Ekweremadu, Chime renew battle for Enugu West

CHARLES ONYEKWERE reports on the imminent battle between a former governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, over who represents Enugu West senatorial distric in the National Assembly in 2019 A cold war is brewing in Enugu State between the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Sullivan Chime and the Senate deputy president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu over the soul of Enugu West senatorial seat. Both politicians had before the 2015 general elections engaged each other in one of the heaviest political battles in…

Masturbation can break male organ –Doctors

As some Nigerian men worry over activities that could endanger the male reproductive organ, medical experts have asserted that excessive masturbation and aggressive sex could break the penis. Two medical experts – a Consultant Public Health Physician and Professor of Community Health, Bayo Onajole and a Consultant Public Health Physician, Dr. (Mrs) Omowunmi Bakare, in separate interviews with Saturday Telegraph affirmed that the human penis, which is the external male reproductive organ, could actually break. Their reactions follow a recent news report about a man who broke his penis while…

No sense in Rashford playing for England Under-21s – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on Friday said it made no sense for striker Marcus Rashford to play for England’s Under-21 team in June’s European Championship in Poland. Mourinho said the teenager had risen above that level. In spite of Rashford breaking into the full England squad, national team manager Gareth Southgate has said he would like to have the 19-year-old at the youth tournament. But faced with a growing injury list, Mourinho said he does not want to see Rashford playing at age-group level. “I just feel that when…

Battle to change political fortune

Ogun West: On a date with history Ogun West and the battle for Amosun’s seat In the 41 years existence of Ogun State, only two out of the three senatorial districts in the state have produced governors between themselves. In this report, WALE ELEGBEDE writes on the renewed vigour and resilience of Ogun West senatorial district to break the jinx in 2019 “In the interest of justice and fairness, Ogun West Senatorial district should be given the slot to produce the next governor of the state. If Ijebu and Egba…

Modified pig organs may correct birth defects in humans

A team of doctors in Britain have perfected the use of modified pig organs to treat newborn babies with birth defects. Babies born missing a section of their oesophagus, the tube linking the mouth to the stomach, are to receive the transplants harvested from pigs and then modified using the child’s stem cells. ‘The Australian’ an online news portal reported that the landmark lifesaving treatment would be used next year at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London on about 10 children born with severe cases of oesophageal atresia (EA). Similarly,…

The wedding is off!

It’s been going on for years, maybe three, maybe more or less. Everybody expects the journey to culminate at the usual final bus stop. And true to people’s expectations it looks like the normal thing will definitely happen. The invitation cards are out, the wedding trousseau complete. She has made trips and trips to the fashion designers for fittings and more fittings. The cows have been paid for and a five-tiered cake ordered. His people have chosen their own ‘aso-ebi’ and so have the bride-to-be’s friends and family. The reception…

Big Brothers coming!

Robbers write Lagos community Police begin patrol, raids, arrest Fear has gripped residents of a community at Isheri/ Idimu, Lagos State, after they received strange letters from unknown persons believed to be armed robbers. In the letters, the suspected armed robbers, who described themselves as ‘Big Brothers,’ said they would soon visit the community. The residents said that they woke up Monday morning to see the letters pasted at different areas in the community. The letters told them to expect a visit soon. The letters, typed in capital letters, were…