Is Nigeria’s unemployment rate 18.8%, as widely tweeted?

source: Researched by David Ajikobi Job-seekers lie on the pitch after a stampede in Abuja National Stadium, where thousands of people came to apply for work at the Nigerian immigration department in March 2014. At least seven people were killed and dozens injured. Photo: AFP When an account called Spectator Index tweeted that Nigeria’s unemployment […]

Fake Drugs in Nigeria: The Need For Pharmaceutical Industries In Nigeria.

Contributors: Daniel Onuoha Malcolm X once said the future belongs to those who prepare for it today. A few months ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned of the circulation of fake hypertension drugs in Cameroon. The fake drugs contained glibenclamide instead of hydrochlorothiazide. Hydrochlorothiazide is an antihypertensive drug while glibenclamide is an antidiabetic medicine. […]

Sanders admits he would raise taxes on the middle class to pay for programs Kadia TubmanReporter,Yahoo News•June 27, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders, challenged at Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate on how he would pay for universal health care and his other proposed programs, admitted income taxes on the middle class would have to go up — but maintained that the savings in medical expenses would more than offset the tax hike. Sanders, who took […]

Dispensing errors: A current problem in Pharmacy practice Pharmacists have one of the most difficult jobs in the world. Their day to day job includes dispensing of drugs, monitoring patient drug therapies, and counseling of patients by thoroughly reviewing their medications and finding best ways to minimize drug-related costs and damages. Pharmacists mostly work in hospitals, retail pharmacy stores, and pharmaceutical companies […]

Teen gets arrested After making a digital clock and bringing it to school.

CNN)When Ahmed Mohamed went to his high school in Irving, Texas, Monday, he was so excited. A teenager with dreams of becoming an engineer, he wanted to show his teacher the digital clock he’d made from a pencil case. The 14-year-old’s day ended not with praise, but punishment, after the school called police and he […]

Boko Haram issues new threat against Niger, Chad

ckr Mobile More⋁ YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — The Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram on Monday threatened neighboring countries Niger and Chad, warning the fighters were prepared to carry out suicide bombings in the countries sending troops to help fight the militants. The warning came as leaders from Niger and other countries in the region gathered […]

Federal judge stalls Obama’s executive action on immigration A federal judge in South Texas on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, giving a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit that aims to permanently stop the orders. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen’s decision comes after a hearing in Brownsville in January and puts on hold Obama’s […]

Woman wakes up from coma 4 hours before life support was to be turned off

Miracle for Nebraska family as grandmother of 5 faces long recovery — and life without hands or feet A Nebraska woman who had her hands and feet amputated after suffering a sudden bacterial infection is in “surprisingly good spirits,” her family says. And she’s lucky to be alive. Last month, Teri Roberts, a 56-year-old wife, […]

Paris attackers holding a hostage ..but they are heavily surrounded

DAMMARTIN-EN-GOELE, France (AP) — Brothers suspected in a newspaper terror attack were cornered with a hostage inside a printing house on Friday, after they hijacked a car and police followed them to a village near Paris’ main airport. Security forces backed by a convoy of ambulances streamed into the small industrial town of Dammartin-en-Goele, northeast […]