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At least 17 people have died in a road accident at Bacita junction along Jebba-Ilorin Highway in Kwara State.

Taking pictures at accidents scenes rather than help worries NGO

An NGO, Health Emergency Initiative (HEI), has advised the public to have a change of attitude toward taking pictures at the scene of accidents and during other emergency period.
Renowned cancer specialist, Professor Aderemi Tajudeen Ajekigbe, died four months after he found that he had prostate cancer. And it was stage four prostate cancer, which is often incurable, when it hits men.

Cancer specialist killed by stage four prostate cancer

Renowned cancer specialist, Professor Aderemi Tajudeen Ajekigbe, died four months after he found that he had prostate cancer. And it was stage four prostate cancer, which is often incurable, when it hits men.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari mourns cancer specialist Professor Ajekigbe

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Ajekigbe family, the academia and the medical profession on the passage of renowned oncologist, Professor Aderemi Tajudeen Ajekigbe.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Federal government to upgrade, equip 7 teaching hospitals for cancer management

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.
Mr Dele Agekameh, one time editor with Tell, columnist with The Nation and Premium Times died on Friday night in Lagos after battling renal disorder for seven years.

Veteran journalist Dele Agekame passes on

Mr Dele Agekameh, one time editor with Tell, columnist with The Nation and Premium Times died on Friday night in Lagos after battling renal disorder for seven years.

UNILAG: Our driver was to receive counselling before suicide

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has said its worker, Sunday Gbenga Meshioye, who committed suicide days ago was scheduled to be counselled by the institution’s counselling unit before the incident.

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.
L-R: Tokunbo Talabi, Ogun State SSG; Pastor Idowu Iluyomade,Special Assistant to G. O on CSR; Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun;G. O RCCG, Pastor Adeboye; Wife of G. O, Pastor Mrs Folu Adeboye at the commissioning of an ultramodern Intensive Care Unit, in Mowe, Ogun State.

Ogun jubilates as Pastor Adeboye unveils ICU centre at RCCG Headquarters

The commissioning which is part of the cardinal focus of the church’s Christian Social Responsibility (CSR) and in the fulfilment of its commitment “Help for the helpless, Hope for the hopeless, Food for the hungry, Strength for the weak” brings the total number of donated Ultra-Modern Intensive Care Units to 3 across the country.

Lagos community petitions National Assembly over water pollution by Total

The residents of Akoka, a Lagos community, on Saturday presented a petition to the House of Representatives member representing Somolu Federal Constituency, Ademorin Kuye, over the petition of their underground water by Total Nigeria Plc.

STAND: Breastfeeding key to achieving SDGs

As the World marks the 2019 Breastfeeding Week, STAND Foundation, says breastfeeding is key to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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.

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, management disagree on strike

The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and the hospital’s Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) have expressed opposing views on an ongoing strike.

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UN condemns killing of four humanitarian aid workers in Borno

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