New NMA Boss Assures Medical Doctors Of Fair Deal

The new chairperson of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Rivers State branch, Dr Obelebra Adebiyi, says the primary focus of her administration would be to improve the healthcare needs of the people of the state. Dr Adebiyi, who made this known in an exclusive interview with The Tide shortly after her election last week, stated…

Aloe Vera And Your Health

In the Bible, the three wise men who visited Mary after the birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ were said to have included Aloes in the gift they handed over to the new mother of the Saviour. When Jesus died, his body was also embalmed with linen soaked in myrrh and aloes. Nicodemous brought a…

NAFDAC Seizes Medical Devices, Expired Drugs In Enugu

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has seized fake medical devices, cosmetics, expired drugs and empty labels worth N5.804 million at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. NAFDAC’s Airport Head, Mr John Okwori, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Enugu on Tuesday. Okwori said that the seized fake products included…

Of APC, FG And Defections

Last week Tuesday, about 13 Senators and 37 House of Representatives members put to rest months of speculations across the political spectrum amid heightening tensions in the nation’s governance structure when they dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and two other parties. The lawmakers, in separate…

In Honour Of A Living Legal Icon

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Hon Onueze Chukwujinka Okocha, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has been honoured  at different times across the country. But when he clocked 40 years in law practice, his colleagues from the Ikwerre ethnic nationality decided to honour him. They resolved that he should be celebrated for his…

Madumere Tackles Okorocha Over Impeachment

Impeached Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere has accused Governor Rochas Okorocha, of being behind his impeachment. Madumere was last Monday impeached by the state House of Assembly over alleged gross misconduct. But the action was in defiance to the ruling of a state High Court presided over by Justice Ben Iheka on July 30,…

Still On Women’s Inheritance Right

It is a common knowledge that the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria stipulates that there should be no discrimination against women, a position that aligns with the country’s status as a signatory to various treaties that frown at gender discrimination. But the curtailment of the right of women to share in family property…

Money Politics: Activist Harps On Voter Education

A gender activist, Mrs Ifeyinwa Okafor, yesterday called for sensitisation and education of the electorate on the dangers of money politics to the nation’s nascent democracy. Okafor, who is the chairperson, Voice of Women and Youth International (VWYI), made the call in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. According to her, money politics is an…

SAN Wants INEC To Investigate Electoral Offences

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Rotimi Jacobs, yesterday said that there was the need to grant the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) the power to investigate electoral offences, to address the problem effectively. Jacobs made the statement while facilitating a session at the two-day training for INEC legal officers and police officers in…

Ex-Niger Deputy Gov Dumps APC For PDP

A former Deputy Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Ahmed Ibeto has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Our correspondent reports that Ibeto is currently undergoing the process of obtaining his PDP membership card from his ward in Magma Local Government Area of the state. Ibeto was…

Energy Efficiency: A Win-Win Solution

Energy efficiency is basically achieved by reducing energy use and cutting down on energy waste, thereby making energy more affordable for the end users.We can reduce energy bills, make our energy system more sustainable, and drive down greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency implementation. Too often, government institutions and corporate organisations have neglected the role…

Stop Yahaya Bello’s Terrorism In Kogi – Lawmakers

Lawmakers representing  Kogi State in both arms of the  National Assembly  yesterday cried out over alleged terror being unleashed  on them and their constituents in the State by their State Governor,  Yahaya Bello. The Lawmakers have called on President Muhamadu Buhari to call Governor Yahaya Bello to order, while they urged the international community to…