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Nigeria’s romance with MARIJUANA

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Regarded as an illicit drug in many countries, marijuana is outlawed by many governments. In this report, Joe Agbro Jr. examines the state of the war on cannabis in Nigeria. FOR Nurudeen (not his real name), 34, a day is never complete without smoking marijuana. For the past 20 years, that has been a routine […]

3,000 Persons Benefit From Osun Free Medicare

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No fewer than 3,000 people have benefited from the free medical treatment carried out by a team of medical experts from Osun State based in United States of America. The medical team led by Dr. Oluremi Ilupeju visited Osun for a five-day free medical treatment for people of Erin-Osun in Irepodun local government, Inisa in […]

No Ebola Case Remaining As Last Patient Recovers – Mali

Mali’s Ministry of Health on Friday in Bamako said there were no remaining cases of the Ebola virus as the last patient in the country has recovered and left hospital.Six people have died of Ebola in Mali, while two others have recovered. The country is the sixth West African state to be hit by the […]

The Deadly Ebola: Personal Hygiene Is Key

FG declares four more victims ebola free

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 […]

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

Avocado for long life

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.

PUBLIC NOTICE!

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

Brig.-Gen. Johnson Olawumi

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 […]

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