Wednesday, 31st May 2023


12 Apr
Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, has decried the rise in deaths associated with the consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) in the country.
2 Feb
Regular coffee consumption has been in the news for various reasons- the pleasant and the not so pleasant.
30 Dec
Amidst merry making and consumption going on with the yuletide and the coming new year, reports on rising cases, prevalence and intensity of diabetes is a cause for concern in Nigeria, especially because the most common type 2 of the disease is a direct repercussion of unhealthy lifestyle of which consumption of unwholesome food and…
27 Nov 2022
The 14 Brigade Nigerian Army in Abia, on Saturday conducted free medical outreach in Afaraukwu-Ibekwu, the hometown of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
24 Nov 2022
New research from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reveals that only 47 per cent of people living with diabetes in Nigeria find their healthcare practitioner to be the most useful source of information to help manage their condition.
20 Nov 2022
To mark World Diabetes Day, Evercare Hospital, Lekki, Lagos, organised a forum to shed more light on diabetes, its symptoms, and preventions, and to offer free diabetes screening to residents, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility
20 Nov 2022
As World Diabetes Day (WDD) was observed recently, health experts have advised Nigerians to always ensure they are physically active. They stressed the need to ensure brisk walking for 30 minutes every day
20 Nov 2022
The Consultant Endocrinologist at Garki Hospital, Abuja, Dr Olusegun Ajuwon has advocated the need for Nigerians to consume foods that contain a high quantity of fibre to prevent diabetes.
16 Nov 2022
Lagos-based specialised facility on management of diabetes, endocrine and metabolism conditions, Rainbow Specialist Medical Centre, has begun free screening and mass education to commemorate the 2022 World Diabetes Day (WDD). In a statement, yesterday, the Medical Director, Dr. Afoke Isiavwe, said the strictly weekday exercise, which began on November 14 and holds between 9:00a.m. and…
14 Nov 2022
On November 14 of every year, World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated all over the world to raise awareness for the deadly disease, and each World Diabetes Day focuses on a theme that is related to diabetes. It is an important healthcare event that aims to educate as many people as possible about preventive tips…
A glucometer (glucose metre)
14 Nov 2022
As Nigerians join the rest of the world today, to observe World Diabetes Day (WDD), the Endocrinology and Metabolism Society of Nigeria (EMSON) has warned that over 10 million Nigerians are living with the disease...
11 Oct 2022
The number of people living with diabetes is expected to grow over 100 per cent in Africa with the prevalence of the disease in Nigeria projected to rise to eight million by 2045. This is according to a diabetes care report published by The Access to Medicine Foundation (ATMF), a Netherlands-based non-profit organisation, that stimulates…


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Benue State governor Hyacinth Iormem Alia, has announced three more appointments after assuming office. This is contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Tersoo Kula,on Wednesday. Kula announced that Governor Alia had appointed Prof. Joseph Alakali as Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Paul Biam as Chief of Staff…
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Republican governor Ron DeSantis kicked off his 2024 presidential campaign tour in Iowa on Tuesday by pitching himself as the best alternative to Donald Trump. Though he did not name the septuagenarian ex-president directly during his speech, DeSantis, 44, nevertheless evoked Trump, attempting to draw a study of parallels and contrasts. America needs an "energetic"…
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Russia will evacuate hundreds of children from villages on its border with Ukraine given a "worsening situation" in the western Belgorod region, intensely shelled for days, authorities said Wednesday. Belgorod has seen near daily attacks on areas near the border and last week was the scene of a dramatic armed incursion from Ukraine. "The situation…
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The French Minister of State for Development, Francophonie and International Partnerships, Mrs Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, accompanied by Head of the European Union Delegation to Nigeria,H.E. Samuela Isopi, visited Ilorin on May 30, to mark the growing cooperation of France with Kwara State in agriculture and culture,