October 14, 2017



Germany's Schaeuble assails protectionism at IMF summit

Wolfgang Schaeuble German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble assailed the rise in protectionism and anti-free-trade sentiment Saturday in a statement that appeared aimed at the administration of US President Donald Trump. “We should all be concerned…








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Gov Ganduje Reads Riot Act To Public Office Holders

BY ABDULGAFAR OLADIMEJI, Kano Kano state governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has cautioned political appointees serving under his administration to avoid engaging in corrupt acts or be willing to face the wrath of the law,…




How hepatitis C hides in the body

The Hepatitis C (HCV) virus is invisible to the immune system by breaking down communication between the immune cells, it builds virus factories that multiply easily. It takes one to three months from infection to…


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Corps member trains 35 youths on skills acquisition

A member of the National Youth Service Corps, Rotarian Ujueze Somtoo, has empowered 35 youths in skills acquisition to make them self-reliant. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the corps member trained 11 Almajiris…


Four Dead As French Army-chartered Plane Crashes 

French soldiers stand on the beach of Port-Bouet in Abidjan near the wreckage of a cargo plane that crashed off Ivory Coast, killing four, on October 14, 2017. PHOTO: AFP//ISSOUF SANOGO Four Moldovan nationals were…




Menopause linked to changes in brain energy use

Researchers have found that women’s brains use less energy during the menopause. The reduction in energy use by the brain was found to be similar to what is seen in people with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s…