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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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Katsina government releases N400 million for S-Power employees’ stipends

The Katsina State government has released N400 million for the payment of monthly stipends to 5,000 youths engaged in the newly introduced state-power programme tagged “S-Power”.

US to strengthen 7,200 military forces serving in Africa

The U.S. Department of Defence has announced the realignment of Counter-Violent Extremist Organisation (C-VEO) personnel operating in U.S. Africa Command to support priorities outlined in the National Defence Strategy.

APC UK tasks party members to shun bickering, support Adams Oshiomhole

The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on members of the party across the country to shun bickering and rally support for Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the party’s National Chairman, ahead of the 2019 general elections.
PDP leaders, Uche Secondus, right and presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar attended the formation of CUPP

Atiku Abubakar, Uche Secondus, PDP governors meet in Abuja

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and members of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council have met in Abuja to strategise ahead of the commencement of the party’s presidential campaign.
This handout photograph taken by Rizin Fighting Federation on November 5, 2018 shows US boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) posing with his opponent, Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa (R) during a press conference in Tokyo to announce their fight. - Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr said on november 5, 2018 he will come out of retirement to fight Japanese kickboxer half his age Tenshin Nasukawa, on New Year's Eve in Saitama. (Photo by Handout / RIZIN FIGHTING FEDERATION / AFP) /

Japanese promoter insists Floyd Mayweather will compete at MMA event

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s proposed fight against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa will definitely go ahead on New Year’s Eve, according to the CEO of the promotional company organising the mixed martial arts event.