Generator Use Increases Environmental Pollution

25 Sep 2012

 
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Generator Pollution

 Rebecca Ejifoma

Some Nigerians have said the inability of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to provide regular electricity was a factor responsible for the use of generators that emit carbon oxide, one of the gases scientists blame for global warming. Continue reading

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Cancer Patients to Get Better Treatment

25 Sep 2012

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Prostate Cancer

 

By Aisha Wakaso

The President of African University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abuja, Professor Wole Soboyejo, has disclosed that research has reached an advanced stage in inventing an effective medicine for the treatment of cancer, compared to the treatment of the disease through chemotherapy.  Continue reading

‘You’ll be Stripped of Honours if…’

25 Sep 2012

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After decorating 155 Nigerians with national honours as accomplished individuals respectively, President Goodluck Jonathan also added a caveat that anyone of them found wanting of credibility would be stripped of the honours thereafter. But Muhammad Bello, in this report, says doing enough security check  before announcing  the recipients would have saved the nation such an exercise and showed the  degree of seriousness and importance attached to the annual ritual Continue reading

Flood Havoc: Travellers Still Stranded on Abuja-Lokoja Highway, as More Communities Get Submerged

25 Sep 2012

 
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Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen

 

By Shola Oyeyipo, George Okoh and Segun James

This year’s flash floods seem determined to affect much more people beyond those who live in flood plains. The floods, which have displaced about two million people in Kogi State, have impaired travelling to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by passengers coming from the South. Continue reading