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Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele suffered an injury after the La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday evening, the France star finished the game but had some discomfort on his leg as he walked off the pitch.

Barcelona star suffers another injury, out for five weeks

Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele suffered an injury after the La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday evening, the France star finished the game but had some discomfort on his leg as he walked off the pitch.

Experts blame infectious diseases on disruption of ecosystem

Medical experts have attributed the re-occurrence of Emerging Infectious diseases (EIDs) to the inability of the government to control the disruption of the eco system through human activities.
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 signs law changing Nigeria Prisons Service to Nigeria Correctional Service

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the billing changing the name of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) to Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS).
The Federal Government of Nigeria is 100 percent in support of the bid by the country to host the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in 2020, His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Abuja on Thursday.

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian government fully supports 2020 U-20 WWC bid

The Federal Government of Nigeria is 100 percent in support of the bid by the country to host the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in 2020, His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Abuja on Thursday.

Tottenham agree £25 million Ryan Sessegnon deal

Ryan Sessegnon is heading to Tottenham to undergo a medical after Spurs agreed a £25 million deal (€27m/$30m) with Fulham.

OAU: Student who committed suicide did not have poor results

Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile – Ife, has said Opeyemi DARA, the 400-Level student who committed suicide was not doing poorly academically.

Doctors shelve planned strike in Borno

Medical doctors in specialist hospitals in Maiduguri have suspended their planned strike following an agreement reached with the state government.

Nigerian female pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia

An elderly female Nigerian pilgrim from Sokoto State has died in Madinah, Saudi Arabia few days to the commencement of 2019 Hajj rites.

68 Lautech-trained doctors inducted into medical profession

Sixty-eight newly qualified medical doctors of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State were inducted into the medical profession at the weekend.

Banditry: NAF offers free medical services to 3,000 IDPs in Niger

The Nigerian Air Force says it is offering free medical services to about 3,000 victims of banditry from Chukuba and Kwaki Communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.

Medical guild raises concern over health of doctors

Medical doctors under the aegis of the Medical Guild have raised concerns over increase in the number of doctors falling ill due to the workload in the country’s health system.

Kidnapping: Cross River doctors threaten strike

Medical doctors in Cross River have threatened to withdraw their services over incessant kidnapping of its members.

China builds 158 Internet hospitals amid digital tide

China’s medical authority said on Wednesday that 158 Internet hospitals had been built, to address congestion in large urban hospitals amid digital tide.
A video grab obtained from drone footage shows the wreckage of a tourist bus that crashed on April 17, 2019 in Canico, on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Madeira in mourning after 29 German tourists die in bus crash

The Portuguese island of Madeira on Thursday began three days of mourning after 29 German tourists died after their bus spun off the road and tumbled down a slope before crashing into a house.

Doctors commence strike in Imo

Medical doctors in Imo state owned hospitals and health facilities on Wednesday began an indefinite strike action.
Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru has been named the fastest player in the Turkish Super Lig.

Henry Onyekuru: Why I rejected Paris Saint-Germain to join Everton

Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru has revealed that he successfully completed a medical at French giants Paris St-Germain, before opting instead to join Everton in June 2017.

Offa robbery: ‘Wounds on suspects’ legs not caused by gunshots’

Medical doctor in charge of medical welfare of inmates, Kwara state prisons command, Olaleye Paul Olasunkanmi, on Monday told an Ilorin High Court trying the Offa robbery suspects that the report of the medical examination on the suspects did not show the wounds on their legs were as a result of gunshots.

Police: Gunmen abduct North Korean doctor in Zamfara

A North Korean medical doctor, Jeng Sunail, attached to the General Hospital in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, has been abducted by gunmen.

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Paul Onuachu has left FC Midtjylland for Belgian top-flight side Genk in a deal reportedly worth €6 million.

We couldn’t afford Paul Onuachu – Gent coach

The Nigeria international joined Gent from FC Midtjylland in a deal worth €6m this season and, Thorup confesses his high transfer fee effectively ruled out a move for the 6ft7in forward.
Mavin record’s signee, Rema, made Barack Obama’s 2019 Sure Playlist with his song, ‘Iron Man’.

Nigerian musician makes Barack Obama’s summer playlist

Other international stars on the playlist include Drake, who occupies No 1, Jay Z, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Jill Scott, Frank Sinatra, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, and Robin Thicke amongst others.
The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has urged residents of the state against being obsessd with ethnicity and religion.

Kaduna government earmarks N1.8 billion for foreign, local scholarship

The Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board, Jummai Dikko, said the board has earmarked over N1.8 billion for foreign and local scholarship to students from the state.
Alex Iwobi's Everton debut ends in defeat in the 2-0 loss to Aston Villa in the matchday three Premier League encounter despite shining on Friday night.

Alex Iwobi vows to score goals for Everton

Super Eagles’ star Alex Iwobi says he would be working hard in the days ahead to achieve full fitness and hopefully score goals to help improve the fortunes of Everton this season.
Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya with his family at Emabole village in Butere at the launch of the census exercise in the county on August 24, 2019. ISAAC WALE - NATION MEDIA GROUP

Census: Kenya becomes first African country to recognise intersex people

Saturday and Sunday have been scheduled by the Kenyan government for the general headcount of its citizens. For the first time, the intersex people will also be counted by the government officials making it the first African country to recognise such gender.