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National Assembly refuses to include statutory health funds in 2017 budget over fraud fright

Anietie Udobit,Monica Omachi   The Nigerian National Assembly has refused to set aside one percent of combined revenue for the health sector as statutorily required, until it is sure of sensible and transparent payout of the fund. The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, revealed this

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Health benefit of Okra you need to know

-Monica Omachi Let’s take a closer look into best okra benefits or gumbo pods benefits: High Fiber Content The dietary fiber content of okra/lady’s finger is known to be high, and hence, many health specialists recommend it for digestive benefits. The fibers aid the process of digestion in the body by facilitating proper bowel

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More Than 7 Million People Die Yearly As A Result Of Tobacco Usage – WHO

By COMFORT NJIONYE According to World Health Organization it has been discovered that over 7 million people die yearly as a result of Smoking and other tobacco uses. Tougher measures are needed to restraint tobacco use, the UN agency warns of the dreadful environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution and waste, and urges

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Will Nigerians’ Love For Buhari Shine Again In 2019?

By STELLA UKWUOMA Despite the economic crunch staring most Nigerians in the face, the presidency and the All Progressive Congress (APC) appear confident President Mohammadu Buhari would easily win again in 2019 should he decide to contest. Among those who have expressed this view is the Minister of Petroleum, Dr. Ibeh Kachukwu. Kachukwu while

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More Than 7 Million People Die Yearly As A Result Of Tobacco Usage – WHO

By COMFORT NJIONYE According to World Health Organization it has been discovered that over 7 million people die yearly as a result of Smoking and other tobacco uses. Tougher measures are needed to restraint tobacco use, the UN agency warns of the dreadful environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution and waste, and urges

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