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Survey Shows That 77% Of Children In Nigeria Are Not Fully Immunized

Just last year, the federal government conduct a scheme to administer the polio vaccine to children from the age of 0-5 all over Nigeria in order to make sure we maintain our record of having no case of polio in Nigeria. But to my surprise in the rural area of Ibadan where I was monitoring […]

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Taking Vitamin B-3 Supplement In Pregnancy Can Prevent Miscarriages And Birth Defects

Miscarriages are always a traumatic event in the life of new parents, and the causes for pregnancy loss are not always straightforward. Often, they are linked to genetic factors or the impact of lifestyle. Prof. Sally Dunwoodie, from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney, Australia, has pioneered a study with a team of […]

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Baby Falls Into Fire During Fight Between Parents

A fight between a man, Igwe Dike and his wife, Nkiru Egbo has led to serious injuries for their 9-month-old baby who allegedly fell into fire while its mother was attempting to escape from her husband. The drama came about after the accused caught Egbo having sex with another man in a vehicle which led […]

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Unsafe Abortions Causes Too Many Death In Nigeria

Dr. Godwin Akaba, a Gynaecologist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, has described as “alarming”, the rate of deaths caused by unsafe abortions in the country. Akaba told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that many lives were lost on a daily basis to crude abortions, and described the trend as “scary”. The […]

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Baby Buhari Whose Stepmother Cut Off His Penis Dies At Age One

Mamalettes, do you remember the case of a two months old baby whose manhood was cut off by his 17 year old stepmother who did not have a child of her own after 7 years of marriage.  The baby, whose name is  Dauda Buhari, is dead. The Director General of Child’s Right Agency, Mariam Kolo, […]

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LUTH Confirms Lassa Fever Outbreak In Lagos?

In light of the recent reports that there is a Lassa Fever Outbreak in Lagos, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), LUTH, Prof. Chris Bode, who spoke at a press briefing in Lagos yesterday, said there was a need to inform the public that the hospital is committed to control the recent Lassa fever outbreak. Bode noted […]

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Baby Rescued From Kidnapper's Den In Lagos

A den belonging to kidnappers and ritualists was on Tuesday morning uncovered in the Ijaiye area of Lagos State. According to a Lagos-based journalist, Mr Adeola Adeoti, who narrated the incident, the ritualist hole was discovered by a sweeper along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. It was gathered that the den is an underground canal in which […]

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Drinking Alcohol And Wearing Tight Clothes Can Cause Infertility In Men

One of the major issues particularly in this part of the world, is that men drink a lot of alcohol. So alcohol is a risk factor and also spending a lot of time in the car because what happens especially if you are driving a car that generates heat. This goes towards the scrotum area […]

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Don't Sleep With Your Baby On Your Chest To Avoid Suffocation

Lullaby Trust, an organisation providing expert advice on safer sleep for babies, is warning against parents who might fall asleep on the sofa or in an armchair while holding their babies saying that it can increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) by up to 50 times. Current NHS guidelines advise that parents should ‘never sleep […]

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Baby Suspected To Have Zika Virus Born In Benue

A woman in Ucha Village, Naka road, Benue state was said to have given birth to a baby suspected to have been been infected with Zika Virus. A Benue-based activist, Ukan Kurugh, told Pulse that the baby was born on Monday, July 31, 2017. “This baby, was delivered yesterday 8:00 a.m, at Ucha village naka road no11,” Kurugh said. “I reliably heard […]

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