Beware of fatty foods, high salt intake

Beware of fatty foods, high salt intake

A medical expert, Dr Sulyman Zakariya, has warned against high salt intake and fatty foods to avoid hypertension-related ailments. Zakariya gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Ilorin. According to him,...<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --> <!-- AddThis Advanced Set...
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INEC registers 5 new political parties

INEC registers 5 new political parties

INEC Chairman,Alhaji Mahmood Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday announced the registration of five new political parties ahead of the 2019 general elections. Mr Adedeji Soyebi, INEC’s Commissioner and Chairman, Informati...
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1.8 million people need food in Northeast

1.8 million people need food in Northeast

Nigeria said it will feed 1.8 million people in the country’s northeast where a militant insurgency has wrecked the local economy and pushed the population to the brink of famine. The federal government will distribute 40,000 metric tonnes of food...<!-- Add...
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WHO gives updates on antibiotics, HIV, cancer drugs

WHO gives updates on antibiotics, HIV, cancer drugs

  Dr Marie-Paule Kieny, WHO Assistant Director-General The World Health Organization (WHO) has released new advice on which antibiotics to use for common infections and which to preserve for the most serious circumstances. The advice is among the additions to...
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NAFDAC alerts security operatives of fake recruitment websites

NAFDAC alerts security operatives of fake recruitment websites

NAFDAC says it has drawn the attention of security operatives to the activities of scammers using the name of the agency to defraud Nigerians in the name of recruitment. The NAFDAC spokesperson, Dr Abubakar Jimoh, disclosed this while speaking with...<!-- AddT...
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100 countries send condolences over Osotimehin

100 countries send condolences over Osotimehin

Late Babatunde Osotimehin No fewer than 100 countries have condoled Nigeria over the passing away of the late Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin. Osotimehin died on Sunday night in New York at the age...<!-- AddThi...
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Breaking: Prof. Osotimehin, UNFPA boss is dead

Breaking: Prof. Osotimehin, UNFPA boss is dead

Professor Babatunde Osotimehin: UNFPA boss is dead Professor Babatunde Osotimehin, 68, the Executive Director of UNFPA, is dead. The former Nigerian minister of health is reported to have died on Sunday. His deaths has been confirmed by family and UNFPA...<!--...
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Hospital donates drugs to Benue Prison inmates

Hospital donates drugs to Benue Prison inmates

The Makurdi-based First Fertility Hospital on Friday donated drugs and other items to the Benue Medium Security Prisons to tackle diseases ravaging inmates. The Managing Director of the hospital, Dr Stephen Hwande, who donated the items, valued at over N500,.....
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AIDS is still real – Amina Mohammed

AIDS is still real – Amina Mohammed

  Ms Amina Mohammed, Deputy UN Secretary-General Ms Amina Mohammed, Deputy UN Secretary-General, has said more than 36.7 million people are living with HIV/AIDS and warned that the pandemic was still far from over, Mohammed told delegations at the General...<...
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Nigeria enrols 1.3m HIV/AIDS victims on antiretroviral drugs in first quarter of 2017: UNAIDS

Nigeria enrols 1.3m HIV/AIDS victims on antiretroviral drugs in first quarter of 2017: UNAIDS

The United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) on Thursday in Abuja said 1, 366, 383 people living with HIV and AIDS in Nigeria were enrolled on treatment by March 2017. Dr Bilali Camara, UNAIDS Country Director, told the News Agency...<!-- AddThis Advanced...
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