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Man arrested for defiling 13-year-old girl

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 29 year-old-man, Soji Ogunrinola, for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl (name withheld).

Lassa fever: Hold President Buhari responsible for Abia doctor’s death – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government directly responsible for the avoidable and painful death of Dr. Ndukwu Chizaram of the Federal Medical Center, Umuahia, Abia state.

Abia government deploys medical team to contain Lassa fever outbreak

The Abia State Government has announced that it has deployed medical response team at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) in Umuahia, the state capital to contain the outbreak of Lassa fever at the hospital.

Police re-arrest suspected criminal escapees linked to Senator Melaye

The Nigeria Police, Kogi State command have re-arrested five out of the six suspected criminals who escaped from Police custody in Lokoja, Kogi State on Wednesday.

NMA advocates implementation of national oral health policy

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has advocated for the implementation of the National Oral Health Policy drafted by the National council on Health and signed into law by the Federal government in 2012.

Senator Ekweremadu: Governor Dickson’s investment in health sector commendable

Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday commissioned the interns and house officers quarters at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) in Bayelsa State built by Governor Henry Seriake Dickson’s administration, declaring that an investment in the health sector is not a waste.

Lassa fever: Delta confirms three deaths, 24 under surveillance

The Delta State Government has said three out of the seven confirmed cases of Lassa fever have resulted in mortality since the outbreak of the disease in the state.

President Buhari loses sister in-law

A sister in-law to President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Mamman, is dead.

Headteacher, assistant crushed to death

The truck driver, who killed the head teacher of LA Primary School, Igbatoro/Familugba in Akure North Council Area of Ondo State, Pastor Oluwajuwon Adebayo, and his Assistant, Pastor Sunday Ajenifuja, have been arrested by police.

Benue doctors begin indefinite strike

Doctors in Benue State, on Thursday, embarked on an indefinite strike over what they described as inability of the state government and the management of the Federal Medical Center (FMC) Makurdi, to meet their demands.

NMA warning strike ill-motivated – FMC chief

The Medical Director of the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Makurdi, Benue State, Dr. Peteru Inunduh, has described the 7-day warning strike embarked upon by the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), ‘ill-motivated and indefensible’.

Mob kills three alleged robbers in Katsina community

A mob had killed three members of an alleged armed robbery gang who recently invaded Daga village in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina state.

Resident doctors accuse CMD of diverting N280m in Ondo

The Association of Resident Doctors, (ARD), Federal Medical Center, (FMC) Owo, has accused the Acting Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the hospital, Iliasu Ahmed, of diverting the fund released by the federal government for the payment of 2016 arrears to another project.

Fed govt canvasses support against diabetes, other non-communicable diseases

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has urged health partners to support the Federal Government’s efforts in tackling the menace of non-communicable, NCD diseases in Nigeria.

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Catholics across Nigeria are currently holding a mass and rosary procession for victims of violent killings across the country.

Police arrest 50 MASSOB members in Aba

Over 50 members of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign States of Biafra, MASSOB, have been arrested by the Police in Aba, Abia State.

Senators Omo-Agege, Ndume appear before investigative panel over Senate invasion

A Delta Central senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Tuesday honoured the invitation of an ad-hoc committee drafted to investigate the incident of the chamber invasion.

Governor Masari calls for total reforms in Nigeria’s prison

The Governor made the call on Monday during a courtesy visit a study tour team of advanced command course from Prisons Academy, Ijebu-Igbo in Ogun state led by Assistant Controller General of Prisons, ACG Oluwayiopese Benson at the Government House Council Chamber, Katsina.

Governor Ambode okays construction of Fagba flyover bridge

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday approved the construction of a flyover bridge at the Fagba intersection to ease the perennial traffic gridlock and reduce travel time within the axis.