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    Six Togolese, Kano returnee test positive for COVID-19 in Oyo

Six Togolese, Kano returnee test positive for COVID-19 in Oyo

Six Togolese nationals and a doctor who recently returned from Kano are among the latest persons to test positive for COVID-19 in Oyo state. The doctor is a staff member of the University College Hospital, Ibadan. Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, made the announcement late Friday when he gave updates on the COVID-19 situation in the state. According to him, an officer [...]

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    UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Cancer is the disease, Nigeria’s health system is the killer

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Cancer is the disease, Nigeria’s health system is the killer

EDITOR’S NOTE: All the names of cancer patients in the undercover parts of this story have been concealed as a mark of honour for their struggles and respect for their privacy. An undercover method was unavoidable, as it was the only way to ascertain the true quality of healthcare available to them in federal hospitals. TheCable confirmed that the journalist [...]

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    79 injured as 17 Lagos-bound passengers die in road crash

79 injured as 17 Lagos-bound passengers die in road crash

Seventeen persons died, while 79 people sustained injuries in an accident which occurred at the Sepo area of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Sunday. Yusuf Salami, Oyo state sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), confirmed the accident, saying it involved an articulated vehicle and a Peugeot J5 bus. Salami said the accident occurred due to impatience, over speeding and struggle for [...]

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Drink water to reduce that ‘pot belly,’ says expert

A public health nurse and weight management expert at the University College Hospital, (UCH), Ibadan, Mrs. Gbemisola Adeyefa says a special water diet can prevent and reduce pot belly, noting that  an average person needs up to eight glasses of water a day. She said drinking water, eating watery foods like water melon as well as vegetables have  enormous health benefits. "To [...]

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March 25, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS380478402
KANO375477498
PH380478498
ABUJA375476400
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