HEALTH-What’s new in melanoma skin cancer research?

Recent studies suggest there may be 2 main ways that UV exposure is linked to melanoma, but there is likely some overlap.

The first link is to sun exposure as a child and teenager. People with melanoma often have an early history of sunburns or other intense sun exposures, although not everyone does. This early sun exposure may damage the

POLITICS- Why Donald Trump Won!!!



On Tuesday, Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States. If you ignore the popular vote that indicated a photo finish, Mr. Trump’s victory was decisive – he crossed the 270 electoral votes even before the

HEALTH-Reishi Mushroom: Fights Cancer, Boosts Immunity & Improves Liver Detox


Reishi mushroom - Dr. Axe
The reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum), an edible type of medicinal fungus that has been used for various healing abilities for thousands of years, is a true “superfood.” Also known as Ling Zhi in Chinese, these mushrooms are strongly anti-inflammatory and tied to longevity, better immune function and mental clarity — perhaps that’s why they’ve adopted the nickname “king of

LOCAL SCENE-Reps ask security agencies to arrest ‘MMM’promoters

The House of Representatives on Wednesday asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Central Bank of Nigeria to immediately go after the promoters Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox, otherwise known as ‘MMM’ in Nigeria.
Lawmakers strongly opposed the

LOCAL SCENE-84-year-old herbalist, others to die by hanging

Justice Kudirat Akano of an Osun State High Court, Ilesa, on Tuesday sentenced an 84-year-old herbalist, Oluwafemi Fagbemi, to death by hanging for killing one

INTL SCENE(GO TRUMP)-Trump’s win a victory against globalisation, experts say

Donald Trump
After Britain’s shock vote to quit the EU, Donald Trump’s victory is a new powerful sign of a popular backlash against the drive for globalisation and

LOCAL SCENE-Policemen torture students, take N20,000 bribe

When Princewill Jumbo, a 300-level student of Rivers State University of Science and Technology, and his friends were returning to Port Harcourt from a burial in the Buguma area of the state on Saturday, little did they know that they were going to spend the rest of the weekend in police custody.
The friends are Iyoyo Soberekon, Charles Benjamin, Julius Abazie and Franklin Ordu, who is said to be a

LOCAL SCENE-NUPENG vows to resist another fuel increase

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has restated its determination to resist any increase in the price of petroleum products in the country
The President of NUPENG, Mr. Achese Igwe, said that the union was partnering with the Indepedent Petroleum Marketers Association and other stakeholders in the sector to prevent

INT'L SCENE- Clinton delivers concession speech, wishes Trump success

Hillary Clinton vowed Wednesday to work with American President-elect Donald Trump, and urged fellow Democrats to allow him the chance to lead the deeply divided country.
“Last night, I congratulated Donald Trump and offered

THE WORLD OF SPORT-Nigeria vs. Algeria: Mikel, Rohr assure victory

Nigeria's John Obi Mikel 
Suer Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr and Captain Mikel Obi on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the team will beat Algeria in the World Cup qualifying match on Saturday to maintain their streak in the World Cup qualifier.
They gave the assurance when the Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo visited the Eagles in training at the National Stadium Abuja.
Mikel thanked the vice president for making out time to visit the club, adding that it would spur the team to

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ENTERTAINMENT-National Troupe to stage Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman

Soyinka supports bbog
The National Troupe of Nigeria is to stage one of Prof. Wole Soyinka’s most performed plays, “Death and the King’s Horseman” at the National Theatre on November 19 and 20.
The Troupe’s Chief Executive Officer, Akin Adejuwon, said the production was to honour Soyinka and his contributions to the growth of

ENTERTAINMENT-Being dark has denied me movie roles – Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson
Actress, Mercy Johnson has become a household name today but many may not know the screen diva faced rejection in the movie industry at some point in her career.
 In a chat with Saturday Beats, she revealed that

LOCAL SCENE-Soldiers mourn gallant Col. Abu Ali killed in Boko Haram ambush

Soldiers confronting Boko Haram terrorists in the North East are mourning the death of Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu Ali, described as a gallant, battle tested and trusted patriotic soldier of the Nigerian Army.
In a statement on Saturday, the Theatre Command Centre of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, said Ali, nicknamed, Sarkin Yaki [Chief Warrior], was the

EDUCATION-High Covenant Varsity fees: Stop or face God’s wrath, Oyedepo tells critics

Bishop David Oyedepo
The Bishop of the Living Faith Church worldwide, Dr. David Oyedepo, has appealed to those criticising the school fees charged by Covenant University to desist to avoid incurring the wrath of God.
Oyedepo, in a telecast to a

THE WORLD OF SPORT-[Updated] EPL: Middlesbrough force Manchester City to 1-1 draw

Marten de Roon’s stoppage-time header earned Middlesbrough a 1-1 draw at Manchester City on Saturday to leave Pep Guardiola’s side in a vulnerable position at the Premier League summit.
Sergio Aguero’s 150th

LOCAL SCENE-Nigeria’ll be great again, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday assured Nigerians that despite the enormous challenges facing the country, Nigeria would be great again.
Buhari said this in an address he delivered at the inauguration of

LOCAL SCENE-Mother, daughter, granddaughter die in Niger boat mishap

A total of seven people have died in a boat mishap on River Gbako in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger State on Friday, an official of the state emergency agency said.
Malam Ahmed Inga, Director General, Niger State Emergency Management Agency told

THEWORLDOF SPORT- Nigeria’s athletics underdeveloped, says Onyali-Omagbemi

An Olympian, Mary Onyali-Omagbemi, says that no Nigerian has broken her 20 years record in 200m which spans from 1996 to date is a sign of athletics underdevelopment in Nigeria.
Onyali-Omagbemi won the women’s 200m at the 1996 International Association of Athletics Federations Championships on August 14 in Zurich, returning