Health

Buhari’s Statement On Medical Treatment Abroad Scary, Hypocritical – Oby Ezekwesili

  Former Minister, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has described as scary and hypocritical, the statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari that ‘Nigerians can’t continue to go abroad’ for medical treatment. The former Presidential candidate in the 2019 general election before pulling out from the race, in her official twitter handle, wondered whether Buhari was aware that he frequents the United Kingdom for medical attention since 2015. The ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ crusader, submitted that the President’s statement was scarier than the hypocrisy it conveys, saying “our Health Sector cries for Reforms.” She stated: “The scariest thought upon reading this odd statement is: “Could it be our President is not even aware [Read]

Nigerians can’t continue going overseas for treatment — Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, said Nigerians should not continue going abroad for medical treatment. “Nigerians have suffered so much going abroad for medical treatment. This is not good for us and it must stop because we can’t afford it again,” he said. The President, who himself had travelled to the United Kingdom for treatment on several occasions, stated this at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, during the inauguration and handover of completed projects to the management of the hospital. He explained that the project was executed to check flooding and gully erosion in the hospital. The President, who was represented at the [Read]

Don’t drink, smoke, or steal – 102-year-old woman gives advice on longevity

A 102-year-old lady by name Lillie Weathers has shared life tips and secrets she has abided by that have made sure she did not ruin her life at a young age. Fox2detroit.com reports that Lillie Weathers who is from Detroit was speaking as part of her 102nd birthday celebration. According to Lillie, she does not have any physical or emotional pain because she does not engage in activities that breed pain. She gave herself ‘dos and don’ts’ that she succeeded in keeping which have kept her going strong. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bernice Baidoo (@berniceebaidoo) on Dec 16, 2019 at 2:11am PST The great grandparent [Read]

#FreeSowore: Deji Adeyanju’s health worsens, flown abroad for treatment

Human Rights Activist, Comrade Deji Adeyanju who suffered injuries after being attacked by hoodlums during a #FreedomRally in front of the National Human Rights Commission on Monday December 23, has been flown abroad for medical treatment. The activist who alongside others was protesting against the rearrest and detention of Omoyele Sowore, was reportedly struggling to breathe after being left with deep cuts all over his body. Deji has reportedly been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where he would be receiving comprehensive medical treatment. See more photos from the brutal attack on Deji Adeyanju leading to his present predicament below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

Cardi B says ‘sperm’ is what makes her face smooth [SEE MORE SPERM BENEFITS]

Cardi B went live recently on Instagram and her face looks so smooth even without make-ups. A curious fan tweeted at her that she should reveal her ‘skincare routine’ that has enabled her to have such a fine face. “drop the skincare routine. @iamcardib”, the fan tweeted. drop the skincare routine. @iamcardib pic.twitter.com/o0ZmE1Mr4h — wanda. (@BODAKYELLO) December 24, 2019 Cardi B saw the tweet and replied that the secret for her smooth face is ‘CUM‘ which means sperm. CUM https://t.co/UzsfatpVNc — iamcardib (@iamcardib) December 24, 2019 It’s widely believed that sperm can take care of ‘acne’ but it’s not scientifically proven. Is Sperm Good for Your Skin? Yup, this is [Read]

Is Babangida dead as reported? Read the official statement about his state of health

  A section of social media on Monday had rumours that a former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, has lost his life, but his spokesperson, Kassim Afegbua, has denied this. The reports indicated that Babangida died after a long battle with an undisclosed ailment. However, a statement by Afegbua said the former military president was still alive and kicking. Read the full statement below: IBB IS ALIVE AND BUBBLING It has become consistent fake news for quite some time now wishing our own IBB, the one we easily refer to as ‘the last don’ of Nigeria politics, dead. The ‘fake news bill’ would be a suitable response to this category of [Read]

Good sex lowers risk of heart attack — Expert

  Recent studies have proven that good sexual intercourse between a man and a woman, especially amongst married couples, engenders good health vis-a-vis other benefits. A consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Dr Olayinka Ogunbode, told journalists that coitus could help lower risk of heart attack. According to him “Sexual activity helps keep levels of hormones, like oestrogen and testosterone, in check and thereby promoting good cardiac health.” Speaking on other health benefits of sexual intercourse, Dr Ogunbode reiterated that it could reduce risks of prostate cancer. [SEE ALSO] The Health Benefits of Sucking A Woman’s Breasts [A MUST BE FOR ALL MEN & WOMEN] “A few studies have [Read]

