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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’.
3 Oct 2020
Rainy season comes with a cold. Not just in the atmosphere but also on the floor, such that makes your feet uncomfortable when you walk around your home barefoot. Someone might argue that they would wear slippers around the home to avoid direct contact with the floor, but it might interest you to know that…
16 Jun 2019
Thyroid gland, located at the front of the neck helps to produce and release thyroid hormones into the bloodstream. Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in the body. When the thyroid gland is in bad condition, it could affect proper functioning of the body. Dr. Olayide A. Jinadu, Medical Director at Charis-Med Hospital,…
12 Feb 2019
In a single generation, climate patterns will shift hundreds of kilometres in the United States, according to a study tracking the northward drift of hotter climes brought on by climate change and global warming. In two generations, or sixty years, the US capital will become as muggy as Memphis or Jackson, Mississippi, if current trends…
30 Jun 2018
On precautionary measures to take while taking care of babies who are down with cold, Mathew-Akinsiku said that for newborns, breastfeeding exclusively if possible, would protect the baby. It gives antibodies that fight germs; if you bottle-feed your baby, sterilize the bottles. Keep formula or expressed breast milk in the refrigerator until you need it.…
23 Jun 2018
It is the rainy season and it is important that parents guard their toddlers and children from cold. Cold is a common disease, especially among children and can be deadly in its severe state...
22 Mar 2018
A lot of times, people find it difficult to tell the difference between a common cold and an allergy because they usually start out with similar symptoms. Here are some pointers to help you clearly differentiate between the two. Clear Mucus At first, in both cases, mucus is usually clear. However, in the case of…
16 Feb 2017
Taking extra vitamin D can protect against colds, flu and other respiratory infections, said a study Thursday which reopened a debate on the usefulness of over-the-counter supplements.


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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday directed commercial banks to start paying the redesigned naira notes to customers over the counter. CBN governor Godwin Emefiele announced the directive in a statement. Emefiele said the new directive was to alleviate the challenges that Nigerians are experiencing with getting access to the new notes, as…
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Shell's net profit surged to a record $42.3 billion last year, the British energy giant said Thursday, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine sent oil and gas prices soaring.
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The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Danbatta has called for the inclusion of Girls in the ICT in line with the United Nations' effort to empower girls in tech and close the digital gender gap.
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The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples’ Party (NNPP), Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso has said he is not in talks with the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
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To boost efficiency and ensure the readiness of firemen to tackle fire accidents and reduce casualty, especially during the elections, the Federal Fire Service, (FFS), has embarked on an inspection tour of ongoing projects and other facilities at the National Federal Fire Academy in Sheda, Federal Capital Territory, (FCT).