Boy, 16 needs N4.1m support for surgery

An indigene of Tiv, Benue State, Daniel Akishi Terpase who has been diagnosed with Ameloblastoma of mandible, needs N4.1 million financial assistance to fund a corrective a surgical operation in India. Ameloblastomas are locally aggressive benign tumours that arise from the mandible, or, less commonly, from the maxilla. The medical condition usually presents as a slowly but continuously growing hard painless lesion near the angle of the mandible in the 3rd to 5th decades of life, which can be severely disfiguring if left untreated. According to the uncle of Daniel,…

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Another look at FG’s support for power tariff hike

Last week, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, became the highest-ranking government official to back the calls for hike in electricity tariff. In this report, Adeola Yusuf examines at the VP’sstance Vice President Yemi Osinbajo penultimate Monday urged Nigerians to brace for a new regime as a higher electricity tariff has become inevitable. Before the VP’s statement, most of the government functionaries and stakeholders in the power sector have been evasive over theirs or Federal Government’s stance on power tariff hike; nobody appears ready to offer his or her head to…

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