HEALTH

BREAKING: Popular Radio OAP Tosyn Bucknor ‘AREA MAMA’ dies at 37 – READ MORE + SEE PHOTOS

  Nigerian media personality, actress and social media content creator Tosyn Bucknor has been reported dead . NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Tosyn, was found dead by husband, Aurelien Boyer, a French national, when he arrived at home from work on Monday night. Wale Adigun, a former colleague at Top Radio, wrote on his Twitter account. “So full of life, excitement and always willing to lend a helping hand. This is so devastating!! “Rest on Voice of Lagos. Rest on Tosyn Bucknor,” . Also, Onome Obruthe, husband of her sister Funke Obruthe-Bucknor, confirmed the death of the petite media personality Oluwatosin Bucknor, popularly known as Tosyn Bucknor who was born [Read]

Ganduje Bags ‘2018 Best Governor’ Award Despite Corruption Allegations

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Telegraph newspaper has crowned Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State the Best Governor in 2018 in the areas of health and education despite an unresolved bribery allegation against him. The award came at a time Mr Ganduje is facing allegation of collecting $5 million kickback from contractors. Background The Daily Nigerian, an online medium, had first published a series of videos showing Mr Ganduje collecting bribes from contractors in what the newspaper called a sting operation. Similar videos soon surfaced online sparking a national outrage and demand for investigation by Nigerians. Although the videos were also authenticated by PREMIUM TIMES in-house experts, the videos [Read]

OMPAN inaugurates Edo Chapter, as members donate blood – READ MORE

  Worried by the chronic blood shortage and insufficient blood banks in hospitals across the state, members of the State chapter of the Association of Online Media Practitioners of Nigeria, OMPAN, have made voluntary blood donation to the National Blood transfusion service. The exercise which took place at the Conference Hall of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ Edo state council in Benin City was the highpoint of the inauguration of the Edo state chapter of OMPAN. Speaking during the exercise, the state chairman of OMPAN, Don Ofure Osehobo who is a blogger and online media practitioner said blood donation should be a civic duty because it helps to save [Read]

40 million Nigerians suffering from mental disorders – Nigerian government

The Nigerian government has disclosed that an estimated 40 million Nigerians, are believed to be suffering from mental disorders. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, who blamed the country’s high burden of mental disorders to inadequate attention paid to mental illnesses, misconceptions and lack of awareness on the part of the Nigerian public, added that more people will be disabled by psychological challenges than complications arising from HIV/AIDS, heart disease, accidents, and wars combined by the year 2020. Speaking on Monday at the ongoing mental health action committee and stakeholders workshop in Abuja, Abdulaziz said; “In Nigeria, an estimated 20%–30% of our populations are believed to suffer [Read]

2019: I am Mentally Fit and Stable, Sanwo-Olu tells INEC

  The Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress , Mr Babajide Sanwo -Olu, says he has never been declared unfit and having unsound mind at any point in time . This is contrary to allegations levelled against him by the Lagos State Governor , Mr Akinwunmi Ambode . The governor on September 30 , 2018 while addressing a World Press Conference alleged that Sanwo -Olu was once a patient at the Gbagada General Hospital , Lagos , where he underwent rehabilitation . Sanwo -Olu had emerged as the governorship candidate of the party in the state based on the support received from the Mandate Movement of the [Read]

TRAGEDY: Malaria kills Corps member, one month to passing out – READ MORE

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Daniel, a graduate of the Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education Portharcourt, Rivers State, died yesterday owing to Malaria illness. He was meant to finish his service by next month. May his soul rest in peace . . READ MORE 247 LATEST BREAKING NEWS AND MANY MORE HOT GISTS ON: www.newsflakes.com.ng [Read]

Ex-gov Orji Kalu Reportedly Goes into Coma, hospitalized in Germany for an undisclosed Ailment – READ MORE

  A former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress , Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has been hospitalised in Germany. Kalu’s media aide, Kunle Oyewunmi, said in a statement on Friday that the ex- governor flew to Germany last Monday for “ a major surgery ” to address “an undisclosed and life -threatening ailment .” NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that he was said to have flown aboard a Lufthansa aircraft , accompanied by his wife, Ifunanya. Oyewunmi said upon arrival in Germany, Kalu was on Tuesday rushed in an ambulance to Helios Klinik, Wiesbaden , Germany , where he was immediately wheeled into the surgical theatre [Read]

Lack of regular sex can lead to job loss — Therapist READ MORE

  A sex therapist and consultant psychiatrist, Tomi Imarah, says not having sex regularly, being part of a balanced diet, can make one to lose job. Imarah, who runs an online Mental Health Counselling Service, called “Dr Tomi’s Haven’’, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos. According to her, sex is part of a balanced diet, reflecting how essential it is to overall health and wellbeing. “With regards to the impact of sex on job performance, I will prefer an emphasis on sex in marriage; frequent unmet expectations stir frustrations and resentment, leaving you distracted at a subconscious level. “Sex boosts [Read]

BOOM! Nigerians use over 400 million condoms yearly, says Society for Family Health – READ MORE

  A couple of weeks ago, the Internet was agog with the news that Nigerians use about 400 million condoms per annum. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that this came to light when the Managing of Director, Society for Family Health Nigeria, by Sir Bright Ekweremadu unveiled the brand new Flex condom. While many of the remarks by Nigerians simply suggested that it was outrageous, only few shared our perspective that it was actually, insufficient. READ ALSO: SHOCKING: School Girls Expelled For Failing Pregnancy Tests To further enlighten Nigerians, we have taken into consideration a number of factors; the Nigerian population, percentage of sexually active Nigerians and percentage of male condoms used [Read]

Cross River mentally deranged family gets rescued, rehabilitated – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Cross River State Government in partnership with the Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, have rescued the family of Mr. & Mrs. Ben Ogar, popularly known as “the Ogoja mentally deranged couple.” According to reports, Mr. Ben and his wife lost their means of livelihood about six years ago, while still resident in Abuja, with their two kids, and what followed was a mental disorder. READ ALSO: SHOCKING: School Girls Expelled For Failing Pregnancy Tests Ben then relocated himself and his wife to his country home in Ogoja, where he opted to stay in a shanty rather [Read]