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Nigerians Mistreat The Elderly-LASU Don

Nigerians Mistreat The Elderly-LASU Don

At a time when many elderly people in Nigeria continue to lament the poor welfare system in the country, Elias Wahab, a professor of Sociology and dean of faculty of Social Science, Lagos State University, LASU, has urged the government to establish a programme and policy that will ensure monthly stipends are given to Nigerians…
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What Animal Disease Outbreaks Say Of Our Public Health

Professor of Public Health, Tunde Awoniyi Due to their lack of formal education, most Nigerian livestock farmers have little knowledge of the effect of poor hygiene on their livestock and the public. Thus they believe that disease outbreaks are more of spiritual attack than poor farm hygiene practices, which are mainly responsible for such incidents. This…

9 Directors Of NCAA Sacked

According to reports, the Federal Government on Friday endorses the sack of all the directors of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with immediate effect. Nine directors were shown the exit by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, by the federal government.   [caption id="attachment_12002" align="alignleft" width="230"] Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority[/caption] Names…
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Arik In Turbulent Weather

Government takeover of ailing Arik Air is generating controversy even as some undercurrents suggest that there could be more to it than the purported rescue mission of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria. Arik air was until recently, the pride of the Nigerian aviation industry; and frequent travellers who patronised the airline did so with…
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Africa’s One Health Strategy

[caption id="attachment_9399" align="alignnone" width="230"] Doctors received Experimental ZMapp Ebola drug[/caption] For a continent much maligned for its tardiness in responding to emergency situations, African leaders, it seems, are working to do away with that reputation. And the motivation for this might be no other than Ebola, the deadly disease that recently claimed thousands of lives…
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Contraception Ambassador Advocate Universal Access

[caption id="attachment_11670" align="alignleft" width="230"] Adebisi Adenipekun[/caption] Adebisi Adenipekun, an ambassador of the 2016 World Contraception Day has called the government and other stakeholders to invest in access to contraception across the country. He mentioned reduced maternal mortality rate as one of the benefits the country will drive it there can be a huge investment on…
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Saw palmetto’s help for prostate

[caption id="attachment_11220" align="alignleft" width="230"] Saw palmetto[/caption] It is not really a known plant in Nigeria, but those who take herbal supplements must have read about it in their prescription. Saw palmetto, or Serenoa repens, is a palm-like shrub or small tree native to the Southeastern United States. The plant, with its white flowers and berries,…
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The Local Power of Locust Beans

[caption id="attachment_11174" align="alignleft" width="230"] Locust Beans[/caption] African traditional healers are  known to put to use different  plant species for medicinal reasons and one of them is the locust beans. For ages, traditional healers in Africa have found the  bark, roots, leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds of the locust beans useful in treating various health challenges…
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Education Tourism: How to Stop the Exodus

[caption id="attachment_11014" align="alignnone" width="230"] Tell Cover Page[/caption] As more Nigerians flock to higher institutions abroad in search of better education, some stakeholders stress the need to curb the exodus, which drains individual and corporate pockets  He did not really plan to school abroad. Rather Edet Emedong, who just completed his second year programme at the…
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Healthy Living with Quail Eggs

  [caption id="attachment_11077" align="alignleft" width="230"] Quail Eggs[/caption] Want your child to have better memory, a strong nervous system, sharp vision and less visit to the hospital, then give him or her two quail eggs a day. The Chinese know these benefits, and that is why they make it mandatory that the children are well fed…
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