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Patients groan as workers’ strike paralyses hospitals

One month after health workers, under the auspices of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), embarked on an indefinite strike to drive home its demands for improved welfare and other issues, health care provisions at the federal health facilities and some state hospitals have been grounded.

JOHESU Strike: Bauchi health workers join, patients stranded

Bauchi State health workers have joined the ongoing strike as directed by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), grounding activities at the state hospitals and leaving patients stranded.

Official warns against unorthodox eye treatment

Mr Yunusa Zarumai, the Chief Nursing Officer at the Eye Centre, General Hospital Minna, Niger, has warned Nigerians of inherent dangers in patronising traditional healers for eye treatment.

Three die in Ogun road accident

Three persons died while five sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving two vehicles at Alakara on the Owode-Idiroko highway on Tuesday.

South African national found dead in Lagos hotel

A Nigerian lady, Gift Mike, is cooling her heels at State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Yaba, answering questions bordering on the death of her South African lover, Daniel Grant, weekend, in a hotel on Victoria Island area of Lagos.

Man hacks 83-year-old father to death over disagreement

An 83-year-old man, Nathaniel Chukwuemerie, has been hacked to death, allegedly by his son, in Enugu State over a disagreement.

60 suspected robbers, kidnappers arrested in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has rounded up 60 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cultists in its recent major operations.

Police confirm death of 10 miners in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that 10 miners were killed by armed bandits in Birnin Gawri Local Government Area.

Police nab 70-year-old man for defiling 13-year-old girl

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 70-year-old man, Adefuye Teslim, for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl at the Parapete area of Ago Iwoye on Sunday, April, 22, 2018.

Offa robbery: IGP Ibrahim Idris orders transfer of Kwara police commissioner

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the transfer of the Kwara state police commissioner, Alhaji Lawan Ado, with immediate effect.

NMA: Only 3 out of 34 state hospitals in Edo functional

Dr Emmanuel Osaigbovo, Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Edo, says only three hospitals out of the 34 owned by the State Government are functioning.

Suspected herdsmen kill 32 villagers in Nasarawa

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have again murdered over 32 Tiv villagers at different locations across the southern senatorial district of Nasarawa State in a series of well coordinated attacks.

Lagos launches initiative to improve service delivery

The Lagos State Government has launched an initiative, Service Charter Initiative with the aim of improving health care services in the state.

Police, hunter kill three robbers, recover 83 illegal arms in Bauchi

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Monitoring Squad in collaboration with a renown Hunter, Ali Kwara, has killed three suspected armed robbers in Bauchi.

Death toll in Offa robbery hits 30

Latest reports indicate that the death toll in Thursday’s robbery attack in Offa in Kwara State has risen to 30.

Offa robbery: Governor Ahmed visits victims, promises to pay medical bills

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has promised to pay the medical bills of victims of Thursday’s armed robbery attack in Offa, headquarters of Offa Local Government Area.

Police launch manhunt for man suspected of killing son in Enugu

The police in Enugu State have launched a manhunt for a man, Onyenwe Ajah, who allegedly killed his son to death and then fled.

Police: 17-year-old girl commits suicide in Jigawa

The police in Jigawa say a 17-year-old girl has committed suicide by consuming insecticide popularly known as “Piyapiya”.

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