DO YOU USE YOUR PHONE IN BED, THEN YOU HAVE TO READ THIS

Looking at your smartphone while lying in bed at night could make you temporary blind in one eye, British doctors have reported. This is contained in a report published in the June 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. According to an ophthalmologist with Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, Dr. Gordon Plant, the temporary vision loss can affect people who read their smartphone in the dark while lying on their side. Plant said that after they stopped reading and got up to do other things, they might suddenly…

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EKITI CIVIL SERVANTS CALL OFF THEIR 4-WEEK OLD STRIKE, SEE DETAILS OF THE AGREEMENT

Civil servants in Ekiti State on Friday suspended their four-week-old strike following the signing of an agreement with the state government. At a ceremony in Ado-Ekiti, the state government and the central labour unions agreed to a seven-point deal. On the government side were the Secretary to the Government, Dr (Mrs) Modupe Alade, the Head of Service, Dr Gbenga Faseluka and the Chief of Staff, Chief Dipo Anisulowo. On the side of the Labour were the Chairman, Joint Negotiating Council, Comrade Oladipo Johnson, the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour…

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QUEEN ELIZABETH II HONOURS 3 YOUNG NIGERIANS IN YOUNG LEADERS AWARD

Three Nigerians – Olanrewaju Adeloye, Imrana Alhaji Buba and Olumide Femi Makanjuola were honoured by Queen Elizabeth II in a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday. The Nigerian contingent were among the 60 exceptional young leaders from 45 commonwealth countries who were honoured with the 2016 Queens’ Young Leaders award. The Queens’ Young Leaders award recognises the outstanding leadership of young people across the Commonwealth nations. Prince Harry and retired football superstar David Beckham were present at the awards ceremony. See more photos from the ceremony held at the Palace’s ballroom. Source: http://www.trezzyblog.com/2016/06/3-nigerians-honoured-by-queen-elizabeth.html   

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SEE WHAT INEC TOLD ALI MODU SHERIFF OVER ORGANISING ALTERNATIVE GUBER PRIMARY IN EDO STATE

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has contradicted claims by the factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff that the commission’s personnel did not monitor last Monday’s governorship primary in Edo State conducted by the Makarfi-led caretaker committee. While inaugurating his group’s version of the governorship election primaries committee for Edo State yesterday in Abuja, Sheriff said, “INEC is a creation of law and is created to monitor political parties. We are told officially that INEC did not send anybody to monitor the election.” But…

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THE 10 REPS MEMBERS WHO WERE IN THE US FOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME WERE INTERROGATED OVER THE SEX SCANDAL BEFORE THEY LEFT US

The 10 lawmakers who attended International Visitors Leadership Programme in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, were interrogated by officials of the US State Department over allegations of sexual misconduct against three of their colleagues. Hon. Mark Gbillah, Hon. Samuel Ikon and Hon. Garba Gololo were accused of soliciting for sex during the trip. THISDAY gathered from reliable sources that the lawmakers were interrogated in April 2016 before they returned to Nigeria. Some other lawmakers on the trip included the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Jonathan…

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KINDNESS, SEE WHAT DOLAPO OSINBAJO DID TO 810 WOMEN IN IMO STATE THROUGH HER NGO

Wife of the Vice President, Barr Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo is in Imo State and is being received by Gov Rochas Okorocha. She is in Imo on the occassion of the graduation ceremony of 810 participants of her NGO, Project Ayodele. The Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, SGI Sir George Ezenna Eche, COS Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, Commissioners, Advisers and other top government functionaries are in attendance. The wife of the Vice President was accompanied by the Wives of the Abia and Enugu states Re: Dolapo Osinbajo Empowers 800 In Imo (pix)…

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