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Ara urges federal government to ban skin-lightening products

Aralola Olumuyiwa, Nigerian ‘gangan’ drummer, has called on the federal government to place a ban on the sale and use of skin-lightening products in the country.

NADECO: Frederick Fasehun was a courageous democrat

The leadership of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), human rights groups and social-cultural organisations on Tuesday extolled the virtues of the late Dr Frederick Fasehun, founder of the Oodua People’s Congress.

Medical practitioner condemns drug abuse among youths

Dr Moses Jacob, a medical practitioner has decried the high level of illicit drug consumption among youths, stressing that parents should checkmate the activities of their children.

Physician: Bad breath, a warning sign of gum disease

Dr Innocent Osazuwa, a medical practitioner, Benin in Edo, says persistent bad breath or bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum disease.

Expert: FGM perpetrators still operating freely in Nigeria

A medical practitioner, Dr. Sunday Adepoju, has berated the perpetrators of Female Genital Mutilation, describing the practice as evil and unscientific.

Expert: 1 out of 9 men prone to prostate cancer

Dr Yunusa Nda, a medical practitioner, says that one out of every nine men are prone to prostate cancer, therefore, they should always go for early diagnosis and treatment.

Federal government urged to include sex education in school’s curriculum

Prof. Okanlawon Onagbesin, a Reproductive Physiologist, has called on the Federal Government to introduce Sex Education in schools as a course of its own in order to give thorough sex education to the young ones.
Senate President and PDP presidential aspirant Bukola Saraki says Nigeria needs a president that is “mobile, digital and has the capacity to plan for its people”.

PDP primary: Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, others jostle for delegates

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last night met again with its 12 aspirants jostling for its presidential ticket for the 2019 general elections, in a bid to ensure a rancour-free outcome for its national convention holding tomorrow in Port-Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State.

ANPA to assist Nigeria scale-up healthcare

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America (ANPA) has pledged to enlist the services of over 5,000 members to assist Nigeria to scale-up its health indices and boost healthcare delivery.
President Buhari meets with Nigerians in Diaspora at the Sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 27th Sep 2018 4

Nigerian doctors in US pledge to scale up Nigeria health indices

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America pledged to assist Nigeria scale up her health indices and boost healthcare delivery.

Judge hands off suit seeking to label herdsmen ‘terrorists’

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, washed his hands off the suit seeking the proscription of Fulani herdsmen as a terrorist organisation.

Physician: Desist from applying bleaching creams on the skin

A medical practitioner, Dr Ayopo Adeyemi, has advised Nigerians to desist from applying bleaching creams on their skins, saying such could have negative effects on their health.

Convicted ex-Governor Jolly Nyame begs court for bail, says ‘I need access to herbal...

A convicted former Governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame, who was, in May, jailed for 14 years on corruption charges, has approached the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Gudu, Abuja, which handed down the guilty verdict, to release him on bail pending the determination of his appeal against his conviction.

Physician: Artificial eyelashes can damage your sight

A medical practitioner, Dr. Ayopo Adeyemi, on Sunday warned women against the use of artificial eyelashes, commonly used to enhance beauty, in view of its grievous consequences.

Prostate cancer: Physician calls for regular check-ups for men over 40

Dr Eniola Bahdmus, a general medical practitioner, has urged men who are over 40 years to undertake regular prostate cancer check–ups for early detection.

World Malaria Day: Medical expert advises against self medication

A medical practitioner, Dr Ademola Foyeke, on Tuesday warned against self-medication in the treatment of malaria and other diseases.

Police arrests fake medical doctor

Lagos State Police Command has warned Lagosians to be careful where they go for medical attention.

Meningitis: Expert cautions against self treatment of headache, fever

Dr Arikawe Adeolu, a Medical Practitioner, Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja, has warned against self-treatment of headache and fever during the hot season, saying it could be symptoms of meningitis.

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NAFDAC destroys N400m substandard drugs in Nasarawa

National Agency for Food, Drugs, Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, destroyed substandard, falsified and expired drugs and other related products estimated at over N400m in Nasarawa state.
Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, has assured Nigerians that he will continue to promote national unity, calling on the people to vote for him and other candidates of the APC in the poll.-10

President Buhari: Fighting corruption is important to my administration

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that fight against corruption was of utmost importance to his administration.
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Governor Wike: Rotimi Amaechi behind plot to destroy Justice Onnoghen

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has said that the Minister of Transportation was behind the plot to destroy the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onoghen.
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Solomon Ogbeide: Mamelodi victory gives Lobi more confidence

Lobi Stars of Makurdi coach Solomon Ogbeide has declared that his side’s 2-1 victory against Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in their first group match of the CAF Champions League has given them a boost in confidence.
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Henry Onyekuru: I’m enjoying my football at Galatasaray

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