Story Written By: Ifreke Inyang

Former Manchester United and Liverpool striker, Michael Owen, has predicted some of Wednesday’s Carabao Cup fixtures.
United, who slipped to eighth in the Premier League after losing to West Ham on Sunday, welcome League One side Rochdale to Old Trafford.

Premier League leaders Liverpool, will look to stretch their winning run to 16 games in all competitions, at Milton Keynes Dons.
Frank Lampard’s Chelsea are also in action, with Grimsby Town making the trip to Stamford Bridge.
Speaking with Betfair, Owen gave his predictions.

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Eating onion and garlic can reduce breast cancer risk
New research suggests that the consumption of onion and garlic as done by women in Puerto Rico can significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer and in fact keep the cancer at bay.

Onions and garlic are part of the allium genus, along with leeks, chives, and hundreds of other species.
Rich in flavor, with a strong, pungent kick, these “feisty” vegetables may also be able to fight off diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, according to emerging evidence.
In regards to cancer, several studies have specifically explored the links between onion and garlic … >>> Read Full Story



Students of the Department of Law, Lagos State University (LASU) have emerged winners of the 2019 Maritime Blue Print debate competition titled ‘Achieving the Blue Economy Dream in the Nigerian Maritime sector’.
Now in its fourth edition, the competition, sponsored by SIFAX Group, is part of the activities of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime competition, held in partnership with the Maritime Forum of the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos (UNILAG).
At the end of the keenly-contested debate involving the two finalists- UNILAG and LASU, the trio of Tiamiyu Toheeb, Enifeni Ibrahim and Emmanuel Omotayo from LASU emerged winners with 67 points while the UNILAG … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: by David O Royal

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Bauchi office, on Tuesday handed over 22 renovated Primary Health  Centres (PHCs) it renovated to the state government to enhance health care delivery in the state.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Handing over the facilities, Mr Bahnu Pathak, UNICEF Chief, Bauchi Field Office, stressed the need for the provision of a conducive environment for health workers.

He said UNICEF, with the assistance of the European Union, had identified more health facilities for renovation in the state.
He said that health facilities of different sections including water and sanitation are expected to be completed and handed over in phases”.
Pathak … >>> Read Full Story



VP Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advocated that the concerns of young entrepreneurs, startups, small traders, millions at the bottom of the economic value chain, the millions at the bottom of the pyramid, those who sell from their trays and tabletops all over the markets in our country must be addressed. He said this when he delivered a speech at the 12th Annual Conference Of The Nigerian Chartered Institute Of Bankers in Abuja, on Tuesday, 24 September 2019

In his words: “We must also address the concerns of young entrepreneurs and startups, and the small traders, the millions at the bottom of the economic … >>> Read Full Story



The Board of AIICO Insurance Plc has appointed Mr. Olusola Ajayi as an Executive Director in the company, following a successful assessment and due approval by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).
A statement from AIICO Insurance, signed by the Head, Strategic Marketing & Communications Department, Segun Olalandu, described Olusola as an experienced business leader with over 15 years’ leadership positions in management consulting and insurance in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.
He joined AIICO in 2009, as head of the Business Strategy and Transformation teams.
In 2013, he assumed leadership of the retail life insurance business, and has led the transformation of the agency business, … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: by David O Royal

…Commends OPC, Vigilante’s efforts
…As Assembly sets up committee to check the menace
By Shina Abubakar
The Osun state police command have launched a manhunt for the abductors of the freed passengers heading to Osogbo from Abuja On Monday.

Police

Speaking on a radio programme monitored by our correspondent in Osogbo on Tuesday morning, the spokesperson for the command stated that the police was on the trail of the abductors.

She added that the force would not relent until those criminals were apprehended.

Odoro said,  “We are on the trail to arrest the criminals and we will not relent until they are arrested. We want … >>> Read Full Story