Month: Jun 2019

A government of the Fulani, by the Fulani and for the Fulani

 BY FEMI FANI-KAYODE On 6th February 2014 the Leader of IPOB and the Lion of the East, my friend and brother Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, said the following, “As they campaign vigorously for elections, you would think, they are coming to grow the economy, enthrone justice, breed unity and tolerance, love for one another. No, they … Continue reading A government of the Fulani, by the Fulani and for the Fulani

Medicines for Treatment of Epilepsy is Scarce in Low-income Countries —WHO

By Emeka Ogoegbunam Three-quarters of people living with epilepsy in low-income countries do not get the treatment they need, increasing their risk of dying prematurely and condemning many to a life of stigma. The findings are published in “Epilepsy, a Public Health Imperative” released by World Health Organisation (WHO) and leading non-governmental organisations for epilepsy, … Continue reading Medicines for Treatment of Epilepsy is Scarce in Low-income Countries —WHO

A ‘screaming’ weather map basically captures France’s extreme heat

A ‘screaming’ weather map basically captures France’s extreme heat

France is in the sweaty grasp of a hot weather phenomenon known as la canicule -- and forecasters are running out of ways to describe both its immediate danger and ominous long-term significance. Last week, meteorologist Ruben Hallali found an apt metaphor in this image: a weather forecast model for Thursday, June 27, whose patterns of temperatures across … Continue reading A ‘screaming’ weather map basically captures France’s extreme heat

Prostate cancer: New urine test hope

    An experimental new urine test can reveal if men with early prostate cancer will probably need aggressive therapy or can be left untreated but monitored, UK researchers say. Current PSA blood tests cannot do this, meaning many men experience unnecessary worry, investigations and treatment. The prostate urine risk (PUR) test looks for genetic … Continue reading Prostate cancer: New urine test hope

Ethiopia Amhara unrest: Opposition supporters ‘arrested’

More than 50 people have been arrested after an alleged coup attempt in an Ethiopian region, an opposition party says. National Movement of the Amhara (NaMA), said dozens of its supporters had been arrested. Police said earlier that several suspects were being questioned in the state where the alleged coup happened. The arrests follow the killing … Continue reading Ethiopia Amhara unrest: Opposition supporters ‘arrested’

Germany’s Angela Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen trembling once again during a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday, eight days after a similar incident. Video showed Mrs Merkel, 64, gripping her arms as her body was shaking on Thursday. After about two minutes, she looked steadier and shook hands with the new justice minister. She was offered … Continue reading Germany’s Angela Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin

Police seize cocaine ahead of Bolsonaro flight

Police seize cocaine ahead of Bolsonaro flight

Police have seized cocaine from a Brazilian air force officer who was due to accompany President Jair Bolsonaro home from the G20 summit in Japan. Officers arrested the man on Tuesday in Seville after allegedly discovering 39kg of cocaine in his luggage. The man had been assigned with accompanying President Bolsonaro on the final leg of … Continue reading Police seize cocaine ahead of Bolsonaro flight

Plantain  diet cures fear, anxiety and makes you feel happier-Research

By Emeka Ogoegbunam Now, research suggests that consumption of plantain diet can also reduce fear and anxiety. It increases the level of brain serotonin which may have facilitated the calming, relaxing and mellowing serotonin circuits. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that helps to feel happier and calmer, which is why many antidepressants are designed to increase … Continue reading Plantain  diet cures fear, anxiety and makes you feel happier-Research

Bloomberg Details How TY Danjuma Made Staggering Wealth From Oil, Says Retired General Worth $1.2 Billion

  The 80-year-old Nigerian is worth $1.2 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, with his family office managing a portion of that wealth, often through low-key holdings such as the 14-room hotel   Lt-Gen Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) is currently worth $1.2 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. This amounts to over N400 billion … Continue reading Bloomberg Details How TY Danjuma Made Staggering Wealth From Oil, Says Retired General Worth $1.2 Billion