Day: May 16, 2018

Ketogenic Diet May Help Protect Eyesight: 4 Other Purported Benefits Of A High-Fat Diet

May 16, 2018

The ketogenic diet which has been gaining traction among celebrities around the world, for its supposed weight loss benefits, may have other health benefits as well. A new study has indicated that the ketogenic diet may be helpful in promoting healthy eyesight. The study, which was published in the journal JNeurosci, has said that a […]

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Uzbekistan Beat Pakistan in Final of Street Child Football World Cup

May 16, 2018

Pakistan put up a tough fight but were unable to beat Uzbekistan in the final of the Street Child Football World Cup. The match was tied 1-1 at the end of full time and headed to a penalty shootout. In the shootout, Uzbekistan pulled ahead 6-5. Pakistan had beaten Indonesia in the semi-final on Monday. […]

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Chances of Ramazan Moon Sighting ‘extremely high today’

May 16, 2018

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee’s meeting for moon sighting is being held on Wednesday in Karachi to decide the beginning of holy month of Ramazan in the country, Express News reported. Committee’s chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced that the meeting would begin after Asr (evening) prayers. Whereas, zonal committees will hold their meetings in their respective […]

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5 Ways to Deal with Hypertension Effectively

May 16, 2018

World Hypertension Day falls on May 17. Dr Santosh Kumar Dora, Senior Cardiologist, Asian Heart Institutes shares 5 ways to deal with hypertension effectively. Hypertension is an increasingly important medical and public health issue. As one ages, hypertension becomes almost inevitable. The prevalence of hypertension increases with advancing age to the point of being 50 […]

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Will Ban on Codeine-based Syrup Imports Curb Addiction?

May 16, 2018

No, it will not. Once you ban such a drug, the sellers will go underground and it will then be sold at a premium and people will still have access to it. People should not just say “ban codeine.” Codeine is a medicine that is being abused. The first question should be why is it […]

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Breaking: Dino Melaye Granted N10m Bail in Lokoja

May 16, 2018

A High Court sitting in Lokoja in Kogi state has granted Senator Dino Melaye who is representing Kogi West Senatorial District, bail Justice Naair Ajanah granted the Senator bail in N10 million and one surety in like sum The Judge considered the health challenges of the embattled senator Details later  

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Saudi Says Ramadan 2018 to Begin on Thursday

May 16, 2018

Ramadan will begin on Thursday, May 17, Saudi Arabia announced. Around the world Millions of Muslims around the world will begin the fasting month of Ramadan on Thursday.   Saudi Arabia and other Muslim nations, like Indonesia, declared Ramadan would not begin Wednesday based on a moon-sighting methodology. That means the month of dawn-to-dusk fasting […]

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National Assembly Raises 2018 Budget to N9.1tr

May 16, 2018

The National Assembly has increased the 2018 budget by N508 billion to take it to N9,120, 334,988,225 from the N8.6 trillion presented by the President. This comes more than six months after President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2018 expenditure profile to the lawmakers for consideration and passage. Recalls that the document was presented to a […]

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FG Approves N10bn for Communities Affected by Herdsmen Crisis

May 16, 2018

The Federal Government has approved the release of N10 billion for the reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement of persons affected by suspected Fulani herdsmen crisis in Benue and other states affected by the crisis. President Muhammadu Buhari, represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, disclosed this while addressing Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at the Abagana camp in […]

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You’re Not the Only Corrupt-free Nigerian, Dogara Tells Buhari

May 16, 2018

The speaker stated this at the commissioning of the new corporate headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , EFCC, in Abuja. Speaking at the commissioning ceremony attended by former President of South Africa, Tabo Mbeki; Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland, and heads of anti-corruption agencies of member countries, Dogara acknowledged […]

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31 Killed in Ongoing Nasarawa Communities Ethnic Crisis

May 16, 2018

Bassa Cultural and Development Union (BCDU) in yesterday disclosed that 31 people were killed as a result of attacks on them by their Egbura neighbours. The group said 20 Bassa persons were killed at roadblocks mounted by the Egbura militia since hostilities broke out in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, a few weeks […]

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