October 2, 2022

[GIST] Why parents should not ignore snoring in children –Paediatrician

[GIST] Why parents should not ignore snoring in children –Paediatrician

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A Consultant Paediatrician, Dr. Ayodele Renner, has urged parents to seek medical attention for their children who snore, noting that it could be a sign of serious health problems. According to him, snoring is often due to difficulty in breathing which may have been caused by infected adenoids. The child health expert explained that children


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[GIST] NNPC now Africa’s largest retailer, acquires Oando stations

[GIST] NNPC now Africa’s largest retailer, acquires Oando stations

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited on Saturday announced the acquisition of OVH Energy Marketing, owner and operator of the Oando branded retail service stations. Chairman, NNPC Limited, Margery Okadigbo, while speaking on the development in Abuja, said the acquisition of OVH assets had made the national oil company the largest petroleum products’ retailer in


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[GIST] Ifa will choose next Alaafin, says Oyo Mesi

[GIST] Ifa will choose next Alaafin, says Oyo Mesi

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 The Basorun of Oyo, High Chief Yussuf Ayoola, has debunked the claims that kingmakers have neglected the tradition of consulting the Ifa oracle to pick the most suitable among the contestants as the new Alaafin. The Basorun, who is also the regent of the town, said this in a statement issued by the Director of


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[GIST] Nigeria needs independence from corruption, disunity, poverty – Obi

[GIST] Nigeria needs independence from corruption, disunity, poverty – Obi

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 The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Saturday called on Nigerians to collectively rescue the country from what he described as the clutches of failure, rascality and corruption that have denied the nation the progress its deserving.  Obi, in a series of tweets to mark Nigeria’s 62nd independence anniversary, said the true


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[GIST] Nigerian politicians always place politics above governance –TheCable publisher, Kolawole

[GIST] Nigerian politicians always place politics above governance –TheCable publisher, Kolawole

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Founder and Chief Executive Officer of online newspaper, TheCable, Simon Kolawole, speaks to ALEXANDER OKERE about his new book, ‘Fellow Nigerians, It’s All Politics’, and the state of the nation Your debut book, ‘Fellow Nigerians, It’s All Politics’, came at a time when political parties are fine-tuning strategies on how to capture power in 2023.


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[GIST] Don’t deny Saraki national honour, CNG tells Lawan

[GIST] Don’t deny Saraki national honour, CNG tells Lawan

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The Coalition of Northern Groups has said the attempt to deny the former president of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, his legitimate place in history by the current Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, is unfair, unjust and demeaning. The group said it was ridiculous that a current Senate President would refuse to include Saraki’s portrait among


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October 1, 2022

[GIST] Why free concert is not sustainable – Gospel artiste

[GIST] Why free concert is not sustainable – Gospel artiste

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A gospel musician, Gbenga Adenuga, has explained why free concerts are not sustainable for artiste in the country. He said sustaining a top-notch concert that would meet fans expectation was capital intensive, hence putting up such would require sponsors. The creative singer maintained that while he had delved into a free concerts in the past,


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[GIST] #EndSARS: 32 protesters in Lagos, Oyo prisons two years after

[GIST] #EndSARS: 32 protesters in Lagos, Oyo prisons two years after

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Two years after the #EndSARS protests in October 2020, Gbenga Oloniniran examines cases of protesters who are still detained in Lagos and Oyo prisons. Ending police brutality formed the crux of their movement, “EndSARSNow!’ was the song on their lips, as they marched in Lagos, Oyo, Edo, Osun, and Ondo states, including the Federal Capital


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[GIST] Nigeria @62: The fault isn’t in our stars

[GIST] Nigeria @62: The fault isn’t in our stars

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If you have read William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, you will probably recall Cassius’s words to Brutus: “Men at some time are masters of their fates; the fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves that we are underlings.” These immortal words remind us that we can change our fortunes through the relentless


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[GIST] Nigeria @ 62: So far, not so good

[GIST] Nigeria @ 62: So far, not so good

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LEKE BAIYEWU and ABIODUN SANUSI x-ray the political history of Nigeria since its independence from the Great Britain in 1960 and the major events that have shaped its history in 62 years Nigeria is now 62 years old as an independent nation. Ever since its independence from British colonial rule on October 1, 1960, it


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