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A Bangladeshi man known as the “Tree Man” because of bark-like growths on his hand and body said he wanted his hands amputated to relieve him of unbearable pain.
The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.
Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
Ghana’s Information minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said that three Nigerians, and not four as earlier reported, were arrested in connection with the kidnapping of two Canadian women in Kumasi.
The AU Peace and Security Council announced the suspension Thursday as protest leaders in Sudan rejected an offer from the ruling military council to negotiate the country's political future.
Sudan's military rulers forcibly broke up a weeks-long sit-in outside Khartoum's army headquarters on Monday leaving at least 13 dead, a doctors' committee said as gunfire echoed from the site.
In unprecedented scenes in Khartoum, hundreds of workers in suits and ties alongside their neatly dressed women colleagues have gone on strike to protest what they call Sudan’s “total economic collapse”.
The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has expressed concern over the spate of assaults on its members in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and the hospital’s Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) have expressed opposing views on an ongoing strike.
The Association of Resident Doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest as they commenced a two-day warning strike.
Deontay Wilder believes “a lot” of boxers are turning to doping and insists he knows the doctors issuing performance-enhancing drugs.
A doctor in Pakistan has been arrested amid an investigation into the outbreak of HIV in hundreds of children.
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.
Medical doctors under the aegis of the Medical Guild have raised concerns over increase in the number of doctors falling ill due to the workload in the country’s health system.
Community Health Extension Workers (CHEW) and Community officers in Lagos State, on Friday advocated a review to the extant Health Service Reform Law 2016, to legally authorise practitioners to own and operate private healthcare clinic.
The former Leicester manager, who won the Premier League title with the Foxes in the 2015-16 season, has been without a job since leaving Roma at the end of the campaign.
In its determination to lift sizeable numbers of the poor out of poverty, the Kogi State Office of Social Investment Programme (SIP) has begun the enrollment of additional 23, 440 indigent persons across the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently constitute his cabinet, warning that a delay may further affect the country’s economy.
Some shareholders of Forte Oil (FO) Plc on Tuesday tasked the new management of the company on continuous payment of dividend and adherence to good corporate governance.
A Gudu Grade I Area Court in Abuja has ordered a divorce seeking housewife, Amina Abdulsalam, to pay her estranged husband Sani Abdulraman, N20,000 as a condition for divorce.
Russian officials have opinion that the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world’s second-largest exporter of crude since the spring is long over for the country.
Contrary to reports making the rounds that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State had endorsed Governor Yahaya Bello as its main candidate for the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in the state, some members of the party’s State Executive Committee have said no one had been adopted.
The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Saturday warned its personnel to stay away from drugs in order to perform their assigned tasks optimally.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has allayed fears of motorists over enforcement of Traffic Laws in the state.
The Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (NISS) has called for urgent national policy on soil to address degradation and pollution which could plunge the country into frightening food insecurity.