Latest News in Nigeria Today Saturday 21st November 2020
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Saturday 21st November 2020 .
Drug targets unexpected weakness in advanced prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and the fourth most commonly occurring cancer worldwide. But all is not gloom about this disease as new research shows that there is a weakness in the disease profile that can be targeted by drugs to effectively kill it.
Adjogbe commiserates with Ndoma-Egba over wife’s demise
By Festus Ahon IMMEDIATE past Executive Director, Projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC, Engr Samuel Adjogbe, has condoled with former Senate Leader and Chairman of NDDC, Sen. Victor Ndola-Egba over the demise of his wife, Amaka. The deceased was reported to have been involved in a ghastly motor accident along the Benin-Ore Road.Read More
Delta FA boss hail Felix Anirah tourney
The Delta State Football Association boss, Kenneth Nwabucha has hailed the Felix Anirah football tournament as one of the best things to happen to the sport since the outbreak of COVID-19. Nwabucha who was speaking at the opening ceremony of the annual Felix Anirah football tourney at the Sapele Stadium, in Sapele at the weekendRead More
Why blacks are more likely to test positive for COVID-19
Blacks are more likely to test positive for COVID-19 and be hospitalised than white people, a new study suggests. Researchers in the US found that black adults were three times more likely to test positive for COVID-19, compared to white adults.
Super Eagles: Good players, but very bad team — Owolabi
By Jacob Ajom The Super Eagles, as the senior national football team are called, have come under intense scrutiny following their failure to record a win in the entire calendar year 2020. The Eagles, under German coach Gernot Rohr have witnessed stagnation, better put, retrogression, particularly, after failing to stamp their authority in a 2022Read More
Jerry John Rawlings: Ghana’s Junior Jesus
Jerry John Rawlings: Ghana’s Junior Jesus: This story just has to start from the end. What has remained etched on my mind the most about the man Ghanaians hailed as Junior Jesus (owing to his J J initials) is his answer to the question of “what if he had been Nigeria’s President, would he have done things differently?”
Oil communities’ campaign to control 13% derivation irrational— Gov Okowa
DELTA State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has picked holes in the increasing outcry by stakeholders in Niger Delta for the Federal Government to pay 13 per cent derivation fund directly to oil communities, describing the agitation as illogical.
Yellow fever hits 1,558 in 8 states
Suspected cases of Yellow Fever in Nigeria, on Saturday, rose to 1,558 cases with 46 confirmed cases in 481 Local Government areas, LGAs.
Debate relevance of NASS to Nigerians, not funding — Lawan tells critics
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has challenged those critical of the National Assembly to a debate on the relevance of the Legislature to Nigerians rather than criticising the funding of the Assembly. Lawan gave the challenge in Abuja on Friday, while declaring open a two-day retreat for top management staff of the National AssemblyRead More
Is the heavenly reward no longer worth waiting for?
By Muyiwa Adetiba The home of a teacher in the early fifties was a privileged home. Growing up in one gave you a certain air. It was intangible, but it was there. Especially if it was in a rural or suburban community. It was not necessarily a richer home – it was in all probability,Read More
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