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The Improbable Rise and Savage Fall of Siegfried

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The Best Place to Celebrate Birthday and Music

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The most popular photoshop styles of the year

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Adding salt to your food at the table ‘increases risk of premature death’ – Researchers

The researchers, led by Professor Lu Qi, of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, USA, say their findings...

Breaking News: New Covid-19 Variant Detected in Israel

  A new Covid-19 variant has been detected in Israel, Persecondnews.com,  gathered  Wednesday. The strain, a combination of two subvariants of Omicron, was...

Nigeria, 5 other African countries to begin Covid-19 vaccines production, says WHO

  By Ajuma Edwina Ameh   With the African continent having limited access to COVID-19 jabs, Nigeria and five other African countries have...

COVID-19: CBN says over N3trn loans disbursed to revive economy, create jobs

        By Ajuma Edwina Ameh     To facilitate economic recovery and generate employment opportunities in the wake of the...

FG takes delivery of EU-donated 2m doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

  By Ajuma Edwina Ameh     The Federal Government said on Monday that it has taken delivery of two million doses of...

Africa records 1.1m new cancer cases  annually – WHO

    By Ajuma Edwina Ameh     As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 2022 World Cancer Day,...

Ghebreyesus faces criticism from Ethiopia over 2nd term as WHO chief

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is running for a new term with opposition from his own country instead of another...

COVID-19 4th wave formally declared extinct in Lagos State — Health Commissioner

    With the consistent plummeting of COVID-19 case positivity in Lagos State, the national epic centre of the virus, the government has...

China Uses Anal Tests To Detect Omicron As COVID Variant Spreads

Chinese health authorities are ordering the use of controversial but more precise anal swabs to detect COVID-19 for a third year running as...

Just in: Omicron COVID-19 variant cases flattening in Africa, says WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa’s fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic called Omicron variant is flattening.   The variant...

Nigeria reports 395 cases of mutant poliovirus 16 months after WHO certified it WPV-free

      By Ajuma Edwina Ameh   The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), on Thursday announced 395 new cases of Circulating...

Corruption has robbed Nigeria of direct foreign investment – FG

      Nigeria has lost a lot of direct foreign investment due to the endemic corruption and graft ravaging the country, the...

World record as U.S. surgeons transplant pig’s heart into human

. United States surgeons have broken a world medical record as they transplanted the heart of a pig into the body of a...