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Buhari Undergoes Genital Surgery

Buhari Undergoes Genital Surgery

Buhari Undergoes Genital Surgery: Nine-month-old Buhari Muhammad, whose genital was cut off by his step-mother, has undergone first corrective surgery at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Bida, Niger. Mrs Mariam Kolo, the Director-General of the state Child Rights Protection Agency, [...]

February 18, 2017 Health issues
Nigerian University Finds Cure For HIV/AIDS

Nigerian University Finds Cure For HIV/AIDS

If claims Professor Francis Otunta are anything to go by, then, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, might have discovered a drug for the treatment and cure of HIV/AIDS. The Vice Chancellor of the institution located at Umudike in Abia state, [...]

February 2, 2017 Health issues
Woman Gives Birth To Sextuplets In Jigawa

Woman Gives Birth To Sextuplets In Jigawa

A 44-year-old woman, Hanne Sulaiman, has given birth to sextuplets in Dutse, Jigawa. Reports said that the delivery of the sextuplets came barely 18 years after the woman gave birth to a set of twins. The delivery occurred at Dantaye [...]

January 19, 2017 Health issues
set of quintuplet

Woman Delivers Quintuplet 10 Years After Marriage

There was a celebration on Tuesday at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) in Cross River State as a married couple that has been childless for 10 years were blessed with a set of quintuplet.     The Nation gathered [...]

January 11, 2017 Health issues
Mama Esifiho

​191-Year-Old Woman Discovered in Nigeria. Oldest Living Person In The World!

The Guinness Book of Records recognizes 112-year-old Yasutaro Koide from Japan as the oldest person alive, but they just might have to amend the books. Recently, photos have surfaced of Mama Esifiho, a 191-year-old woman living in Nigeria. Her age [...]

January 5, 2017 Health issues
Rahma Haruna

19-Yr-Old Nigerian Born With No Arms And Legs And Forced To Live In A Plastic BUCKET Dies On Christmas Day

Rahma Haruna, a teenage girl who spent her life being carried around in a plastic bowl because her body stopped growing when she was a baby has died.       Tragic Rahma Haruna became famous around the world after [...]

December 28, 2016 Health issues
fake rice

Asshole Businessmen Are Selling Plastic Rice In Nigeria

Nigerian customs officials have confiscated 102 bags of fake rice that appears to contain plastic pellets, which crooked businessmen had been trying to bring into the country and sell over the Christmas period. With inflation having risen every month for [...]

December 24, 2016 Health issues
Olive Oil

5 Health Benefits Of Cooking With Olive Oil

 Olive Oil: One of the goals that you need to have right now is to be healthy, especially when you cook something for your family. Most of the time, you are just focusing on the income and material things that [...]

December 23, 2016 Health issues
Nigerian Men Living With Prostate Cancer

‘40% Nigerian Men Living With Prostate Cancer, Many Are Not Aware’ – Expert

Forty per cent of men aged about 40 years are living with prostate cancer and many are unaware of their status, an expert has said. Ovunda Omudu, head, department of surgery at the Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, disclosed this on [...]

December 16, 2016 Health issues
Over 512 IDPs Infected with HIV/AIDS in Borno

Over 512 IDPs Infected with HIV/AIDS in Borno

The Executive Secretary, Borno State Agency for the Control of AIDS, Barkindo Saidu, has revealed that 512 new cases of HIV infection have been recorded in Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. Barkindo made the [...]

December 5, 2016 Health issues
Cancer Eradication: FG Plans To Increase Tobacco Taxation To Fund Healthcare

Cancer Eradication: FG Plans To Increase Tobacco Taxation To Fund Healthcare

ABUJA—MINISTER of Health, Professor Isaac Adewale, has indicated the Federal Government’s interest to increase taxation on tobacco to discourage people from smoking as it endangers their health. This is as Tobacco manufacturing companies have described Nigeria as an untapped market [...]

November 30, 2016 Health issues
Novel Glucose Meter Debuts To Tackle Diabetes

Novel Glucose Meter Debuts To Tackle Diabetes

A NEW hi-tech glucose meter known as Nova Max Plus Meter, that measures level of ketones in diabetic patients, is now in the Nigerian market. Ketones are three soluble molecules produced by the liver from fatty acids during periods of low [...]

November 30, 2016 Health issues
High Rate of Diabetes, Obesity Rampant in Nigeria - Experts Worry

High Rate of Diabetes, Obesity Rampant in Nigeria – Experts Worry

MEDICAL experts have urged Nigerians to cultivate healthy lifestyle as part of measures to prevent exposure to various forms of non-communicable diseases. The experts who spoke in Lagos at the Sunfit 2016 Fitness and Health week programme, tasked government to [...]

November 29, 2016 Health issues
Recession: NYSC Asks For Subsidized Feeding

Recession: NYSC Asks For Subsidized Feeding

  The Enugu state command of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has pleaded with the state government to subsidize the feeding of the corps members in view of the increasing population of the members. The state coordinator of NYSC, Mrs. [...]

November 29, 2016 Health issues
Conjoined twin girls from Nigeria

Conjoined Twins From Nigeria Successfully Separated at Memphis Hospital

Conjoined twin girls from Nigeria have been separated after a lengthy operation at a Tennessee hospital, days ahead of their first birthday. Miracle and Testimony Ayeni were separated during 18 hours of surgery that began on Nov. 7 and finished [...]

