Sunday, March 31, 2013
A 13-year-old girl, Precious Edu, has accused the brother-in law of her employer of pouring hot water on her.
Edu, who said she was denied the opportunity of attending school after she was brought to work with Esther Amunde and her brother-in-law, Papa, in Calabar, Cross River State, said Papa poured the water on her after accusing her of splashing water on him.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) in the South-East and Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) in the South-West have said they are ready to protect the people in their regions from terrorists.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Fear gripped many residents of Lagos on Thursday when news filtered in that troops numbering about 100 stormed terror suspects’ hideouts in Ijora, a densely populated part of the city.
The soldiers, who were assisted by men of the State Security Service, were believed to have acted on a tip-off. They were said to have arrived in the area around 7am in search of the suspects said to be members of an Islamic fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
In the ongoing search to find a cure for HIV/AIDS, scientists believe they have come up with a groundbreaki
new procedure to help stop the spread of the global pandemic.
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis believe that chemicals found in bee stings can destroy the virus, preventing it from becoming AIDS. According to the Midwestern school's doctors the nanoparticle
s carrying the toxin -- called melittin -- destroys HIV, while
leaving surrounding cells unharmed.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
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Chairman of the House Committee on Justice, Ali Ahmed and Ralph Igbokwe of the Nigeria House of Representatives had on Thursday sponsored a motion seeking immunity for lawmaker against civil or criminal prosecution for their acts in office as representaives. If the bill scale through, it would grant lawmakers immunity from standing trial for civil and criminal charges for acts committed in the course of performing their official functions.
Monday, March 4, 2013
SCIENTISTS have asked people experiencing headache to resort to sex rather than painkillers, so as to cure their aches.
Experts in a new study reported in Cephalalgia, the journal of the International Headache Society, that more than half of those who suffered migraine and had sex during an attack experienced improvement in symptoms.
A 42-year-old father, Mr. Edet Etok-Akpan, is currently being quizzed at the headquarters of the Cross River State Police Command in Calabar for torturing his six-year-old daughter, Edidiong, as a result of a church prophetess’ pronouncement that the girl was a witch.