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66m Nigerians have no access to safe water – UNICEF


According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), about 66 million people in Nigeria do not have access to safe water, while over 110 million lacked access to improved sanitation. As a result, about 150,000 children under the age of five are estimated to die annually largely due to diarrhea ...

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Nutritionist: Consumption of guava lowers blood sugar


Hajiya Jummai Abdul, a nutritionist at Wuse General Hospital, Abuja, on Tuesday said consuming guava daily helps lower blood sugar levels. Abdul told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the hypoglycemic effect of guava is useful in the treatment of diabetes. According to her, those who are ...

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How the Yoruba can deal with the Igbo


For decades, the Igbo and the Yoruba have lived in peace but have bickered ceaselessly like cat and dog. On April 22, 2014, I wrote an article entitled, “‘Tom and Jerry’ relationship between Igbo and Yoruba to highlight the inherent strengths of these two ethnic groups and how they can ...

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Groom Converts From Christianity To Islam For Bride


This is nothing new at all.. People convert from one religion to another for different reasons. This time, a christian decides to convert from Christianity to Islam because of the love of his life. Popular Ghanaian Journalist and magazine publisher, Raymond Archer, has finally wedded his lover of two years, ...

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What is an Allergy?


An allergy is the condition of the response of a human body’s immune system to allergens, such as pollens, foods, and dust mites. While most people display no reactions to these substances, allergic individuals’ immune systems identify them as dangerous and an exaggerated, defensive response is produced. Allergies are extremely ...

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What is asthma?


Asthma, also known as “bronchial asthma,” is an incurable, chronic disease of the lungs and airways that makes breathing difficult. Asthma causes inflammation, swelling and subsequent narrowing of the airways that carry oxygen to the lungs when we breathe. Extra mucus is produced and muscles of the trachea start to ...

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Everybody Agrees On This When It Comes to Nutrition


If you’ve spent any amount of time on health websites on the internet you’ve probably noticed that it hardly seems like any two people can agree on the same nutrition advice. While it seems like everybody has a different opinion about how to eat right, there are a few basic ...

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How to Decrease Sibling Fighting and Increase Love


“Ahhhhhh!” Berkeley screamed as he chased his older brother, Culyar, around the house. My oldest son ran just a few steps ahead of his little brother with a half smerky grin and a half terrorized grimace on his face. It was obvious that Cuylar (9) carried a little pride that ...

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Girls, guys prefer virgins


Dear Temilolu, You may never know what blessings, what dignity and what power you are imparting even to generations unborn! Dr. Aiyeola Dear Aunty Temi, I enjoy this divine assignment called Girls Club which makes me buy Saturday Punch. If only the editor could give us a page or two, ...

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