Category: Health

WHO expects more Ebola cases in Congo

The World Health Organisation said today that it could not be certain that it had identified all people exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of...

NDLEA nabs 46 suspected drug barons in Gombe

National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, Gombe State Command, said it arrested 46 suspected drug barons in the last eight months. The state NDLEA’s commandant, Mr Aliyu...

NAFDAC launches new compendium of regulated products

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control is to launch a new compendium of all registered drugs, processed food, cosmetics, packaged water and medical...

Movement for the Survival of Ogoni

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People has frowned at the attempts by the Federal Government to return Shell into Ogoni. The group stated this in an interview...

Over 70% of Nigerians lack sanitation tools – Federal government

The Federal Government has disclosed that over 70 per cent of Nigerians lacked sanitation facilities, while about 40 per cent grappled with water challenges. The Federal...

Study claims 90% vehicles imported to Africa dangerous to public health

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), an NGO says 90 per cent of vehicles imported into Africa are old and are dangerous to public health. Priyanka Chandola, the...

I could not defecate for 3 months – Prof. Oyewole

Former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Prof. Olusola Oyewole, on Sunday, disclosed that, apart from the false allegations...

UNICEF promises to end violence against children ahead of Children’s day celebration

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has pledged its commitment to end violence against children in Nigeria, ahead of the 2018 Children’s Day. Mr Isiye...

Benefit of eating an egg everyday

For decades, experts warned that eating eggs raises levels of unhealthy cholesterol. But a study Tuesday said an egg a day may actually reduce the risk of heart disease...

DR Congo – Bush-meat sellers loses patronage over Ebola

In the city of Mbandaka, “bushmeat” is a cheap, time-honoured form of food — monkeys, bats, antelopes, crocodiles and other species caught in the wild. But local...