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Shot NYSC member: Garki Hospital did not insist on police report – Medical Director

The management of Garki Hospital, Abuja, says it did not insist on getting police report to treat Miss Angela Igwetu, a National Youth Service Corp member shot dead in Abuja on July 4.

Resident doctors protest killing of colleague along Abuja-Kaduna highway

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARDs) Friday protested against the gruesome killing of one its members along the notorious Abuja-Kaduna Highway.

CMD: FMC Makurdi begins spinal cord surgery

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, Dr. Peteru Inunduh, has disclosed that the hospital has commenced spinal cord surgery and has successfully operated five patience so far.

10 patients get free heart surgeries at LASUTH

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says 10 patients benefited from free cardiothoracic surgeries in the ongoing Lagos State Free Open Heart Surgery Mission at the hospital.

Court sentences man to 7 years imprisonment for impersonation

A Benin High Court on Thursday, sentenced a middle-aged man, Akeju Isaac to seven years in prison with hard labour for falsely claiming to be a staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

World Cup: Doctor dies watching Nigeria lose to Argentina

The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA), Emeka Ogah, has confirmed the death of one its consultants, Canice Ebirim, on Tuesday during the Super Eagles and Argentina match.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari appoints four non-executive directors for central bank

Those appointed to the CBN for an initial period of four years are Adeola Adetunji, Prof. Mike I. Obadan, Prof. Justitia Odinakachukwu Nnabuko and Prof. Ummu Ahmed Jalingo.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

Buhari appoints, reappoints new heads of federal agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new heads of federal agencies and renewed others.

National Hospital celebrates ’13 years of uninterrupted In vitro fertilisation’

The National Hospital Abuja, on Wednesday celebrated 13 years of providing uninterrupted In Vitro Fertilisation Services (IVF) to Nigerians.

Governor Bindow seeks extension of medical outreach in Yola

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Wednesday appealed to the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative to extend days for the free medical outreach in Yola.

Governor Okowa offers N2.5 million lifeline for Delta co-joined twins

Succour has come the way of the parents of the Siamese twins delivered last month at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara, following the presentation of a cheque of N2.5 million by the state government.

Senator Adeleke’s family, LAUTECH disagree on autopsy

The family of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke and the management of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, have disagreed on who took the body of the late politician to the hospital for autopsy.

President Buhari reappoints Boboye Oyeyemi as FRSC chief

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the renewal of the tenure of the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi.

Tanker explosion claims four lives in Benue, 40 persons severely burnt

Death toll on the petrol tanker that exploded at Gbatse, Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State, on Saturday is now about four, while 40 sustained injury.

Lassa Fever: FETHA virology centre treats 98 in Ebonyi

The Virology Centre of the Federal Teaching Hospital (FETHA), Abakaliki, says it has treated and discharged 98 patients who suffered attacks of Lassa fever in the state since January.

Official: Benin accident victims not JOHESU members

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says none of its members was involved in an auto crash over the weekend in Benin City.

JOHESU Strike: Red Cross takes over patients management at Sokoto specialist hospital

Members of the Red Cross Society of Nigeria have taken over patients management at Sokoto Specialist Hospital to cushion the effect of JOHESU strike in the state.

FMC Yola separates conjoined female twins

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yola, says has successfully separated a conjoined female twins, Prof. Auwal Muhammed, the Chief Medical Director, has said.

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