FOOD SAFETY ALERT! FG Warns Nigerians Against Fried Foods

The Federal Government of Nigeria has cautioned citizens against some food vendors discovered to be using transformer oil to fry foods for sale to the public. Mr Babajide Alloy, a consultant with the Federal Ministry of Environment, said on Tuesday 21 June22 that some food vendors are using polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), also known as TransformerContinue reading “FOOD SAFETY ALERT! FG Warns Nigerians Against Fried Foods”

CRIME: Interpol Recovers Vehicles Stolen From Nigeria In Niger Republic

The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) has recovered 3 vehicles that were stolen from Nigeria in Niger Republic. This was announced by the Nigeria Police Public Relations Officer, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Olumuyiwa Adejobi. The recovered vehicles are a Toyota Camry with Chassis No. 4T1BE46K47U673141, a Mercedes Benz 2012 550GL with Chassis No. JGBF8GE8CA762560,Continue reading “CRIME: Interpol Recovers Vehicles Stolen From Nigeria In Niger Republic”

FOOTBALL: Golden Eaglets Qualify For 2023 U-17 AFCON After Comeback Win

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have qualified for the Year 2023 Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria, after defeating Côte d’Ivoire 3 goals to 1 in the first semi-final of the WAFU B tournament in Ghana. The goals came via two free-kicks from Emmanuel Michael in the first half, and a header from Abdullahi Idris inContinue reading “FOOTBALL: Golden Eaglets Qualify For 2023 U-17 AFCON After Comeback Win”

NAIJA ABROAD: Nigerian Doctor Named One of Canada’s 50 Most Influential People

Nigerian-born Chika Stacy Oriuwa has been named one of Canada’s 50 most influential people. She came 37th on the Macleans power list (a ranking of Canada’s most influential). Her parents, Stephen and Catherine Oriuwa, emigrated from Nigeria to Canada in the 1980s. She was raised in Brampton and graduated as sole valedictorian of her class,Continue reading “NAIJA ABROAD: Nigerian Doctor Named One of Canada’s 50 Most Influential People”

CANCER BREAKTHROUGH! Every Patient in This Drug Trial Was Cured

In an apparent breakthrough for the treatment of rectal cancer, a drug trial in the USA resulted in every patient having their cancer successfully go into remission. The drug, dostarlimab (sold under brand name Jemperli) is an immunotherapy drug for treatment of endometrial cancer, but this was the first clinical investigation to see if itContinue reading “CANCER BREAKTHROUGH! Every Patient in This Drug Trial Was Cured”

PHOTO NEWS: Lagos Task Force Crushes 2,228 Motorcycles

On Friday 03 June 2022, the Lagos State Task force crushed another set of 2,228 impounded commercial motorcycles popularly called “Okada“, that were seized in areas where their operations have been proscribed. The Okadas were impounded after Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu banned their operations in 6 Local Government Areas and 9 Local Council DevelopmentContinue reading “PHOTO NEWS: Lagos Task Force Crushes 2,228 Motorcycles”

ODD NEWS (2): Police Lock Up Magistrate in Lagos

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Aliko Dankoli who is the senior police officer in charge Area D Command HQ, Mushin, Lagos State, has allegedly ordered a Lagos Magistrate to be locked up. The incident reportedly happened on Monday 30 May 2022, when the female Magistrate (name withheld) visited the Command on routine check of suspectsContinue reading “ODD NEWS (2): Police Lock Up Magistrate in Lagos”

NAIJA TO THE WORLD: All 9 LL.M Graduands @ UCalgary Are Nigerians!

Nine Nigerians have bagged the master of laws (LL.M.) from the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. A dean at the University, Ian Holloway, announced this via his Twitter page, and also lauded the fact that all the LL.M. graduands are Nigerians. “This is cool. We have 9 students graduation with their LLMs today.Continue reading “NAIJA TO THE WORLD: All 9 LL.M Graduands @ UCalgary Are Nigerians!”

SCI-TECH: The Record for the Highest Efficiency Solar Cell Has Just Been Broken

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has created a solar cell with a record efficiency of 39.5% This is the highest efficiency ever recorded for any type of cell measured in real-world conditions. The solar cell was also tested for its potential in space, especially for powering communications satellites,Continue reading “SCI-TECH: The Record for the Highest Efficiency Solar Cell Has Just Been Broken”

DID YOU KNOW (24)? NIN Registrations Now 80.6m Within 19 Days After SIM Ban

The Nigeria Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has now issued 80.6 million National Identification Numbers (NINs). This has happened exactly 19 days after the NIMC deactivated 72 million telecom subscribers on 04 April 2022, for failing to comply with the Federal Government’s NIN-SIM linkage policy. On 04 Apr 22, about 72.77 m active telecommunication subscribers wereContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW (24)? NIN Registrations Now 80.6m Within 19 Days After SIM Ban”