Beyond Recession And Depression

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The year 2016, for many Nigerians will go down in history as the year of economic recession.  The economic downturn in this outgoing year has had far-reaching impacts on Nigeria and Nigerians. The seriousness of the situation began to sink in when many of the state governments in the country were unable to meet most of their financial obligations, More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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The Sad Return Of Polio

In August, the Nigerian government announced the discovery of two new cases of wild polio (WPV) virus in Borno State. The new cases were of two children from Gwoza and Jere Local Government Areas of the state. The More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Why do people die?

This question surely does not have a straightforward answer. In fact, if you ask ten people this question, you may get ten different answers. I suspect the reason is because the issue of death is often viewed from More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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Should we embrace traditional medicine more?

Sometime around the month of October 2002, I went to see a former boss and friend, who was then a customer relations manager at Nigerian German Chemicals (NGC), in Ikeja.  After our discussion, he stood up to see More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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What do dentists do?

Sometime in the first week of July, I was eating boiled corn when I felt a crack in one of my teeth. I stopped the mastication, spat out the morsel in my mouth and was surprised to see the fragment of a tooth in More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Who is stealing from the sick?

There are all sorts of thieves. There are the petty thieves who pick peoples’ pockets at bus stops. There are other thieves who steal peoples’ properties when the owners are not around. They sometimes break More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Why is it difficult to stop drug abuse?

In the first week of May, around 9am, I was in Oshodi to see off a relation travelling to Osun State.  I had to walk past the front of Mosafejo Police Station just under the bridge at Oshodi-Oke. Just a few metres More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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NHF and the quest to tame NCDs

On 21 April, I was a participant at a programme organised by the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF) tagged: National Summit on Lipids and Cardiovascular Health in Nigerian Population. The one-day summit, held at the More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Friday, April 8th, 2016
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Surviving the raging heat on earth

 For many Nigerians, this is a tough time. The economy is biting hard. Prices of commodities have gone up. Power supply is poorer than ever and is worsened by ongoing fuel scarcity. The palpable social discomfort More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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Minister Ocholi and the road carnage challenge

He was one of the exceptional nominees during the 2015 ministerial screening. He was articulate and forthcoming with ideas that could solve some of the myriads of problems facing the nation. Unlike some of the other More...