INTERVIEW: Most Nigerians with hypertension are not Aware of Status – Expert

  Those with hypertension tend not to so well with COVID-19- Dr. Oyejoko says during Platforms Africa e-Discourse    Health Policy analyst and Managing Director, Solomon Jayden Medical Centre, Dr. Akin OYEJOKO, is an accomplished Senior Medical Doctor whose sojourn in the practice spanned many years at both public and private hospitals in Nigeria and abroad. He featured as the lead discussant at the second e-Discourse organised by Platforms Africa, an ex-Community of Intellectuals, opinion leaders and policy moulders in Africa, where he dissected the relationship between High blood pressure…

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How Ogun 527 motocycle, vehicle accidents killed 109 In 8 Months

Authorities in Nigeria’s Ogun state have given details of how over 109 persons were killed in 527 road crashes involving vehicles and motorcycles in the last eight months. The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), which said this, added that 665 others sustained various degrees of injuries in the road accidents in the state between January  and August this year. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Corps, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, who stated this in a statement in Abeokuta, the state capital, disclosed that, most of the accidents were caused…

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West African leaders meet Mali Coup Plotters, Fail to get ousted President Keita reinstated

  West African leaders who arrived in Mali on Saturday, have failed to get the ousted President Ibrahim Keita reinstated. Instead thay are now trying to push for a speedy return to civilian rule after a military coup in the troubled nation. The delegation, headed by former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, planning to meet members of the new junta as well as ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Rebel soldiers seized Keita and other leaders after a mutiny on Tuesday, dealing another deep blow to a country already struggling with a…

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