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10 Mar
A new study published March 4, 2022, has validated more local plants for the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases. Top on the list is ginger, grape, turmeric, beetroot juice
10 Mar
Today, March 10, 2022, is World Kidney Day (WKD). More than 20 million Nigerians are living with kidney disease and no fewer than 20,000 of the number are coming down with End Stage Kidney Disease
31 Dec 2021
Worried by widespread cases of kidney ailments affecting the less privileged in the ancient city of Hadejia in Jigawa State, a team of researchers from Federal University Dutse has received a N36 million research grant from Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) to investigate the menace.
16 Dec 2021
Can humans live forever, free from pains and diseases? Interestingly, scientists have recorded major breakthroughs toward making humans live longer and in optimal health.
1 Dec 2021
A 44-year-old woman, Aderonke Funmilola Afolayan, who has been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease is seeking N10 million, for a kidney transplant.
11 Jun 2021
Onyeka Onwurah, a chartered accountant and former banker, is soliciting a public donation of ₦3 million to fund a kidney transplant surgery. The 42-year-old father of four children is a resident of Gwagwalada, Abuja. He worked with Zenith Bank for 11 years and then resigned in 2016, to further his education to switch his career…
21 Apr 2021
Comedienne, Ada Jesus, has died. She died in an Abuja hospital today April 21. She suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday night, April 20, and was rushed to the ICU where the doctors monitored her. Sadly, she lost the battle to the kidney ailment she had been battling with on Wednesday, April 21. Ada Jesus…
16 Jul 2020
The term “chronic kidney disease” means lasting damage to the kidneys that can get worse over time. If the damage is very bad, your kidneys may stop working.
10 Nov 2019
50-year-old architect, Adewale Gbenga is battling stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and seeks help from well-meaning Nigerians for a transplant that would cost N17m.
2 May 2019
In recent times, there have claims and counter claims on health implications of using chemicals such as calcium carbide, ethylene and ethephon for ripening fruits and akanwu (alum/potash) for softening foods. A school of though has associated the rising cases of chronic diseases such as cancer, kidney damage, heart attack, stroke, hypertension, food poisoning, infertility,…
18 Mar 2019
According to the World health organisation (WHO), traditional medicine is generally available, affordable, and commonly used in large parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
14 Mar 2019
No fewer than 25 million Nigerians are living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with over 80 per cent of the patients on dialysis dying due to high cost of treatment.


The Federal Government has said that it would continue to support the Privatisation and commercialisation of critical sectors that pose a huge financial burden to it so as to boost the socio-economic, growth and development of the nation.
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The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), on Monday, ask the Northern voters to resist the temptation of voting along religion, tribe and political party lines ahead of the 2023 general election.
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Nigeria’s inflation rate has defied monetary tightening, hitting 19.64 per cent in July, a level not seen in over one-and-a-half decade.
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As the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continues its trouble-shooting to reconcile its presidential contender, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, a former national chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has called for caution.