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Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, Nov. 5, 2019.

New Delhi residents decry dirty air

Sakshi Chauhan has not left her house in a quiet inner-city slum in the Indian capital for the past six days on her doctor's orders.
Ibrahim Magu

EFCC: We’ll fight doctors issuing fake medical reports

The Economic and Finance Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it will extend its investigation to doctors who issue fake medical reports to those facing prosecution for alleged economic and financial crimes.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC targets doctors issuing fake medical reports

The Economic and Finance Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will extend its investigation to doctors that issue fake medical reports to those facing prosecution for alleged economic and financial crimes.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

Anambra university teaching hospital give governor seven-day ultimatum

Consultant doctors at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Amaku-Awka, have given the Anambra State government up to Tuesday to fulfil promises made to them or face the consequences of an indefinite strike.
American pharmaceutical company Pfizer has recalled batches of its Xalatan 0.005%w-v eye drops solution in Nigeria.

Pfizer recalls batches of Xalatan eye drops in Nigeria

American pharmaceutical company Pfizer has recalled batches of its Xalatan 0.005%w/v eye drops solution in Nigeria.

Health condition of ex-premier Nawaz Sharif worries Pakistanis

A team of Pakistani doctors is struggling to determine the cause of the deteriorating health condition of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year sentence on corruption charges.
Ms Lola Talabi Oni, a Technical Advisor for Bureau of Statistics, has said that Nigeria and Nigerians do not get value for monies invested in the healthcare sector.

Healthcare: Expert says Nigeria does not get value for investments

Ms Lola Talabi Oni, a Technical Advisor for Bureau of Statistics, has said that Nigeria and Nigerians do not get value for monies invested in the healthcare sector.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos government re-arraigns two doctors for ‘attempted murder’

Earlier, the Lagos State Prosecuting Counsel, Mr. Babatunde Sunmonu, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 26, 2018, at Excel Medical Centre in Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Zimbabwe doctors defy court, enter 43rd day of strike

Striking Zimbabwe doctors on Monday defied a court order to return to work, saying a pay rise offered by the government failed to meet everyday costs.
Mr Abhay Thakur, the High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, has said that Nigeria alone accounted for 20 per cent of India’s trade in Africa for the year 2018.

India trains 529 Nigerians

The Indian government has so far trained 529 Nigerians under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) in the past three years.

How policeman defiled me on several occasions – pupil

A nine-year-old pupil (name withheld) on Wednesday narrated before an Ikeja Special Offences and Domestic Violence Court in Lagos how a 40-year-old policeman, Andy Eghobamien, lured her into his apartment and defiled her on numerous occasions.

Kogi unveils plan to employ 3700 teachers

The Kogi State Government has disclosed that the State Executive Council has approved the recruitment of no fewer than 3700 teachers in the state secondary schools.
Jordan's government said it has reached a pay deal with the teachers union to end a one-month strike, the country's longest public sector strike that disrupted schooling for more than 1.5 million students.

Teachers end four-week strike in pay deal with government

Jordan's government said it has reached a pay deal with the teachers union to end a one-month strike, the country's longest public sector strike that disrupted schooling for more than 1.5 million students.
Theo Walcott was stricken on the floor after being clocked on the side of the head. Reuters

Everton’s Theo Walcott discharged from hospital after head injury

Everton forward Theo Walcott has been discharged from hospital after suffering a head injury in their 3-1 defeat by Manchester City.
Rangers of Scotland midfielder, Joe Aribo has spoken of his excitement of facing Brazil in next month’s international friendly and says he can’t wait to swap jersey with PSG star Neymar.

Doctors to conduct more tests on Joe Aribo next week

Doctors working for Scottish Premier League side Glasgow Rangers FC of Scotland are keeping Nigeria international Joe Aribo waiting over his medical conditions following the head injury he sustained against Livingston, on Wednesday.

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.

Nigeria needs 290, 000 medical doctors to meet WHO standard – expert

A medical expert, Abdulkadir Tabari, has called for concerted efforts of all stakeholders to make Nigeria’s medical residency program relevant and visible in the global mix.

Seven arrested after deadly Algeria maternity hospital fire

Algerian authorities have arrested seven people in connection with a fire at a maternity hospital that left eight babies dead, the official APS news agency reported Thursday.

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Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.

Bayern confirm interim coach to stay on as manager

Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.
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Councillor remanded in prison for allegedly stripping woman in public

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Kogi guber: PDP chides APC over ‘attack’ on Seyi Makinde, Musa Wada, others

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly sending armed thugs to invade the venue of the meeting of its leaders, including Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the PDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, in Lokoja ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi state.
Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.

Lionel Messi scores on his return as Argentina beat Brazil

Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.
Nigeria winger Victor Moses scored and also bagged an assist as Fenerbahce thrashed Gazisehir Gaziantep 5-0 in their Turkish Super Lig clash at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on Monday evening.

Victor Moses may return to Chelsea in January as Fenerbahce plot contract termination

Nigeria winger Victor Moses could return to Chelsea in January transfer window as Fenerbahce seem keen to end his disappointing loan spell.