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Death will be ‘optional’ and ageing ‘curable’ by 2045, say genetic engineers

DYING will be ‘optional’ within just 27 years and the ageing process will be ‘reversible’, according to two genetic engineers during the presentation of their new book in Barcelona. José Luis Cordeiro, born in Venezuela to Spanish parents, and Cambridge (UK) mathematician David Wood, founders of the operating system ‘Symbian’, have just published The Death of Death and say immortality ...

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Sant Egidio condemns Jos Killings

By David Effe A faith-based organization known as Community of Sant’Egidio has again condemned the rising spate of killings in the country, especially the recent killing of at least eight people in two villages in Barkin-Ladi LGA of Plateau State even as it called on the government to tackle the issue of herdsmen killing in the country headlong. It was ...

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May, Merkel Visits: Buhari Can’t Productively Engage, PDP Criticises

One of the most active opposition parties in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling party has once again criticised President Buhari’s inability to efficiently engage Merkel and Theresa May so as to yield better diplomatic dividends. This was stated in a Press statement released on Thursday August 30, right after the August visit by the German Chancellor, Angela ...

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Nigeria, Germany Signs MoU In Agric, Commerce

Nigeria and Germany on Friday in Abuja signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in agriculture and commerce as part of part of the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel The first agreement was signed between the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and the German-Africa Business Association. The First Deputy National President of NACCIMA, Hajiya ...

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[Full Speech] Saraki Formally Declares for Presidency!

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Thursday formally declared his intention to run for the presidency in the 2019 general elections. Saraki announced his intention while speaking at the ‘NottooYoungToRun’ event which held at the Sheraton hotel, Abuja yesterday. In his speech, Saraki promised to set the right course for Nigeria. His full speech below: 1. Let me say, once again, ...

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Voters’ Registration: Edo Govt. declares Friday, Aug. 31, work-free day

The Edo State Government has declared Friday, August 31, a work-free day to avail civil and public servants the opportunity to process, regularise or obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC). A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq. on Wednesday, said that “Government workers are urged to partake in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise ...

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#2019Polls: ‘#NotTooYoungToRun’ condemns Saraki’s declaration, dissociates self

The ‘Not Too Young To Run’ movement has dissociated itself from the formal declaration by Bukola Saraki to run for president on the platform of the opposition party, PDP. Mr Saraki, the senate president, formally made his intention known at an event organised by the group on Thursday in Abuja. The group, which champions youth participation in politics, said it ...

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FAAC: Federation revenue declined by N107bn in July

Federal, states and local governments on Thursday shared N714.8 billion revenue generated in July, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The figure indicated a decline of N107.1 billion when compared to what was generated in June. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, while briefing newsmen in Abuja on the outcome of the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) ...

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Buhari to depart for China Friday, August 31

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday leave for China to participate in the seventh Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled to hold on September 3 and 4, 2018 in Beijing. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement, said the president’s first engagement in Beijing would be an interactive ...

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HOW TO PREVENT CAR THEFT WITH CARTACT APP

If you are a car owner, then you will agree with me that car theft is one social vice which ought to be controlled totally. Can it be wiped out entirely? I guess not. Can we individually do something to prevent our cars from being stolen? Yes. So for every car that is stolen, there are always some precautionary measures ...

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