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Cross River doctors resume work as kidnapped member regains freedom

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Cross River State has suspended its notice of total and indefinite withdrawal of medical services across the state, following the release of their member, Dr Ogbonna Uchenna-Aju, a medical practitioner who was kidnapped on May 3rd by unknown gunmen.

Lassa fever: Expert advises on proper storage of food items

Dr Chigozie Ubani, a medical practitioner in Umuahia, has advised Nigerians to ensure proper storage of food items in order to control the current outbreak of Lassa fever in the country.

Medical council suspends medical doctor for misconduct

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has suspended a Kebbi state based practicing Medical Doctor, Jamilu Muhammad, for gross negligence, incompetence and infamous behaviour.

Expert: Excess heat is dangerous to pregnant women

An Abuja based medical practitioner, Dr Chioma Ofoekii, has warned that excess heat could cause an underlying health danger to pregnant women if not properly managed.

Father used fingers to test daughter’s virginity – medic tells court

A medical practitioner, Dr Alagbe Oyedeji, on Tuesday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how a father allegedly used his fingers to test his 12-year-old daughter’s virginity and subsequently, defiling her.

Study: Women who work night shifts more at risk of early menopause

A study has revealed that women who work night shifts are nine per cent more likely to have an early menopause.

Expert: Open defecation major cause of diseases

Dr Towoju Olumunyiwa, a Medical Practitioner, has advised Nigerians to adopt good hygiene and stop open defecation.

Ethiopian Airlines moves operations to Abuja new terminal

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest African airline, on Thursday, moved its operations to the newly inaugurated terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, constructed by the China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation (CCECC).
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Ara urges federal government to ban skin-lightening products

Aralola Olumuyiwa, Nigerian ‘gangan’ drummer, has called on the federal government to place a ban on the sale and use of skin-lightening products in the country.

NADECO: Frederick Fasehun was a courageous democrat

The leadership of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), human rights groups and social-cultural organisations on Tuesday extolled the virtues of the late Dr Frederick Fasehun, founder of the Oodua People’s Congress.

Medical practitioner condemns drug abuse among youths

Dr Moses Jacob, a medical practitioner has decried the high level of illicit drug consumption among youths, stressing that parents should checkmate the activities of their children.

Physician: Bad breath, a warning sign of gum disease

Dr Innocent Osazuwa, a medical practitioner, Benin in Edo, says persistent bad breath or bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum disease.

Expert: FGM perpetrators still operating freely in Nigeria

A medical practitioner, Dr. Sunday Adepoju, has berated the perpetrators of Female Genital Mutilation, describing the practice as evil and unscientific.

Expert: 1 out of 9 men prone to prostate cancer

Dr Yunusa Nda, a medical practitioner, says that one out of every nine men are prone to prostate cancer, therefore, they should always go for early diagnosis and treatment.

Federal government urged to include sex education in school’s curriculum

Prof. Okanlawon Onagbesin, a Reproductive Physiologist, has called on the Federal Government to introduce Sex Education in schools as a course of its own in order to give thorough sex education to the young ones.
Senate President and PDP presidential aspirant Bukola Saraki says Nigeria needs a president that is “mobile, digital and has the capacity to plan for its people”.

PDP primary: Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, others jostle for delegates

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last night met again with its 12 aspirants jostling for its presidential ticket for the 2019 general elections, in a bid to ensure a rancour-free outcome for its national convention holding tomorrow in Port-Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State.

ANPA to assist Nigeria scale-up healthcare

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America (ANPA) has pledged to enlist the services of over 5,000 members to assist Nigeria to scale-up its health indices and boost healthcare delivery.
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Nigerian doctors in US pledge to scale up Nigeria health indices

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America pledged to assist Nigeria scale up her health indices and boost healthcare delivery.

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