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Flying doctors save lives in Nigeria

Ola Orekunrin was studying to become a doctor in the UK a few years ago when her younger sister fell seriously ill while traveling in Nigeria. The 12-year-old girl, who'd gone to the West African country on holiday with relatives, needed urgent care but the nearest hospital couldn't deal with her condition. Orekunrin and her family immediately began looking for an air ambulance service to rapidly transport the girl, a sickle cell anemia sufferer, to a more suitable healthcare facility. They searched all across West Africa but were stunned to find out there was none in the whole region.

Asisat Oshoala wins BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year

Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala has been named as the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year. The 20-year-old forward is the first player to win the new award from the BBC World Service, voted for by football fans around the world. She beat Spain’s Veronica Boquete, German Nadine Kessler, Scot Kim Little and Brazilian Marta […]
Samuel Achilefu

Dr Samuel Achilefu receives prestigious St. Louis Award

On Jan. 14, Achilefu’s mother, wife and two teenage children watched as the scientist received the St. Louis Award at the Eric P. Newman Education Center. The honor, awarded almost every year since 1932, recognises area residents whose achievements reflect positively on the community. Achilefu was recognised for leading a team that developed high-tech goggles […]

Angela Tella

When my wife casually asked me “do you know Angela?”, little did I know the lady with the sweet smile whose daughter attends my daughters’ school will end up on our ‘spotlight’.

Healthy Eating

Ever heard the phrase “You are what you eat”? Bearing in mind that the “what” comprises both the “how” and “when” of what we feed on, I am sure you will agree that if we scrutinised a snapshot of our regular nourishment and eating habits, the disclosure would be somewhat sobering at best, and staggering […]

The choice is Yours!

Did you know that your health’s premiums increase with age especially when you have not spared thought or time in the years gone by to invest in making and maintaining healthy, active lifestyle choices…?