Smoking is dangerous to health!

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The impact of cigarette damage to unborn babies has been revealed in a new stem cell study. According to the BBC, Scientists found that the cocktail of chemicals in cigarettes is particularly harmful to developing liver cells.

They developed a method of studying the effects of maternal smoking on liver tissue using embryonic stem cells.

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Self sufficiency in food in Nigeria!

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The Concerned Youth Empowerment Association of Nigeria (CYEAN) has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to support youth farmers to help the country achieve self sufficiency in food production.

The National President of the association, Noble Adaelu, made the call in Abuja on Monday  May 29 2017 while speaking on the achievements and challenges of the Federal Government in the past two years.

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Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh give reasons why imported rice is still cheaper than locally produced rice in Nigeria!

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The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, on Tuesday May 16, 2017 gave reasons why imported rice is still cheaper than locally produced rice, despite government efforts.

He asserted that most of the imported rice are from Vietnam, India and Thailand while Thailand subsidises the export of  its rice.

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Hilsa Fish!

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For decades fishermen in Myanmar have caught and sold the hilsa fish, but overfishing and poor regulation is taking a terrible toll, as the BBC’s Ko Ko Aung reports.

“We have been catching hilsa for years. So did my parents. In those days the fish were big and we caught plenty.

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Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition appeals to Nigerian Government!

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The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, has appealed to the federal government  of Nigeria to increase taxes on sugary and processed foods to combat malnutrition in the country.

The Director of the panel, Sandy Thomas, made the appeal at a discussion on nutrition in Abuja on Wednesday 10 May 2017.

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