US court overturned orders which stopped Nigeria from appealing against $10 billion judgement.

Homepage gathered that a US court of appeal for the second circuit has overturned orders which blocked Nigeria from obtaining documents to support its appeal against a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID). In 2019, a British court gave P&ID the go-ahead to seize Nigerian assets worth $9 billion over a 2010 contract. The company claimed it agreed with Nigeria to build a gas processing plant in Calabar, Cross River state, but that the deal collapsed because the Nigerian government did not fulfil its end of the bargain. The award, which has been … Continue reading US court overturned orders which stopped Nigeria from appealing against $10 billion judgement.

So Sad: Three police men gunned down by unknown gunmen in Enugu state.

It was learnt that no fewer than three policemen were allegedly gunned down by uknown gunmen who stormed a police Checkpoint in the Independent Layout area of the Enugu Capital. A source who confirmed the attack said it happened at about 12 noon near the popular Cashew bus stop, close to Timber junction. The policemen were reported to be on stop and search when the hoodlums opened fire killing three at the spot. Heavy shooting was reported during which a Keke rider reportedly sustained gunshot wound. The gunmen were said to have also Kidnapped a woman and her driver who … Continue reading So Sad: Three police men gunned down by unknown gunmen in Enugu state.

lawmaker who brandished a Ukrainian flag got doused with water and slapped during a tense debate.

A Slovakian lawmaker who brandished a Ukrainian flag got doused with water and slapped during a tense debate on a controversial defense treaty with the US, as thousands protested outside the parliament in Bratislava on Tuesday. The Defense Cooperation Agreement has already been approved by the Slovak government, but the parliament the Narodna Rada still has to vote on it. At one point, debate spiraled into a showdown between lawmakers when two deputies opposed to the pact Andrei Medvecky and Peter Krupa of the People’s Party Our Slovakia (LSNS) unfurled a Slovakian flag at the speaker’s podium. Miroslav Ziak of … Continue reading lawmaker who brandished a Ukrainian flag got doused with water and slapped during a tense debate.

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissue.

Definition Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissue. This results in symptoms such as inflammation, swelling, and damage to joints, skin, kidneys, blood, the heart, and lungs. Under normal function, the immune system makes proteins called antibodies in order to protect and fight against antigens such as viruses and bacteria. It makes the immune system unable to differentiate between antigens (a substance capable of inducing a specific immune response) and healthy tissue. This leads the immune system to direct antibodies against the healthy tissue – not just antigens … Continue reading Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissue.

Marburg virus disease is a severe disease that causes haemorrhagic fever in humans and animals.

Definition Marburg virus disease is a severe disease that causes haemorrhagic fever in humans and animals. Diseases that cause haemorrhagic fevers, such as Marburg, are often fatal as they affect the body’s vascular system (how blood moves through the body). This can lead to significant internal bleeding and organ failure. Cartoon Representation of Marburg Virus Structure History Marburg virus disease (MVD) (formerly known as Marburg haemorrhagic fever) was first identified in 1967 during epidemics in Marburg and Frankfurt in Germany and Belgrade in the former Yugoslavia from importation of infected monkeys from Uganda. The year was 1967. Several laboratory workers, … Continue reading Marburg virus disease is a severe disease that causes haemorrhagic fever in humans and animals.

Venous leg ulcers, also known as stasis ulcers, are open wounds or sores that are chronic in nature (long-lasting).

What is Venous Leg Ulcer? Venous leg ulcers, also known as stasis ulcers, are open wounds or sores that are chronic in nature (long-lasting). They can take months heal. If left unattended, these wounds increase in size with time. Venous leg ulcers occur on the skin of the lower leg (below the knee) and are commonly located just above the ankle, on the inner leg. Venous ulcers look like bleeding patches of skin with unevenly shaped borders and may or may not be painful. Venous leg ulcers are the most common types of leg ulcers. Don’t confuse venous ulcers with … Continue reading Venous leg ulcers, also known as stasis ulcers, are open wounds or sores that are chronic in nature (long-lasting).

Fibrocystic breasts are characterized by lumpiness and usually discomfort in one or both breasts.

Definition Fibrocystic breasts are characterized by lumpiness and usually discomfort in one or both breasts. The lumpiness is due to small breast masses or breast cysts. The condition is very common and benign, meaning that fibrocystic breasts are not malignant (cancerous). Fibrocystic breast disease (FBD) is now referred to as fibrocystic changes or fibrocystic breast condition, is the most common cause of “lumpy breasts” and affects more than 60% of women. The condition primarily affects women between the ages of 30 and 50, and tends to resolve after menopause. Epidemiology It is difficult to determine the exact incidence of this … Continue reading Fibrocystic breasts are characterized by lumpiness and usually discomfort in one or both breasts.

An aneurysm occurs when an artery’s wall weakens and causes an abnormally large bulge.

Definition An aneurysm occurs when an artery’s wall weakens and causes an abnormally large bulge. This bulge can rupture and cause internal bleeding. About 13,000 deaths occur each year in the United States from aortic aneurysms. Although an aneurysm can occur in any part of your body, they’re most common in the: Brain Aorta Legs Spleen Brief history about Aneurysm Earliest records of abdominal aorta aneurysm in history come from Ancient Rome in the 2nd century AD. Greek surgeon Antyllus tried to treat the aneurysm with proximal and distal ligature, central incision and removal of thrombotic material from the aneurysm. The … Continue reading An aneurysm occurs when an artery’s wall weakens and causes an abnormally large bulge.

Hypocobalaminemia or Vitamin B12 deficiency, as the name indicates.

Introduction Hypocobalaminemia or Vitamin B12 deficiency, as the name indicates, it is a condition characterized by a lack of the water soluble vitamin known as B12. A deficiency of this vitamin, which is vital for physical processes, increases the risk of heart attack and can damage the nerve cells apart from giving rise to a host of other problems. What is vitamin B12? Also referred to as Cobalamin, it is an important vitamin that is necessary for a number of vital functions of the body. Along with the B vitamin folate, it helps create the genetic material of the human … Continue reading Hypocobalaminemia or Vitamin B12 deficiency, as the name indicates.