BREAKING| New Ebola drug trial raises hope for cure

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 14, 2019
Scientists trialling new Ebola treatments in the Democratic Republic of Congo have found two drugs make a remarkable difference to survival rates. In a randomised trial of around 700 patients with the disease – currently seeing its second deadliest outbreak ever – two of the four drugs being tested emerged as more effective than others […]

UNICEF Open Defecation Campaign – Nigeria Requires N900 Billion to Eradicate Trend – FG

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 12, 2019
The Federal Government has revealed that the sum of Nine hundred billion naira (N900b) would be required to end the ugly trend of Open Defecation in the country before the end of 2025. This is even as the FG has approved the sum of N10billion to tackle the menace in 2019. This was made known […]

Despite Ban, Sniper Still sold in Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 10, 2019
Following rising cases of suicide and attempted suicide by Nigerians across different age groups and social status using Sniper, an insecticide, the federal government recently banned its public sale and distribution. According to Director-General, National Agency for food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Professor Moji Adeyeye, the agency gave brand owners/distributors till August 31, […]