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UCH: How we’re assisting VVF patients

The Chief Medical Director of University College Hospital, Ibadan, Temitope Alonge, says the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with the VVF centre in the premier health facility to address the condition, including reintegration of patients.

President Buhari expected in Calabar to commission Nigerian Navy hospital

Forty-three years after its foundation was laid in Calabar, the Nigeria Navy Reference Hospital is now completed and ready for commissioning.

Egypt struggles against population ‘catastrophe’

Ali Abdelaziz sees children as a "gift from God", so much so that he has 10 of his own, even as Egypt's government struggles to stem a "catastrophic" population boom.

House of Reps honour crippled beggar turned lawyer, OAU record-breaker

Abdulsalam Kamaldeen, a physically challenged one-time Lagos beggar, has been honoured by the house of representatives for his rare academic feat.

12 UniAbuja medical students fail final exam after 12 years

Twelve of the 30 pioneer medical students of the University of Abuja, who enrolled in 2005, failed their final examinations, an official has said.

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).

Court orders reinstatement of UBTH professor

The National Industrial Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State, has nullified the compulsory retirement of a former Director of the In Vitro Fertilisation unit of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Prof. Augustine Orhue, from the institution.

Oral sex increases risk of HPV infection – gynaecologist

Adegboyega Fawole, a professor at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has warned that human papiloma virus (HPV) has been found in the throat of people engaging in oral sex.

MDCN declares doctor’s strike illegal, says participants will repeat internship

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has declared the ongoing strike by members of the National Association of Resident Doctor illegal.

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Reggae star Temitope Adekunle, aka Small Doctor, said it was a dream come true to dine with Nigeria’s number one citizen as he dispelled insinuations that he collected N2 million from President Muhammadu Buhari.

Small Doctor: Meeting President Buhari a dream come true

Reggae star Temitope Adekunle, aka Small Doctor, said it was a dream come true to dine with Nigeria’s number one citizen as he dispelled insinuations that he collected N2 million from President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Joachim Low praises Germany’s patience in last-gasp win over Sweden

Germany's 2-1 win over Sweden was a "rollercoaster ride" but was also a triumph for calm thinking and patience, says Joachim Low.
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Bayelsa government, APC bicker over sack of 28,000 workers

The Bayelsa State government and the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are bickering over the purported sack of 28,000 workers.
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Godfred Odame: FIFA doesn’t recognize current Ghana FA administration

Ghana’s Deputy Attorney General Godfred Odame has revealed that world football’s governing body, FIFA does not recognize the current FA administration.
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Zimbabwe leader Mnangagwa visits injured blast victims

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has visited victims of the Bulawayo explosion that rocked Zanu-PF’s rally where he narrowly escaped death.