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The spread of HIV in Pakistan is believed to be due to the use of unsterilised needles

Doctor arrested after 400 children test positive for HIV

A doctor in Pakistan has been arrested amid an investigation into the outbreak of HIV in hundreds of children.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: I would’ve sued doctors that wrongly diagnosed my wife

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has called for a review of Nigeria’s medical system so that doctors treat patients only in that aspect in which they have competence.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP attacks President Buhari over ‘private’ London visit

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for travelling to the UK on a ‘private visit’ without transmitting power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Why doctors are leaving Nigeria

The doctors are moving to societies where they are better paid because staying back in Nigeria keeps them on the poverty belt. A country that devalues its currency like Nigeria has done in relation to other major currencies like the Euro, dollar and pound is definitely going to have a huge crisis within its society.
Jair Bolsonaro. Andre Coelho-Bloomberg

President Bolsonaro fires Brazil’s controversial education minister

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday sacked his education minister, an ultra-conservative who had drawn public ire over a range of controversial proposals including a revision of school textbooks to deny the 1964 military coup.

Offa robbery: ‘Wounds on suspects’ legs not caused by gunshots’

Medical doctor in charge of medical welfare of inmates, Kwara state prisons command, Olaleye Paul Olasunkanmi, on Monday told an Ilorin High Court trying the Offa robbery suspects that the report of the medical examination on the suspects did not show the wounds on their legs were as a result of gunshots.

Lagos police apprehends two suspected killers of LUTH resident doctor

The Police in Lagos state say they have arrested two suspected killers of a University of Lagos (UNILAG) graduate, Dr Stephen Urueye, who was a resident doctor at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba.
Popular Nigerian actress and comedienne, Helen Paul, has bagged a Ph.D in Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos.

Comedian Helen Paul bags PhD from University of Lagos

Popular Nigerian actress and comedienne, Helen Paul, has bagged a Ph.D in Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi gives daughter of Ekiti Anthem composer full scholarship

The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has awarded full scholarship to Olaitan Ologunde, daughter of the late Composer of Ekiti Anthem, Pa Ologunde, who died about two years ago.

Police: Gunmen abduct North Korean doctor in Zamfara

A North Korean medical doctor, Jeng Sunail, attached to the General Hospital in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, has been abducted by gunmen.
A Benin-based pastor, Ekene Samuel, who allegedly specialises in charming his victims with voodoo, has been apprehended by Edo police operatives.

‘Voodoo Pastor’ arrested for for impregnating, procuring abortion for teenager

A Benin-based pastor, Ekene Samuel, who allegedly specialises in charming his victims with voodoo, has been apprehended by Edo police operatives.

Police: Cannon shot kills man in Enugu community

The Police in Enugu State says that a local cannon shot had killed its operator in Ogbozinne community in Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state.

Victim: Pastor Mathew raped me when I was 7-years-old

A 14 year-old victim of rape on Thursday told an FCT High Court Maitama that Pastor Emmanuel Matthew of the Winners Chapel raped her when she was seven-years-old in 2012.

Central bank to issue loans at five percent to SMEs through NIRSAL microfinance bank

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says it will issue loans at five per cent and with no collateral to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through the NIRSAL Micro Finance Bank (MFB).

Senator Dariye reportedly down with kidney failure

Former Plateau State Governor Joshua Dariye is said to be down with renal failure.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: I owe Rotimi Amaechi no loyalty

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that his political relationship with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, began at the Rivers State House of Assembly where they met as contemporaries several years ago.

EFCC denies alleged poisoning of former Skye Bank chief

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied an allegation that its operatives poisoned the Chairman of the defunct Skye Bank, Mr Tunde Ayeni.

UBTH doctor found dead in Benin hotel

The Police in Edo on Thursday confirmed that a medical doctor, Dr Osasogie Ogbeide, was found dead in a hotel in the state capital, Benin.

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140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.