• $29.9bn: Why we must borrow but avoid pain for Nigerians – Rep

    $29.9bn: Why we must borrow but avoid pain for Nigerians – Rep

    House of Representatives member representing Akoko-Edo at the National Assembly, Hon Peter Akpatason, on Tuesday backed the federal government decision to borrow $29.9 billion to jump-start and pulled the country out of the current recession.

    The lawmaker who spoke to journalists in Benin City, the Edo State capital, while noting such borrowing must be channelled to capital development however explained that the rejection by the senate to throw away the request was to give ample opportunity to the executive to properly […]

  • People using our pain to make money, says Chibok parents

    People using our pain to make money, says Chibok parents

    Parents of the missing Chibok girls have alleged that some people are using their grief to enrich their pockets.

    The parents told Newsmen that they had yet to receive the N30m donations made by Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    The President’s wife had three weeks ago presented a cheque of N55m to the parents of the missing Chibok schoolgirls and those of the Buni Yadi School boys.

    Dolapo, wife of the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, collected the cheque of N30m on behalf of […]

  • Why Paracetamol is useless at treating arthritis pain – Scientist

    Why Paracetamol is useless at treating arthritis pain – Scientist

    Paracetamol does little to ease hip and knee pain caused by the most common form of arthritis, a major study has found. Scientists have warned that no matter how high the dose, paracetamol is ineffective against osteoarthritis, which affects up to 10 per cent of men and 18 per cent of women worldwide

    The painkiller has traditionally been the main treatment for the joint condition, because although stronger drugs are more effective, paracetamol has fewer side effects.

    However, growing evidence suggests that […]