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NGO Donates Drugs To Osun: Commends Aregbesola-led government at ensuring healthy living

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An NGO, Hope for Family Development Initiative (HFDI), has donated 190,000 vitamin A supplements and Albendazole tablets to Osun State Government. Presenting the drugs to the government, the NGO said the donation was part of its social responsibility to ensuring healthy living in the state. Executive Director of the HFDI, Mr Stephen Aremu, who presented […]

Ebola: Personal Hygiene Is Key

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The recent declaration of Nigeria as Ebola-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO) came as a palatable news for the country. Of course it’s really a great thing to hear from the World Health body that Nigeria is free of the killer-disease that spreads like the harmattan fire. For a country where you hardly hear […]

15 Wonders of Avocado Pear – If you want to live long

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If superheroes really did exist on Earth, and eating certain foods was the only way they could acquire their powers, then avocado would be the number one delicacy of choice. Here’s why… Avocado: Earth’s Superfood Avocado is known as one of the world’s “superfoods.” This little fruit, found in Mexico and parts of Central America, […]

PUBLIC NOTICE! MATERNAL NEWBORN AND CHILD HEALTH WEEK HOLDS MONDAY TO FRIDAY NEXTWEEK.

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The Director, Primary Health Care, Osun Ministry of Health, Dr Kayode Ogunniyi has enjoined Mothers across the State to make the best use of the coming Maternal Newborn and Child Health week which is expected to hold between Monday, the 17th and Friday, the 21st day of November, 2014. Dr Ogunniyi stated this today while […]

NYSC promises corpers security

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The Director General National Youth Service Corps, Brig.Gen. Johnson Olawumi, has pledged that adequate security will be provided for corps members across the country. The DG said the corps would ensure that the well-being and safety of the corps members were not compromised in the course of serving the nation. This was contained in a […]

Atlast! Court stops panel on Gov. Suntais health

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A Taraba State High Court, on Friday, in Jalingo nullified the medical panel set up by the Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assemby, Mr Josiah Kente, to investigate the health status of Governor Danbaba Suntai. Justice Silas Haruna, in a five-hour judgement, said the action of the state’s executive council and the state […]

Adamawa Teacher Stabs Female Syudent, School Shut

Authorities of Government Day Secondary School,Yola, Adamawa State, on Thursday shut the school indefinitely after a teacher stabbed a female pupil of the school with knife by one. It was gathered that the teacher, simply called Mr Babbal, and a Senior Secondary 2 student, Zainab Adamu, had a misunderstanding over an issue that had yet […]

OMG! Doctors Perform First Heart Surgery On Foetus

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Doctors at a hospital in the southern city of Hyderabad have reportedly performed a heart surgery on a foetus in a 25-year-old woman’s womb, local media reported on Friday. The cardiac surgeon, Nageswara Rao, told reporters in Hyderabad that in a medical feat, the surgery was the first to be carried out in India. The […]

Why FG sacked four PTDF directors

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The appointments of four management staff of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund were terminated on Friday by the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources. A brief statement by the Head, Press and External Relations, PTDF, Mr. Kalu Otisi, said the affected persons were managers and the termination directive was given by the ministry. No reason was […]

Osun Kicks Against Ebola: Govt Provides Over 2,000 Boreholes, Toilets

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Osun State governor has reaffirmed its resolve not to leave any stone unturned in the quest of ridding the state of outbreak of any epidemic with a view to making the state a safe haven to all and sundry. The state governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, stated this while addressing participants at the celebration of the […]

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THURSDAY, 27TH NOVEMBER 2014 EDITION

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