Catch Them Young: ‘Reading to little children boosts their brain activity, imagination, language skills’ — Study

“Reading exposure during the critical stage of development prior to kindergarten seems to have a meaningful, measurable impact on how a child's brain processes stories and may help predict reading success," John Hutton said after a recent study.

Asari Dokubo’s Wife Says Future Looks Bleak for Nigeria Under Buhari’s Leadership


Hajia Mujahidat Daba Dokubo-Asari, wife of Niger-Delta political activist, Asari Dokubo, has proclaimed that Nigeria’s future will be bleak under president-elect Muhammadu Buhari‘s leadership. She made the statement via her Facebook page, in response to Buhari’s promise to investigate Sanusi’s claims about the missing $20 billion oil money that the

Jay Z Looking For New Musical Talent In Nigeria


A few weeks ago the American rapper and business mogul Jay Z launched a streaming service called Tidal. With the rapid growth of the new company just over a month since it was born, the rapper sees the need to expand its frontiers. Therefore, he has just sent his cousin

UN preparing ‘massive’ aid operation in quake-hit Nepal


The UN food agency said Monday it was preparing a large-scale aid operation to earthquake-ravaged Nepal, with a first plane set to arrive Tuesday. "This will be a large, massive operation," Elisabeth Byrs, spokeswoman for the UN's World Food Programme, told pressmen.

Instant self-test HIV kit on sale in Britain


Britain's first legally-approved HIV self-testing kit went on sale online on Monday, promising a result in just 15 minutes with a 99.7 percent accuracy rate. Developers hope the BioSure HIV Self Test will help identify the estimated 26,000 people in Britain who have HIV but do not yet know.

Nigeria: Can Buhari, Tinubu Command Same Boat?


With barely a month to the inauguration of an All Progressives Congress (APC) federal government, the street partying to celebrate the sweeping success of the nation’s most successful opposition party in history is winding down. Now is the time to tackle the challenges of success.

APC Calls For Mimiko’s Impeachment


The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has said that the state Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, should be the one facing impeachment by the state House of Assembly for committing impeachable offences, and not his deputy, Alhaji Ali Olanusi Punch reports.