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Expert warns Nigerians against patronising unregistered drug stores

An Abuja-based Neurosurgeon, Dr. Biodun Ogungbo, on Wednesday advised Nigerians against patronising unregistered patent medicine stores to avoid health complications. Ogungbo said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. He said hospital workers should ensure that all cases resulting from quackery should be reported to the police for immediate investigation and action. “What is...

I saw Whitemoney:what I needed in Maria -Whitemoney

Big brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Whitemoney, says that his attraction towards ex-housemate Maria was due to certain qualities he saw in her. Speaking with fellow housemate Jaypaul on Wednesday, Day 46 of the show, Whitemoney said that he was particularly attracted to people with organisational skills. “I look at the simplest things, how you...

Bandits kill policeman, five others, abduct 23 Kaduna residents

Abdullahi Mudassiru Who is the   Commissioner of Police, Kaduna State Command, Some bandits in two separate attacks killed six security operatives in communities in Kaduna State between Tuesday and Wednesday. Twenty-three other residents were abducted by the bandits. Those killed included five vigilantes and a riot policeman. The bandits attacked three communities, Udawa, Ungwan Sauri and...

EDUCATIONUTME: Stop preferential cut-off marks for Northern students – Gov El-Rufai charges JAMB

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has called on the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to stop giving “preferential scores” to students in Northern Nigeria. Appearing on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’, the Governor said it was wrong for the students in the North who sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, to get...

Ponmo contains beneficial nutrients, says dietitian

Against the narratives that cowhide otherwise known as Ponmo contains no nutritional benefit, a dietitian, Mrs. Oluwakemi Olanrewaju, has said it provides the body with important nutrients. In an interview with our correspondent, Olanrewaju said although Ponmo had low nutritional value when compared to other protein sources, it contained beneficial nutrients and contributes adequately to peoples’ diets. She said, “Over...