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Opinion

The Dangers of Using Sniper Insecticide Indoors, By Kayode Ojewale

to the fore the dangerous effects of the uncontrolled use and unregulated availability of Sniper in the society at large. The big challenge of easy accessibility of Sniper is the reason that you find it almost everywhere – in the markets, on the streets and by the roadsides. Fumigation is…
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Opinion

How Rotten Tomatoes Cause Cancer, By Kayode Ojewale

“once tomatoes become rotten, they will have microorganisms, mostly fungi, and fungi in rotten tomatoes produce mycotoxins which are deadly and induce cancer, and cause immune deficiency in man and animals. Mycotoxins are deadly and can cause all sorts of poisoning in the body. Some research suggested that mycotoxins could…
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Opinion

Nigeria: A Country of Zero Consequence For Misdeed, By Umar Yakubu

...not a single public official has been sacked or has gone to jail for scandals at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and the Federal Ministry of Finance, despite several reports factually stating that billions of dollars went missing in…
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Opinion

Threat of Cancer-Causing School Uniforms In Nigeria, By Kayode Ojewale

Beyond the warning alerts given by SON on the cancer-causing school uniforms made by China-based companies, there should be some draconian measures the government must take to ensure all-round safety of its citizens. One of such is the placing of an immediate ban on the importation of school uniform clothing…
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Opinion

The Rising Threat of Resistance To Drugs, By Kayode Ojewale

For Nigeria to make a quantum leap in the fight against AMR, the following are required: Increased awareness and mass education on AMR, reduction in the excessive use of antimicrobial drugs, surveillance of AMR, the placing of a ban on the sale of antimicrobial prescription medicines as Over-The-Counter (OTC) “When…
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Columns

Tech Girls: Of Over-celebrated Villains and Underrated Heroes, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...we celebrate the wrong people, who do not add any value to the country or our lives as a people. Therefore, it won’t be a surprise if the success story of the tech-girls in the fizzles out like all such impactful efforts of the past, while stories of villains doting…
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