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Oscar Okwurime, 34, who was discovered lying in his cell at the Harmondsworth removal centre, had reported feeling unwell a number of times before he died, fid family and friends say

Nigerian who died in UK detention centre was denied medical attention – brother

A Nigerian man, Oscar Okwurime, 34, who died in his cell at the Harmondsworth removal centre in London had told the authorities at the centre that he was feeling unwell but he was not provided with medical attention, says latest report.

DSS retake Ibraheem El-Zakzaky into custody upon return

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, has landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India, where his planned medical treatment was aborted.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

FG: We’ll follow due diligence in dealing with Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and wife are due to arrive Nigeria aboard Ethiopian Airlines today, a diplomatic source confirmed to newsmen last night.

Robert Mugabe still in Singapore hospital since April

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe remains hospitalised in Singapore where he has been receiving medical care for four months, his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Monday.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s trial: Security beefed up in Kaduna

Ahead of the trial of Shiite leader, Ibrahim Elzakzaky, the Kaduna State Police Command said the ban on protests, processions and demonstrations in the state is still in force.

‘Cultists’ gang-rape teenage student in Anambra

A 14-year old girl was reportedly raped by a group of suspected cultists in Oba, Idemili-South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail application adjourned to August 5

The Justice Darius Khobo-led Kaduna State High Court has, Monday, failed to rule on the bail application filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat after it adjourned the case to August 5, 2019.
A woman allegedly decapitated her mother in Sydney after an argument turned violent

Woman ‘beheads’ own mother in Australia

An Australian woman charged with murder has been sent for a medical assessment amid reports she decapitated her mother and left the head outside a neighbour’s house.

Ibraheem El-Zalzaky seeks court permission to go for medical in India

A Kaduna State High Court will tomorrow hear the application of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and wife, Zeenah, seeking to travel to India for medical attention.
Steve Oronsaye

Court grants ex-HoS Steve Oronsaye leave to travel abroad for medical treatment

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday granted Steve Oronsaye, former Head of Service of the Federation, (HoS) leave to travel abroad for medical attention.

VVF: JUTH operates 82-year-old woman to end 50 years of urine leakage

An 82-year-old woman was among 43 victims of Vesico Vagina Fistula (VVF) operated upon by medics of Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) during a 2-weeks medical outreach in Mangu, Plateau State.

School building collapses, kills pupil In Ondo

Tragedy hit St Andrew’s Grammar School, Ondo town, Ondo State on Friday as a building in the school suddenly collapsed and reportedly killed a pupil.

Police confirm two dead, three rescued in Onitsha building collapse

Police in Anambra State have confirmed death of two persons in the three storey building that collapsed on Wednesday in Onitsha, the commercial city of the state.

One dead, 14 injured in Anambra auto crash

A 54-year old man, Chidi Ezechi, lost his life while fourteen others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a ghastly road accident in Ogidi, Anambra State.

Kogi NYSC coordinator dies in auto crash

The Kogi Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Oludolapo Ahile, has died in an auto crash.
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Adams Oshiomhole: My wife died of wrong diagnosis

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has disclosed how wrong diagnosis led to the death of his wife, Clara, and called for a review of Nigeria’s medical system so that doctors treat patients only in the area of their competence.

Gunmen attack abducted magistrate for failing to pay N5 million ransom

Some gunmen have attacked a senior magistrate, Mr Adamu Kuvo, who was abducted in his house in the Agwada, Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, on May 6.

Four injured, vehicles damaged as tipper crashes in Anambra burial

Four persons were injured at the weekend in a multiple motor accident at Umuokpu, Awka, Anambra State on the old Onitsha-Enugu expressway.

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