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8 Aug 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Thursday arraigned a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Maurice Iwu, for an alleged fraud of N1.23bn. Iwu was arraigned on a four-count charge bordering on money laundering before a Federal High Court, Lagos State. He pleaded not guilty to the charges. An EFCC source…
8 Aug 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is to arraign a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Maurice Iwu, for alleged laundering of N1.2 billion.
14 Mar 2019
Today is World Kidney Day (WKD). Until now, diabetes and high blood pressure as well as poor diet, lifestyle and obesity have been identified as the leading causes of poor kidney damage.
8 Mar 2018
In view of the increasing use of herbal and traditional medicines globally, the Federal Ministry of Health has inaugurated a 16-man Expert committee for the review of the first edition of the Nigeria Herbal Pharmacopoeia.
4 Jan 2018
Notable Imo State indigenes have expressed their determination to see the state enjoy unprecedented level of socio-economic development commensurate with its immense human capital and natural resources in 2018.
12 Oct 2017
The President of Bioresources Development and Conservation Group (BDCG), Prof. Maurice Iwu, hinged on the need for traditional medicine to protect their intellectual property in order to transform knowledge into wealth.
28 Aug 2017
At the African Traditional Medicine Day in Nigeria, a Professor of Pharmacognosy, Maurice Iwu said research has shown that natural medicines have therapeutic efficacy.
27 Apr 2017
“Food is Medicine” is a term, which was originally coined by Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine; it was his belief that eating wholesome food is the basis for good health. Hippocrates said almost 2500 years ago: “Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you can heal the patient with food."
12 Jan 2017
However, medical experts say the body could be cleansed from these unwanted additions by novel detox therapies including regulated fasting and exercises, and herbal preparations.
1 Sep 2016
Maurice Iwu is a professor of Pharmacognosy and President, Bioresources Development Conservation Programme (BDCP). Iwu in a chat with The Guardian to mark the African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD) ...
31 Aug 2016
The Nigerian Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) made some giant strides in the past decade by developing a world- accepted herbal sickle cell drug, Nicosan, a phytochemical being tested for the treatment of Sickle-cell disease (SCD).
9 Jun 2016
We are still not talking about cure yet because the disease is still far from being well understood. To think that one genetic aberration can cause so much harm and pain to children is still subject of intense study.


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The All Progressives Congress (APC) Elders’ Advisory Council has advised party members in the state to see Adebayo Alao-Akala’s death as enough sacrifice to foster unity and embrace genuine reconciliation..
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The Anambra State Police Command, yesterday, said it was launching an investigation into the death of another schoolboy at St.Valerian Catholic School in Onitsha, following alleged beating by a female teacher.
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Oil-producing states got N49.003b as 13 per cent derivation from the sharing of monthly federal allocation for December, while the Federal Government received N279.457b, states got N210.046b...