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Pretty Helen Ifueko Idehen is a household name in Auchi and its environs because of her unique style and creativity. She is many things rolled into one. The entrepreneur is a makeup artist, an event planner, a bead maker, cake baker, among many other crafts. The graduate of Political Science from the Ambrose...

A popular parlance says a nation is made up of individual family units; thus inferring that whatever becomes of such a nation is a direct result of how healthy or sick the families are. In the bid to create promote healthy family life; Pastor Bisi Adewale of Family Boaster Ministry recently launched an interactive website as a family community with the intent of teaching...

Omolabake Sofola-Ibukunoluwa is one of the wonder MDs in the country. After joining United Courier in 2011, she turned the fortune of the 23-year-old company around. In an industry dominated by men, she steers the company affairs steadily despite the great competition from international players. In a chat with Hazeez Balogun in her Lagos office, she speaks about the challenges...

Samuel Ita, Uyo The Roll Back Malaria (RBM) of the federal government has suffered setback in parts of Akwa Ibom State with the discovery by our Correspondent that many farmers now use the long lasting insecticide treated nets collected from various malaria campaigns to build walls around their vegetable farms. A recent visit to some of the communities in the State showed...

Title:  The Green Pathway to Health and Recovery (Home Grown Option For Third World Countries) Author:  Frances Ngozi Chukwukere Reviewer: Dr. Nick Irabor Publishers:  Alphabet Nigeria Publishers No of pages: 330 It is an established axiom that the most effective approach to good health is by preventive rather than curative measures. Differently put, the advocacy for...

By Yinka Shokunbi Lagos Residents of Adigbe community in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State now have cause to celebrate the presence of some social amenities in the area with the recent donation and commissioning of a water facility and healthcare centre by the management of Guinness Nigeria Plc. The water facility consists of a borehole and an ultramodern...

Yinka Shokunbi Lagos Waoh! It’s another breastfeeding week when the attention of the whole world is once again drawn to the very essence of life, breastfeeding. In August 1990, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) at a joint assembly in which many world leaders were in attendance agreed to give every new-born a chance...

By Anthonia Duru,  Lagos The Ogus popularly mistaken referred to  as Egun are originally settlers in Dahomey now known as Republic of Benin. Their forefather migrated from Dahomey to Ipokia Local Government in Ogun State while some settled in Badagry in Lagos State. Ogu is a dialect of Gun-be. The Ogu speaking people are descendants of those who migrated from Whidah,...

Night sweats are a common and distressing anxiety symptom. Many people with anxiety find themselves wide awake all hours of the night, dripping in sweat. It can be incredibly uncomfortable, and in some cases it can lead to further anxiety that never seems to let up. It’s not uncommon for night sweats to be one of the main reasons those with anxiety struggle to get sleep. Night...

By Yinka Shokunbi Lagos Concerned about the prevalence of Hepatitis virus (HPV) among Nigerians, management of leading local drug manufacturer, Fidson Healthcare Plc, has canvassed for mass preventive action to stem the menace of the deadly virus in the country. Speaking on the theme for the World Hepatitis Day (WHD), ‘Prevent Hepatitis. Act Now’, marketing manager,...