Lifestyle – The Whistler NG Exclusive Stories and Top News In Nigeria And Around The World Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:26:13 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 FG Approves New HIV, Syphilis Testing Kits Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:45:12 +0000 HIV-testingThe Federal Ministry of Health has approved the  Insti HIV ½, Insti Multiplex Dual HIV1/2 and Syphilis antibody rapid tests kits as a first-line kit in the national HIV testing algorithm. The National Coordinator of the National AIDS, STI and Hepatitis Control Programme, Segilola Araoye, disclosed the approval while giving a report of the laboratory […]]]> 0 Would You Consider His Family Before Saying ‘I Do’? Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:17:10 +0000 Wedding-Proposal-ringYour family background or history have a major impact on your choice of partner, because everyone has a history or background. People do not fall from the tree, everyone has a root, your spouse is different from his family, but he or she was formed by his family and it’s a big mistake not to […]]]> 0 WHO Approves Two New Drugs For Ebola Treatment Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:55:44 +0000 ebolaTwo of four Ebola treatment drugs have been determined “more effective” than the others and will be the only ones used on patients going forward, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced. WHO announced in a statement that two of the four Ebola treatment drugs were determined more effective in treating patients than others in […]]]> 0 Why Open Defecation Thrives In Ibadan – Traders Sat, 10 Aug 2019 11:13:43 +0000 Open DefecationOpen markets are prone to abuse and this is because some people inhabit in the place after trading has ended and sellers return home with their goods. It is easy to find faeces littering many areas in open markets which sellers have to contend with before resuming trading the next day. Open defecation in some […]]]> 0 Yellow Fever Outbreak Kills 16 In Ebonyi Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:42:03 +0000 YELLOW-FEVER-DISEASEThe Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health in Ebonyi state, Dr. Chris Achi, has confirmed the death of 16 persons in a yellow fever outbreak in the state, to journalists on Friday in Abakaliki. According to Achi, the outbreak occurred in the Izzi Local Government Area, with several other patients receiving treatment at the Virology Centre […]]]> 0 Foundation Empowers Children Of Widows Who Dropped Out Of School Mon, 05 Aug 2019 13:25:11 +0000 The Chinwe Bode-Akinwande (CBA) Foundation, a non-governmental organization, has empowered widows within Okun-Ilado community of Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State. The under-privileged widows, numbering over 100 were empowered with business grants, food-items, clothings, scholarships for their children and free medical treatments. According to the organization, the one-day outreach supported by First Bank of Nigeria is in commemoration […]]]> 0 Things To Know About #NationalGirlfriendsDay Celebration Thu, 01 Aug 2019 14:47:32 +0000 It’s a time to honour your ride or die, crew of homegirls, as the National Girlfriends Day is being marked today. According to Merriam-Webster, the word girlfriend first appeared in 1859. It was originally defined as female friends. But in the present days, the word has taken the second meaning of a romantic relationship between […]]]> 0 How Men Reacted To The Question: ‘Who Is More Active In Bed, Slim Or Large Women?’ Sat, 27 Jul 2019 12:02:26 +0000 Does the Size of a woman count when It comes to Sex? Perhaps, it does? For being very thin or fat appears to increase the odds that a man will experience sexual difficulty. Many would agree that attraction or being sexy is a subjective experience and may have little to do with the size of […]]]> 0 Attaining Sustainable Population Growth Through Increased Access To Family Planning Fri, 26 Jul 2019 16:05:04 +0000 family-planningAlarmingly, the world population has surpassed the seven billion mark and is projected to grow to over nine billion by 2043. Population trends today are characterized by an increasing divergence across countries and regions. Whereas many of the poorer countries continue to be characterized by rapid population growth, while other countries that are more advanced […]]]> 0 New Study Says Men Who Go To Bed Early Produce Better Sperm Fri, 26 Jul 2019 09:39:02 +0000 Man - SleepingA new study by researchers from an institution in Denmark, Aarhus University, has disclosed that men who go to bed early could have better sperm compared to those who sleep late. The study according to revealed that men