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BENUE: HOUSEWIFE, SON BEAT IN-LAW TO DEATH OVER MEAT

A Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court, Benue State, on Tuesday ordered that a 40-year-old housewife, Charity Upev, and her son, Tertsea, be remanded in a custodial centre for alleged culpable homicide. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the police charged Charity and her son with criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide. Magistrate …

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BENEFITS, FOOD SOURCES OF VITAMIN B3

Sometime last year we had a series tagged, “Diseases, foods and herbs to manage them.’’ Part of the diseases I discussed was haemorrhoids also called pile. I mentioned that the Pharmacognosy Department, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has a herbal product for it. Many people showed interest but unfortunately, they …

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ANAMBRA: SEX WORKER FOUND DEAD IN HOTEL ROOM

One commercial sex worker simply identified as Chisom has been found dead in controversial circumstances in her room at a hotel (name withheld), in Onitsha, Anambra State. According to an eyewitness account, the deceased, who hailed from Enugu State was found dead on Monday morning after sweeping her room and …

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REDUCING THE RISKS OF CANCER

In recent years, there has been increase in cases of cancer worldwide. Hyuna Sung, Rebecca Siegel and Ahmedin Jemal, employed by the American Cancer Society, estimated that worldwide, about 19.3 million new cancer cases and almost 10.0 million cancer deaths occurred in 2020. In Nigeria, according to the World Health …

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THE DANGER OF MIXING ALCOHOL WITH ENERGY DRINK – Experts

Medical experts have warned against mixing alcohol with energy drink, saying it is dangerous to health. The experts, who gave the warning, said the practice was common among young people in the society. Speaking with Saturday PUNCH, a Professor of Public Health at the University of Ilorin, Tanimola Akande, said individuals …

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ROLE OF IVF, FERTILITY DRUGS IN CONCEPTION OF TWINS

In vitro fertilisation is one type of assisted reproductive technology. It involves using medical intervention to conceive. If you opt for IVF you may also be prescribed fertility medications before the procedure to increase your chances of getting pregnant. For IVF, your eggs and your partner’s sperm are removed before …

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DELTA: MAN KILLS SISTER’S HUSBAND OVER INFIDELITY

A man, Iduh Hausa, has reportedly shot dead his brother-in-law over alleged infidelity in Umunede, in the Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State. PUNCH Metro gathered that the incident, which happened in Ileje, Umunede, threw the community into mourning. A source said tension was brewing in the community …

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