Posts by Jumoke Simi

New Moms Share Heart-wrenching Accounts Of Lockdown’s Impact On Babies

A fresh report has shone a light on the disproportionate impact COVID-19 lockdown has had on women who are pregnant, giving birth or at home with a baby or toddler. The Babies In Lockdown report, produced by Best Beginnings, Home-Start UK,

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Gombe State Women On Why They Are Adopting Long-lasting Family Planning Options

To reduce maternal and child mortality, family planning has been identified as the most cost-effective means to improve the health of mothers in Nigeria. The women of Gombe State reveal why they are choosing long-term family planning options. Twenty-two-year old

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COVID-19: PTF Gives Fresh Update On Safe Resumption Of International Flights

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has asked aviation authorities and airline operators to begin the process for the restart of international flights, PUNCH gathers. With the reopening of domestic airports for local flights in July after about four months

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Lagos State Government Revokes 2018 Land Use Charge | Details

Lagos State Government has canceled the 2018 land use charge. The state Commissioner for Finance, Rabiu Olowo, announced this at a press briefing which held yesterday, August 5. The commissioner said the government is also reverting to pre-2018 land use

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Obesity Not Defined By Weight -New Canadian Clinical Guideline Explains

Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat. Obesity isn’t just a cosmetic concern. It is a medical problem that increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood

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Women’s Issue: Experiencing Painful Symptoms After Sex? Read Emily Paige’s Story To Find The Answer

29-year-old Emily Paige experienced painful symptoms after sex. She said each time she had sex, she developed a feverish feeling, an inability to walk or sit comfortably for hours afterward, and swelling in her left labia. She said the swelling

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Model & New Mom, Ashley Graham Shares On How She Got Over ‘Devastating’ New Stomach Stretch Marks

American fashion model and TV presenter, Ashley Graham who welcomed her first child, Isaac, with her husband Justin Ervin in January, is able to embrace her stretch marks and “new mom bod” now, but during pregnancy, her changing body took some

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Petrol Pump Price May Increase This Month | Details

A recent report has revealed that petroleum marketers are pushing for the upward review of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol N150 per litre for the month of August following increase in the prices of crude oil.

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Face Masks With ‘Holes’ Ineffective -NCDC Warns | Read Details

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control warns that the use of face masks with valves is ineffective, as it allows the wearer’s breath to leave the mask, thereby putting those around at risk of catching COVID-19. The Web MD, an

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Abuja-based Lawyer, Ojo Damilare Who Survived The Dreaded COVID-19 Infection Wants Others To Know These

COVID–19 survivor, Mr. Ojo Damilare, has narrated how he contracted the dreaded virus. The Abuja-based lawyer also opened up about his experience while he was being treated for the infection and his decision to make everybody around him understand that

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WAEC Releases 2020 WASSCE Timetable

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, The PUNCH has gathered. The Federal Government had announced the resumption of graduating pupils beginning August 4, noting that WASSCE would

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Eucharia Anunobi’s Post To Men Who Demand Respect From Their Wives Without Respecting Them Will Make You Nod In Agreement

Nollywood favourite, Eucharia Anunobi has lashed out at some married men who demand respect from their wives without respecting them. The veteran actress and preacher who stated that such men are not entitled to respect, further asked them to retrace

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‘It may be contracted through deep kissing’ -Read More About Hepatitis, Its Management & Treatment

The word Hepatitis is derived from two words; hepatic (cells that make up the liver) and -itis (inflammation). In a recent chat with PUNCH,Dr Modupe Ajibawo, a locum consultant family physician at the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Meta, Lagos, talked

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3 Self-Made Millionaire Moms Reveal The Best Financial Advice That Has Helped Their Businesses, As Well As Mistakes To Avoid

So many people feel anxious about their finances since the coronavirus outbreak. With that in mind, PEOPLE spoke to three inspiring, self-made millionaires to get their best financial advice as well as mistakes to avoid. Some of these women had little

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What Recovery From The Dreaded Coronavirus Is Really Like | Women Who’ve Survived It Tell Us

Since the deadly and dreaded coronavirus hit the world, most of our attention has been focused on how to avoid being infected and how to help those infected beat it. What’s getting less attention is what happens after you’ve recovered

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Medical Experts Identify One Of The Safest & Surest Ways Couples Can Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies & Why Men Avoid It Like A Plague

A latest research has shown that medical practitioners in the area of fertility control have found vasectomy to be one of the safest ways couples can prevent unwanted pregnancies. Vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilization or permanent contraception.

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From Covering Your Head While Sleeping To Skipping Breakfast, Check Out Some Lifestyle Habits That Can Damage Your Brain

Our brain is an extremely complex and delicate organ that takes direct or indirect action in all bodily processes. It regulates homeostatic functions like heartbeats, fluid balance, blood pressure, hormonal balance and body temperature. It’s also responsible for movement, cognition,

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Getting Pregnant Despite Blocked Or Damaged Fallopian Tubes, Fertility Specialist Tells How

Dr. Abayomi Ajayi is Medical Director, Nordica Fertility Centre. In a recent chat with PunchHealthWise, the IVF specialist delivers a message of hope to women with blocked or damaged fallopian tubes. According to him, if a woman is diagnosed with

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Commissioner For Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi Raises Awareness On How To Avoid Mistaking COVID-19 For Malaria: ‘The symptoms are similar’

The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has disclosed that the state is recording cases of people treating themselves for malaria only for them to realise after testing that it is the dreaded coronavirus popularly known as COVID-19. Medical

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Nollywood Actress, Tricia Eseigbe-Kerry’s Amazing Testimony On Becoming A Proud Mom After Waiting For 10 Years Is One Of Hope

That indescribable joy you have when the much anticipated for, happens finally. July 14 will go down in history as a day of double joy for versatile Nollywood actress and versatile role interpreter, Tricia Eseigbe-Kerry. Indeed, that day was her

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COVID-19: Lagos State Government Increases Public Gatherings From 20 Persons | Details

The Lagos State Government has announced the increase of the permissible capacity of public gatherings from 20 persons. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made the announcement at the Lagos House, Marina, during the 17th update on the management of coronavirus

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When Jehovah’s Witnesses Marry: Read As Mr & Mrs Effiong Share Secrets Of What Held Their Union Together For The Past 50 Years

A Nigerian couple, E.E. Effiong and his wife Christiana, nee Idiong, has shared the secrets of what held their union together these past 50 years. E.E. Effiong as he is popularly referred to, from Ikono in Akwa Ibom State worked as

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Medical Practitioner, Dr. Bayo Olufunwa Proffers Measures To Quell The Effects Of COVID-19

A specialist, Dr. Bayo Olufunwa, has suggested measures to quell the effects of coronavirus (COVD-19) ravaging the world, to reduce mortality rates in Nigeria. The expert maintained that the best treatment would be a combination of drugs that can kill

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What A Joke! Court Dismisses Assault Suit Against Senator Abbo | Unbelievable Details

A Magistrate Court in Zuba on the outskirts of Abuja has dismissed the case of assault against Senator Elisha Abbo, Punch reports. Abbo, the lawmaker representing Adamawa-North, was seen assaulting a woman named Osimibibra Warmate in a viral video (watch here).

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BREAKING: Lagos State Finally Reopens Worship Centres, Lists Conditions They Must Meet To Reopen

The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has finally announced the reopening of worship centers in the state if they meet certain conditions. Governor Sanwo-Olu announced this at a press briefing today August 1. While mosques will be reopened next week

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