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The Kogi state government has confirmed four cases of Lassa fever since the outbreak of the disease in the state this year. Saka Audu, the state commissioner for health, disclosed this at a joint news conference on Thursday in Lokoja on ‘flood, lassa and other epidemic prone diseases’. NAN reports that the briefing was organised […]Continue Reading
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The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, is currently at the Red Chambers briefing the Senate about the current state of healthcare facilities and services across the nation. Senate President Bukola Saraki while introducing the Health Minister to the House said the lawmakers are concerned about the deteriorating conditions of facilities at teaching hospitals across Continue Reading
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The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, on Tuesday told the Senate to stand with the Nigerian people and expeditiously pass the National Tobacco Control Regulations Amendment Bill that has already been passed by the House of Representatives. ERA and other public health groups said that the passage of Tobacco Control Act Amendment […]Continue Reading
Food & Health
Coconut oil is famous throughout the world not only as an edible oil or one for hair growth but also as an excellent massage oil and a moisturizer for the skin. Coconut oil is believed to protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays, acts as a makeup remover, anti-aging oil etcetera but the skincare benefits of coconut oil may […]Continue Reading
Food & Health Government & Politics
The federal government says it will spend over N1 billion to compensate manufacturers of codeine-containing cough syrup who had their products seized or withdrawn from circulation. Moji Adeyeye, director-general, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), disclosed this on Monday in Lagos. The government had in May 2017 banned the production and Continue Reading