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Therapist Calls for more Awareness on Autism

Government and relevant stakeholders have been advised to intensify awareness on autism disorder among children to stem its increasing rate in the society. A therapist and a special instructor to autistic people, Mr Tope Adams, gave the advice while featuring on Straight Talk, a personality and issue based interview programme on premier FM93.5. Mr Adams, […]Continue Reading

AITEO/NFF Football Awards Hold in Lagos

The second edition of the Nigerian Football Federation and AITEO Football Awards takes centre stage today at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island in Lagos, the event will be graced by more than 20 Presidents of FIFA’s Member Associations across the African continent. The Secretary General of world football ruling body, FIFA, Ms Fatma […]Continue Reading

Cleric Admonishes Mothers to be Virtuous

Provost of The Cathedral of Saint James The Great, Oke Bola, Ibadan, Very Reverend David Olagbaju has admonished mothers to exhibit godly character so as to earn respect from the society. The cleric, gave the admonition in his sermon at the celebration of Mothering Sunday held at the cathedral. Speaking on the theme, The Wife […]Continue Reading

Ensuring Food Safety in Nigeria

Available records show that food containing harmful bacteria, virus, parasites or chemical substances is responsible for more than two hundred diseases ranging from diarrhea to cancers. Other factors affecting food safety include changes in the environment. Also, increase in travel and trade enhances the likelihood of spread in contamination, this is why food safety in Continue Reading

Bangladesh Fire: Death Toll Soars

The death toll from a horrific blaze that ripped through a Bangladesh skyscraper has risen to 25, including those who leapt to their deaths, as firefighters combed through the charred shell of the building. A Bangladeshi housing official said that criminal charges would be filed against the owner of the commercial building in Banani area […]Continue Reading

Female Lawyers Protest Incessant Rape Cases in Ondo

A group of female lawyers today staged a protest against incessant rape cases in Ondo State. The group converged in the governor’s office, chanting solidarity songs. The female lawyers also displayed placards with inscriptions as ‘pedophiles and predators must be punished’, ‘say no to rape’, ‘stop molesting our girls and take criminals off the streets’. […]Continue Reading

Encouraging Female Participation in Sports

Nigeria has a rich history in sporting competitions and a number of records of achievements globally. Like their male counterparts, Nigerian female athletes have not been found wanting. Some of the women that have done the country proud are Falilat Ogunkoya, Blessing Okagbare, Mary Onyali and Florence Omagbemi. Others are Mercy Akide-Udoh, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara and […]Continue Reading

NPC Sensitize Journalists on Fake New

A two day workshop on fake news” Catalyst for National Disunity”, organised by Nigerian Press Council, is currently ongoing at the International Conference Centre, Univesity of Ibadan. Declaring the workshop open, Chairman Nigeria Union of Journalist, Oyo state council, Mr Adewumi Faniran represented by Vice Chairman Olusola Oladapo, described fake news as a poison to […]Continue Reading