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29 Jul
Fidel Alejandro Castrol Ruz was a revolutionary and politician who served as a Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 - 1976 and president from 1976 - 2008.
11 Jul
Nigeria is a signatory to the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Water, which entitles its citizens to sufficient, affordable, safe, and acceptable water
16 Jul 2020
Water has no enemy goes the popular saying and when it comes to the wellbeing of the body, water surely plays important roles. You might already be familiar with the recommendation to drink at least eight glasses of water daily in order to stay properly hydrated. However, drinking eight glasses of water to stay hydrated is…
5 Sep 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impacts on human health, following the release of an analysis of current research related to microplastics in drinking water.
4 Jul 2019
Sir: The image of a festering slum at Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, in a recent daily edition of the Daily Trust, where open defecation points almost coincide with a drinking-water well that is still in use will make anyone puke in disgust. Is this Nigeria of the 21st century where the richest black…
27 Jun 2019
The health benefits of water cannot be overemphasised and while water is very good and essential to the body’s general wellbeing, it is also understandable that too much of everything is not good for anyone. Most of us could stand to drink more water—but there is too much of a good thing. Many of us…
23 Dec 2018
The Federal Government’s intention to clean up and restore Ogoni land still looks like a mirage, as there is no clarity of purpose and transparency in executing the assignment 17 years after the UNEP report. Among the 11 things recommended for the cleanup and restoration template was provision of drinking water to communities with contaminated…
5 Jul 2018
In the last Thursday's edition of The Guardian Newspaper I wrote about some simple herbs for the treatment of arthritis. Today I am presenting some more herbs that may be more difficult to come by.
17 Jan 2018
A new study reports that chronic exposure to arsenic interferes with insulin secretion in the pancreas, which may increase the risk of diabetes. The paper, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology — Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, was chosen as an APSselect article for January. Arsenic is an element that occurs…


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The death toll from the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Semeru has risen to 39, authorities said Wednesday, as rescuers scrambled to retrieve more bodies under the threat of further volcanic activity.
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Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Wednesday said he will not resign despite the calls, following recurring ijail breaks across the country in the past one year. Aregbesola, whose ministry oversees the Nigeria Correctional Service across the country, spoke to newsmen at the end of the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) which held at…
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Brazilian football legend has been hospitalized for treatment of a previously identified colon tumour, his doctors said Wednesday, the latest health problem for the 81-year-old icon.
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An operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and four contract staff at Conoil field in Bayelsa, kidnapped by suspected pirates on Dec. 1, have regained freedom.
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Saudi Arabia authorities have suspended flights coming from Nigeria into the kingdom due to the outbreak of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron. An official of the Saudi embassy in Nigeria who did not want his name mentioned because he was not authorized to interface with the media, said the Kingdom took the decision to prevent…