LAW PROFESSOR WINS LITERARY PRIZE

Cheluchi Onyemelukwe Onuobia is a Nigerian . She attended Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia for her Doctor of Juridical Science, and further more at the University of Nigeria where she obtained…

Nigeria’s palm wine tappers face uphill task

Every morning, Wilson Ovwiroro leaves home early to paddle a wooden canoe into thick rainforest in southern Nigeria, where he taps raffia trees, making palm wine from their fermented sap.…

TRIBUTE TO LATE CHIEF OLADIPUPO WILLIAMS,SAN

BY CHIEF MIKE OZEKHOME, SAN,OFR, Ph.D. The death of Chief Ladi Williams, SAN, has hit me like a thunderbolt from the blues.It was least expected. It is more painful, going…

INDUSTRIAL COURT AFFIRMS DISMISSAL OF LASU PROFESSOR

Justice Nelson Ogbuanya of the National Industrial Court (NIC) sitting in Lagos has dismissed the suit filed by a former lecturer at the Lagos State University (LASU), Dr. Scholastica Ebarefimia…

Why there is no effective HIV vaccine 40 years after first patient, by experts

•‘I am not bothered because HIV is a different virus’, says NACA DG •Vaccine effort has not yielded success due to antigenic changes, says NARD •Without effective vaccine, it may…

At least 1 in 10 women experience miscarriage

One in seven pregnancies worldwide ends in miscarriage, and eleven percent of women endure a failed pregnancy at least once in their lifetime, experts said Tuesday. Some 23 million miscarriages…

Adieu Yinka Odumakin ~ by Femi Falana

Yinka Odumakin was an undergraduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University (1986-1989). He was a member of the Alliance of Progressive Students (ALPS). Based on his defence of students’ rights, Yinka…

New embryo models offer hope for research on miscarriages, birth defects

Scientists have generated early-stage human embryo models that could help shed light on the “black box” of initial human development stages and improve research on pregnancy loss and birth defects.…

INSTITUTIONS AND THE ATTACK DOGS

By Emmanuel Onwubiko  It has therefore come to my notice that the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), an institution that is playing a key role in…

TRIBUTE TO ICONIC REVEREND GENTLEMAN

Very Reverend Father Christian Ihedoro (CMF) was amongst the two earliest formators who believed that I was cut out to be a Catholic Priest soon after i had finished my…