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The Ogun State Government says it plans to detect and reduce Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the state before 2025. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, disclosed this, explaining that the government was targeting 2025 to ensure that no case of HIV was left undetected and untreated. Coker spoke during the HIV intervention programme by…


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There are concerns that the rising court cases against the ruling All Progressives Congress may affect the party’s national convention scheduled for February. Sunday PUNCH gathered on Friday that aggrieved members from Lagos, Zamfara, Taraba and Kaduna states were either filing or threatening to file cases against the party leadership at both state and national…


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A former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has said he will remain a politician until his death. Bafarawa, a two-term governor, stated this while reacting to reports that he had bowed out of politics. The former presidential candidate of the Democratic Peoples Party had in an interview with Sunday PUNCH said he would never…


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Nigeria and other African countries are missing out on the boost in digital trade, despite the positive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sector. This was disclosed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in a report, titled ‘Pandemic drives ICT goods trade rebound but steep declines occur in least developed countries…


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…target export, want govt support, local sourcing of materials TOPE OMOGBOLAGUN writes about the age-old making of adire handled by some people born into the trade It was a wet Monday when our correspondent met Alhaja Sadiat Akamo seated on a lounge chair. The weather just experienced coolness after a heavy rain and the sun…


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Bedwetting, medically called nocturnal enuresis, refers to the unintentional passage of urine while sleeping. While bedwetting, which occurs mostly at night, may not be worrisome for children, it is frustrating and demoralising for adults. 27-year-old Tolulope Joseph who battled with the condition for 25 years shares how she overcame the troubling experience. LARA ADEJORO reports:…


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A foremost professor of virology and former Vice-Chancellor of the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Oyewale Tomori has urged the Federal Government to temporarily restrict travels from South African countries following the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 in the region. The new B.1.1.529 COVID-19 variant discovered first in South Africa was labelled Omicron by the…


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A plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr Uzoma Gbulie, tells ALEXANDER OKERE about the intricacies of breast, butt and penis enlargement and the issues surrounding the procedures Can you explain what breast and butt enlargements mean? These refer to any procedures done to increase the size of the breasts and buttocks, typically in women. Such procedures…


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