who go to bed before 10.30pm were up to four times more likely to have good […]]]> 0 Gates, Dangote, Restate Commitment To Polio Eradication In Nigeria Sat, 20 Jul 2019 14:54:17 +0000 Bill GatesThe Bill & Melinda Gates and Dangote foundations have restated their commitments to sustaining the fight against polio in Kano State and other parts of Nigeria. This is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Govrrnor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Abba Anwar, on Saturday in Kano. ‎ ‎According to the […]]]> 0 Ebola Outbreak Declared Global Health Emergency In DR Congo Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:55:12 +0000 ebolaAfter more than 1600 deaths have been recorded since August 2018, the World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the global emergency. The Director-General, of the united nation health organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus, made the declaration after meeting with the Emergency Committee in Geneva on Wednesday. According to him, […]]]> 0 Lagos Community Where ‘Shit’, Filth Serves As ‘Meal’ Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:31:17 +0000 Ago-Egun-community-in-Makoko-water-front“There is hardly anything you people enjoy that we don’t enjoy here. As far as we are concerned, there is nothing wrong with using this water, except that we don’t drink it. When it rains, we always dive into it to swim. It is in this water that we all learnt how to swim and […]]]> 0 Researchers Discover Gene Responsible For Deafness Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:32:38 +0000 Hearing-loss-deafnessChinese researchers have recently made a breakthrough in discovering a gene responsible for deafness, providing a target for treating hearing impairment. The study published online earlier this month in the international journal Genetics in Medicine described the gene as ABCC1, which has variants associated with hearing loss and plays a key role in maintaining cochlea […]]]> 0 8 Calabar Delicacies Guaranteed To Tease Your Appetite Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:45:56 +0000 When it comes to food, Nigeria certainly isn’t lacking in great cuisines. But when it comes to mouth-watering cuisines, very few ethnic groups in the country could compete with the Efik and  Ibibio of Cross River and Akwa Ibom states. Generally addressed as Calabar people, these tribes are known for their mastery of local ingredients, […]]]> 0 Would You Discuss Your Marriage On Social Media? Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:29:19 +0000 Love-Fades-relationshipMarital problems could destroy a marriage if not handled with wisdom and understanding. Marriage is probably the most important relationship human beings can have and opinion is divided on how couples should handle marital challenges. Some had taken to social media to ventilate their frustrations and to seek advice. But there is the view that […]]]> 0 Why You Should Stop Using Saliva As Lubricant During Sex – Doctor Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:34:41 +0000 Saliva-is-not-a-lubricant-A Nigerian Doctor, Victor-Bryan Nwala has taken to social media to highlight the dangers of using saliva during sexual intercourse.  In both women and men, lubricants enhance skin sensitivity to erotic touch and there are several types of lubricants that can be used during lovemaking. Nwala, in a post on twitter, said saliva should not […]]]> 0 Family Planning: Low Support Of Men Pose’ Barrier In Badagry Community Sun, 07 Jul 2019 13:30:56 +0000 COntraceptiveMen’s participation is crucial to the success of family planning programs as it’s associated with better outcomes in reproductive health such as contraceptive acceptance, continuation, as well as safer sexual behaviors. Men are also recognized to be responsible for the large proportion of ill reproductive health suffered by their female partners. Men’s knowledge, attitude, and […]]]> 0 The Growing Drug-Resistant Strains Of Malaria Parasite Fri, 14 Jun 2019 22:29:52 +0000 malaria-mosquitoMalaria is fighting back! Recently, the World Health Organization declared that Algeria and Argentina have eliminated malaria. They joined 38 other countries that have bade malaria farewell. Algeria will be regarded as a particular success because it is in Africa as the continent suffered 90 percent of an estimated 219 million cases worldwide in 2017. […]]]> 0 Polio Vaccination: Lagos Kicks Off Second Phase Weekend Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:57:33 +0000 Polio-vaccine-in-Nigeria.With the aim to halt the spread of polio virus, the Lagos State government with support from partners kicks off campaign this weekend to increase coverage of