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NAFDAC: Skin whitening products can cause kidney failure

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says many skin whitening products in the market can cause skin cancer and kidney failure.
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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.
Artificial Intelligence Used to Identify Skin Cancer

Researchers to develop tool for self-diagnosis of skin cancer using smartphones

Australian researchers on Wednesday said they are developing novel artificial intelligence technology that will allow people to self-diagnose skin cancer using smartphones.

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.

Cancer: 28 African countries have no single radiotherapy machine – UN agency

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has decried the lack of a single radiotherapy machine for cancer treatment in 28 African countries.

Half of health searches on Google return cancer diagnosis – study

Half of all attempts to self diagnose an illness using Google could leave people fearing they have cancer, a study reveals.

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The Senator representing Niger south Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.

Senator Enagi: Reducing unemployment is my priority

The Senator representing Niger south Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.

President Buhari renames Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR).

APC governors to work with NASS leadership to deepen democracy

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum has promised to work in synergy with the leadership of the National Assembly to deepen democracy and provide democratic dividends to Nigerians.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi congratulates Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila, others

The Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, over their emergence as the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively, during Tuesday’s inauguration of the ninth Assembly.

Abuja national stadium renamed MKO Abiola Stadium

The Federal Government on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National stadium to MKO Abiola Stadium.