Health

I’m injured, I can’t stand on my feet at the moment – Dino Melaye tells court upon resumption of his trial

ABUJA – Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, on Thursday, September 12th told a Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Apo, Abuja, that he was injured and could not stand in the dock to continue his criminal trial. The senator is facing a six count criminal charges of attempted suicide, escape from lawful custody, damage to police property, mischief’s, and threat to public servants. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the trial judge had at last sitting on May 28, 2019 adjourned the case to September 11, 18 and October 3, 2019 for continuation of hearing and examination of witnesses by the defence counsel. But Melaye was “assisted” [Read]

Abortion: Mother of four bled to death in Ebonyi

EBONYI – The Ebonyi State police command has confirmed the death of a 29-year-old mother of four, Mrs Chinasa Odah, from Inikiri Effium, Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi State, who administered drug for abortion giving to her by his suspected boyfriend, one Mgbada. According to DSP Loveth Odah, who confirmed the death noted that the woman bled to death at Sudan hospital on Saturday, August 24, leaving behind her four children. She said that the suspect will be arraigned after investigation as “the matter is still under investigation.” DSP Odah said: “The man has been arrested and investigation ongoing and the suspect will be arraigned after investigation. The woman, [Read]

[VIDEO] Uganda Runs Out Of Condoms, Faces HIV Prevalence

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Uganda may just be having an increased number of HIV/Aids and other sexually transmitted diseases related cases after a report revealed that the East African nation is running short in the availability of condoms. According to the report, although the country’s ministry of health is denying it, people cannot get condoms easily when they need it. The scarcity results from the withdrawal of donor aid funding to the sector. Uganda needs about 240 units of condoms in a year but have only 132 units available this year. See video below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG;   [Read]

Lagos State Govt To Foot Bills Of Injured BRT Accident Victims

Yesterday, there was a ghastly accident involving a Dangote truck loaded with cements and a BRT bus. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Scores Injured As Cement Truck Crashes Into BRT bus In Lagos [SEE PHOTOS] The trailer was going inward Ikorodu when it skidded off the main carriageway and collided with the high capacity bus on the BRT corridor. Several passengers in the BRT bus suffered different degrees of injuries. The Lagos state government in a tweet promised to take full responsibility of the medical bills of victims in the BRT bus. See tweet below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

1.4million Nigerian Youths Suffering From Depression, Mental Disorder – Onofa

ABEOKUTA – A Psychiatric Consultant at the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Dr. Lucky Onofa has disclosed that, nothing less than 1.4million Nigerian youths are suffering from mental disorder resulting from depression.  Dr. Onofa disclosed this on Friday at a Mental and Emotional lecture organized by Fresh Anointing International Church, Wasimi, Ogun state. The psychiatrist noted that, though, the figure might have increased from 2015 statistics due to prevalence of drug abuse among the youths recently. He said the number represented 20% of 7milion Nigerians who are suffering from depression as the commonest mental illness. According to him, increase in drinking of alcohol and exposure to cannabis substances [Read]

BREAKING: El-Zakzaky refuses treatment from ‘strange’ doctors, as India Issues Him Ultimatum To Leave

INDIA – Facts have just emerged that the Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has refused treatment from unknown doctors put in place to treat him in India aside those billed and booked to treat him before his departure from Nigeria. A member of the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) who spoke to PRNigeria via an audio tape said the attitude of Indian government has portrayed El-Zakzaky as a common criminal when no court in Nigeria has convicted him. The source said that the Indian government has given Elzakzaky ultimatum to leave Indian soil if he refuses to receive treatment from unknown doctors billed to [Read]

[FEATURES] Here are 7 foods you need to eat for increased sexual stamina [A MUST READ]

Humans beings have searched for ways to improve their sexual experience for thousands of years, including trying to discover the best foods to improve their sex lives. Scientists have linked a variety of foods with better sex and there is irrefutable proof for certain foods which are said to boost libido, improve stamina, and enhance your sex life. In an article on the Times of India, Sexologist, Dr Vijay Singhal explains the concept of foods for sex and how they can improve the libido. “Any healthy food is good for sex. However, there are certain items that are particularly beneficial- Walnuts, strawberry, avocados, watermelons and almonds. One must note that [Read]

Yellow Fever Kills 16 in Ebonyi

At least 16 persons have been killed in an outbreak of yellow fever in Ebonyi state.   Chris Achi, permanent secretary-designate of the state ministry of health, confirmed the development to reporters in Abakaliki, the state capital, on Friday. Achi said the outbreak occurred in Ndungele community of Izzi local government area of the state.   He said the health ministry did not receive any report on the incident from the community since July 15 when the case was recorded and this led to the deaths of 16 persons before the ministry’s intervention. “A member of the community called me one early morning to report deaths of indigenes with the [Read]

