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LASSA FEVER: AVOID DRINKING SOAKED GARRI -MEDICAL UNION

The Director of Public Health, Enugu State, Dr. Boniface Okolo, has cautioned Nigerians against the consumption of soaked garri to avoid contacting Lassa fever. Okolo, who gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Enugu, said the rats that cause the disease were mostly in contact with Nigeria’s most popular staple food, garri,…

Marshal Oil Groundnut Oil Nutritional Profile

Groundnut oil, this is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the peanut plant. What Are The Benefits Of Peanut Oil? 1. Peanut Oil Boosts Heart Health We already saw how the vitamin E in the oil could protect the heart. It fights free radicals, which can otherwise cause heart disease. The oil is…

Cosmic Crisp: New Apple Launched Can Last For A Year In The Fridge

A new breed of apple that took two decades to develop and allegedly lasts for up to a year in the fridge goes on sale in the US on Sunday. The apple - Cosmic Crisp - is a cross-breed of the Honeycrisp and Enterprise and was first cultivated by Washington State University in 1997. The…

Google celebrates Nigerian food culture

Google is celebrating Nigerian food culture with the world through its project ‘Come Chop Bellefull: A Taste of Nigeria. The project was launched in collaboration with the Centenary Project on Tuesday at the Pan-Atlantic University (PAU), Lagos. The Centenary Project had since its inception in 2014 focused on digitally capturing and showcasing the cultural and…

Domino’s Pizza opens 100th outlet

Eat’N’Go Limited , the franchisee operating Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery, and Pinkberry Gourmet Frozen Yogurt in Nigeria has invested over N10 billion to grow its businesses. This disclosure was made by the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Patrick McMichale who also confirmed that they are getting closer to their target of opening over 300 outlets in Nigeria. So far, a…

Due to rise in suicide, NAFDAC announces plan to regulate Sniper

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), is considering modifying the container of popular insecticide, Sniper, over the recent increase in its use for suicide in Nigeria. The Director General of the agency, Prof. Christiana Adeyeye, made the disclosure during NAFDAC’s commemoration of World Food Safety Day. According to her, sniper…

Coca-Cola Donates Medical Equipment to Lagos Hospital

Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd, has delivered maternal and neo-natal care equipment to Federal Medical Centre, FMC,Ebute-Metta, Lagos, as part of its Safe Birth Initiative, SBI, project that was launched late last year. The SBI was launched in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health, the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals , OSSAPP- SDGs and an NGO, Medshare International Inc.