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16 Dec 2009
AFFORTS to create a drug that can protect people against Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) will suffer a significant setback with the announcement that the leading "infection blocking" gel has failed in a trial of more than 9,000 women. Scientists will confirmed that the microbicide PRO 2000, a gel which is applied…
16 Dec 2009
AS part of efforts to making safe and quality medicines available to Nigerians at affordable prices, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in collaboration with Global PCCA are to set up mini drug manufacturing units (MINIMAC) in medical centres, teaching hospitals, and private hospitals across the country worth over $1…
16 Dec 2009
IN a bid to improve healthcares services for dental patients in the country, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has commissioned 10 dental units and an orthopantomogram (OPG) machine valued at over N2 million in its dental clinic.
16 Dec 2009
  AS Nigeria battles with the ugly statistics of people with mental disorder, stakeholders have called for adequate support for them from both the government and members of the public.
13 Dec 2009
ALL may not be well with the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) as one of the contestants in the recently conducted elections in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has accused the electoral body of engaging in manipulation in the said election.
13 Dec 2009
Nigeria, both the radio and television are still work in progress. Many have argued that the high standards attained immediately after independence, were squandered on the alter of unrestrained proliferation of states which has given rise to multiplication of both private and public ownership of broadcast media.
13 Dec 2009
Ensuring first class professionals in the advertising industry, the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) has appointed the Chairman of Troyka Holdings, Mr. Biodun Shobanjo, as the pioneer chairman of the Advertising Academy's board of directors.
5 Oct 2009
The first part of BOMOSA cage fish farming techniques in East Africa was dealt with last week. In this second and concluding part, OLUKAYODE OYELEYE examined a critical component of the project, which also has implications for elsewhere in Africa, including Nigeria. This part deals essentially with feedstuffs, how the East African countries involved in the Bomosa project have fared and how they hope to cope in the future.In Bomosa, failure appears never to be a final word. Promoters of the project also appear keen on finding local solution to their local problems. In trying to find cheap and locally available feeds for their fish, they have embarked on some studies, trials and have recorded some useful findings in some and in some others their efforts did not seem to have resulted in rewarding findings. However, even where trials have not succeeded in positive findings, the results nonetheless will help in the future to rule out some options that may not yield positive findings if future researchers ever think of venturing there. They seem to have laid good foundations for the emerging fisheries sector through research based on sound science, economics and prevailing sociology.
5 Oct 2009
  Range Rover Sport now boasts of new improved mechanical feature for the year 2010. Some minor exterior styling revisions are all new including V8 engines and a revised six-speed automatic transmission.
2 Oct 2009
By eliminating the need for moss, a Hanging Basket can be planted in one third the time it takes to plant a moss basket, eliminating the cost of the moss itself while producing a look that moss baskets can only dream about. A Bloom Master also dramatically cuts watering frequency.
FASHION
24 Sep 2009
When it comes to fashion and trends, we all want the same thing: To look great! Unfortunately, there are some fashion errors that we might not be aware of, but that we might practice. These fashion faux pas are visible and can completely ruin a perfectly good outfit. Listed here are some of the top 10 fashion mistakes women often make.
30 Aug 2009
WITH few day left for the commencement of a digital training workshop for broadcasters billed to open on October 5 through 8, at Tinapa, Calabar, the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) is optimistic that the four-day training will help in repositioning practitioner for the challenges of transiting from analogue to digital broadcasting.

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