Washing Hands In Cold Water Works Well Against Germs

Good news for anyone planning on getting their hands dirty this summer: Washing them with cold or lukewarm water will work just as well as hot water to remove bacteria, according to a new study published in the Journal of Food Protection. In handwashing experiments with 21 volunteers, Rutgers University researchers found no significant difference Read more

Reps kill bill to establish South-East Development Commission

A bill to set up the South East Development Commission (SEDC), aimed at aggregating efforts towards the development of the South East region yesterday stirred up tensions among the House of Representatives members. While some were sharply divided over certain comments made by those who spoke in its support, others criticised it for provisions believed Read more

Herdsmen kill Yoruba farmer in Shaki, Oyo State

There was tension yesterday in the Shaki area of Oyo State as a bloody clash ensued between the Yoruba and Fulani herdsmen over the killing of a popular farmer in the area. Although, the state Police Command has deployed mobile policemen to the town, the number turned out to be inadequate as the clash remained Read more