Sunday, February 17, 2019

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    OBITUARY: How misdiagnosis led to Dora’s death

OBITUARY: How misdiagnosis led to Dora’s death

When Mrs Dora Nkem Akunyili was the Zonal Secretary (South-east) of the Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund in 1998, Nigerian doctors gave her what many of her family members considered to be a health scare. They said she had a growth and needed surgery.Akunyili, then 44, decided to travel to the United States, first to get a second opinion and then [...]

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    UPDATED: Obi confirms Dora Akunyili’s death

UPDATED: Obi confirms Dora Akunyili’s death

Former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has confirmed the death of Professor Dora Akunyili.In a statement he personally signed and released on Saturday, he said: "On behalf of the Akunyili's family, I wish to officially confirm the death of Prof. Mrs Dora Akunyili in a Specialist Cancer Hospital in Indian this morning at 10 am, Nigerian Time, after [...]

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    Snail is slow but diabetics need it fast

Snail is slow but diabetics need it fast

Consumption of snail can prevent and as well treat certain ailments, a university lecturer has said.It is very good for those who have diabetes ─ as well as cancer, kidney problems, tuberculosis and anaemia.Dr Fred Jaiyesimi, of the Department of Pharmacognosy, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun, on Tuesday recommended the consumption of snails as a very good source of [...]

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    Forget kidney issues. OJB Jezreel is back with new video ‘Not Afraid’

Forget kidney issues. OJB Jezreel is back with new video ‘Not Afraid’

Talented and soft speaking musician/producer, OJB Jezreel, is back to excite his teeming fans and he says he is Not Afraid. Certainly he may have attained a fearless will after an almost death experience battling a kidney ailment.The singer generated enough buzz in the media last year as some of his colleagues and other prominent individuals made some favourable donations [...]

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    What’s cashew nut got to do with breast cancer?

What’s cashew nut got to do with breast cancer?

Cashew nuts, groundnuts and walnuts are very useful in preventing certain cancers.Indeed, the Omega-3 fatty acids, polyphenols and antioxidants in walnuts work together to stop the development and growth of breast cancer cells.Jummai Hassan, who specialises in nutrition at the Wuse General Hospital, highlighted these encouraging facts in interview with NAN.She said walnuts contain multiple ingredients, which research revealed, slow [...]

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    Godwin Okpara: I didn’t rape the nanny

Godwin Okpara: I didn’t rape the nanny

In Scotland in 1989 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria had a team that included future African Footballer of the Year Victor Ikpeba, Precious Monye, Patrick Mancha, Babajide Oguntuwase, John Agum and one Godwin Okpara.After a group match, in which he was voted the best player, the great Pele predicted Okpara would be one of [...]

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