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More than 80 Yemeni soldiers have been killed and scores injured in a missile and drone attack blamed on Huthi rebels in central Yemen, medical and military sources said Sunday.

More than 80 soldiers killed in Yemen missile, drone attack

More than 80 Yemeni soldiers have been killed and scores injured in a missile and drone attack blamed on Huthi rebels in central Yemen, medical and military sources said Sunday.
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Governor Bala Mohammed: I’m not hospitalised in London

The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, yesterday said though he travelled to London for medical reasons, he was not on admittance in the hospital.
Portuguese motorbike rider Paulo Goncalves has died after a crash during Sunday’s Dakar Rally seventh stage, organisers announced.

Dakar Rally: Portuguese rider Paulo Goncalves dies after crash

Portuguese motorbike rider Paulo Goncalves has died after a crash during Sunday’s Dakar Rally seventh stage, organisers announced.

Chelsea flop undergoes Villa medical ahead of loan switch

Chelsea flop Danny Drinkwater has arrived at Aston Villa for a medical as he prepares to join the Midlands club on loan until the end of the season.

Kano shutdown illegal traditional health centres

The Private Health Institutions Management Agency, under the state ministry of Health in a joint operation with Public Complaints and Anti Corruption Commission had on Wednesday shutdown an Illegal Traditional health center, located along Maiduguri road, in the outskirts area of Kano city.

Jigawa NSCDC deployed 1000 personnel for Christmas festivities

The Jigawa state command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps said it has deployed 1O00 officers and men across the state to improve security in the State especially during the festivities.

Nigerian Navy releases list of successful candidates of DSSC test

The Service called on applicants who sat for its Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 27 Aptitude Test to check www.joinnigeriannavy .com for the list of successful candidates.

FGM: Rigasa women suffers highest number of VVF in Kaduna – ministry

A Medical Doctor and Director Medical Services with Kaduna State Ministry of Health, Dr. Ado Zakari Muhammed, said on Tuesday that Rigasa, a community in Igabi local government area of Kaduna State recorded highest number of women with Vesico Virgina Fistula (VVF), due to female genital mutilation.

WMA: Doctors denying their patients emotional needs

World Medical Association (WMA) has expressed concerns that medical students and physicians are fast becoming too exposed to science of medicine to the point that they forget the emotional needs of their patients.
A Portuguese obstetrician has been suspended after a baby was born without a nose, eyes or part of his skull.

Portuguese doctor suspended after baby born without a face

A Portuguese obstetrician has been suspended after a baby was born without a nose, eyes or part of his skull.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos government re-arraigns two doctors for ‘attempted murder’

Earlier, the Lagos State Prosecuting Counsel, Mr. Babatunde Sunmonu, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 26, 2018, at Excel Medical Centre in Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Psychiatrists call for mental health education to curb suicide

A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Abdur-Rasheed Awesu, has called for mental health education as a tool to curb the rising tides of suicide in Nigeria.

Over 5,000 get free medical care in Plateau council

Over 5, 000 residents of Langtang South local government area of Plateau State have benefited from free medical services as provided for them by the Council Chairman, Rims Nimchak, in conjunction with Eden-Compassion and Health Mission Int’l, ECHM.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Federal government unfolds fresh plan to reform prison inmates

Chris Okoye, Controller of Correctional Service, Nigerian Correctional Service, Imo State Command, has disclosed that a fresh mechanism has been put in place by the Federal Government for the rehabilitation and reformation of prison inmates across the country.

Police spend N500 million for officers on NHIS

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) said it has spent over N500m to pay medical bills of its personnel through the Health Management Organisation (HMO) under the National Health Insurance Scheme,

Expert advises federal government to strengthen NHIS, improve health access

A Medical Practitioner, Dr. Sunny Ukachakwu, has advised the government to strengthen health subsidies such as the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) so as to improve access to healthcare in the country.

NYSC rewards doctor, geographer for Lagos projects

A medical doctor, Saudat Ayomide Aminu, and a Geographer, Babatunde Ajiwokewu, who completed their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in June were honoured during the closing ceremony of the three- week orientation programme for 2019 Batch B Stream II corps members at the Lagos camp on Monday.
Danish striker Kasper Dolberg has signed for Nice from Ajax, the Ligue 1 side announced on Thursday, becoming the first signing since this week’s takeover of the club by Ineos.

Nice sign Denmark’s Kasper Dolberg from Ajax

Danish striker Kasper Dolberg has signed for Nice from Ajax, the Ligue 1 side announced on Thursday, becoming the first signing since this week’s takeover of the club by Ineos.

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PenCom directs PFAs to implement pension enhancement for retirees

The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Reiner Jesus in training with the Brazil U23 team Lucas Figueiredo - Official Photographer of the Brazilian National Football Team

Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder

Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC member down with Lassa fever in Delta

A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better. 6

Counterinsurgency: Things are a lot better – President Buhari tells Boris Johnson

In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
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17 people killed in Katsina road crash

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.