Health

Free Vaccination: 86,000 Ondo women, children, to benefit – Health Commissioner

Over eight hundred and sixty thousand children and women are to be vaccinated against measles and other communicable diseases in Ondo State. The permanent secretary, Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Francis Akanbiemu announced this in Akure while briefing newsmen on the integrated measles campaign scheduled for October, this year. Dr Akanbiemu said Continue Reading
Health

Wonders of a Tea often Overlooked

By Adebukola Aluko Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus), also called sweet rush, species of oil grass in the family Poaceae. At a distance, clusters of lemongrass in their native habitat look deceptively plain. Long skinny leaves of an unassuming green fan out from the stem, yet they release at a single touch, a profuse lemon aroma that […]Continue Reading
Entertainment

Daddy Freeze Weds Secretly in UK

Popular Media personality, Daddy Freeze has tied the knot with his heartthrob in the United Kingdom. He was said to have secretly tied the knot with his long-time lover, Benedicta Elechi in a low-key wedding. The UK-based preacher, Pastor Tobi Adegboyega and Daddy’s Freeze’s mother Smaranda Olarinde, with a few friends witnessed the couple’s wedding. […]Continue Reading
Politics

Court Annuls PDP Primaries in Ogun

A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital has nullified all the primary elections conducted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. The party had on May 25 conducted the primary election which produced Adebutu as the governorship candidate of the party. However, three members of the party, Taiwo Olabode […]Continue Reading
Housing

Why Incessant Building Collapse?

Reports of incessant building collapse have been on the rise in recent times ,creating palpable fear in the minds of Nigerians. To know the probable cause of this problem and constructive solution, tune in and listen to Mid-week cruise on the Southwest Network of Radio Nigeria tomorrow morning 28th Sept with ‘Dayo & ‘Belinda by […]Continue Reading
Health

Health Benefits of Ewe Akoko

Ewe Akoko also known as Newbouldia Laevis The Yorubas call it Ewe Akoko, and Ogilisi by the Igbo people while the Hausas call it Aduruku. The English name is Hup Plum Leaf. The plant has shiny dark green leaves and bears large showy terminal purple flowers. It is often planted as a boundary marker, and […]Continue Reading
Health

Meet Bryophyllum Pinnatum, the Miracle Plant

Bryophyllum pinnatum (Fam. Crassulaceae) is a succulent perennial herb, which grows up to 1m to 2m in height. It is known by several names such as “wonder of the world”, “miracle leaf”, “resurrection plant”, “cathedral bells”, “Goethe plant”, “sacred plant”, “good luck leaves”, “never die plant”, “air plant”, or “life plant.”  It is known as […]Continue Reading
Crime

Osun Government Suspends Teacher for Fraud

Osun State Government has suspended a teacher, Abimbola Olowookere for allegedly defrauding some recently recruited teachers to the tune of N30,000 claiming to influence their posting. Reports got to the Osun State Ministry of Education that said Mr Olowookere has been collecting the money from the teachers in Osun East Education District so as to […]Continue Reading