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Socioeconomic Effects Of COVID-19 On Kaduna State So Far, Its

By Atinúkẹ́ Ṣeun-Ìgè. COVID-19 and how it all began: At the outbreak of COVID-19 in late 2019, the world was thrown into chaos as the newly discovered virus caused mild to severe acute respiratory illnesses in humans. This virus, known to be predominantly spread from person to person, is transmitted through contacts, droplets of saliva […]

World Blood Donor Day: Give Blood, Keep The World Beating

Ever thought of the need to voluntarily donate blood at least, once every three months? Certainly, blood donation is an act many people would initially cringe at until they realise the benefits are for the donors as much as for the receivers. The donor is at lower risk of suffering a heart attack, developing cancer, […]

New Fuel Price and its downstream implications for Nigerians

Some days ago, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, PPMC, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, which currently imports almost all of Nigeria’s petrol announced that it has adjusted the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, from ₦147.67 to ₦155.17. According to PREMIUM TIMES, a memo signed on Wednesday, […]

New Fuel Price And Its Downstream Implications For Nigerians

Some days ago, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, PPMC, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, which currently imports almost all of Nigeria’s petrol announced that it has adjusted the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, from ₦147.67 to ₦155.17. According to PREMIUM TIMES, a memo signed on Wednesday, […]

Some People Believe Sleeping Under Insecticide Treated Bed Net Is

Claim: Several people believe that sleeping under a mosquito bed net  treated with insecticide (or not treated) is ineffective and harmful to human health.  Verdict: The claim that sleeping under bed net is harmful to human health and ineffective is misleading. Medical experts and scientists have affirmed that sleeping under a bed net reduces the […]

Does Groundnut Cause Pimples As Sometimes Claimed?

Groundnuts, very rich in protein and oil, are also rich in the vitamins niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, thiamin, riboflavin, choline, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E and rich in minerals like magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, zinc, iron, copper, manganese selenium. But oftentimes, this nutritious nut has been blamed for causing pimples in many parts of the world and […]

Testing for Coronavirus Disease: Benefits and Dangers of Not Testing

After about eight months of rage, COVID-19 has impacted human lives in ways unexpected. While many still see the disease as a scam, doubting the quoted figures of infection, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has, at every opportunity, emphasised the danger in such disposition.  NCDC Boss, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at one occasion said […]