Friday, 1st December 2023


9 Nov
The Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Mr. Uche Nnaji, has directed the Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA) to make Nigeria a hub for local drug product development through the actualisation of capacity building for traditional medicine practitioners ...
9 Nov
Worried about the risk of a new pandemic after COVID-19, a global team of experts has been set up to design an action plan for stopping the next contagion before it starts.
9 Nov
To solve myriads and unabated problems Nigeria and Nigerians are passing through, governments at all levels have been called upon to channel huge resources wasted in purchasing fleets of cars, motorcades and frivolous things for politicians in education...
9 Nov
A Nigerian scientist and professor of Medical Engineering, Prof. Hippolite Amadi, has developed a technology that improves the survival of newborn babies, especially by enabling them to breathe well under harsh climatic conditions
26 Oct
The NST NuclearSAFE Technology has unveiled SuperLAT, a technological solution that promises to change the landscape of nuclear energy, with far-reaching implications for the global pursuit of carbon-free electricity.
26 Oct
Three hundred farmers in Imo State have been equipped and trained on how to use technological innovations such as Internet-enabled tools and built-to-assist to cushion the effects of climate change as well as enhance their productivity.
19 Oct
Africans and Nigerians in particular have been urged to prioritise the consumption of plants-driven drugs and products to enhance their health and general well-being. 
19 Oct
Residents of Ikotun and Ipaja areas of Alimosho Local Government have benefited from a free medical outreach organised by Rhodes-Vivour Foundation (RV), in partnership with Wellahealth Technologies.
19 Oct
As part of its commitment towards advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the WELLBEING Foundation Africa has empowered over 300,000 women on maternal mortality through MamaCare360 classes in nineteen years.
10 Sep
SpaceX's Starship, the most powerful rocket ever built, must remain grounded while Elon Musk's company completes dozens of corrective actions to prevent a repeat of the spectacular explosion that marred its first orbital test flight, regulators said Friday.
1 Sep
Africa has the highest neonatal mortality rate in the world, with 27 deaths per 1,000 live births. However, comprehensive research on the relation between pregnancy loss and reproductive health issues are not as readily available.
10 Aug
As part of efforts aimed at raising awareness on early detection of breast cancer, Care Organisation Public Enlightenment (C.O.P.E) recently partnered General Electric Healthcare to acquire Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS).  
20 Jul
Higher levels of alcohol consumption appear to increase an individual’s risk of early-onset colorectal cancer (CRC), particularly distal colon and rectal cancers, according to a population-based study from Korea.


A coalition of anti-corruption groups has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate a viral audio where some politicians in Delta State were allegedly discussing how they secured tribunal judgements in favour of the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).…
23 mins ago
The UN's top court Friday ordered Venezuela not to take any action to upset the status quo with Guyana, two days before a potentially explosive referendum over a disputed oil-rich territory. Without expressly mentioning the vote planned for December 3, the International Court of Justice said Venezuela "shall refrain from taking any action which would…
29 mins ago
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria Chikaosolu Ojukwu has condemned the spraying of cash at a reception held to celebrate his swearing-in as a member of the Inner Bar. Ojukwu said in a statement that the act "embarrassed" him and was "unsolicited". He said it was done against his "earlier express verbal and written instructions against…
29 mins ago
The Nigerian Delegation to ECOWAS Parliamen presented its country’s report to the Second Ordinary Session of 2023 on Friday.
38 mins ago
Actress Uzo Aduba and her husband Robert Sweeting have announced the arrival of their baby girl, Adaiba Lee Nonyem. The couple shared the news on social media, expressing their joy and love for their new daughter. Aduba posted a photo of herself holding baby Adaiba on Instagram, writing, "We love you so much, Adaiba Lee…
41 mins ago
Scottish Playwright, John Byrne, known for his work on the BBC series Tutti Frutti and the Slab Boys theatre trilogy, dies at the age of 83, His wife, Jeanine, was by his side during his final moments. Born in Paisley and a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, Byrne's creativity knew no bounds. His…
53 mins ago
Nigerian singer Dapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, has been cleared of rape and N-power fraud allegations by the Nigeria Police Force and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). In separate documents exclusively obtained on Friday, the police and the anti-graft agency gave the artiste a clean slate in separate clearance…
1 hour ago
The United States will continue to press for extending a truce in Gaza, the White House said Friday, as intense fighting erupted once again in the Israel-Hamas war. "We continue to work with Israel, Egypt, and Qatar on efforts to extend the humanitarian pause in Gaza," a White House National Security Council spokesperson said. Under…
1 hour ago
Melvin Townsend, the man punched by Mike Tyson on a plane in April 2022, is seeking $450,000 in damages from the boxer. Townsend's attorney told TMZ that his client has been dealing with various injuries since the attack, "including a concussion, cervical radiculopathy, and impaired vision." Mike Tyson's lawyer, Alex Spiro, dismissed the lawsuit as…
1 hour ago
Meet Larry Alden Brown, Lon Bernard Brown, and Gene Carol Brown, the world's oldest living triplets (male), turning a remarkable 93 today. Originally from Kalvesta, Kansas, USA, born during the Great Depression, these brothers have quite a story to tell. Larry, the firstborn, recalls, "We were a late-in-life BIG surprise to our parents." Despite being…