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Nigeria proposes to support surgeons to enhance service delivery

The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.
With the rate at which Lassa Fever spreads in some parts of the country and the immense concern by Nigerians, a medical practitioner, Dr Ajayi Abass, has advised residents to keep cats at homes to checkmate rats and guard against the spread of Lassa.

Lassa fever: Medical personnel advises Nigerians to buy cats to ward off rats

With the rate at which Lassa Fever spreads in some parts of the country and the immense concern by Nigerians, a medical practitioner, Dr Ajayi Abass, has advised residents to keep cats at homes to checkmate rats and guard against the spread of Lassa Fever.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap ex-ABU VC’s daughter in Kaduna

Some gunmen invaded the residence of former Vice-Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, and kidnapped his 35-year-old daughter and mother of three.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Federal government to upgrade, equip 7 teaching hospitals for cancer management

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Nigerian Air Force appoints first female air warrant officer

The Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, confirmed the appointment in a statement where he explained that the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, approved Garba’s promotion from Master Warrant Officer (MWO) to an AWO.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has dispatched for burial the corpse of Precious Owolabi, the Channels TV reporter, to his family in Zaria. 9

Shi’ites protest: Slain Channels reporter for burial Thursday

Remains of the Channels Reporter Precious Owolabi who was shot dead during the Monday protest by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) is to be buried in Zaria on Thursday.
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Zaria teaching hospital gets new medical chief

Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof Ahmed Hamidu as the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Kaduna State.
A lecturer with the Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Nasarawa State, Engineer Iliya Sani has called on the government, organizations and Nigerians to assist him with funds to enable him get a kidney transplant surgery worth N12m.

Lecturer needs N12 million for kidney transplant

A lecturer with the Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Nasarawa State, Engineer Iliya Sani, has called on the government, organizations and Nigerians to assist him with funds to enable him get a kidney transplant surgery worth N12m.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has announced the Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Primary Health Care Agency, Dr Hadiza Abubakar-Balarabe, as his running mate for the 2019 elections.

2019: Nasir El-Rufai names Hadiza Balarabe as running mate

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has announced the selection of Dr Hadiza Balarabe as his running mate for the 2019 governorship election.
Mentally Challenged People

Expert: 85% of Nigeria mad people are youths

Dr Aliyu Abubakar of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria, has said that the youths account for about 85 per cent of mad people in Nigeria.

Road accident claims five lives on Zaria-Kaduna expressway

Five people died on Monday in an auto-crash involving two vehicles on Zaria-Kaduna expressway, an official of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said in Zaria.

10 killed in Kaduna-Kano Expressway accident

A statement issued by the Head of Public Enlightenment, Zaria Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Idris Yahaya, confirmed the occurrence.

Kaduna SEMA donates relief materials to Zaria building collapse victims

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Saturday donated relief materials to victims of Zaria building collapse to cushion the effect of the incident.

Three die, seven injured as school building collapses in Zaria

No fewer than three people have been killed, while seven others were injured following the collapse of a two-storey Islamiyya school building under construction at Unguwan Kaya, in Zaria, Kaduna State.

Truck kills 4 in Zaria – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Command, Kaduna State, has confirmed that four persons died after they were accidentally crushed by a truck near the Kwangila flyover in Zaria, on Sunday night.

VVF: 196 patients treated in North East, others for reunion – officials

No fewer than 196 victims of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) in North East Nigeria had received free surgeries.

JOHESU strike: ABUTH patients seek alternative medication

The strike embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has paralysed healthcare services at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria, Kaduna State, forcing patients to vacate the facility.

Group donates $40 million medical supplies to Nigeria

MedShare, a U.S.-based non-profit organization, says it has donated more than $40 million worth of new medical supplies and biomedical equipment to strengthen Nigeria’s healthcare systems in the last 20 years.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

American lady locked up in Lagos hotel for 16 months rescued

Police operatives attached to the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Ogun State Annex, have successfully rescued an American citizen who was confined in a Lagos hotel where she was held against her wish for over a year.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja have arrested three suspects; Samson Inegbenesun, 30; Blessed Junior, 32 and Muhammed Zakari, 36, all male from Uromi in Edo State, for cyber-related offences including advance fee fraud, money laundering and romance scam. The suspects were arrested in Uromi, following investigations into suspected fraudulent online procurement and supply of COVID-19 protective mask, received through the INTERPOL NCB Wiesbaden, Germany.

Interpol Abuja arrest three cybercrime suspects, whose activities extend to Europe

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja, have arrested three suspects; Samson Inegbenesun, 30; Blessed Junior, 32 and Muhammed Zakari, 36, all male from Uromi in Edo State, for cyber-related offences including advance fee fraud, money laundering and romance scam. The suspects were arrested in Uromi, following investigations into suspected fraudulent online procurement and supply of COVID-19 protective mask, received through the INTERPOL NCB Wiesbaden, Germany.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu accused of turning EFCC into ‘glorified police station’

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has allegedly been accused of turning EFCC into 'glorified police station' for alleged selfish motives.

Femi Falana denies receiving N28 million from Ibrahim Magu

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has denied receiving N28m from the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, who is being investigated for corruption allegations by a special presidential panel.
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Governor Bagudu: Sanctity, tolerance, critical to harmonious matrimony

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State has enjoined married couples to exhibit fear of God, perseverance and tolerance by accommodating one another as enshrined in religious scriptures for blissful matrimonial home.