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Kidney disease: Why you should not take ‘Agbo’

According to the World health organisation (WHO), traditional medicine is generally available, affordable, and commonly used in large parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Nigeria Prisons not taking Senator Dariye abroad for treatment – spokesman

The Nigeria Prisons Service has said it would not fly out a former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye, who is reportedly suffering from kidney disease, for treatment abroad.

Children not immune to hypertension – doctor

“I have seen a three-year-old child who has hypertension – a secondary hypertension. He said that the disease could be primary or secondary.”

US based foundation plans dialysis centres in Anambra, others

A U.S.-based Nigerian foundation, Handover Heals Foundation, said it planned to establish state-of-the-art dialysis centres in Anambra and other states in Nigeria.

World Hypertension Day: Doctors advise Nigerians on disease, prevention, treatment

Some medical experts have identified hypertension as the most common non-communicable disease in Nigeria and called for more awareness of the need for checkups, healthy diet and lifestyle to guard against it.

Nephrologist: Women prone to kidney disease than men

A Consultant Nephrologist, Dr. Theophillus Umeizudike, on Thursday, said women are more at risk of developing Chronic Kidney Disease than men.

A ‘paradigm shift’ in the diagnosis of diabetes – study

Scientists on Friday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease.

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, dies at 75

A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, died on Monday evening at a London Hospital at the age of 75.

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House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.

Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.