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By Onche Odeh  Epeilo Community WASHCOM Chairman, Akor, stands at the base of one of UNICEF/DFID Water projects in Ogbadibo LGA, Benue State It is maximum relief for about 70 communities in Ogbadibo Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State, as their age-long problem of access to water for domestic consumption...

The Kanu Heart Foundation is embroiled in a moral crisis over claims of abandonment by a family that sought its help.  By Chibuike Chukwu  - Lagos   Kanu...

Phosphorus is one of the most common substances on Earth. An essential nutrient for every living organism, humans require approximately 700 milligrams per day. But we’re rarely concerned about consuming enough because it is in most of the foods we eat. Despite its ubiquity and living organisms’ dependence on it, little is surprisingly known about how it moves, or cycles,...

By Onche Odeh Aflatoxin infected corn A new strain of fungi, Cryptococcus gatti, established as the cause of severe brain and lung infections that resulted in many deaths in the United States may be headed for Nigeria and other countries in Africa. The airborne and extremely rare hypervirulent fungus earlier noticed in Australia and South America, could spread even wider,...

A malaria vaccine, developed at Oxford University, was declared 67 percent effective in a study of 121 men in Kenya, in a move targeted at the most dangerous strain of the disease, which is still widespread in many parts of Africa. reports say malaria claims about 1,300 children in sub-Saharan Africa daily, and researchers are developing a vaccine to protect those most...

How to reduce high maternal deaths in Nigeria was the subject of discourse at a Civil Society-Media Forum organised by Development Communications Network...

By Oladele Ogunsola, Ibadan   The socio-economic situation in the country has made it imperative for every sexually active woman to embrace family...

Experts in the insurance sector are not left out in the agitation for a better administration of the insurance sector, especially, that of motor insurance...

By Akin Osibogun   Disease is the result of a distortion of the physiology or anatomy of any part or several parts of the human body and can generally be due to infectious agents or non-infectious agents. Several reasons have been provided to account for the observed distortions in physiological or anatomical functions. The various reasons and theories in turn account...

Leading ICT Company in Nigeria, MTN, has been awarded the Tier III Certification for design of its data centre from the Uptime Institute. The MTN Data...