High Blood Pressure and Diabetes Are Linked. Here’s How to Reduce Your Risk for Both by Time Magazine

High blood pressure—also known as hypertension—and Type 2 diabetes are two of the most common medical conditions in the U.S. Unfortunately, they often occur together. Some research has found that 85% of middle-aged or older adults who have Type 2 diabetes also have hyper­tension, and both conditions elevate a person’s risk for heart disease, stroke, and …

There are lies, damn lies, and then there is Home Office propaganda about migrants by Kenan Malik

There are Home Office statistics and then there are Home Office press releases. And the gap between the two is often so wide that even the most resourceful migrant would be unlikely to discover a way of navigating from the one to the other. Last week, the latest set of immigration statistics arrived, a comprehensive data set …

‘The system’ killed Dele Giwa, Bola Ige – Onabule By Onyedika Agbedo and Olawunmi Ojo

Onabule The late Chief Duro Onabule, a former editor of the National Concord, was the Chief Press Secretary to Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd.). In this interview, which was his last and part of his biography project before he passed on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, he gave insights into a number of controversial issues that transpired …

Some Nigerians will be mourning the Queen’s death, although Britain and Nigeria’s history is complex by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

September 13, 2022 11:38 am(Updated 12:41 pm)‘Her poor health was breaking news in much of our local media, as was her death, with each headline actively discussed on social media and trending for days’ writes Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani (Photo: NIC BOTHMA/AFP via Getty Images) Some Nigerians will be mourning the Queen’s death, although Britain and …

Can EFCC probe States’ financial dealings? By By ERIC IKHILAE

Rivers and Oyo states have challenged the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate their finances. Are they right? Legal experts think otherwise. They spoke with ERIC IKHILAE. Moved by the pressure from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), Nigeria established the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on …

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