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Why Gynaecologist, Dr. Joseph Akinde Is Calling The Attention Of Expectant Moms To Why They Should Donate Umbilical Cord Blood

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr. Joseph Akinde, has urged pregnant women not to resist calls to donate umbilical cord blood for banking for future use. Donated umbilical cord blood, according to the specialist, will help reduce the cost of

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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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CDC Offers Friendly Dos And Don’ts Of Wearing Of Cloth Face Masks

Since the emergence of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, people have been asked to wear face masks in public whenever possible, especially at places where social distancing is not possible, all in a bid to prevent further spread of the virus.

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Peter Okoye’s Wife, Lola, Speaks On Her Experience After Surviving COVID-19 | WATCH

It’s always exciting news when we hear stories of people surviving the dreaded coronavirus, it’s also sad that many lives have been claimed from this same virus. Lola Omotayo-Okoye is a survivor and she’s got nothing but gratitude for beating

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Nigerian Girls Who Suffered From Period Poverty Describe Their Horrible Experiences

Period Poverty is when girls cannot afford a sanitary pad or tampons mostly because of financial constraints. It is a cogent issue affecting women and girls who don’t have access to safe, hygienic sanitary products, and/or who are unable to

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Specialist, Dr Adesida Adewumi, Issues Vital Information To Victims On How To Preserve The Evidence Of Rape

The reporting of rape cases is very challenging in developing countries like Nigeria, especially when the victims report the abuse years later. Rape cases are the most difficult cases to prove in court. However, a family medicine specialist, Dr Adesida Adewumi is

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FG Okays Clinical Trial Of New COVID-19 Drug, Dexamethasone As Nigerian Doctor Raises Awareness On The Use & Side Effects

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the coronavirus pandemic has announced that it will allow clinicians to add dexamethasone, the life saving drug recently discovered by a team of researchers from the United Kingdom, to their treatment regimen for trial.

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Why Lagos State Government Is Suspending The Reopening of Churches And Mosques

Lagos State government has announced that it will no longer go ahead with its plan to reopen churches and mosques this weekend. Recall that on June 3, the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced that religious centers will be allowed to open

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Expert, Prof. Kingsley Akhigbe Addresses Spate Of Rape In Nigeria, Ways To Help The Victims & Their Families Overcome The Impact

The rates at which young girls and women are being raped in Nigeria have risen sharply and are getting serious attention from concerned citizens, those in authority, and health practitioners. Professor Kingsley Akhigbe, a consultant psychiatrist at the University of

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How Daughter Of Ex-ACF Chairman, Bisi Awoniyi Almost Died After Taking A Concoction Against COVID-19

One time House of Representatives contestant, Yagba Federal Constituency, Kogi State, Bisi Awoniyi who also doubles as the daughter of former Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF chairman, late Sunday Awoniyi, has narrated how she almost lost her life after taking a

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Police PRO, Frank Mba Makes Strong Points On Rape, Reasons Why Most Rapists Go Unpunished In Nigeria And Tips To Ensure Justice For Rape Victims

The spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba has points out major reasons why many rapists in Nigeria go unpunished. In a chat on TVC on Friday morning, the PRO stated that the number one reason why rape cases

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Lagos State Commissioner For Health Issues New Guidelines To Nigerians Above 65 On How To Avoid Contracting COVID-19

Lagos state commissioner for health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has issued new guidelines to Nigerians above 65 on how to avoid contracting the coronavirus pandemic popularly known as COVID-19. Speaking during a press conference in Alausa, the commissioner advised residents above

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Lagosian Raises Concern Over Lockdown Relaxation After Witnessing The Death Of 7 People In 14 hours With Their Corpses Wrapped Up For Burial

A Nigerian man, @AmeenJimoh has spoken up against relaxation of lockdown while sharing a video of corpses of Coronavirus patients wrapped up for burial in Lagos. Jimoh said he witnessed moment corpses of Coronavirus patients were loaded into a van

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#JusticeForUwa: Newly Appointed Aide To Ondo Governor, Ngozi Suggests How Women Can Defend Themselves Against Rapists

Miss Ngozi Ugochi-Ugo, the newly appointed aide of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has reacted to the tragic murder of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, 22. Uwa, a 100-level student at the University of Benin was brutally assaulted and raped inside a campus church

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Do You Know That Taking Mega Doses Of Vitamin C Can Cause Serious Health Problems? Find Out More…

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is involved in many bodily functions, including formation of collagen, absorption of iron, strengthening the immune system, wound healing, and the maintenance of cartilage, bones, and teeth. It is mostly found in fresh

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After Surviving COVID-19, Late Archbishop Benson Idahosa’s Daughter, Ruth Shares Her Story | Find Out What She Used To Recover (VIDEO)

One of the daughters of a renowned preacher, late Archbishop Benson Idahosa, Ruth who recently recovered from the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. Ruth shared her story with her brother, FEB during an Instagram live session where she stunned people with her

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WHO Warns Of ”Second Peak” Of COVID-19 As Countries Lift Lockdown

Many African, European, and Asian countries as well as the U.S., have taken steps in recent weeks to end lockdown measures due to its impact on the global economy. In light of this, the World Health Organization, WHO has warned

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Experts Dish Out Healthy Coping Strategies That Could Help COVID-19 Survivors Avoid Mental Illness

The coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic has caused fears, distress, worry and pessimism all over the world. According to a non-profit academic medical centre in the United States, Mayo Clinic, when an outbreak is caused by a new virus, rumours and

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COVID-19: FG Speaks On Reopening Of Public And Private Schools Nationwide

The Federal Government has spoken on when schools will be reopened. According to the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, there are plans to soon reopen schools nationwide. He however said that schools will not reopen in two weeks

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Menstruation: Medical Researcher, Bamidele Iwalokun Counsels On The Habit Of Using Tissue Paper As Sanitary Pad

Menstruation is a naturally occurring physiological condition in women. It is the process by which women shed blood and other material from the lining of the uterus (womb) at intervals of about one month from puberty until menopause except during

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COVID-19: Why You Should Not Test Face Mask Before Buying -Epidemiologist

The head, Abia State Rapid Response Team of the Epidemiology Unit, Abia State Ministry of Health, Mrs. Peace Nwaogwugwu, has warned against testing different face masks at the point of purchase, News Agency of Nigeria reports. Nwaogwugwu gave the warning

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COVID-19: Wearing Face Masks Linked To Serious Health Issues In Asthmatics

It’s no news that the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19 is wrecking havoc globally, and everyone is mandated to wear face masks to prevent the spread of the deadly disease. However, medical professionals have warned people with chronic asthma

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Breaking News: Presidential Task Force On COVID-19 Extends Gradual Easing Of Lockdown In Lagos, Ogun And FCT

The Presidential Task Force on the coronavirus pandemic also known as COVID-19 has announced the extension of the current phase of ease of the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for another 2 weeks, effective

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Nigerian COVID-19 Survivor Recounts Horrible Experience Of Dealing With The Virus

A Nigerian woman who just recovered from the coronavirus also called COVID-19 has recounted what it was like fighting the deadly virus after spending two weeks in the hospital. The survivor also told of the effect garlic, ginger, lemon, and

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FG Warns COVID-19 Survivors To Stop Revealing Details Of Drugs Used For Treatment | See Why

The Federal Government on May 15, has pleaded with COVID-19 survivors to stop giving details of the drugs used for their treatment at the isolation centres. The Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha, made the plea at

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