Police Arraign Woman For Pouring Pepper Inside Daughter’s Private Part

Abuja – Mercy Segun, a 42-year-old mother has been arraigned before Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja for allegedly beating her daughter and pouring pepper into her private part. INDEPENDENT gathered that the incident occurred on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at Idu Gbayi Karmo in Abuja. Mrs. Florence Auhioboh, police prosecutor told the court that…

Sallah: Let Peace, Justice Reign, Mark Urges Nigerians

By AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE, Abuja Former president of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has again canvassed for justice, righteousness and peaceful coexistence between and among Nigerians. Senator Mark in a goodwill message to Nigerians on the celebration of this year’s Sallah, in a press statement signed by his media aide, Mr Paul Mumeh, said only harmonious…

Akwa Ibom community gets pipe-borne water 400 years after

Unhealthy sources of water can lead to avoidable diseases, such as diarrhea and pneumonia. The European Union (EU), United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) and Akwa Ibom government have intervened in Ikot Nkpene community to check open defecation and boost water and sanitation, reports OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTAPHA. Mrs Amedi Udofa could not hide her happiness that…

Northcourt’s career talk offers insights on housing economics

When professionals in real estate, telecommunications, investment markets, oil and gas to eager students of estate management gathered for a career talk in Lagos and Abuja recently at the instance Northcourt Real Estate, the focus was on the economics of housing and homeownership. Northcourt Real Estate, relatively young but dynamic, is an award winning real……

Abandoned health centres: Imo communities battle needless diseases, pains

For residents of Ikpeze and Ndianiche Uno communities in the Ideato federal constituency of Imo State, their anticipated dividends of democracy has been turned into a forlorn hope. Two primary health care centres which ought to alleviate the health crisis in both communities by providing a basic, affordable and accessible health care are in a…