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The Edo State House of Assembly has constituted a seven-man committee to investigate the delay in opening of the ultra-modern Central Hospital, Benin for use, two years after President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated it.
Dr Ovo Ogbinaka, a medical doctor at the Central Hospital Ughelli, Delta, said that 50 per cent of female adults above 65 years of age were likely to suffer from arthritis.
The Police at the Warri Area Command in Delta State have commenced investigations into the activities of an auxiliary nurse at the Central hospital, one Mrs Abanum Chidi, who had been operating as an eye surgeon on unsuspecting members of the public.
Dr Emmanuel Osaigbovo, Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Edo, says only three hospitals out of the 34 owned by the State Government are functioning.
Suspected Fulani herdsmen have killed five persons including a first-year student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo, in the state.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Wednesday said that the state government has taken over the medical bills of no fewer than 16 indigent patients, including a nursing mother who recently returned from Libya.
Edo State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has accused the State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, of padding the 2018 budget estimate with about N4 billion.
A 14-year-old boy, Steven Orode, diagnosed with Cerebral palsy and acute malaria, has allegedly been abandoned by his mother at the Central Hospital, Warri.
Wife of the Edo governor, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, has called for the establishment of effective neonatal care units in all public health facilities in the state.
Sequel to the death of three Nigerians in the recent crashed Boeing 737 Max 8 belonging to Ethiopian Airline, the Senate has tasked the Federal Ministry of Aviation and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, to ensure that all aircrafts operating within the country are air worthy in order to keep Nigerian air travellers safe at all times.
A tomato-paste factory owned by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, resumed production in Nigeria’s northern state of Kano after staying idle for more than two years over a supply disruption partly caused by a price dispute with farmers.
Kenyan police on Wednesday seized 20 million dollars of counterfeit banknotes that had been stored in a personal safety deposit box at a branch of Barclays Bank Kenya, the directorate of criminal investigations said.
The death toll from flash floods and landslides that tore through Indonesia's Papua region has topped 100 with dozens more still missing, the disaster agency said on Wednesday.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assumed the post of Kazakhstan’s president on Wednesday following the surprise resignation of veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev after three decades in power.
Chelsea star forward, Eden Hazard, has stated he is currently focused on helping his club to win the Europa League and also challenge for next year Champions league qualification spot despite keen interest from Real Madrid in recent weeks.
Femi Falana (SAN) has expressed worry over the possibility of conducting credible elections in Nigeria.
Two members of a notorious robbery gang, allegedly terrorising residents of Lekki area of Lagos State have been arrested by the police, shortly after robbing two residents.
The Rivers State African Action Congress (AAC) has expressed dissatisfaction over the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the collation of results for the governorship and state House of Assembly elections will be completed.
Delta House of Assembly on Tuesday approved the request of Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa for N3 billion short-term loan facility for the financing of priority road projects in the state.