immunized children against vaccine preventable diseases. The vaccination campaign is targeted at reducing the number of unimmunized children as well as improving the herd immunity of the environment […]]]> 0 World Food Safety Day: How To Reduce 200, 000 Annual Food Poising Deaths In Nigeria Fri, 07 Jun 2019 19:34:17 +0000 Food-SaftyFood safety is the handling, preparing and storing food in a way to best reduce the risk of consumers becoming sick from food borne illnesses. In Nigeria, this is not the case as 200,000 persons have been reported to die of food poisoning annually. According to a Professor of Food Science and Technology, Alfred Ihenkuronye, “There […]]]> 0 Contaminated Food Kills 420,000 People Worldwide Per Year – WHO Fri, 07 Jun 2019 13:11:00 +0000 FoodEvery year, an estimated 420,000 people around the world lose their lives from eating food contaminated by bacteria, viruses or chemical substances, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The global health organisation disclosed this in a tweet to commemorate the inaugural World Food Safety Day themed “Food Safety, everyone’s business”. The first-ever celebration of […]]]> 0 Over 1 Million Sexually Transmitted Infections Reported Daily — WHO Fri, 07 Jun 2019 09:45:38 +0000 WHOThe World Health Organisation (WHO) has said Over 1 million sexually transmitted infections are reported daily. According to the health organisation’s research, 127 million new cases of chlamydia in 2016, 87 million of gonorrhoea, 6.3 million of syphilis and 156 million of trichomoniasis were reported among men and women aged 15–49 years. The data further […]]]> 0 No Way! Women React To Question On Whether To Divorce Husband Who Impregnates Mistress? Thu, 06 Jun 2019 16:25:53 +0000 Husband-and-Wife-It is not uncommon for marriages to crash these days, especially when a partner in a marriage is caught cheating on the spouse. It’s even considered worse if, for instance, a man impregnates his mistress and has a child outside wedlock. This has sparked heated debates among women and men alike about how women should […]]]> 0 5 Stylish Ways To Rock A Pleated Skirt Thu, 06 Jun 2019 12:28:39 +0000 5-Stylish-Ways-To-Rock-A-Pleated-Skirt-Ladies, Pleated skirts are back and here’s how you can rock them. A pleated skirt is a must-have item in your amazing wardrobe and one fashion item you should rock in 2019. To some ladies it feels old fashioned as it was out of the radar for some time while most find it tiring to […]]]> 0 5 Foods That Gets You In Sex Mood Mon, 03 Jun 2019 16:12:03 +0000 dark-chocolate-bar-squares (1)The role of good sex in a relationship cannot be overemphasised because sexual satisfaction or lack of it can make or break a relationship. However, in achieving this, the food you eat plays a large role in helping you put the spark back in your sexual performance. These foods will not only improve your desires under the […]]]> 0 Clean Nigeria: Why Toilets Are Important Sat, 01 Jun 2019 18:58:17 +0000 Open-ToiletFor many of us, toilets are ordinary everyday items that we take for granted. Toilets are essential for clean, and healthy communities and contribute to the social as well as economic development in Nigeria. It is important to note that, the use of toilet is crucial to saving the lives of thousands of children from […]]]> 0 Why Nigerian Children Are Vulnerable To Killer Diseases Tue, 28 May 2019 15:46:53 +0000 Africa-childrenPoor vaccination coverage is one of the strongest reasons for child mortality in Nigeria, statistics gathered by the National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) have suggested. The 2018 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey of the NBS indicates that childhood Vaccination coverage, known to be one of the most important means of preventing childhood morbidity and mortality is on […]]]> 0 24 Million Nigerians To Suffer Mental Disorder-WHO Wed, 15 May 2019 13:46:27 +0000 WHOThe World Health Organisation has said over 24 million Nigerians may suffer from various mental illnesses. This was contained in the global agency’s 2018 report released at a workshop on health reporting during emergencies in Yola. The health organisation further said the disorder has become worse due to the depressing number of health institutions and […]]]> 0 Dementia: Number Of Cases To Triple In The Year 2049 Wed, 15 May 2019 09:21:50 +0000 DementiaThe number of people with dementia worldwide is expected to triple in the next 30 years, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The organisation disclosed this in a statement announcing new guidelines to tackle the ailment, on its website on Tuesday. “We need to do everything we can to reduce our risk of dementia,” […]]]> 0