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SEXUAL VIOLENCE: The silent, violent pandemic

SEXUAL VIOLENCE: The silent, violent pandemic

The girl-child, it appears, has become an endangered species in this part of the world as the ugly incidence of child rape across the country is taking a dimension that gives concern to many. ISIOMA…

THE SCOURGE OF MALARIA: Where are the treated nets?

THE SCOURGE OF MALARIA: Where are the treated nets?

It appears many Nigerians are no longer using the longlasting insecticidal nets freely distributed by government and non-governmental agencies to combat the scourge of malaria, said to be the most prevalent disease in the country.…

DEPRESSION: THE IGNORANCE, THE STIGMA

DEPRESSION: THE IGNORANCE, THE STIGMA

Many people, including medical experts, seem to agree on depression as the possible cause of most suicide incidents. Hopelessness, feelings of guilt, loss of interest, insomnia, and low self-esteem are some of the most popular…

INSIDE STORY OF SOUTH AFRICA DRUG CARTELS

INSIDE STORY OF SOUTH AFRICA DRUG CARTELS

A growing drug epidemic appears to be silently taking over cities and towns in South Africa. The country seems to have become a key player in global drug distribution with many alleging that Nigerian dealers…

Meningitis: The disease, the cure

Meningitis: The disease, the cure

Kissing, sneezing or living in close contacts with a carrier facilitates its spread –Medical experts A Consultant Public Health Physician, Bayo Onajole, has disclosed that meningococcal meningitis, a bacterial form of meningitis, is a serious…

BREAST MILK , ‘BABIES’ FIRST KITCHEN’, CRUCIAL FOR FIGHTING MALNUTRITION –EXPERTS

BREAST MILK , ‘BABIES’ FIRST KITCHEN’, CRUCIAL FOR FIGHTING MALNUTRITION –EXPERTS

Malnutrition is said to be a pathological condition brought about by inadequacy of one or more of the nutrients essential for survival, growth, development, reproduction and capacity to learn and function in the society. This…

Malt drinks: Sweet silent killers (2)

Malt drinks: Sweet silent killers (2)

People consume malt drinks believing they are good energy sources. But there are now worries as experts say their sugar contents could significantly increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. ISIOMA MADIKE, who has…

Malt drinks: Sweet silent killers

Malt drinks: Sweet silent killers

Most people, who may not want to be intoxicated, consume non-alcoholic drinks, especially the malt brands. They are good energy sources though, there are worries their sugar contents could significantly increase the risk of developing…

RAPE IN LAGOS MARKETS

RAPE IN LAGOS MARKETS

…the story of homeless girls, area boys Centre of Excellence”, as Lagos State is popularly known, is as interesting as it is repulsive. While so much goes on in daytime, at nights, the markets and…