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Globalisation of obesity: FAO plans to tackle the high prevalence

THERE is a steady growth in the levels of overweight people and obesity all around the world, said the Food and Agriculture Organisation Director. Jose...

It is my responsibility to provide jobs and opportunities, says Dangote

Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, says it is his responsibility — "as a business leader" — to provide jobs and opportunities to the people. However,...

ANALYSIS: FG has cut funding for nutrition — and the consequences will be ‘long-lasting’

The Federal Government has cut funding for a nutritional programme designed to save thousands of lives among an estimated 2.5 million children suffering from...

TWO FACES OF MALNUTRITION (II): Urban children are suffering from adult diseases

In this second part of two articles on malnutrition in Nigeria, CHIKEZIE OMEJE reports that food choices and lifestyle changes are increasing obesity among...

TWO FACES OF MALNUTRITION (1): Breeding undernourished children in North West

North West, the most populated region in Nigeria, has the highest undernourished children. Fifty-five percent of children in the region are stunted, suggesting they...

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Missing arms not peculiar to Police alone -Wase

DEPUTY Speaker of the House Of Representatives Idris Wase said the issue of missing arms might not be limited...

Abdulsalami warns against fuel price hike as NEC proposes N302 per litre

AMID concerns that the Nigerian government is considering a National Economic Council (NEC) committee report that recommended hiking the...

How Sanwo-Olu purchased trains abandoned by US state

THE Lagos State government has received commendation for signing a deal with Talgo, a US-based Spanish company, for the...

Bauchi politicians betray people’s trust, plunder State’s forest reserves

By Haruna Mohammed SALISU IN Ningi Bauchi State, local politicians are enabling massive felling of trees in forest reserves despite...

Fresh controversy hits electoral bill over consensus option introduced by Senate

FRESH controversy has hit the Electoral Act Amendment Bill as civil society organisations (CSOs) have rejected the consensus option...
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