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Official: Breastfeeding can save 100,000 Nigerian lives yearly

Mrs Chimay Thompson, the Assistant Director, Nutrition Division, Family Health Department, Federal Ministry of Health, has said improving the nation’s breastfeeding practices could save 100,000 lives in Nigeria yearly.

Health official lauds benefits of breastfeeding

Mrs Chimay Thompson, the Assistant Director, Nutrition Division, Family Health Department, Federal Ministry of Health, has said improving the nation’s breastfeeding practices could save 100,000 lives in Nigeria yearly.

Ministry: Only 24% infants exclusively breastfed in Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health says in spite of the health and economic benefits of exclusive breastfeeding to mother and child, only 24 per cent of infants are exclusively breastfed in Nigeria.

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Flying Eagles to play Ghana, Benin in WAFU tourney

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Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara bye-election should not be do or die

Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has cautioned that the bye-election in Oke Ero/Irepodun/Ekiti/Isin federal constituency of the state, this Saturday should not be made a do or die affair.

Samuel Ortom: Detaching from godfathers now enables me to pay salaries regularly

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that since he detached himself from godfathers he has started paying salaries of state workers as and when due.