May 29: As Udom takes the baton from Akpabio


The Holy bible says that there is time for everything under the sun; going ahead to cite the transient nature of life and living. In the same vein, there is time for every government to come to an end; when office holders will look back at the years spent in

Mimiko laments spate of sexual exploitation of children


The Governing Council of Osun State University, UNIOSUN, has terminated the appointments of three principal officers of the state institution including the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Bashir Okesina with immediate effect. The post Mimiko laments spate of sexual exploitation of children appeared first on Vanguard News.

Jonathan, PDP owe decoration firm N360m

Less than 48 hours to the inauguration of a new administration, the company which handled the contract for the decoration of Peoples Democratic Party presidential campaigns in all the states of the federation on Wednesday threatened to drag President Goodluck Jonathan and the party to court over unpaid debts estimated

Jonathan submits Confab report to Senate for approval


BARELY 48 hours to the expiration of the present administration, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday submitted the reports of the 2014 National Conference to the Senate for consideration and legislative actions. The post Jonathan submits Confab report to Senate for approval appeared first on Vanguard News.

Health and fitness news

Treating sleep apnea may ward off memory decline Breathing problems during sleep may be linked to early mental decline and Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. But treating apnea with a continuous positive airway pressure machine can significantly delay the onset of cognitive problems.

A project to turn corpses into compost

The body of the tiny 78-year-old woman, gray hair falling over stiffened shoulders, was brought to a hillside at Western Carolina University still clad in a blue hospital gown and chartreuse socks. She was laid on a bed of wood chips, and then more were heaped atop her.

Sambisa Forest: Army dismisses 200 soldiers for cowardice


The Nigeria Army at the Rukuba Barracks in Jos, Plateau State, has dismissed about 200 soldiers from service for their failure to capture the Sambisa Forest, a notorious hideout for Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State. The post Sambisa Forest: Army dismisses 200 soldiers for cowardice appeared first on Vanguard

Plaintiff, lawyer’s absence stalls anti-Buhari inauguration suit

The suit filed before a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the inauguration of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, as the President, came up on Wednesday but neither the representative of the plaintiff nor its counsel showed up. The suit was filed on Tuesday by a non-governmental organisation, Advocacy for

Potential Ebola drug target identified in mouse study

Researchers working with rodents say they’ve pinpointed a potential target for drugs to fight Ebola. Studies with mice revealed that a protein called Niemann-Pick C1 (NPC1) plays a critical role in Ebola’s ability to infect a host.

Soy supplements won’t ease asthma — Study

Despite hints from prior research that soy supplements might help asthma patients breathe easier, a major new study finds the nutrient has no beneficial effect on lung function. “This study highlights why it is so important to perform well-designed, placebo-controlled studies when associations are reported between specific nutrients and disease

Sch’l administrator canvasses support for private educational institutions


Government has been advised to provide enabling environment for private educational institutions that would enable them support government in its quest to raise the standard of education in Nigeria. An educationist and founder of Cayley College, Ikeja, Lagos, Dr. Mary Iyayi gave the advice while reviewing the state of education

Ndiomu Foundation boosts teachers’ practical teaching skills


The Charles Bebeye Ndiomu Foundation was at its usual best carrying out its social responsibility, when it took the second edition of its ‘Train the Trainer Initiative’ to Osun State where, with what many participants had described as trainer-skill of the training technical consultant, Axiom Learning Solutions Limited. It staged,

South Africa Alleged To Have Bribed FIFA Officials With $10m To Host 2010 World Cup


A US indictment has alleged that South African officials allegedly paid over $10 million to host the 2010 World Cup. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said executives from soccer’s governing body FIFA took bribes in exchange for voting for South Africa to become the first African nation to host the tournament.

Thunderstorm kills three sisters, one pupil in Kwara

Three pupils of the same parents and another pupil were killed by thunderstorm in Gure, Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State, between 12 midnight and 1am on Wednesday. Apart from the four dead female pupils, some others were said to be unconscious and had been rushed to the hospital

India: Christian community under attack

Reports reaching us say that the rape incident, was just one of the many attacks that hoodlums have carried out on Christian schools.