FG Appoints Acting MD For Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Budo-Egba

  As part of the official efforts to kick-off medical activities at the newly established Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Budo Egba, Kwara State, facilitated by the Senator representing Kwara Central, Dr…

Nigeria Records 1,424 New COVID-19 Cases In 14 States, FCT

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 1, 424 new COVID-19 infections in 14 states of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its…

Omicron: UK removes Nigeria, others from Red List

The United Kingdom, on Tuesday, reviewed the travel ban imposed on Nigeria and 10 other countries over the Omicron COVID variant. UK Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, who announced this while…

Nigeria confirms two cases of Omicron variant

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says two passengers who arrived in the country on flights from South Africa have tested positive for the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.…

BREAKING: Sani Buhari Daura is dead

Nigerian prominent businessman, Alhaji Sani Buhari Daura, Walin Daura, has died at the age of 89. Born in Daura in January 1932, Walin Daura was the owner of Bayajidda Trading…

Kwara doctors suspend warning strike

The National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP), Kwara branch, has suspended its 7-day warning strike. Dr Saka Agboola, the Chairman of the association, told newsmen in…

Senate kicks over FG’s decision to borrow $200m to purchase mosquito nets

The Senate has frowned at a plan by the federal government to borrow $200 million to purchase mosquito nets and other ancillary medical therapies to prevent malaria. Members of the…

Doctors suspend strike after 64 days

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Monday, suspended its nationwide strike for six weeks to give the Federal Government (FG) time to implement its demands. Dr Godiya Ishaya,…

LAUTECH doctors, others withdraw services over persistent assaults by politicians

The LAUTECH Teaching hospital, Ogbomosho, chapter of the Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), has condemned the persistent assaults on its members, by some members of the host…

Covid-19 kills 2000 Nigerians -Minister

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Saturday said that 2000 Nigerian citizens have lost their lives to the coronavirus pandemic. Officially, 2,671 fatalities have been recorded in the country…

Breaking: Ojomu Foundation Free Mobile Medical Outreach Team Moves to Offa

A Kwara based NGO, Ojomu Foundation, founded by a Kwara born entrepreneur, Mallam Babatunde Abdullateef Ojomu, which flagged off a free mobile medical treatment tagged *“FREE MOBILE MEDICAL TEST, FREE…

Cholera: Borno Govt confirms 43 deaths, 559 suspected cases

The Borno Commissioner for Health, Mrs Juliana Bitrus, has confirmed the death of 43 persons from cholera outbreak in the state. Bitrus who made the confirmation at a news conference…

COVID-19: Rivers tops in fresh 357 cases as six die

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said on Wednesday morning that Nigeria recorded 357 fresh cases of COVID-19 in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. Of the states,…

Ojomu Foundation Distributes Free Eye Glasses in Kwara

A Kwara based non government organisation, has distributed eye glasses to not less than seven hundred (700) amongst women and youths of Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state yesterday,…

Covid-19 Third Wave: Osun Govt expresses concern over professional infractions in private hospitals

Osun State Government has expressed deep concern by emerging tragic outcomes resulting from professional infractions by some medical facilities in the state. The State Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation…