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Death toll increases in Lagos Diarrhea outbreak  

 By Olawale Abdul-Fatah  No fewer than 11 persons have been confirmed dead following the ongoing diarrhea outbreak in Lagos State, attributed to flood cases recorded in some Local Governments in the state. The local Governments where…

Sanwo-Olu earmarks N36bn to tackle open defecation

By Olawale Abdul-Fatah The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has earmarked $100m (N36 billion), for the eradication of open defecation and improve accessibility to portable water in the state. Sanwo-Olu further disclosed that…

How workplace aids, prevent diabetes

By News Desk People in certain occupations have a three-times-higher risk of type 2 diabetes compared to those in other jobs, probably because of lifestyle factors, a nationwide study in Sweden suggests. Getting these workers to ramp…

Kebbi governor vows to fight cancer in 2020

Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has pledged to make provision in the 2020 budget to tackle cancer and increase awareness on preventive measures against the scourge in the state. Bagudu said his administration will make provision in…