venezuela is going through a period of  severe economic crisis. The country, though one of the richest in natural resources, has been called the world’s worst economy of 2016 by the International Monetary Fund, and its inflation rate could reach 700 percent by the end of the […]
October 9, 2016

People die of cholera after outbreak in Haiti hurricane

Haiti has been badly hit by a hurricane which has been named #HurricaneMatthew. Hundreds of people have died and the impoverished country is struggling to cope with a huge public health issue. The rise in cholera cases has made officials warn that contaminated water and a lack of hygiene are […]
October 5, 2016

CBN Governor Emefiele’s wife’s kidnappers deny previously knowing her identity

”We had no idea who she was”, a member of the kidnap gang that abducted the wife of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Margaret Emefiele, and three others, last Friday, has revealed. The Vanguard  newspaper reports that the suspect, Musa Muhammad, and five others, who are […]
October 3, 2016

Nigeria launches eHealth to address healthcare problems

In a bid to tackle the tough challenges that the Nigeria’s health sector faces, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has inaugurated the eHealth Steering Committee in Abuja. This great initiative is to address some of the challenges ranging from data collection and management, human resource and issue of […]