23 Dec 2021
The Yuletide is here again! Yuletide, synonymous with Christmas, is a period between December 21 and January 1. It is a season of celebration and merriment, but it comes with ‘dryness’.
9 Aug 2019
Arriving in Nigeria a few years after a foreign sojourn to be confronted by black dust and a distasteful odour in Port Harcourt was a rude awakening. I initially ascribed my perennially blackened soles to residue in flooring, although an improbable explanation.
20 May 2019
One of the biggest priorities of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led government in its first tenure was to strengthen and revitalise Nigeria’s health sector. This was evident in several ways. Perhaps one of the most valuable long-term investments of this administration is the passage of the Act establishing the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).…
17 Jan 2018
Cerebro Spinal Meningitis known as CSM is caused majorly by the bacteria Neisseria Meningitides. The Meningitis epidemic rocked the nation and led to about 1500 deaths from a suspected 14,518 cases from 25 states in the country. The Neisseria Meningitides serogroup C was the major cause of the epidemic between December 2016 and June 2017…
2 Jan 2018
The dry season is here again. It comes high temperatures and low humidity, which increase the likelihood of transmission of organisms causing diseases such...