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NMA stages walk against election violence

As part of Inspiration FM’s fitness walks, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Akwa Ibom State Branch led doctors in Akwa Ibom to participate in a Walk Against Election Violence.

Governor Dankwambo refuses to appear before SARS-Panel over death of personal cook

Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe has again refused to appear before the Presidential Investigation Panel on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) over the death of one of his personal aides.
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Governor Ambode appoints Adetokunbo Fabamwo as LASUTH chief

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has confirmed the appointment Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, Lagos.

Ex-Ohanaeze President Dozie Ikedife passes on

A former President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Dozie Ikedife, who died Tuesday night will be buried today.

Gynaecologist: Family planning not abortion

A gynaecologist, Dr Aminu Magaji, has said that family planning is not abortion as being erroneously claimed in some religious circles, stressing that it is aimed at protecting the woman against many hazards.

Rapes, ethnic attacks rising in DR Congo’s lawless east

Sexual and ethnic violence are alarmingly on the rise in Democratic Republic of Congo's lawless east, spawning a humanitarian catastrophe with millions forced to flee their homes.

Cervical cancer: Gynaecologist urges young girls to take vaccination early in life

Dr. Maxwell Odiegwu, a gynaecologist, on Monday advised young girls to embrace vaccination against cervical cancer early in life.

Kenyan governor finds 12 dead babies in hospital during surprise visit

A surprise visit by Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko, to a hospital in the Kenyan Capital on Monday, led to the discovery of 12 dead babies hidden in cardboard boxes in apparent negligence.

Doctor explains reason for high number of caesarean deliveries

An Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Olawale Oba, has said that low acceptance of instrumental delivery techniques often leads to the increase of caesarean delivery.

Governor Ortom has failed Benue people – PDP aspirant

Dr. Stephen Hwande, a PDP governorship aspirant in Benue State, has said that the incumbent Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, has not justified the confidence reposed in him by the electorate in 2015.

Physician: Old age, major cause of back ache

Dr Solomon Anoti, a Gynaecologist in a private hospital, Gudu in Abuja, on Tuesday, said that old age could be major cause of back pain.

Aisha Buhari takes fight against child mortality to private sector

The Wife of Nigerian President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has taken the battle against scourge of maternal and child mortality to the private sector.

Kinshasa disputes estimates of displaced people in DR Congo

Around 230 000 people have been driven from their homes in Democratic Republic of Congo, the government estimated on Friday, a vastly different figure from the reports of humanitarian groups in the conflict-torn country.

Female genital mutilation a disaster – expert

Dr Chris Agboghoroma, Chief Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, National Hospital, Abuja on Thursday described Female Genital Mutilation as a disaster.

Prolonged labour can cause VVF – Obstetrician

Dr. Sukurat Okesina, a Consultant obstetrician and Gynecologist at Sobi Specialist Hospital, Ilorin, has advised women to avoid prolonged labour beyond 12 hours to prevent complication that may cause Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF).

Minister Isaac Adewole inaugurates National Advocates for Health

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday, inaugurated a group of eminent Nigerians as National Advocates for Health (NAH).

Abortion advertisement lands gynaecologist in trouble

German Gynaecologist, Kristina Haenel, was fined $7,150 by a court in that country on Friday, after being found guilty of “advertising” abortion by providing information about the procedure on her website.

LASUTH seeks partnership to reduce IVF cost

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, has appealed to well-meaning Nigerians to support governments to achieve cheaper cost of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) popularly known as (IVF).

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The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
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Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.