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We are overwhelmed by rape, incest cases – FCTA Family members, clergy top abuse list

Officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration Social Development Secretariat have revealed startling details of rape and incest against minors and teenagers in the territory, especially in the suburbs.

Though, official statistics from the FCT Social Development Secretariat was not m [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018


Buhari’s WAEC: Time to bury the issue - Abuja residents

Recently, the West African Examination Council, WAEC, issued a certificate of attestation to President Muhammadu Buhari, affirming his participation in its 1961 examination. While the issue has generated controversies over the discrepancies observed between a copy of his statement of result ea [...]

Fri, 09 November 2018


Coca-Cola, FG launch N4bn safe birth initiative

The federal government, Coca-Cola and an NGO, Medshare International Inc, have launched the Safe Birth Initiative, SBI, with the inauguration of the first set of life-saving medical equipment officially handed over to National Hospital, Abuja.

The Safe Birth Initiative is a critical interventio [...]

Mon, 05 November 2018


Breathing through the nose aids memory storage

The way we breathe may affect how well our memories are consolidated (i.e. reinforced and stabilised). If we breathe through the nose rather than the mouth after trying to learn a set of smells, we remember them better, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report in The Journal of Neuroscien [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


New test measures men’s fertility

At a time when more than half of male infertility cannot be explained by current methods, a new test developed by Androvia LifeSciences is able to measure male fertility.

The proprietary Cap-Score Male Fertility Assay is based on research patented by the Travis lab at the Baker Institute for An [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


Infant diet key to healthy gut

A child has until the age of two-and-a-half to establish healthy gut bacteria -- with little change after this point, new research has revealed.

The study also reinforced the important role breastfeeding plays in providing good gut bacteria to babies during the early stages of their life.

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Sun, 28 October 2018


N30k as minimum wage is ‘management’ - FCT residents

As the impasse over new minimum wage gradually stretches to November 6, 2018 when the organized labour threatens to shut down the country’s public service through an indefinite strike, some Abuja residents who spoke to Williams ABAH and Elizabeth OFFIONG are definite that government need [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


Health, education to get massive funds in 2019 - Minister

 

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would invest more funds on health and education in 2019.

The minister gave this assurance during a peer review meeting with chief medical directors and medical dir [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018


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