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Gynaecologist: Don’t smoke away your babies

An Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Abosede Lewu, says men and women, who smoke cigarettes experience high infertility rate than nonsmokers, due to health risks associated with smoking.
Nigeria’s population is expected to surpass that of China by 2100, a new study suggests.

Nigeria’s population to overtake China’s by 2100 – study

China, which is currently the most populous nation in the world, is expected to peak at 1.4 billion in four years time before nearly halving to 732 million by 2100 while India will become the world’s most populous nation.
Event planner and wife of Lagos-based clergyman, Ibidunni Ituah-Ighodalo, is dead.

Family to bury Ibidunmi Ighodalo Saturday

The deceased former beauty queen had to mark her 40th birthday next month planned to finance the cost of fertility treatment for 40 married couples who have fertility challenges through Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation, an organization she founded to help counsel couples facing fertility challenges
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, visited the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) National Reference Laboratory (NRL) in Gaduwa, Abuja on the 9th of January 2020. 8

Nigeria working on Lassa fever vaccine – minister

Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, says Nigeria is contributing to research for the development of Lassa fever vaccine to proffer a lasting solution to the disease.

Expert advises intending couples to ascertain fertility status before marriage

An Abuja-based Naturopath and fertility expert, Dr Kingsley Onuzuleke, on Friday, advised intending couples to ascertain their fertility status before marriage.
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UN: World population to grow another 2.2 billion by 2050

UNFPA, in its “State of World Population 2018” survey released in Geneva, said more than half of that growth – 1.3 billion – is likely to be in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Experts: Consumption of pumpkin leaves improves fertility

The consumption of fluted pumpkin leaves commonly known as “Ugwu’’ will improve human reproductive capacity and fertility potential in both men and women, medical researchers and nutritionists in Lagos said on Saturday.

Expert: Male infertility on the rise

A fertility expert has expressed concerns over reported increasing male infertility cases in recent times.
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Research links autism to fertility treatment

Fertility treatments may increase the risk of autism in children, according to a research published by the University of Haifa in northern Israel.

Study: Male depression may cause infertility

A study published Thursday in the journal Fertility and Sterility showed that among couples receiving infertility treatment, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances.

NGO: Nigeria population will increase, if fertility rate is not addressed

A Family Planning advocate, Mr Akin Jimoh, says Nigeria population will continue to increase, if its fertility rate was not addressed through adoption of family planning.

Lagos residents express mixed views over wearing of waist chains, anklets

Some residents of Lagos on Wednesday expressed divergent views on the current trend in which some women wear waist chains, beads and anklets as a fashion statement.

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Instagram strips ‘recent’ tab from hashtag pages ahead of US election

With only four days until the US presidential election, Instagram is cracking down on hashtags. The company announced yesterday that it would temporarily get rid of the “recent” tab on hashtag pages to potentially stop the spread of “harmful content” around the election. Typically when you search a hashtag on Instagram, you can choose between browsing the “top” posts or the most recent. Now, it seems you can only view the top ones.

KEDCO begins distribution of 87,747 free prepaid metres in Kano

The Kano Electric Distribution Company (KEDCO) has commenced the distribution of 87,747 prepaid metres to consumers in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states.
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AS Roma stop further negotiations to hire Michael Emenalo

According to reports from the RomaPress, Dan and Ryan Friedkin, owners of the Serie A club, are still looking to fill the vacant directorial position, but they are no longer interested in offering the job to the former Chelsea and AS Monaco director.
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday held a video conference with Mr Charles Michel, President of the European Council, during which the latter reiterated Europe’s support for Nigeria’s Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next WTO Director-General.

President Buhari engages European Council on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO bid, debt relief

The Presidency on Friday quoted the President of the European Council, Mr Charles Michel, as reiterating Europe’s support for the bid of Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to become the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.
4. At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.

#EndSARS: Lagos PDP tasks governor to state clearly compensation to slain policemen

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State chapter, has advised Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to state clearly his compensations for the police officers who lost their lives during the #EndSARS protests.