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Suicide and the rising agony of Nigerians

Mental illness is quietly chipping away the lives of many Nigerians unnoticed. There are several types of this health challenge - from common disorders that affect tens of millions of people such as depression and acute anxiety to addiction, total insanity, among others. Yes, when summed up, the number of…

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Blindness: How health researchers failed Abuja community

In July 2018, the preparedness of Nigeria’s health researchers to respond to emerging challenges was tested when a strange eye disease blinded 15 persons, including children, in Ruga community located in the heart of Abuja. Perhaps, the involvement of many children should have triggered an enquiry into the immediate and…