‘I went through hell, people deserted me for eight years, thinking I had HIV’ – Ogogo recounts ordeal

  Actor Taiwo Hassan aka Ogogo has recounted how he suffered from illness for eight years that made people to desert him, thinking he had HIV. The veteran actor, who celebrated his 60th birthday during the weekend explained that he had ulcer in 2004 but he didn’t know it was ulcer to the sickness perforated his intestines and made him lose so much weight. Read the excerpt from his interview with City People… What really led to your sickness in 2004? The sickness started from 2004 to 2012, before I started recovering in 2013. I only hear of ulcer, but I’ve never experienced it. I woke up that day, dressed [Read]

Crying Between 7pm And 10pm Can Help You Lose Weight — New Study [READ MORE]

  A new study published by AsiaOne indicates that there’s enormous benefit in shedding tears which is backed by scientific evidence. The website says a recent study shows that emotional crying will help you lose weight because it is linked to hormones that heighten the cortisol level, which is induced when you have bottled up emotions. As a matter of fact, a biochemist named William Frey even found out that stress-induced tears remove many kinds of toxic substances from the body, and thus concluded that weeping is an excretory process that removes such substances that can build up during times of emotional stress. In response to this, our body can’t [Read]

Five Ways To Last Longer During Sex [A MUST READ]

Sex is great and very pleasing when you get to last long, satisfy your partner and enjoy the moment. These days, so many men suffer from premature ejaculation due to intake and daily activities which most times leads to not being able to enjoy sex with their partners, not being able to satisfy their women and leaving the women susceptible to cheating. Sex isn’t the only thing that makes a relationship work but it brings intimacy and great connection between couples. Your interest in satisfying your partner reduces their chances of cheating. Men get to reach orgasm quicker than women so as a man, you don’t need to be satisfied [Read]

Ogun Cancels Monthly Sanitation Exercise For November

ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Government has cancelled the monthly sanitation exercise in the State for the month of November.  The Government said it has also lifted restriction of movement order. This, the State Government said would enable secondary school students across the state to take part in the on-going National Examination Council (NECO) examinations. In a statement by Kunle Somorin, chief press secretary to the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun while giving the approval said the decision was arrived at after reviewing the challenges that the restriction of movement order would have on the Mathematics paper in the NECO exams schedule for Saturday and which coincides with the timing [Read]

Onazi Pays N1.5m for Ex-Nigerian Star Sani Emmanuel’s Surgery 

  Nigeria and Trabzonspor Midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi has supported his former teammate, Sani Emmanuel who is battling with a long-term injury with the sum of 1.5 million naira. Emmanuel, who won the best player at the 2009 FIFA Under 17 World Cup hosted by Nigeria has been forced to retire early from football as a result of injury. The 26-year-old took to social media for help, was assisted by Onazi who was also part of the Golden Eaglets side that finished second behind Switzerland at the 2009 World Cup paid the money to the doctor. Emmanuel who played for Israeli club, Beitar Jerusalem posted on Instagram saying he got a [Read]

Regular sex boosts mental health, psychiatrist tells women

  A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri, on Saturday, advised married women to have regular sex in order to prevent depression. Kadiri, the Medical Director of Pinnacle Medical Services gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. According to her, sex is not just to nourish a woman’s body, it is also beneficial for her mental health. “As women, there is need for us to make our spouses our best friends if we want to be mentally healthy. “Studies have shown that women who have more active sex and are in long-term relationships are less likely to be depressed than women who go without sex. [Read]

Lagos Shuts Eight Worship Centres Over Environmental Pollution

LAGOS – Lagos state government on Sunday shut eight worship centres across the state for contravening environmental pollution regulations. General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Dolapo Fasawe, said the facilities were closed down to save the people from a health crisis that might arise from the activities of the centres. The affected facilities are located at 68, Old Ota Road, Orile Agege; 4, Ademola Oshinowo Street, Off Love Street, Ketu; 1, Dele Amuda Street, Lekki; 17, Ajileye Street, Ilaje Bariga; 39, Kusenla Road, Elegushi and Ajayi Bembe Street Abule Oja, Yaba, among others. The LASEPA boss, who led the operation, vowed that there would be no hiding place [Read]

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]