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Reduce Tax on Sanitary Pads, Expert Tells Govt.

Reduce Tax on Sanitary Pads, Expert Tells Govt.

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council has called on the federal government  to reduce tax paid on the importation of sanitary pads to promote menstrual health in the country. A Technical Expert on Menstrual Hygiene Management, Dr. Virginia Kamowa, made this call at the ongoing Training of Trainers Workshop on Menstrual Hygiene Management in

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Collapsed Building: Protest in Lagos As Hospital Authorities Demand Payment Before Treatment

As they grief over what has befallen them and their loved ones, some families of survivors of the collapse building in Lagos are protesting demand for payment before treatment at the Lagos Island General Hospital. It was gathered that hospitals are demanding for as much as N150, 000 before commencing comprehensive treatment of some of

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INEC Pays N60m Feeding Allowance to Ad-hoc Staff in Osun

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Osun State says it has paid over N60 million as feeding allowance to its ad hoc staff for last Saturdays presidential and National Assembly elections that were shifted. INEC had postponed the February 16 elections until February 23, citing logistics and   operational reasons. Spokesperson for INEC in the

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Calls Off Election Boycott

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has called off boycott of the 2019 general election, asking members of the separatist group to participate in Nigeria’s general elections on Saturday. The directive came after an initially calling for a boycott. He wrote on his Twitter page on Thursday night, explaining the reason for

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The Thoughts of Love Reduces Blood Pressure

When facing a stressful situation, thinking about your romantic partner may help keep your blood pressure under control just as effectively as actually having them in the room with you. For a new study, researchers asked 102 participants to complete a stressful task submerging one foot into 3 inches of cold water ranging from 38

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