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Nigerian Lady Accuses Naval Commodore Of Raping Her 37 Years Ago

A Nigerian lady based in the UK, took to Facebook to call out a Naval Commodore, Gbenga Fahad Oladipo for allegedly raping her 37 years ago. According to Abi Idowu, the incident occurred when she was just 5 years old and she waited for so long to go public after waiting for her abuser’s family to open the door of dialogue, not for payment but for them to know what the sad act robbed her of. She revealed that she first shared the story of her molestation and rape at a young age on July 3rd when her Dad turned 80 and bringing it to the social media platform was her last act of laying down the burden and working towards moving on.

Call Your Members To Order, We Can’t Be Friends With Armed Herders – CAN Tells Miyetti Allah

The President, CAN, Dr Samson Ayokunle, who made the call at a news conference in Abuja, said until they were called to order they cannot regain the trust and respect of Nigerians. Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Thursday urged the leadership of the Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to call their members who are violent to order. The President, CAN, Dr Samson Ayokunle, who made the call at a news conference in Abuja, said until they were called to order they cannot regain the trust and respect of Nigerians. The cleric explained that nobody hates the Fulani until some Fulani began to act violently and killing innocent people. CAN said that if there was any enemy from any Fulani man, the Fulani man created the enemy for himself, they have been living pea...

Kwara: My Govt Not Witch-Hunting Opponents – Gov Abdulrazaq

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, Thursday declared that his government was not out to pursue a political vendetta against anyone. The declaration is coming on the heals of the ongoing probe of the past administration by relevant government establishments. At the forum marking the 10th Nelson Mandela Day in Ilorin, at the instance of Comrade Issa Aremu, a former governorship candidate of Labour Party in the state, Governor Abdulrazaq, said the enormity of the task at hand does not give room for either vendetta or pettiness. Speaking through the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport, Dr Garba Yusuf Manjo, the governor regretted that the story of Kwara State shared semblance with South Africa where late Mandela hailed from, alleging that while institutions servin...

EFCC Arrests Immigration Officer, 14 Others Passport Racketeers

EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested a Nigerian Immigration Service officer, Adebimpe Kehinde, an Immigration Assistant, for his alleged involvement in passport racketeering. Kehinde was arrested alongside 14 other suspected passport racketeers on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the Immigration Service Passport Office, Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos, following intelligence reports received by the Commission leading to series of surveillance about their alleged criminal activities. The suspects are: Nnadika Timothy, Oyeyiga Samuel, Sunday Adekunle, Lola Kadoso, Adebayo Damilola, Adeola Oluwafikayomi Ajiboshin, Abubakri Adebayo. Others are Uka Precious Ifeanyi, Raph Emeka Ibuaku, Henry Onyebuchi, Christy Odey, Aba-Peter Ajuma Blessing, Ogunmefun Oluwanishola and Busayo Balogun. The suspects allegedly c...

I Prefer Being Senator, Not Minister” – Ajimobi

Immediate past governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi has revealed his focus is on retrieving his senatorial mandate in the court as against pursuing ministerial appointment. He stressed serving at the Senate is his personal preference. The former governor denied he rejected ministerial appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he was not offered the appointment in the first place. He made the disclosures in a telephone chat with The Nation on Thursday. Reports went round on digital media on Wednesday he rejected a ministerial appointment offered him by the president. The report added that Ajimobi said the appointment should go to a younger member of the party. But the former governor told The Nation that it is impossible to reject what is not offered. He said he only expressed his p...

Food combinations you should avoid.

Dangerous food combinations you should avoid. 1. Carbohydrates and animal protein. When you eat a carbohydrate with protein (such as meat with potatoe and bread) they counteract- protein putrefies and carbohydrate ferments. This leads to gas, bloating and flatulence. Those who have eaten this combination for years may have developed imunity, but it is better to eat completery combinations like beans and rice which is a good combination. 2. Two High Proteins. Turf and surf, beacon and eggs, these are all popular combinations contaning high protein sources. This taxes the digestive system and takes a long time to digest. To avoid this, eat your meals in courses, keeping light proteins first and meats first and not waiting more than 10 minutes between each courses. Food And Water/Juice Drinki...

