HEALTH

IBB: I know I must go and meet God, my creator

NIGERIA- former head of state, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has reacted to the rumours of his death, stating that he is not bothered by the rumours. “The rumour does not shock me; neither does it bother me because I know I ...

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Lake Chad must be kept alive for people to survive

Nigeria’s Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, FNSE, has called on France to join in the efforts of keeping the Lake Chad alive in order to guarantee the survival of over 40,000 people living within the Chad Basin. The ...

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Sanitation has NOT been cancelled in Lagos

Contrary to reports that the Lagos state government has abolished the monthly environmental sanitation, the government has said the monthly exercise is still in force. Although, earlier at the monthly media chat of his ministry, Babatunde Adejare, commissioner for environment, ...

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How many Nigerians are hypertensive?

A consultant cardiologist to University of Lagos Teaching Hospital, LUTH,  and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Lagos, Dr Amam Mbakwem, has expressed worry about the growing incidence of hypertensive disorders in Nigeria, warning that currently, no less ...

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Man raped by fellow man in Ebonyi

The hospitalisation and survival battle of Kenneth Nweke, who hails from Effium community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, is because he was raped through the anus by a 26-year-old man, Lawrence Anyigor. Mr. Kenneth Nweke is currently ...

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Ogun doctors begin strike today

Medical doctors in Ogun State are to commence a week long warning strike on Monday to press home their demands.The doctors, under the aegis of National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners, Ogun chapter, made this known in ...

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100m Nigerians to enjoy free healthcare – Adewole

Nigeria’s health minister, Isaac Adewole, has assured that his ministry will deliver free healthcare to 100 million Nigerians in the next two years. In an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, Mr. Adewole said Dangote and Gates were ...

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Widower in legal battle with UCH over negligence

A widower, Aare Femi Adebayo, who is a businessman, is staging a legal battle with the management of University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, for the death of his wife, Mrs Funmilayo Adebayo. According to Mr. Adebayo, the death of his ...

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Lassa patient dies in Ogun

First death resulting from Lassa Fever has been recorded in Ogun state. Disclosing this at a press conference in Abeokuta, Ogun State, the state’s Commissioner of Health, Babatunde Ipaye, said the government did its best to save the victim, who ...

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Duke, others decry cancer deaths in women

The Chairman, Child Survival and Development Organisation of Nigeria, Mrs. Onari Duke, has decried the number of Nigerian women and children dying of cancer. Duke, who spoke at a dinner organised by CS-DON, as part of activities to mark the ...

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