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Lassa fever kills two doctors at Kano hospital

Two medical doctors have reportedly died at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano State following a suspected cases of “Lassa Fever”.
After he was struck down by malaria and typhoid, Togolese tailor Ayawo Hievi thought he was set to recover when he started taking drugs prescribed by his doctor.

Africa hamstrung by deadly flood of fake medicine

After he was struck down by malaria and typhoid, Togolese tailor Ayawo Hievi thought he was set to recover when he started taking drugs prescribed by his doctor.

Bauchi governor not bed-ridden in UK – aide

The Bauchi State Government has dispelled rumours that Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed is bed-ridden in the United Kingdom and would not be back soon enough to resume his duties.

Family kicks as 10-year-old dies after being rejected at Bauchi university teaching hospital

The family of a 10-year-old boy, Ismail Ibrahim, has berated the management of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, following the refusal of a doctor to attend to the minor, who was knocked down by a car at the Buzaye village along the Bauchi-Jos Road.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Kidnap: Police apprehend wanted suspect in Delta

The Delta Police Command says it has apprehended a wanted suspect, alleged to have kidnapped a medical doctor with Delta University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH) in November 2019.
Ten infant deaths have been reported for the month of December in a hospital in the Bundi district, Rajasthan in western India.

Ten infants die in Indian hospital

Ten infant deaths have been reported for the month of December in a hospital in the Bundi district, Rajasthan in western India.

FGM: Rigasa women suffers highest number of VVF in Kaduna – ministry

A Medical Doctor and Director Medical Services with Kaduna State Ministry of Health, Dr. Ado Zakari Muhammed, said on Tuesday that Rigasa, a community in Igabi local government area of Kaduna State recorded highest number of women with Vesico Virgina Fistula (VVF), due to female genital mutilation.
Flash flooding has hit Djibouti, where the government and United Nations said the equivalent of two years' rain fell in a single day, with several countries in East Africa, including Kenya, struggling after heavy rainfall.

East Africa struggles with heavy rains as thousands displaced

Flash flooding has hit Djibouti, where the government and United Nations said the equivalent of two years' rain fell in a single day, with several countries in East Africa, including Kenya, struggling after heavy rainfall.
“Red Table Talk” co-hosts Adrienne Banfield-Norris and Jada Pinkett Smith stand behind rapper T.I. and his wife, Tiny. (Michael Becker-Facebook Watch)

T.I. denies checking daughter’s hymen for virginity

Rapper T.I. is defending himself after facing incredible backlash for admitting that he accompanies his daughter to the gynecologist every year to hear from her doctor that her hymen is still intact in a report.
Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has volunteered to pay the cost of ex-teammate Sani Emmanuel’s surgery.

Jubilation as Super Eagles star doles out huge sum for ex-teammate surgery

The pair were squad members at the 2009 Fifa U17 World Cup, with Emmanuel emerging the best player of the tournament, but has been suffering from achilles tendonitis – which saw him quit football prematurely.

Doctor dies of Lassa fever after performing surgeries on infected pregnant women

A Dutch doctor who contracted Lassa hemorrhagic fever in Sierra Leone after treating patients has died in hospital, while a second doctor is undergoing treatment, the top Dutch health official said Sunday.
Fritz von Weizsäcker, the son of the late President Richard von Weizsäcker, was stabbed to death on Tuesday while giving a lecture at a Berlin hospital, according to local police.

Former German president’s son stabbed to death in hospital

An assailant has stabbed to death the son of former German president Richard von Weizsaecker in attack at a Berlin hospital that left one other person seriously injured, police said Wednesday.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 12: US President Donald Trump speaks at the Economic Club of New York on November 12, 2019 in New York City. Trump, speaking to business leaders and others in the financial community, spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and the prolonged trade talks with China. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Doctor debunks Donald Trump’s ‘chest pain’ reports

Donald Trump’s doctor issued a report Monday on the US president’s health after a “routine, planned” check-up, saying that contrary to some reports he had not suffered any chest pain.
Ex-Enugu Rangers forward and former NPFL top scorer, Chisom Egbuchulam, has bagged Suwon FC player of the year award.

Former Enugu Rangers star wins prestigious award in South Korea

Egbuchulam switched to South Korean outfit Suwon FC in January after a brilliant season with Falkenbergs FF, where he netted 14 goals in 21 games, to win the Swedish Second Division top scorer.

Research: Journalists have least sex, lawyers hardest to please in bed

Kate Moyle, an expert at Lelo UK, said: “Even within groups such as professions where there is a lot of similarities, we have to consider that there is a huge amount of individual differences impacting people’s sexuality and sex lives.A research has shown that your occupation could have a very huge bearing on your bedroom life.

Railway director beats up doctor during brawl

A Principal Medical Officer at the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Meta, Lagos State, Dr Chukwuweike Ojeah, has been hospitalised after he was allegedly attacked by the Director of Operations, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Niyi Alli.
Lagos State High Court.

Family’s negligence suit against ‘Flying Doctors’ resumes Oct. 30

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Friday adjourned till October 30, a medical negligence suit by the Estate of Nabil Hanga and Mustapha Hanga against De Flight Medics, commonly known as ‘Flying Doctors’ and three others.

Canadian judge mocks Nigerian doctor for his English accent

A judge in Alberta, Canada, faces an accusation of racism for mocking the accent of Dr. Bamidele Adeagbo, a medical expert from Nigeria who testified during a trial, according to the CBC and the Montreal Gazette.

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Inter have confirmed that they've completed the signing of Victor Moses from Chelsea after his loan spell with Fenerbahce was brought to an abrupt end.

Inter Milan confirm Victor Moses shirt number

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University of Abuja suspends admission process

The University of Abuja has suspended the ongoing admission of students due to what it described as irregularities in the process.

Nigerian Navy arrests five suspects, impounds 181 drums of petrol

The Nigerian Navy fight against smuggling activities on the waterways has continued unabated as the command has arrested five suspects.and impounded 4 boats.
Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

Transparency: Corruption worse in Nigeria

Nigeria has dropped on Transparency International‘s yearly corruption perception ranking, moving two places down to rank the world’s 34th most corrupt nation in the world.