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University of Ilorin rewards associate professor with car as best researcher of academic session

The University of Ilorin has rewarded Akorede Mudathir, an Associate Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering with a Toyota Corolla car for emerging as the Best Researcher of 2018/2019 Academic session.

LAUTECH workers allege monarch’s complicity in crisis

Workers of College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (Lautech), have alleged that the Soun of Ogbomosho, Oba Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, is complicit in the university’s crisis.

UniJos to start physiotherapy, radiography programmes – provost

Prof. Simon Yiltok, Provost, College of Health Sciences, University of Jos, says the college is considering starting two new programmes – physiotherapy and radiography.
Nisa Premier Hospital, Abuja

Abuja hospital performs first kidney transplant

The management of NISA Premiere Hospital, Abuja, has carried out its first kidney transplantation in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

68 Lautech-trained doctors inducted into medical profession

Sixty-eight newly qualified medical doctors of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State were inducted into the medical profession at the weekend.
University of Jos | UNIJOS

86 Unijos graduates inducted as laboratory scientists

Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) on Friday inducted 86 graduates of University of Jos (UniJos) to practise as laboratory scientists.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.

Unilorin lecturer develops blindness detection kits

Dr. Dupe Ademola-Popoola, an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, has been granted a patent on a device, Teacher Led Vision Screener.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap Obafemi Awolowo university lecturer

Adegbehingbe is a professor at the College of Health Sciences, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.

Minister: Federal government to develop patients’ safety guide

The federal government says it has concluded plans to develop National Patients’ Safety Guide.
University of Abuja - UniAbuja

Abuja university vice-chancellor tasks students on creativity

Prof. Michael Adikwu, Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja, has urged newly matriculated students of the institution to learn to be creative.

UNIPORT to graduate 9,452 students, 106 bag first class

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) will on Saturday graduate 9,452 students with 106 of them bagging First Class degrees.

Expert: 23% of households in Nigeria practises open defecation

Not less than 23.5 percent of households in Nigeria lacked befitting toilets and practise open defecation which contributes to disease morbidity and mortality.

Expert proffers solution to dearth of healthcare professionals

Prof. Usman Ahmed, Provost, College of Health Sciences, Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa, says Nigeria must establish Federal University of Health Sciences in six geo-political zones to address inter-disciplinary rivalry and dearth of healthcare professionals.

Doctors raise the alarm over rising spate of uninvestigated unnatural deaths

Forensic pathologists have lamented the rising spate of uninvestigated unnatural deaths in the country and stressed the need to raise awareness and sensitise the people on what to do in the case of unnatural deaths.

NUC upgrades school of nursing to university college of health sciences – principal

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has upgraded the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Makurdi, to Benue State University’s College of Health Sciences.

Cardiologist: Unhealthy lifestyles cause heart-attack

Prof Ibrahim Adeola-Katibi, a Cardiologist with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has cautioned Nigerians against unhealthy lifestyles that could cause heart-attack.

Two OAU professors appointed vice-chancellors

Two university professors from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife have been appointed as Vice-Chancellors of two newly established federal universities.

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Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests

Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has affirmed that said the progress of any nation depends on the development of its youth.

Yobe suspends traditional ruler for defiling a 6-year-old boy

Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade Local Government for alleged sodomy with a six year-old-boy.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.

Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
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Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.