Rotary Announces US$96.5m To End Polio

The announcement comes as Nigeria marks two years without any reported cases of wild poliovirus, following four reported cases in 2016_ Rotary ( today announced nearly US$100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year. The announcement comes as […]


Active Intercourse Life Can Make You Look Seven Years Younger —Physician

Chairman, Association for Advancement of Family Planning, Dr. Ejike Orji, says that men and women who maintain active sex life usually look between five and seven years younger than their actual ages. He noted that consensual sex boosts the immune system, keeps the skin glowing and reduces stress. The physician disclosed this in an interview with the News […]

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95% Of NYSC Members’ Death Caused By Road Accident–DG

The National Youth Service Corp says 95 per cent of deaths recorded by serving Corps members is due to road accidents. Brig. Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, the Director General of NYSC, said this while addressing corps members observing their orientation camp course in Katsina on Monday. “Several serving corps members have been embarking on unnecessary journeys […]

Laboratory Medicine Conference Berths In Nigeria

The 2018 edition of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference (ASLM 2018)) is set to hold in Abuja, from December 10 to 13, 2018. The theme of this year’s conference is: ‘Preventing and Controlling the Next Pandemic: The role of the laboratory,’according to a statement made available to our correspondent. ASLM is an independent, […]

Group Seeks Partnership For Better Society

From Amos Okioma In its bid for a better society, a non – governmental  and non – Partisan Organization , under the aegis of the United Elites for grassroot Development Foundation ( UNEGRODEF ) said it is piqued with the myriads of factors that militate against societal development and therefore poised to partner with persons […]

Bayelsa State Health Insurance Scheme Is a Role Model to other states in Nigeria

In order to sustain and maintain the tempo  the Bayelsa state Health Insurance Scheme has achieved as being the only state Health Insurance regular interactions between the management and Health care providers has become essentially imperative reports AMOS OKIOMA. The Bayelsa State Health Insurance Scheme which started  less than a year has registered over 80, […]

JOHESU Begs FG For Payment Of Two Months’ Salary

The Joint Health Sector Unions have appealed to the Federal Government to pay its members April and May, 2018 salaries in line with their agreement to suspend their strike. Mr Achimugu Isaiah, the branch Chairman, Federal Medical Centre (FMC Keffi), Nasarawa State, made the call on Wednesday while fielding questions from the News Agency of […]

Bayelsa Govt To Set Up Task Force To Check Illegal Refinery …As Forensic Experts Turn In Report On Oil Pollution

By Amos Okioma Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dicksonon Wednesday said, the government will set up a task force to check the activities of illegal crude oil refineries to protect the environment in Bayelsa State. Governor Dickson, who stated this in Yenagoa, while speaking at this year’s World Environment Day, noted that, his administration had engaged the […]

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Why Some Men Can’t Father A Child –Physician

Excessive intake of alcohol and cigarettes are major contributory factors to male infertility, Dr. Olawale Oba, an Obstetrician and Gynecologist, has said. Oba, a Senior Registrar at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos. “In the cause of evaluations, […]