• Nigeria needs 25 million toilets by 2025 -UNICEF

    Nigeria needs 25 million toilets by 2025 -UNICEF

    Nigeria needs an investment of N850bn for households to construct 25 million toilets by 2025, as no fewer than 120 million people in Nigeria lack access to improved sanitation facilities, thereby exposing them to public health hazards, this is according to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

    UNICEF’s Chief Officer in charge of Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Mr Kannan Nadar, disclosed this in an interview in Abuja.

    According to him, reaching the Sustainable Development Goals target on Sanitation requires us to multiply our […]

  • How investigational compound slows kidney disease progression

    How investigational compound slows kidney disease progression

    A new strategy may help halt the progression of kidney disease in patients with diabetes. The approach, which is highlighted in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), addresses a common and serious complication of diabetes.

    Diabetes is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease and kidney failure, and approximately one-third of diabetic patients develop kidney disease, or diabetic nephropathy.

     

    Current diabetes therapies are often insufficient for preventing the progression of diabetic nephropathy to kidney failure, […]

  • Zahra Buhari speaks on Sickle Cell Disease at US embassy … Photos

    Zahra Buhari speaks on Sickle Cell Disease at US embassy … Photos

    Zahra Buhari, President Buhari’s daughter spoke at a symposium on indigenous mapping and management of Sickle Cell Disease which was organized by Sickle Cell Foundation SCAF in partnership with the US Embassy in Nigeria.

    Zahra Buhari, President Buhari’s daughter spoke at a symposium on indigenous mapping and management of Sickle Cell Disease which was organized by Sickle Cell Foundation SCAF in partnership with the US Embassy in

  • Nollywood Actor Down with Liver Disease Receives N1m Lifeline from Abuja Pastor

    Nollywood Actor Down with Liver Disease Receives N1m Lifeline from Abuja Pastor

    Veteran Nollywood actor who was diagnosed with liver disease has just been given a life line by Prophet Joshua Iginla who is still in the mood of his lavish birthday celebration.

    The popular Abuja prophet, Joshua Iginla of Champions Royal Assembly, who celebrated his birthday last week and gave out 32 luxury cars to Nollywood stars, has given a lifeline to veteran Nollywood actor, Elder Martins Njubuigbo who was diagnosed with liver disease.

    The pastor gifted a cheque of N1 million to […]

  • Veteran Nollywood Actor In Critical Health Condition,Down Wit Liver Disease

    Veteran Nollywood Actor In Critical Health Condition,Down Wit Liver Disease

    Veteran Nollywood actor, Martins Njubuigbo has been diagnosed with Liver disease. Actor Ernest Obi shared the sad news on his Instagram page. He wrote:

    “Please help save ELDER MAYA’S life.

    ACTOR. POET. SINGER. an unrepentant THESPIAN.

    MARTINS NJUBUIGBO fondly known as Elder Maya or Papa Labista is down with a chronic liver problem

    One million Naira is needed for immediate operation.

    Let’s help save his life whilst he yet lives. Ratther than celebrate him when he is gone.

    Please help bring this Old war horse,who has […]

  • Fresh killer disease breaks out in Nigeria – FG alerts citizens

    Fresh killer disease breaks out in Nigeria – FG alerts citizens

    The Federal Government on Friday alerted Nigerians to the outbreak of a killer disease known as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome in the country.

    The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who announced the outbreak of the disease at a news conference in Abuja, said the disease had killed one person.

    Adewole added that another person affected by the disease was responding to treatment at the National Hospital, Abuja. Urging Nigerians not to panic, Adewole said the Federal Government was doing everything possible to check the […]

  • Health Benefits of Tomatoes

    Health Benefits of Tomatoes

    Tomatoes are lovely to look at, in fact, the red color of the tomatoes should be one reason we should eat them, especially because that is what makes them so good for us.

    According to scientists, the phytochemical that creates tomatoes’ red complexion, lycopene, is what makes tomatoes so beneficial.

    This phytochemical is a powerful antioxidant that inhibits free radicals, keeping them from creating cell damage that can result in diseases such as heart disease and cancer.

    More benefits of tomatoes include:

    Reduces the […]

  • Strange disease hits Ondo, kills 28 in 3 days in Ode-Irele community of the state

    Strange disease hits Ondo, kills 28 in 3 days in Ode-Irele community of the state

    Report gathered that the Ondo State Government is working hard to control a strange disease which suddenly broke out in the Ode-Irele community of Ondo state, leading to the death of no fewer than 28 people in the past three days.
    Residents say the disease broke out three days ago and spread rapidly around the community, killing its victim within 24 hours.
    The cause of the disease remained unknown.
    Experts say preliminary reports from victims revealed neurologic clinical symptoms: blindness, and loss of […]