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Betty Akeredolu and her husband’s ‘side chic’, By Kazeem Akintunde

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Since he came down with a health challenge, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has managed to keep the media, and by extension, Nigerians,...

Re: And what’s so special about Switzerland, anyway? By Hassan Gimba:

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When I wrote about what happened to me and some World Cancer Congress delegates that were denied visas by the Switzerland Embassy in  Abuja,...

And what’s so special about Switzerland, anyway? By Hassan Gimba

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I had wanted to write about the awards conferred on deserving – and not so deserving - individuals on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari....

Cancer remains S.Korea’s top cause of death in 2021

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By SHEJI HALIMA SEOUL- Cancer remained South Korea’s top cause of death in 2021 in spite of the continued spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, statistical...

Musings on Neptune Prime’s maiden colloquium, By Mahdi Garba

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Nigeria has been ridden with different crises like other countries in the Global South. From insecurity, to lack of infrastructure, to corruption, to bad...

Cancer: Nigerians face challenges of prevention, treatment, care – NMA President

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The President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Prof. Innocent Ujah, says cancer is a great burden to the Nigerian population, especially medical practitioners,...

The dwindling fortunes of the political class and the travails of...

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By DOMINIC KIDZU Jimmy Atibile took ill more than one year ago and lies prostrate in the hospital up till today, still ill, still...

Desmond Tutu: Anti-apartheid crusader is dead, aged 90

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South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of the leaders of the anti-apartheid movement, has died at the age of 90, the President’s Office has...

COVID-19: Omicron spreading faster than Delta variant – WHO

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there is now “consistent evidence” that the Omicron variant was outpacing Delta, as COVID-19 continues to account for...

Chico Ejiro’s Last Son, Viano, Dies Less Than a Year After...

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Viano Chico-Ejiro is dead. Viano was the son of Joy Chico Ejiro and Chico Ejiro before his sad passing. The last son of the Ejiros died...

Nigerian Billionaire Businessman, Idahosa Okunbo Dies At 63

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Capt. Idahosa Okunbo, the Nigerian billionaire businessman and Chairman, Ocean Marine Services Limited, is dead, according to SaharaReporters. It was learnt that Okunbo had been...

Obituary: Captain Hosa, billionaire businessman dies in London

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Billionaire businessman and politician Hosa Wells Okunbo fondly known as Captain Hosa, is dead. Media reports say he died this Sunday morning, August 8,...

Health expert harps on population-based cancer registry

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Establishment of effective Population-Based Cancer Registries (PBCRs) is critical to cancer control policies, says Dr Ephraim Ohazurike, a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist. Ohazurike, practicing at...

How Sound Sultan lost cancer battle

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Popular singer Olanrewaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan is dead after a long battle with cancer. He is regarded as one of the pioneers of hip-hop...

Ace musician, Sound Sultan dies, aged 44

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Songwriter, wrapper and singer, Olanrewaju Abdul-Ganiu Fasasi popularly known by his stage name, Sound Sultan, is dead. Announcing his demise on behalf of the family,...

We have lost our Innocent, By Chido Onumah 

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Two weeks ago, I lost a comrade, brother, and friend, Innocent Chukwuma. Innoma, as I called him, was 55, and until a few months...

Innocent Chukwuma and the big war against cancer – A tribute...

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“Where you live should not determine whether you live or whether you die” – Bono  I was so devastated and I am yet to recover...

Honeybee venom compound shown to kill aggressive breast cancer cells –...

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Sydney - A potent compound extracted from the venom of honeybees can quickly destroy 100 per cent of aggressive breast cancer cells with...

7.3m Likes: Chadwick Boseman’s Final Tweet Becomes Most-Liked Post Ever

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Late actor Chadwick Boseman's final tweet has become the most liked post in Twitter’s history. Boseman died suddenly on August 28, age 43, after a...

‘You Will Always Be Our King’ Marvel Studios Pays Emotional Tribute...

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Marvel Studios has paid tribute to Hollywood star actor, Chadwick Boseman, on Monday August 31. Recall that the actor passed away after battling colon cancer. Following...