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Education Ministry endorses “Nestle for Healthier Kids Manual” for schools

The Federal Ministry of Education (FME) has endorsed the “Nestle for Healthier Kids Manual’’ targeted at inculcating a healthy life style in school children from an early age. The endorsement was made by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Thursday at the launch of the “Nestle for healthier …

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Nestle launches global initiative to help children lead healthier lives; “Nestlé for Healthier Kids” to help 50 million children lead healthier lives by 2030

 On the United Nations International Day of Families, Nestlé announced its global “Nestlé for Healthier Kids” initiative. The program includes the further development of healthier products and advice for families on nutrition and exercise. It aims at helping 50 million children lead healthier lives by 2030.      Mark Schneider, Nestlé …

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German Envoy lays foundation for Medical University in A-Ibom; Medical City to begin academic activities in 20-20

Dennis Udoma German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck has expressed the commitment of his country to the realization of the establishment of Thompson and Grace Medical University in Akwa Ibom State. He stated this at the weekend while performing the foundation stone laying ceremony of the medical city at …

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Buhari reiterates commitment toward investment in human capital development in healthcare

 By Ummul Idris  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government toward investment in human capital development, especially in the health sector. The president, represented by Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, said this at the 58th Annual General Conference and Delegates meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association …

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Melaye: Senators halt plenary, storm National Hospital, summon IG; PDP condemns attack on Senate, Senators

By Cecilia Ijuo/Naomi Sharang/Emmanuel Oloniruha The Senate on Wednesday stopped plenary to visit Sen. Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi) at National Hospital, Abuja, to ascertain his health condition. This followed a point of order by Sen. Sam Anyanwu (PDP-Imo) at plenary. Melaye, who sustained injury during his arrest by security operatives on …

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No plastic fish in Nigeria – NAFDAC

 By Biola Lawal  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says there is no plastic fish in circulation in Nigeria. NAFDAC Management said in a statement in Abuja on Thursday that its finding followed “a thorough investigation and analysis of some suspected plastic fish samples’’ in …

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