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Study Reveals Takeaway Packs May Cause Cancer, other Diseases

In addition to having an excess of saturated fat, it seems fast-food may possess other hidden health dangers. A new study has found evidence of...

NAFDAC Docks Clearing Agent over Importation of Fake Mosquito Coils

Ololade Adeyanju A 38-year-old clearing agent, Yakubu Kabiru, today appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos, over importation of fake and unregistered insecticide. Newsmakers reports...

Female Undergraduate in Abuja Develops New Breast Cancer Treatment

A female student of the African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Sandra Musujusu, has developed an alternative treatment for breast cancer. The breakthrough...

Ebola Survivor Dies After Neglect by Hospital Staff for Fear of Being Infected

A nurse and Ebola survivor, who was named Time magazine's person of the year in 2014, has died after giving birth to a son....

WHO Spends More on Travel Than on AIDS, other Epidemics

Facts have emerged that the World Health Organisation (WHO) spends more on routine travel than it does combating some of the world's deadliest diseases. Internal...

Breastfeeding Prevents Breast Cancer, Diabetes in Mothers

Felicia Imohimi/NAN/ Breastfeeding protect women by decreasing their risk of developing breast, ovarian cancer and diabetes, an official of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF),...

HIV/AIDS Patients Left Without Drugs in The Gambia

Many Gambian citizens suffering from HIV and AIDS have been lamenting their precarious conditions following the forced exit of former president, Yahya Jammeh. Several of...

Excess Vehicle Emissions Cause 38,000 Premature Deaths Annually

While attorneys and governments target Volkswagen, Chrysler, General Motors and other automakers over excess nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel vehicles, researchers have discovered problems...

Beware! Fanta, Sprite plus Vitamin C is Deadly, Says Judge … NBC Admits Feeding...

Ladipo Sanusi/ A Judge in Lagos has warned that Vitamin C becomes poison, when taken with beverages such as Fanta and Sprite. Justice Adedayo Oyebanji in...

Lung Cancer: Doctors Find Replacement for Chemotherapy

In a landmark change, lung cancer patients may soon be able to be treated without the use of chemotherapy, after a promising trial found...

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EFCC Denies Investigating Ogun Governor, Ibikunle Amosun

Matilda Omonaiye/ There's no truth in social media reports that Ogun State governor, Mr Ibikunle Amosun, is being investigated, says the Economic and Financial Crimes...

Ambode Plans Big Package for Women, Set to Showcase Uniqueness

Sekinah Lawal/ Wife of Lagos State governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, appears to have big plans for women this month. Mrs Ambode, who is also the Chairman,...

Drama as Court Frees Atiku’s Son after Remand Order

Ladipo Sanusi/ After some speed networking today, the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who was remanded in a transit cell for contempt of...