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From PMS To Brain Cancer

From PMS To Brain Cancer

Growing up, I had the stereotypical image of what a seizure was. A person has to collapse, convulse, and practically lose all consciousness, right? Wrong. I started experiencing odd sensations in my mid-teens. For a few minutes, I wouldn’t be able to speak, and a feeling of inexplicable terror would wash over me. I couldn’t read or […]

The Annoying Medical Condition Nearly Every Woman Will Have

The Annoying Medical Condition Nearly Every Woman Will Have

For most of my teens and early-20s, my cycle ran like clockwork. Every 28 days. Minimal cramping. Moderate flow. Run-of-the mill moodiness. Then all of a sudden, in my mid- to late-20s, shit hit the fan. I started bleeding for two weeks at a time. The flow was something closer to a crime scene than […]

Dollar Shortage Stalls Fuel Imports

Dollar Shortage Stalls Fuel Imports

Another fuel crisis looks set to rock the country as some vessels are stuck off Nigeria, unable to unload their cargoes of petrol and diesel. At least 75 ships with two and a half million tonnes of fuel are waiting for importers in the country to find the dollars they need to pay for the […]

Mixed Reactions Trail New Pump Price Of Petrol

Mixed Reactions Trail New Pump Price Of Petrol

While some hailed the government decision, as they see it as a way of addressing the perennial fuel crisis in the country, others believe that the decision was hasty and insensitive. Meantime, petrol stations in most parts of the country have adjusted their pumps to the new fuel price of N145 per litre. This came […]

Nigerian Govt Raises Petrol Price to N145

Nigerian Govt Raises Petrol Price to N145

After weeks of speculations, the Federal government on Wednesday removed subsidy from petrol as a way of ending the incessant fuel scarcity. Just as it announced that the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency will release the new price effective from Wednesday as fuel price will be increased from N86 to N145. Briefing State House Correspondents […]

Your body on…PMS

Your body on…PMS

Two weeks before your period Your brain’s pituitary gland unloads two fast-acting agents, follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinising hormone, into your bloodstream. Both of them direct-message your ovaries: release the egg! Message received loud and clear. Your ovaries jettison their most mature egg into a fallopian tube. This isn’t the V8s though – that egg’s journey […]