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HIV/AIDS Kills 300,000 Nigerians, Makes 1.5m Children Oprhans, Annually

Over 300,000 Nigerians die annually from complications arising from HIV/AIDS, while no fewer than 1.5 million children are orphaned yearly by the deadly virus in the country. Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, NPHDA, Dr. Ado Mohammad, disclosed this yesterday at a week-long Integrated Service Delivery Training for community health workers, organized...

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Gunman Kills 12 In Navy Yard Mass Shooting In Washington D.C.

On Monday morning at 8.20 a.m. (EST) a gunman began shooting, apparently at random, at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC. He killed at least 12 people, and wounded an unknown number of others. The shooter, who died amid the gunfire — it’s not yet clear exactly how — has now been identified by the FBI as Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old from...

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Me and Mo’ Speaking Honestly

To many the job of a publisher is glamorous! And yes it indeed is! To the extent that we have control of a glossy publication that shows us and any subject featured in living colour! All decked up in beautifully styled outfits and professionally applied make up! It is a life many would love to...

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Four Rapists In India Sentenced To Death

On Friday 13th September, a judge in India sentenced four rapists to death. Earlier this week the men, Akshay Thakur (who worked as a bus cleaner), Vinay Sharma (a gym instructor), Pawan Gupta (a fruit peddler), and Mukesh Singh (unemployed), were convicted of rape, unnatural sex, murder, conspiracy and destruction of evidence. After their conviction, the...

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Ondo State Declares 7-day Of Mourning, As Tributes Continue To Pour In For Late Governor Agagu

Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko has announced a seven-day mourning period for his immediate predecessor, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, who died last Friday, aged 65, as condolence messages and tributes continue to pour in for the deceased. According to PunchNG Agagu, who returned from the US on Thursday, reportedly slumped in Ikoyi, where he was having...

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240,000 Nigerians Die Annually From Physical Inactivity

No fewer than 240,000 Nigerians die annually as a result of physical inactivity, Dr. Babatunde Adegoke, an Associate Professor of Physiotherapy, said, yesterday in Abeokuta. Adegoke who is of the Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, made this disclosure at a lecture organised by the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy, NSP, Ogun chapter. The News...

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Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s New Secretary of State Says Celibacy Is Up For Discussion

The new Pope has said some radically progressive things since assuming power earlier this year. From his declaration that atheists can get into heaven, to his claim that he won’t “judge” gay priests, Francis is already proving to be open to some changes. Now, the Pope’s second-in-command is saying that the clerical celibacy may be up for...

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#TWFitChallenge: This Is Why Kate Henshaw Is Our Fitness Mentor

Nollywood star Kate Henshaw who is partnering with us to mentor 25 ladies on our TW Magazine 3 month celebrity fitness fitness challenge is up everyday at 5.30 am to work out! She is an inspiration to many that you can get your dream body if you really want it. Kate lives by her 3...