Lagos State Government Shuts 52 Pharmacies, Others

LAGOS – Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods have sealed no fewer than 52 pharmacies, patent medicine shops, and unlicensed premises in Oshodi-Isolo, Alimosho and Somolu councils for illegal operation, among others. Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Titilayo Goncalves, disclosed this yesterday when she received the report of the task force. She explained that the affected outlets were operating without a license, engaging unqualified persons to man and dispense drugs, selling ethical products and displaying and storing drugs in environments, which compromise their potency and integrity. “Although some of the pharmacies visited were registered, it is disheartening to note that quite a [Read]

[HEALTH] 20 Coolest Ways To Care For Your Vagina [No.5, 6 & 18 WILL SHOCK YOU]

  LET’S HAVE A LITTLE TALK ABOUT THE VAGINA…. 1. Vaginal discharge is normal. 2. Wearing panty liners 24/7 is not necessary. 3. Vaginas are acidic enough to BLEACH fabric, hence the discoloration of underwear. 4. Longer labias are more common than smaller ones (but both are fine). 5. A man’s sperm CAN throw off your pH balance and also change the smell of your vagina 6. It is not safe for vaginas to smell like sunshine and flowers so quit expecting it to. 7. STOP douching and washing your vagina with bath&body works, and Victoria secret. It’s not healthy for the vagina. 8. The vagina cleans itself. 9. Having [Read]

REVEALED! Numerous Health Benefits of BREAST SUCKING by Dr Malcon [A MUST READ]

The Woman’s breasts are filled with hyper-sensitive nerve endings that get stimulated when touched, sucked or licked. Men love to suck the breast just as women love their breast to be stimulated. But some men avoid a woman’s breast as soon as she gets pregnant because they believe the breast milk is harmful to Adults. To this end, Dr Malcon, a health expert takes a look at the numerous health benefits of Breast Sucking, especially amongst adults; BUT CAN AN ADULT ALSO TAKE BREAST MILK? YES… Breast milk is quite beneficial for adults too… It increases an adult immunity as it does in children. BENEFITS TO THE WOMAN: It helps [Read]

Stop using tissue paper as sanitary pads, expert warns [READ MORE]

  Bamidele Iwalokun, a medical researcher, says the use of tissue paper as sanitary pads could lead to severe health complications. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Iwalokun, who is the head, Immunology and Vaccinology Research Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, sounded this warning in an interview with NAN on Thursday. “The habit of using tissue paper in form of sanitary pads is a poor hygiene practice on the part of any woman,” he said. [READ ALSO] REVEALED! How To Avoid Sudden Death at Night – Doctor [A MUST READ] “Because no health policy has supported the use of tissue paper as sanitary pad, so it’s bad behaviour and [Read]

REVEALED! How To Avoid Sudden Death at Night – Doctor [A MUST READ]

  Yes! YOU CAN AVOID IT… NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that for those who get up at night to check the house or urinate. Each individual must take note of three and a half minutes. Often this happens: a person who still looks healthy has died at night. We often hear stories of people saying: “Yesterday, I was chatting with him, why did he die suddenly? The reason is that when you get up at night to go to the bathroom, it is often done in a hurry. We immediately stop and the brain does not have blood flow. Why are ‘three 1/2 minutes’ very important? In the middle of [Read]

Vice President Osinbanjo donates N1million to ailing actor, Baba Suwe [READ MORE]

  THE VICE PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA, YEMI OSINBAJO ON WEDNESDAY, GAVE THE SUM OF N1 MILLION TO VETERAN ACTOR, BABATUNDE OMIDINA, BETTER KNOWN AS BABA SUWE. Osinbajo made the donation through the Office of the Youth Organising Secretary, APC Lagos, Aregbe Idriswho was also in the company of popular Nollywood actress, Remi Surutu and other musical acts. The donation was made as a kind gesture supporting the treatment of the comic actor who is reportedly battling with diabetes amongst other ailments. While making the donation, the vice president offered prayers of quick recovery and further urged well-meaning Nigerians to lend their support to the actor.   [Read]

AHF to distribute 600,000 free condoms in Nigeria [READ MORE]

  IN A BID TO PROMOTE THE PREVENTION OF STIS, HIV AND UNWANTED PREGNANCIES, AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION (AHF) HAS DISCLOSED PLANS TO DISTRIBUTE ABOUT 600,000 CONDOMS FOR FREE IN NIGERIA. AHF, Country Program Director, Dr. Echey Ijezie in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, disclosed that the foundation will also embark on safer sex awareness events and activities in Abuja, Benue, Kogi, Nasarawa, Anambra and Cross River states. Ijezie noted that the Nigerian National Condom Strategy which emphasised a deficit of 564 million condoms annually must be met to achieve 90 percent condom coverage in the country. While observing that abstinence from sex, for those who can, remains very effective [Read]