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African Traditional Medicine Day

5 Sep
As part of activities to mark African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD), August 31, and develop the practice of Traditional Medicine (TM) in Nigeria, experts have examined the merits and de-merits of the industry and proffered solutions.
31 Aug
Ahead of African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD), today, experts have said Nigeria could make more than $19.4 billion (N13.58 trillion) yearly from ‘developing’ some aspects of traditional medicine (TM)...
2 Sep 2021
As part of efforts to develop traditional medicine in Nigeria and to mark African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD) 2021, on August 31, stakeholders have made recommendations.
31 Aug 2021
As the African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD) holds today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has harped on promotion of the continent’s rich and diverse medicinal plants and herbs in improving well-being.
31 Aug 2019
Today, August 31, is the African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD). The commemoration of the ATMD coincides with the date, August 31, 2000, on which the ministers of health adopted the relevant resolution...
31 Aug 2017
Traditional herbal medicines are naturally occurring; plant-derived substances with minimal or no industrial processing that have been used to treat illness within local or regional healing practices.


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Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected cultists in the state and recovered firearm from them. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. He said that the suspected cultists were arrested on Sept. 23 at about 6.30…
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Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has warned Officers and Ratings under his watch to stay away from partisan politics and desist from unprofessional conduct that damaged the image of the Nigerian Navy during the 2023 elections.
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