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Medical history created after a woman delivers a set of twins belonging to different dads

MEDICAL history has been made in China after an unfaithful wife gave birth to a set of twins in the southeastern city of Xiamen with each one of them belonged to different fathers in what is a very rare clinical occurrence.

 

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Beggars cannot be choosers: Nigeria needs to source investment capital from wherever she can get it and that includes pink money

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Reading this week about how there are about 80 special advisers in the vice president’s office and about a similar number in the president’s office has got me thinking. With this number of assistants, we actually have the manpower to create a think tank in the presidency. With about 150 full time staff, we should have an Aso Rock Think Tank that comes up with innovative and unthinkable ideas on a daily basis

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Fulani cattle herdsman hacks his brother to death in Ilorin for having affair with his wife

FULANI cattle herdsman Iliasu Abubakar has been remanded in custody by a Kwara State Magistrates’ Court in Ilorin for murdering his brother Isah after his sibling reportedly had an affair with his wife.

 

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Nigeria's Reverend Father Stephen Beba made a Chaplain of His Holiness by Pope Francis

POPE Francis has promoted the current parish priest of Saint Mary’s Parish in Makurdi's North Bank Reverend Father Stephen Beba to an elevated position within the Catholic Church naming him as a Chaplain of His Holiness.

 

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Presidency denies sacking of VP's staff is to undermine Osinbajo as it is just cutting the cost of governance

PRESIDENCY officials have confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked 35 of vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo's saying it was not as a result of a rift between the two men but rather part of a strategy to streamline government operations and cut red tape.

 

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Highest ranking female senator ever Abiodun Olujimi returns to senate after appeal court victory

NIGERIA'S highest ranking female lawmaker ever Senator Abiodun Olujimi the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has returned to the National Assembly after the Federal Court of Appeal recently declared her duly elected to represent Ekiti South Senatorial District.

 

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Sowore embarks on hunger strike after DSS fail to release him despite meeting bail conditions

SAHARA Reporters publisher and former presidential Omoyele Sowore has embarked on a hunger strike to protest the refusal of the Nigerian authorities to release him despite an Abuja high court granting him bail.

 

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Can someone please explain to me why Nigeria does not have an aggressive horse production programme?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) As Nigeria desperately searches around for potential sources of revenue, can someone please tell me why we have not thought about horses? A horse costs about $2,000 on the open market, so just imagine the revenue we would generate if we exported say 3m of them

(2) Apparently there are 240,000 horses in Nigeria with the bulk of them used by the police and the polo industry. Kaduna in particular has a vibrant horse-owning population but alas, I doubt if we export one horse

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Nigerian Customs Service restricts sale of petroleum products to those living within 20km of borders

NIGERIAN Customs Service (NCS) has announced a reduction in the amount of petroleum products people living within 20 kilometres to an international border will be allowed to purchase as part of its ongoing campaign to combat smuggling.

 

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Lagos police boss urges Nigerian women to shun showing off their wealth on social media

LAGOS Chief Superintendant of Police (CSP) Taiwo Kasunmu has urged Nigerian women to shun the unnecessary display of wealth on social media to avoid falling prey to criminals who may target them as a result.

 

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