November 17, 2016 Health issues
Baby With Imperforate Anus

Baby With Imperforate Anus, Genitals Born In Onitsha (Viewers Discretion Advised)

Medical doctors at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi, Anambra State, are in dilemma over the condition of a baby born recently with an imperforate  anus to determine the sex of the baby.And in order to excrete urine [...]

November 8, 2016 Health issues

Woman Causes Commotion Online After Posting This on Her Facebook (Photos)

A girl has caused controversy online after she posted a photo of her sister and young baby boy smoking shisha at home. Shisha smoking is considered very dangerous and it could affect ones health. A woman left many people fuming [...]

October 21, 2016 Health issues
Polyps Surgically Removed From Buhari’s Nostrils

Polyps Surgically Removed From Buhari’s Nostrils During UK Trip

Polyps Surgically Removed From Buhari’s Nostrils – It has learnt that doctors in the UK discovered and surgically removed polyps from President Muhammadu Buhari’s nostrils during the president’s medical trip last June.A source at the Presidency in Abuja told SaharaReporters [...]

September 18, 2016 Health issues
plantain

10 Health Benefits Of Plantains

Plantains belong to the same family as bananas but they have to be cooked to be eaten. Plantains are delicious and can be found in many places in the world. Here are a few health benefits of plantains: 1,Plantains are [...]

September 7, 2016 Health issues
Buhari Requires Three Months Medical Procedure Abroad

“Buhari Requires Three Months Medical Procedure Abroad”- Source

Buhari Requires Three Months Medical Procedure Abroad – From a top source knowledgeable of the on-goings within the presidency indicate that Nigeria may undergo another round of certainty and tension should the President travel again for medical attention. This is [...]

August 31, 2016 Health issues
Polio returns nigeria

Polio Returns To Nigeria After 2 Years Because Of Buhari’s Failure

Polio returns Nigeria – Nigeria’s progress towards attaining a polio-free status has suffered a setback with reports of two fresh infections of wild polio virus in Borno state.   The World Health Organization (WHO) was set to declare the country [...]

August 12, 2016 Health issues
Nigerians Will Soon Begin To Die Of Hunger

Nigerians Will Soon Begin To Die Of Hunger On The Streets, STop Deceiving Us – APC Chieftain Blasts Buhari

Nigerians Will Soon Begin To Die Of Hunger  – A factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Kano State, Hussaini Mairiga, on Monday came down hard on President Muhammadu Buhari, describing the president as a total failure. Mr. Mairiga, [...]

August 9, 2016 Health issues
eu-flags

EU contributes N193bn to support water supply, sanitation in Nigeria – Minister

Sanitation in Nigeria – Anambra, Cross River, Jigawa, Kano, Osun and Yobe are the benefitting states. The European Union, EU, has contributed 94 million Euros (about N184.24 billion) for the implementation of the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) to support water [...]

July 31, 2016 Health issues
ICU UK Superbug

Intensive Care Unit Closed After New Deadly Superbug Emerges UK

A deadly new Superbug has emerged in the UK, forcing the closure of a major NHS intensive care unit after three deaths.     Almost 50 patients have been afflicted with the rare fungus which can sweep through the bloodstream [...]

July 9, 2016 Health issues, International
American government

US Laments: Nigerians Dying Of Starvation In Their Own Country

The American government has urged its Nigerian counterpart and other partners to redouble efforts at ending the humanitarian crisis in the insurgency-ravaged North-East geopolitical zone.   The outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, said more needed to be done [...]

July 3, 2016 Health issues, International

ZIKA VIRUS: How I Defeated Ebola, Goodluck Jonathan Advises Brazilian Govt.

Nigerian former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has advised the Brazilian government on how best to tackle the Zika virus epidemic threatening the Olympic Games coming up in the South American country August.   Jonathan gave the advice in an article [...]

June 29, 2016 Health issues
Buhari Still Critically Ill, To Continue Secret Treatment In Aso Rock

Buhari Still Critically Ill, To Continue Secret Treatment In Aso Rock

Major opposition to the ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that the President, Muhammadu Buhari who has been on an extended vacation which was originally scheduled to last for 10 days is still critically ill.     The [...]

June 19, 2016 Government and politics, Health issues
Music Producer OJB Is Dead, 3 Years After Kidney Transplant

Music Producer OJB Is Dead, 3 Years After Kidney Transplant

Reports have emerged that Popular music producer, Babatunde Okungbowa, popularly known as OJB Jezreel , is dead, three years after a successful kidney transplant surgery in India. He was said to have died early this morning, June 14, in a [...]

June 14, 2016 Health issues, Nollywood, Societal issues
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida

Following Death Rumours, IBB Returns To Nigeria From Germany

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has said the country still needs elder statesman and former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida around for his wise counsel at this critical period.     Gov. Sani Bello who welcomed the [...]

June 11, 2016 Government and politics, Health issues
Buhari taken to hospital

Cancer Diagnosis: Buhari Rejects Surgery, Hoping On A Miracle – Presidency Source

Buhari Rejects Surgery – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised by his London doctors to undergo surgery to remove the cancerous growth, a presidency source confirms .       According to the reliable source, Buhari has, indeed, been diagnosed with [...]

June 10, 2016 General, Health issues

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