40% Of Doctors Unemployed In Nigeria — NMA

About 40 percent of medical doctors in Nigeria are unemployed, Chairman, Federal Capital Territory branch of the Nigeria Medical Association, Ekpe Phillips, has said. Ekpe, a gynecologist at the Nyanyan General Hospital said this in Abuja yesterday at a roundtable discussion on accountability for maternal health in Nigeria organized by the Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre, in partnership with the National Human Rights Commission.  He said: “Many of them are employed by private hospitals that are not even paying them enough because of the economy. We don’t have enough doctors and the ones we have are not being utilized. “The manpower issue is that government is not engaging the needed health personnel. We need to make the place conducive. As you build the primary healthcare...

SHOCKING: I Raped My Daughter To Test Her Virginity – Suspect

Wasiu Orilonise, a 37-year-old security guard confessed to raping his 15-year-old daughter after being arraigned before Oyo State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan. The suspect arraigned on one count of having unlawful carnal knowledge of his daughter, begged for the court for forgiveness as he claimed to have committed the said offense because he wanted to test the virginity of his daughter to protect her. The guard told the Chief Magistrate, Mr Taiwo Olaniran that he lost his wife a few years ago when asked what pushed him into raping his own biological daughter. According to him, he has been taking care of the victim and her siblings since then but decided to know if she has lost her virginity sometime in December 2018 at their residence in Omo village, Agbofieti, Ibadan. Upon discov...

SHOCKING: Uganda To Issue Birth Certificates For Cattle

Plans underway to register all farmers and their cattle, including issuing “birth certificates” for the animals, so it can trace their products in Uganda Mr Vincent Ssempijja, the Minister for Agriculture, on Tuesday said the international market demands that all countries producing food for the European market should have proof of its traceability. “They want to know where the [meat and crop] products are coming from. They have been impounding and banning all consignments from Uganda if they find one box with issues,” he said. “Farmers will be registered and their products given barcodes so that if they find a problem with one box, they look for the source and sort out the problem. We cannot enter lucrative markets unless farmers register.” Mr Ssempijja added that all the cattle must be r...

Police Arrest Nigerian Man In Rome Airport Transporting Heroin Inside His Stomach

Italian police said Thursday they had detected 1.7 kilos (3.8 pounds) of heroin a Nigerian man had stashed in 94 plastic capsules inside his stomach as he tried to exit Rome’s Fiumicino airport. The 39-year-old had disembarked a flight from Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, but officers picked up on his nervousness as he went through passport control and detained him. They took him for a hospital scan which showed up the drugs. The man was placed under close surveillance for three days while the capsules passed through his system and he was then hauled off to jail. Airport officials told AFP dozens of drug “mules” — most carrying cocaine or heroin — are stopped annually at Fiumicino. The majority fly in from Africa, typically stopping over there after a flight from Latin America.

White Meat Vs Read Meat, Which is to be prefared over the other?

Is it true that red meat is to be avoided and white meat encouraged. Here are some advantages and disadvantages of the two in other for you to choose which one to eat in the future. Meat is a great source of protein and lots of vitamins and minerals. But their are claims that red meat ( lamb, beaf, pork) should generally be avoided while white meat ( chicken, fish, duck) should be encouraged. The nutrition value of eating white meat over red meat are: Fewer Calories Less Fats LessSaturated Fats 140g of cheaken breast contains 130kcal, 2.7g fats (0.6g saturated fats) and 66mg cholesterol.                In comparison, for the same amount of pork meat ( lean cut). It contains 240kcal, 7g fats (2.5g saturated fats) and 125g of cholesterol.                                            Thats twic...

Tips on how to maintain your eye health

To maintain your eye health and to keep your vision sharp, here are twelve things that should be part of your daily routine. Avoid rubbing your eyes. The hands are exposed to a lot of dirt, dust and bacteria, and all of these can be easily transferred to your peepers each time you touch or rub them. So avoid putting your hands to your eyes to prevent infection and irritation. If the habit is so ingrained on you, make an effort to get rid of it as soon as possible. Practice frequent hand washing. Wash your hands regularly to keep bacteria at bay and prevent them from getting in contact with your eyes, eyeglasses, and contact lenses.  Protect your eyes from the sun. Exposure to sunlight and UV rays increases your risk for age-related macular degeneration and may cause cornea sunburn or photo...