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2020: Lagos speaker tasks newsmen on unity

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has called on journalists covering the Assembly to be united in a bid to achieve better results in the New Year.
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.

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The planned protest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced in Abuja with the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, leading other party chieftains.

Uche Secondus, Peter Obi, Dino Melaye lead PDP protest in Abuja

The planned protest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced in Abuja with the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi leading other party chieftains.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC raids popular night club in Ibadan, arrests 89 ‘Yahoo boys’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, at the weekend, arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular Club 360 located on the Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Presidency explains Finance Act 2019

The presidency had made public the breakdown of Finance Bill, 2019, which was submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the 2020 Appropriation Bill, and signed into law by the president on Jan. 13, 2020.
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Police uncover ‘baby factory’ in Kano, rescue 27 children

The Kano State Police Command have uncovered an illegal orphanage home suspected to be involved in child trafficking and rescued 27 children alleged to have been kidnapped or born for trafficking from the home known as Du Merci orphanage.
Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central senatorial district at the Senate, has vowed that the 9th Senate would continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Senator Aleiro donates 200 hostel capacity, vehicle to Kebbi university

The Vice-Chancellor of the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aleiro (KSUST), Professor Bashar Ladan Aleiro, has disclosed that Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central Senatorial District at the Senate, donated a block of hostel of 200 student capacity and a vehicle to the University.