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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Fuel price hike: Rescue from suicide?

It filtered through media outlets like a hot knife through a pack of cheddar-cheese. My first instinctive reaction was a grizzle. Fuel is N145...

Fashola and Nigeria’s power problem

It has become boring to bemoan the paltry electricity which Nigeria generates.  It is also trite to state that, more than 55 years after...

The beginning of the end of PDP?

Formed in 1998 by a Group of 18 and later 34 Eminent Personalities which cut across different elite class – military, business, political, bureaucratic,...

Living anonymously in your face

Two young ladies sat beside each other inside a car: From afar, it looked like they were in a deep conversation. Indeed, they were,...

How precious is human life to you?

There are some stories you read in Nigeria that make your heart bleed and make you wonder if the people of this country are...

Sachet Water as a Threat to Public Health

Notions are that water is one medium through which pathogenic organisms are spread. The substantiation is that sachet or packaged water, which is the...

The Battle for Food Safety in Nigeria

Despite the health and food safety industry’s best efforts, food-borne diseases and food recalls are becoming regular occurrences in restaurants and food chains across...

Experts Warn against Use of Mercury Blood Measurement, Say it’s Harmful

Stress management specialists have warned pharmacists and other medical practitioners from the continuous use of mercury blood pressure measurement, saying it is more harmful...

40% of Nigerian Youths Engage in Substance Abuse

The consequences of uncontrolled use of alcohol and drug abuse have significantly placed a burden on Nigeria’s healthcare sector. The former Director General, National...

Ending Malnutrition Will Drive Sustainable Development, Says DG NAFDAC

The Acting Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Mrs. Yetunde Oni, has stated that tackling malnutrition effectively...