Saturday, August 8, 2020

Health

Army Pulls Out Another Vehicle from Jos Pond

The Nigeria Army has pulled out another vehicle from the mining pond in Dura Du, Jos, Plateau State, where missing retired General Idris Alkali car was found on Saturday. The search operation, jointly carried out...

Flood: 40 Communities Suffer Heavily in Bayelsa State

Houses, farmlands and goods worth millions of Naira have so far been lost to flooding in over 40 communities in Bayelsa State. In some Bayelsa communities in Ogbia and Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas visited...

Nigeria: World’s 3rd lowest life expectancy rate in 2019 -UN

Nigeria has the world’s third lowest life expectancy rate of 55 years, the United Nations has said. In its new report Monday, the United Nations Population Fund(UNFPA) said the...

GM fungus kills 99% of malaria mosquitoes

A fungus - genetically enhanced to produce spider toxin - can rapidly kill huge numbers of the mosquitoes that spread malaria, a study suggests. Trials, which took place in...

Genetically Modified Food: Safe or Not Safe

The consumption of Genetically Modified Food, presently in large stock on shelves of major supermarkets across the country could pose great danger to consumers and the environment. Dr Cashmir...

Gowon slumps during final salute to Maj Gen Ejoor

Gen. Yakubu Gowon, former Nigerian Head of State, slumped mid way during the oration at the grave side of late Maj Gen David Akpodiete Ejoor, on Friday in Ovwor-Olomu Community, Ughelli South...

Nigerian Researchers develop first ever genetically engineered anti snake venom vaccine

Nigerian researchers at the African Center of Excellence in Phytomedicine Research and Development say they have developed the first ever genetically engineered anti snake venom vaccine. The inventor, Prof. John Aguiyi and co-inventor, Prof. Abraham...

A rasher of bacon a day ‘ups cancer risk’

Even small amounts of red and processed meat - such as a rasher of bacon a day - can increase the risk of bowel cancer, according to research. The...

Man Electrocuted On Electric Pole in Abuja

An unidentified young man has been electrocuted on an electric pole at Karu site area of Abuja in the early hours of today. Confirming the incident to Greetings media, Head, corporate Communication Abuja Electricity Distribution...

Abuja: Doctors threaten strike, issues 21-day ultimatum

The Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Capital Territory administration (FCTA), on Monday issued a 21-day ultimatum to its management to meet its demand or face industrial action. Dr Roland...