How the phones transmit virus, Germs

A Public Health Physician, Dr Michael Oguntoye, has warned that mobile phones could transmit diseases and infections if it comes in contact with body fluids of an infected person. Oguntoye told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that phones are “fomites” which could serve as medium of transmitting viral organism, causing diseases and infections on people. He described fomites as any non-living object or substance capable of carrying infectious organisms, such as viruses or bacteria. “Taking a cell phone into the bathroom and then leaving with it, can carry diseases…

Meet Dr (Mrs) Helen Ndidiamaka Godswill, A Presidential Hopeful

Dr Helen is a woman who has been affecting lives and nations in so many ways; in social justice, Christian ministries and outreaches, Business, Enrichment and Empowerment of men and women. Now being unveiled to the world in the political arena of Nigeria. Helen represents the new generation of leaders emerging in Nigeria to change the reputation of Nigeria.   A lawyer called to the Nigerian bar in 1992. Worked in Lagos, Nigeria and New York, United States of America. Ordained a minister in Redeemed Christian Church of God in…

NYSC lists requirements for 2018 Batch ‘A’ camp registration

The National Youth Service Corps has directed both foreign and local graduates to present all necessary documents before camp registration for the 2018 Batch ‘A’ Orientation Course. According to the NYSC official twitter handle@nysc_ng, corps members must take note of all required documents and make adequate preparation ahead of the commencement of the orientation course. It said those who studied in the country should bring to their respective camps their degree or HND certificates or statement of results and a personal Identity Card (ID) from the institution of graduation. It said…

Court Orders Airline To Pay Falae’s Widow N246 Million Compensation

Reprieve came the way of widow of Deji Falae, son of Chief Olu Falae, who died in the ill-fated Associated Airline crash in Lagos on October 3, 2013, as a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Wednesday granted all her claims. In her judgment that lasted for about two hours, 19 minutes the presiding judge, Justice Hadizat Shagari said “from the evidence of the principal witness, Ese Falae, the widow, the fact of the case speak for itself, the first defendant, Associated Airline and the second defendant,…

Nigeria’s Supermarket, Pharmacy sub-sectors, top in service Delivery -CSAL

Nigeria foremost research consulting firm, Customer Service Awards Limited has ranked the nation’s supermarket and pharmacy sub-sectors top in service delivery. Speaking on the ranking, Managing Director of Customer Service Awards Limited, Dr. Aliyu Ilias, ‎said the result was based on  staff attitude, product and process knowledge as well as general appearance. Aliyu, who spoke to newsmen  in Abuja said the purpose of the research was to examine service quality delivery, customer satisfaction and customer experience of the top 14 Nigerian industry sectors in 2017. Aliyu Ilias further maintained that…

UNVEILING THE NEW AARE ONAKAKANFO of YORUBA LAND Otunba Gani Adams 

In the heat of the Second World War, in 1941, the Prime Minister of Great Britain, Sir Winston Churchill, said the following words to General Bernard Montgomery, who was also known as the “Spartan General”, the hero of the Battle of Alamein, the Commander of the famous British Desert Rats and the Field Marshall of the British Armed Forces. He said:“Monty, never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never,never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to…

OGBOMOSO : The Home of the Brave

OGBOMOSHO was generated from ‘Ogbori Elemọshọ’ when Sọun Ogunlọla, a great hunter, who later became the first Sọun of Ogbomọshọ, helped the old Ọyọ Empire to kill Elemọshọ and brought his head to Alaafin. People began to refer to the settlement of Sọun Ogunlọla as ’Ibi ti wọn ti gbe Ori Elemọshọ’. Like any history of a people that began before the invention of writing and printing, history was passed from generation by word of mouth.  Such history was bound to have some contradictions.  Ogbomoso’s history is not peculiar.  The…

HEDA, JODER Renew Anti-Corruption Campaign Through Media Outreach

Foremost civil rights  groups in Nigeria have launched a new anti-corruption campaign with the hope of reaching the elite and locals through an intensive media outreach program. The groups, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) and Journalists for Democratic Rights (JODER), renewed the vigorous campaign early this week when Information, Education and Communication materials (IEC) were distributed across the 36 states of the federation using the print media. In a statement on Wednesday, HEDA Executive Director Olanrewaju Suraj and JODER’s official, Adewale Adeoye, said the program was aimed at deepening…

Nigerians, Ghanaians Are Slave Masters In Libya, Returnee Says

The new slave trade-human trafficking in Libya is being carried out by many nationalities, including Nigerians and Ghanaians, according to a Cameroonian returnee, who was abducted in the country. Foka Fotsi, who was trafficked twice, told Reuters that those in charge of one of the places where he was held included Ghanaians and Nigerians. Fotsi’s story corroborated another testimony by a Nigerian in the southern state of Edo, who identified one Charles, a Nigerian as the trafficking kingpin. Unable to find work to support his family, Fotsi decided to leave…

NPO Proscribes Beat Associations

The umbrella media body, the Nigeria Press Organisation (NPO), has proscribed Beat associations by journalists. NPO is made up of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE). The NPO, in a statement on its behalf yesterday by Mr. Feyi Smith, the executive secretary of the NPAN, said it “viewed with concern, the continued proliferation of Beat associations across the industry”. The statement added: “This development constitutes a drawback on the laudable objective of media houses deploying reporters…