Archaeologists unearth more than 20 ancient wooden coffins dating back 4,000 years in Egypt [Photos]

Egypt has found another batch of ancient coffins near the treasure-rich city of Luxor, officials say. The coffins, numbering more than 20, has been described by the government as one of the world’s largest archaeological finds in the past few years, reports the Washington Post. The coffins were found at a necropolis on the west bank of the River Nile. The necropolis, built by the ancient Thebans, reportedly dates back to about the 2nd millennium Before Common Era (BCE). More about this Coffins found in Luxor, Egypt. Photo Credit: Egypt…

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Kano, society on family health spend N14.2 billion to procure 8.4million mosquito net

The campaign manager for Society on Family Health, Mr John Ocholi, has disclosed in Kano, that over N14.2 billion has so far been spent on the procurement of 8.4m mosquito treated nets for distribution to the 44 Local Government Areas of Kano State to curtail malaria Scourge in the state. Ocholi, and his team who were in the ancient of Kano on an advocacy campaign, to enlighten the Kano people on the advantage of using  mosquito treated nets, said the project was in conjunction with the Kano State government, as …

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How regular intake of bitter kola cures glaucoma, by Ophthalmologist

A Professor of Ophthalmology, Adebukola Oshintelu, says regular intake of African native nut, bitter kola, helps to treat and manage glaucoma disease. Oshintelu, who works with Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Friday in Lagos. NAN reports that glaucoma is a condition of increased pressure within the eyeball, causing gradual loss of sight. The physician told NAN that through her research, bitter kola had been discovered to be ‘wonderfully efficacious’ for the treatment of glaucoma. “The African…

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Five causes, remedies for back-pain

It is fortunate that episodes of back pain heal with time. However, back pain can be a temporary but recurrent pain that is indeed a very uncomfortable occurrence. It has a way of interfering with your daily routine, aside making you very uncomfortable. It is important to identify the causes of back pain and know the remedies to help deal with it. Poor posture This is one of the major causes of upper and lower back pain. This pain usually occurs along with neck pain or shoulder pain. Poor posture…

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