Ondo records five cases of Lassa fever

Five fresh cases of Lassa fever were yesterday confirmed in Ondo State with two incidents in Akoko South West council and three in Owo council areas of the state. This created tension in Owo town, which has the higher cases leading to the closure of Achievers University, where a female student was confirmed to have caught the fever.

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Reading culture will boost economic recovery

Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu has disclosed that promoting reading culture among Nigerians would help the country confront its economic challenges. Shaibu who spoke in Benin City ‎at the launch of a book entitled “The Broken Hedge” lamented the declining reading culture among the people stressing, “If Nigeria must exit the club of the third world countries, its people must embrace reading and writing. He said, “The key to success is nothing secret; it is all in the books and you only have to read to discover it. So for me, Nigeria has the potential to become one of […]

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