Exclusive: Pro-Turkish forces cut off main road to Kurdish city of Kobani By Nick Paton Walsh, Ghazi Balkiz, Scott McWhinnie and Mohammad Hasan, CNN Updated Oct 13, 2019.

Ain Issa, Syria (CNN) – Pro-Turkish forces cut off the main road between the east and west of Syrian Kurdish territory Sunday, effectively cutting off the main city of Kobani. The move cuts off the main highway — and perhaps only route — to Kobani, where US troops are based. CNN witnessed Turkish military armored…

Afenifere describes Buhari’s N10.3trn 2020 budget as a joke

– The N10.3trn national budget for the year 2020 presented by President Muhammadu Buhari before the National Assembly has been condemned by Afenifere – The pan-Yoruba socio-political group described the national budget as a joke of a document – According to the group, the country is in trouble if a quarter of that amount is…

Herdsmen in Oyo reject state’s anti-grazing bill

– The debates on the proposed Grazing Regulations Bill 2019 in Oyo state is still on – Herders in the state say the bill is a ploy to mete out punishment on them – The herders, however, promised to be of good behaviour and fish out criminal elements in their midst GINNA CROCHET Herdsmen in…

Nigerian Army captures 10 senior Boko Haram commanders

– A sting operation by troops of the 26 taskforce brigade leads to the arrest of some key Boko Haram commanders – A spokesperson for the Nigerian Army , Col Aminu Iliyasu, says many of those arrested have been identified to have operated combat vehicles during the infamous Boko Haram attack on Gwoza in 2014…

6 Cancer Myths Debunked

On October  12, 2019.  By Sola Ogundipe Karen E. Knudsen, Ph.D., enterprise director at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health, oversees cancer care and cancer research at all SKCC sites in the Greater Philadelphia region. She debunks six of the commonest cancer myths. Excerpts: *No one in my family has ever had cancer,…

Scientists Discover Immune Cell that may Stop Breast Cancer

On October 12, 2019.  By Sola Ogundipe Breast cancer patients have been given hope after scientists found an immune cell which may stop the disease returning. •Women poised to defeat Breast cancer… In a world-first discovery, researchers have spotted ‘gamma delta T cells’ in human breast tissue. They believe the cell, released by the immune…