HEALTH

Killer disease hits Lagos, over 100 hundred victims recorded [SEE HOW TO STAY ALIVE]

  A stomach or intestinal disease is plaguing Lagos, and according to Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, some 117 persons have been infected by the disease in five local government areas of the state. A health worker in Ebute-metta discloses that some 168 patients have been diagnosed with the ailment so far; and that the figure could be higher because not all cases are reported. The ailment is called gastroenteritis and it is the name for the inflammation of the stomach and intestines. Gastroenteritis is a bacterial or viral infection which causes vomiting and diarrhea. Its symptoms may include diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Symptoms may also include feverishness, [Read]

“I slept with a dog for N3m, since then I get wet when I see dog as no man satisfies me again” – Nigerian lady cries for help

  A Nigerian lady shared bizarre post on the wall of a self-acclaimed ‘Love Doctor’, Joro Olumofin and is currently causing havoc on the internet. In the post, the lady narrated a story of how she is getting sexually attracted to animals specifically dogs. The lady revealed that she has been having sleepless nights over the issue as men cannot satisfy her sexual urge again, hence her decision to seek the relationship expert’s help. According to the story, the unidentified lady lost her parents and in order to overcome the hardship trailing the situation, she sought the help of three lady who then offer a job. The job was to [Read]

Kwara Govt Distributes Waste Bins To Markets

  ILORIN – The Kwara State Environmental Task Force adh committee set-up by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq have been working round the clock to ensure that the state, especially Ilorin the state capital is kept clean and green while ensuring that the indiscriminate dumping of refuse along waterways which has caused flooding in the different parts of the state is totally stamped out. The government is also aware of the epidemic this unwholesome act of waste disposal could cause; a reason why the Governor in his stride to make governance total and egalitarian, constituted a committee to curb this disturbing trend that had for a long time turned the state capital [Read]

Shocking! Soldier Shoots Eight Colleagues Dead, Injures Two Others

  A Russian soldier has shot dead eight fellow soldiers and injured two more on a military base in the country’s Far East. Reports say the soldier who has been arrested and detained might have been suffering from mental health issues. The shooting took place in Gorny, Transbaikal region, on Friday evening. The soldier whose name has not been released was on duty at the military. [Read]

Regular sex prevents women from depression, mental disorder – Psychiatrist reveals

  A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri has advised married women to have regular sex with their spouses in order to prevent depression and gain happiness. According to her, Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration. Kadiri, who’s the Medical Director of Pinnacle Medical Services gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Pinnacle is a health and wellness centre for psychological, behavioral, and mental health related issues. According to her, sex is not just to nourish a [Read]

Staring At Women’s Breast Makes Men Live Longer – New Study [A MUST READ]

  A German scientist, Dr Karen Weatherby has disclosed in his study that staring at women’s breasts is healthy and also elongates the life span of men. A study which was also published in the New England Journal of Medicine was carried out over a period of five years involved 500 men, half of whom were instructed to stare at women’s breasts in a lustful manner for no less than 10 minutes every day. The other half were instructed to abstain from doing such, NAN reports. It concluded that men who stared at breasts, more often, showed lower rates of heart problems, slower resting heart rate and lower blood pressure, [Read]

[FEATURES] Seven Ways To Keep Your Vagina Healthy, No. 4 & 5 Will Shock You [A MUST READ]

ALL LADIES GATHER HERE! To maintain a healthy vagina you must know what to do to avoid infection and it is equally important to educate your sexual partner on some of them to also help you help the vagina. Here are some few things you can do or avoid as gathered by NEWS FLAKES NG; 1. FINGERING  During foreplay or romance, as part of it some people insert their finger or fingers into the vagina. The question is, how many people wash their hands before sexual intercourse? Some people do not even keep their nails clean so it gathers a lot of germs and during the fingering, these germs are [Read]

New vaccine to end HIV infections almost ready

KENYA – The Centers for Disease Control Prevention is working on a HIV vaccine that could see an end to new HIV infections in Kenya. The vaccine – HPTN-081 – is an antibody-mediated prevention that involves giving antibodies to individuals to protect them from HIV infections. Speaking during the 40th anniversary of CDC’s partnership with Kenya in Kisumu on Friday, CDC country director Dr Marc Bulterys said research is ongoing to ensure that the vaccine can be widely rolled out. “We are already done with three trial phases of the vaccine and are working towards making more progress that can help in fully preventing HIV,” Dr Bulterys said. “We are [Read]

Doctor detains patient, car over N480,000 childbirth bill

A nursing mother, Peace, and her husband, Uche Onu, have dragged a medical practitioner, Dr Alfred Nwoyeocha, before Justice Hannatu Balogun of the Kaduna State High Court over her detention due to her family’s inability to settle the N480,000 allegedly incurred during childbirth through caesarean section. The couple is demanding N32m from the doctor and the Maneks Hospital Limited for alleged negligence, confiscation of peace’s car valued N4.6m and for carrying out illegal surgery on her without her consent. Nwoyeocha and his medical facility were named as the first and second defendants, respectively. But in his statement of defence filed by his lawyer, Valentine Ajibo, the doctor denied most of [Read]

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]

Pastor dies of starvation while observing 30 days fast

ZAMBIA – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a Zambian pastor identified as Brighton Samajomba has reportedly died of starvation 10 days before the end of his annual 30-day fasting programme. Samajomba, 37, of “Heaven Is My Home” in Solwezi, Northwest area of Zambia, was reportedly found dead by his wife in the early hours of the 20th day of his 30-day fasting programme of standing in the gap for his family and church members. Samajomba’s death was confirmed by his brother Reagan Samajomba in Solwezi on Wednesday. Reagan said the deceased Samjomba who led a lifestyle of taking on many days of prayer and fasting programmes, started his annual fasting [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]