A Paediatrician, Dr Adekunle Ola, says most birth defects are caused by poor antenatal care for expectant mothers.
Ola, who works with Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Meta, made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday against the backdrop of children born with hole in the heart.
He said that with proper antenatal care, some congenital heart diseases such as Ventricular Vestal defect and Arterial Septal defect would be detected for proper precautions to be taken.
A 49-year-old California, USA man, Shelton Eugene Bradley, has been arrested, charged and convicted after killing his 73-year-old mother Rosie Manuel, and attempting to bake her body parts in an oven, because ‘God’ told him she was a witch and he had ‘divine’ instruction to kill all witches.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced that the Lancaster born Bradley, pleaded no contest to one count of second degree murder and agreed to waive any credit for time served in […]
A possessed man in Papua New Guinea, has been charged before a magistrate for allegedly eating his one-week-old baby alive and drinking her blood in public, reports Post Courier.
The incident which happened in the town of Tabubil, Western Province in the country, threw shock wave around the city as people watched the man said to be bewitched, munched the new baby in the public square.
The cannibal scene was later demonstrated yet again at a police station in the presence of […]
A few days ago, we brought you the news that Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode ordered that welfare assistance be given to a Lagos-based woman, Ruth Uche, whose husband abandoned her with three .
And now, Uche has received further assistance from humanitarian organization Voice of Divine Truth International Outreach (aka Voice of Change Network). The organization gave her a cash donation, and offered her one of her sets of twins scholarship from primary to university level.
The group’s president Gregory Azemobor, […]
A couple, Franics Onyeji and his wife, Chibuzor, have been arrested by the police in Warri, Delta State, for allegedly brutalizing a 13-year-old girl who lived with them as a maid in the Ekpan ward in the area, reports on This Day Newspaper.
According to reports, Chibuzor had used a hot knife to lacerate the JSS 2 student who is her elder sister’s child, after she discovered that her husband had been raping her on a regular basis and giving her […]
A Malaysian mother, Madam Meliah Diah, may be 101-years old and very weak, but that does not stop her from looking after her 63-year-old disabled son, Abdul Rahman Saud.
According to Harian Metro, the widow who is now seen as an epitome of motherhood, has stayed faithful and true to her youngest son all on her own after her husband died 22 years earlier.
She feeds him, bathes him, cleans up after he stools and manages to roll him out for some […]
Terngu Gbaren, a 20-year old commercial motorcycle rider popularly called ‘Okadaman’ in Benue State, has sent a passionate ‘Save-Our-Soul’ appeal to kind-hearted Nigerians to come to his aid to take care of a set of triplets which were delivered by his girlfriend on June 2, 2015.
When the young man put his girlfriend in the family way, he was full of joy while expecting his bundle of joy, not knowing he will be blessed beyond his imaginations. Now he has three […]
Another woman, a mother at that, has shown that for some people, the blood that flows in their veins is acidic as she went to the extreme of wickedness to pour scalding hot water on her 13-year-old housemaid.
The offence the poor girl committed: using her madam’s gas cooker to boil water without permission. This act must have irked the woman so bad she had to empty the hot water on the girl.
The incident which happened at Isheri Olofin Kara, Berger […]
As if being carried in the womb at the same time isn’t amazing enough, these twins not only grew up doing everything together, but they also delivered their first babies, on the same day, just hours to their 30th birthday.
Amy, a health, social care and wellbeing facilitator who lives in Neath, said, “We’ve done everything in our lives at similar times. Our family are used to it. We got married within a year of each other too. Katie got married […]
Even though the prosecution had asked for an 18-year sentence for Dominique Cottrez, 51, she still managed to get nine years for the crime.
The defence on the other hand had argued that the former health worker should be acquitted because of her troubled mental state.
Cottrez earlier confessed to suffocating her children after giving birth secretly at home near Lille. She then buried the bodies in the garden of her parents’ home and at her own home nearby in Villers-au-Tertre.
The former […]
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The Wife of Nollywood actor Tope Adebayo has put to bed a lovely baby girl, the couple welcomed their new bundle of joy on the 5th of February 2015 around 2:30pm in King David hospital Ikorodu. Mother and child are reportedly feeling pretty ok. Congrats to them and welcome the new addition to the family. See detailed photo of the Baby.
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