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Unilag supervisor commits suicide by ingesting ‘pesticide’

The University of Lagos has announced the death of one of its workers, Mr Sunday Meshioye, aged 36.g

UNILAG staff commits suicide after facing disciplinary panel

A staff of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Sunday Meshioye, has committed suicide after facing a disciplinary panel set up to investigate him.

Psychiatrist: Mental disorder accounts for 90% of suicide cases

Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Kafayat Ogunsola, on Tuesday said mental disorder accounts for 90 per cent of rampant suicide cases in the country.
A Professor of Ophthalmology, Adebukola Oshintelu, says regular intake of African native nut, bitter kola, helps to treat and manage glaucoma disease.

Ophthalmologist: How regular intake of bitter kola cures glaucoma

A Professor of Ophthalmology, Adebukola Oshintelu, says regular intake of African native nut, bitter kola, helps to treat and manage glaucoma disease.

NGO to educate more Lagos women on cervical cancer prevention

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), known as Sebeccly Cancer Care, has said it is committed to educating more women in Lagos communities on the prevention of cervical cancer.

Nigeria not producing enough doctors – ex-Luth chief

Prof. Akin Osibogun, a former Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, has decried the shortage of manpower in the health sector.

Eko Disco warns against assault on staff

The management of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has warned against assault on its staff saying individuals who do such will be brought to book.

LUTH resident doctors begin indefinite strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Friday embarked on indefinite strike over nonpayment of outstanding salaries and allowances.

Expert: Regular visit to dentist will prevent mouth odour in children

Prof. Bunmi Orenuga, Associate Professor of Child Dental Health, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, has advised parents to always bring their wards to dentist regularly to prevent them developing mouth odour.

LUTH resident doctors protest alleged five-month salary arrears, as management denies claim

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest as they commenced a two-day warning strike.

LUTH queries registrar over offending social media post

The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi- Araba, Lagos, has queried one of its senior registrars, Dr Abike Alegi, over an alleged offending social media post.

Parasitologist urges government to make healthcare accessible to all

A Consultant Medical Parasitologist, Prof. Wellington Oyibo, on Sunday urged both the Federal and State Governments to intensify strategies in the health system to allow everyone have access to healthcare services.

Lagos police apprehends two suspected killers of LUTH resident doctor

The Police in Lagos state say they have arrested two suspected killers of a University of Lagos (UNILAG) graduate, Dr Stephen Urueye, who was a resident doctor at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba.
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery-Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Lagos confirms 20 killed in collapsed school building, 45 rescued

After search and rescue activities ended yesterday at the site of the collapsed building in Ita-Faji, Lagos Island, the Lagos state government has officially stated that 20 people died from the tragic incident.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court admits more evidence against ex-NHIS boss

Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, admitted a document tendered in evidence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Martins Thomas, a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
President Muhammadu Buhari, who was on campaign trail to Lagos on Saturday, said his administration’s economic policies have been making the desired impact as evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.-10

President Buhari inaugurates NSIA-LUTH cancer treatment center

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday inaugurated the NSIA-LUTH advanced cancer treatment centre located in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos.

Eight men allegedly invade hospital for rejecting sick relation, rob patients

Eight persons who allegedly assaulted hospital patients and stole six cell phones and a laptop, were, on Friday, dragged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Paediatrician: Malnourishment can cause malaria, measles, pneumonia in children

A Paediatrician, Dr. Uche Anene-Nzelu, says malnourishment can cause severe issues for children, including malaria, measles and pneumonia.

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World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.