Diabetes has become prominent in Nigeria of late with the health of sufferers constantly threatened with the life-threatening ailment.
Diabetes is two different types, both involving the hormone insulin. In type 1, which typically strikes before age 25 and only accounts for about 5 percent of the disease, the pancreas stops producing insulin, which is required to usher blood sugar (glucose) into the body’s cells.
Type 2 diabetes typically develops after age 40, either because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, […]
Mohammed Abullahi of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has warned that treating eye infection with human urine can lead to blindness.
Mr. Abdullahi, a public health physician, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Thursday.
According to him, people who engage in such practices are prone to losing their eyes completely.
He said that treatment for conjuctivitis, commonly called “Apollo”, and other eye diseases, were available at clinics and hospitals and advised […]
A clergyman and Senior Pastor at the Shepherd House International church, Rev. Joshua Talena, Sunday, advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to take critics of his administration as enemies, stressing that the president should rather make critical amendments that will improve the country.
He admonished president not to attack such people but learn from them in order to become better.
Talena, who spoke during the service to celebrate media practitioners in Abuja added that Mr. President should stop seeing critics as enemies but […]
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, Thursday, warned persons encroaching on government land and property to desist or be treated as criminals.
A statement signed by Dickson’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said the governor gave the warning when the State Special Task Force on Identification and Recovery of Government Lands, led by Chief Ige Iboro Edaba submitted its report to him.
Dickson particularly called on persons still assuming ownership of land after collecting compensation to steer clear from […]
According to reports, the Federal Government on Tuesday directed medical doctors to treat emergencies, including gunshot, victims without requesting for police clearance or other restraints.
Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Health, gave the order at the swearing in ceremony of 342 foreign trained medical doctors and six dentistry graduates in Abuja.
The foreign graduates were successful in the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria assessment held from April 6 to 8, which enables them to practice in the country.
Adewole urged them […]