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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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2023 Elections: Fashola distances self from presidential campaign posters

MINISTER of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, on Sunday, distanced himself from groups sponsoring political campaigns in his name...

Police deny attack on stations in Zamfara

THE Zamfara State Police Command has denied reports that its stations were attacked in Shinkafi town. This was contained in...

Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Dogara, Okorocha, others bag awards at CAN’s 45th anniversary

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has given an award of excellence to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at its...

Residents groan as tanker drivers’ protest over worsening FG roads continues in Minna

RESIDENTS of Bida town in Niger State have lamented the continued blockade of major roads leading to the town...

UK debunks statements on disapproval of vaccines administered in Nigeria

BRITISH High Commissioner to Nigeria Catriona Laing has debunked reports that COVID-19 vaccines administered in Nigeria are not approved...
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