Scissors removed from man’s stomach 18 years after surgery

A Vietnamese man has had scissors removed from his abdomen which were left behind during surgery 18 years ago, after reporting a stomachache that was nearly two decades in the making. Ma Van Nhat, now 54, underwent surgery in 1998 after a car accident and only recently discovered that doctors had left an unwelcome gift […]

Health Experts Want More Funding For Primary Health Care Centres

Health experts in Osun State have asked the Federal Government to ‎ensure that more funds are allocated to the Primary Health Care sector for optimal performance. The head of Primary Health Care Department, in Egbodore Local Council Development Authority, Adigun Sherifat, told Channels Television in Osogbo that that the Primary Health Care Centres (PHCC) being […]

Union Cautions Alabere Against Encroachment Into Osogbo Territory

The Osogbo Progressive Union (OPU) has cautioned communities in the suburb of Osogbo, capital of Osun State against encroachment into Osogbo territory, in the interest of peace and tranquillity, particularly at the Abere area. The OPU, which is the umbrella body for all the indigenes of Osogbo, capital of Osun State, was worried over the […]

U.S.-led coalition carried out flights to support Turkish forces in Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S.-led coalition carried out flights in support of Turkish forces near the Islamic State-controlled Syrian town of al-Bab last week but did not carry out air strikes, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said on Tuesday.

Pentagon says it can protect U.S., allies from North Korean missile threats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Defense Department, reacting to North Korea’s statement that it plans to test an intercontinental ballistic missile, said on Tuesday it was confident in its ability to protect U.S. allies and the U.S. homeland from threats from Pyongyang.


Fayose’s wife spits fire, asks God to shame husband’s enemies

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, on Tuesday prayed to God to shame all the people working against her husband’s (Ayodele Fayose) government. “Every enemy pretending as friends, close to the government of Ayo Fayose and working against the government, the Lord will expose them with shame this year. […]

18-year-old girl arraigned for kidnapping in Ekiti

An 18-year-old girl, Bola Adeniyi, on Tuesday appeared in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged kidnapping. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the accused committed the offence on December 13, 2016‎ at Fabor Forest, Efon Alaaye in Efon Alaaye, Ekiti State. Akinwale said the accused unlawfully conspired to kidnap Gbenga Adejare. […]

Buhari, Oshiomhole Meet Amid FG Appointment Speculations

Few weeks after he handed over Edo State’s administration to his All Progressives Congress (APC) successor, it appears Mr Adams Oshiomhole may be joining the leadership train of President Muhammadu Buhari. The former Governor of Edo State was in a meeting with President Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital […]


PDP Contests Magnus Abe’s Declaration As Senator At Tribunal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State says it has headed to the Election Petitions Tribunal to challenge the declaration of Magnus Abe as winner of the just concluded re-run election in the Rivers South East Senatorial District. A statement by the State Chairman of the PDP, Mr Felix Obuah, said the declaration of […]


Rohr: Eagles’ll Beat Cameroon, Mikel Should Avoid China; Iheanacho, Moses Will Rule Africa

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is confident the Super Eagles have what it takes to pick the sole ticket for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.   The German coach also spoke on a variety of issues at a meeting with reporters in Lagos, such as monitoring Cameroon and Algeria in the 2017 AFCON, […]