Why Tiger Nuts Are Good For Both Male, Female

Tiger nuts, also known as chufa, yellow nuts edge or earth almonds are not actually nuts, but rather edible tubers. They are the size of a chickpea, but wrinkly with a chewy texture and sweet nutty flavour similar to coconut and it is difficult to consume them in their raw form, as they are hard on the...

Imo Governor Approves Appointment of DG/CE, Bureau Of Public Procurement And Price Intelligence

In accordance with Section 9, Sub Sections (1) and (2c) of Imo State Public Procurement Law No. 12 of 2010, the governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has approved the appointment of Paschal Egwim as the Director General/Chief Executive of the Bureau of Public Procurement and Price Intelligence (BPPPI). This was made known in a press release signed...

Museum Staff Undergo Technical Training In Calabar

At least, 16 permanent and non-permanent staff of a private museum in Calabar, The Royal Museum are undergoing a 5-day technical training to enable learn the rudiments of museum management. This was confirmed by the Director of the museum, Christ Ambassador Parkson Brownson Edjeketah in a statement to journalists. He said the training which is to be...

Oyetola Visits Buratai Over Insecurity In Osun

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has urged the Chief of Army Staff , Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, to speed up action on the joint security team to combat rising security challenge in the state. A statement issued in Osogbo by Mr. Adeniyi Adeshina, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor,...

What Women Above 35 Years On Conception Should Do – Gynaecologist

Dr. Theodore Yakubu, an Abuja based gynaecologist, has advised women above age 35 with intention of becoming mothers to seek medical advice before conception. Yakubu gave the advice in an interview on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, as a woman gets older, there is an increased risk of pregnancy related...

Obasanjo Under Fresh Fire Over Democracy Day Comments

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has come under attack for criticizing June 12 Democracy Day celebration. A statement from President Muhammadu Buhari Media Organisation signed by the chairman, Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, accused Obasanjo of not seeing anything good in another leader, as he had rated late President Umar Yar’Adua and former President...

Police Begin Massive Clean-Up, Clamp 15 Officers And Men In Detention For Extortion

No fewer than 15 policemen have been arrested in a clean-up operation launched by the Abia State Police Command to free it of corrupt officers and men. The culprits were arrested for extorting money from motorists and other members of the public and currently standing orderly room trial at the command’s Headquarters in Umuahia,...

Ihedioha Restates Need For Unity Of The State And The Church … Rule Of Law And Honesty My Watchword

Governor Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of the church to work with the state to foster sustainable unity in the society. He made the charge when he played host to the Archbishops and Bishops of the Joint Council of Anglican Provinces, who paid him a courtesy visit, at the Government House, Thursday, The Governor thanked...

Otedola Foots Fregene’s Medical Bills After PUNCH Report

Help has finally come the way of ailing former international, Peter Fregene, as billionaire businessman and Chairman of Forte Oil Plc, Femi Otedola, agreed to foot the medical bills of the former Nigeria goalkeeper, who has been bedridden since 2001, after SUNDAY PUNCH’s report on May 26. The 72-year-old Fregene, who had been critically ill in Sapele,...

EFCC To Clampdown On Illegal Use Of POS Machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to start a clampdown on the fraudulent use of Point Of Sale, POS Machines in the country. This was disclosed by the Makurdi Zonal Head of the EFCC, Johnson Babalola, in an interactive session with Regional Bank Managers at the EFCC Zonal office in Makurdi, Benue State on...