Race to save mothers during childbirth
Health professionals, concerned about the high mortality rate of mothers in the labour ward from preventable causes, last week brainstormed on how to reduce the incidence, at least, in the three-catchment states bordering Kwara State.
The bitter they return
Virtually every country seems fed up with illegal Nigerian immigrants and are deporting them in droves. At the last count, no fewer than 15,000 have been deported to Nigeria in the last one year. And the number is growing daily. TOBOR, 20, was asked by the father to relocate to Italy through Libya last year for which the agent charged N300,000. He and other ZmigrZs spent over three weeks traveling through the desert until they arrived the border of Libya.
Urhobo State viable, overdue for creation, says Felix Ibru
Being text of the Submission by Olorogun Senator Felix O. Ibru, the President-General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) at the public hearing organised by the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Top 10 fashion mistakes to avoid
When it comes to fashion and trends, we all want the same thing: To look great! Unfortunately, there are some fashion errors that we might not be aware of, but that we might practice. These fashion faux pas are visible and can completely ruin a perfectly good outfit. Listed here are some of the top 10 fashion mistakes women often make.
Swine flu jab...the new visa weapon
NIGERIAN travellers are about to feel the impact and politics of the emerging worldwide new health threat, the swine flu. The Saudi Arabia authorities have decreed that without a vaccination certificate against the disease, entry even for pilgrimage would be denied. BEN UKWUOMA and CHUKWUMA MUANYA write on why and how Nigerians would be affected.