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Former Ondo governor urges decentralisation of national health act operations

Olusegun Mimiko, former governor of Ondo State, has suggested that operation of emergency care, as stipulated by National Health Act 2014, should be decentralised for deeper efficiency.
Omoyele Sowore

Thomas-Wilson Ikubese: Federal government should obey court ruling on Omoyele Sowore

Former Presidential Aspirant and Convener of YesWeFit Revolutionary Movement, Dr. Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, has urged the Department of States Services, DSS, to obey court order and free the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore.

NMA: Quacks have invaded medical profession

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has decried the increased invasion of the medical profession by unqualified persons, insisting that the situation has reached an alarming rate.

Taraba killings: Police, Army blame game not helping against security challenges – NMA

The chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Abuja, Ekpe Phillips, has blamed the intractable security challenges in the country on lack of coordination among security operatives.

NMA to offer free medical treatment to five million Nigerians

National President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Francis Adedayo, has disclosed that the association has completed arrangements to offer free treatment to 5 million Nigerians suffering from different ailments in the next three years.

Nigerian doctor records breakthrough in prostate cancer treatment

A Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Oludare Folajimi Adeyemi, has made a major breakthrough in the treatment of the deadly prostrate cancer.

Doctors suspend strike in Cross River

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has suspended its 12 day- old strike in Cross River.
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

Kidnapped UCTH doctor regains freedom

A Consultant Haematologist at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Dr Marcus Inyama, who was kidnapped by gunmen in Akpabuyo on Thursday, 18 July, has been rescued by security agents.

NMA: 14 doctors, dependents kidnapped in 4 years in Cross River

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has said that eight doctors and six dependents have been kidnapped in Cross River in the last four years.

NMA warns Nigerians on increasing quackery

Against the backdrop of doctor’s role in protecting health, Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Oyo State Branch, Dr Akin Sodipo, caution Nigerians on clinics and hospitals they patronise to avoid falling prey to quacks
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President Buhari: States must do more to end ‘almajiri’ system

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the responsibility for the education of ‘almajiri’ kids rests on the shoulders of state governments.
President @MBuhari received members of Nigerian Medical Association @nmanigeria led by the new President, Dr Francis Adedayo Faduyile. 4

President Buhari: Security tops my agenda

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said successes recorded in degrading terrorists in the North East will be extended to various parts of the country experiencing challenges.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari, NMA panel meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the National Officers Committee (NOC) of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).

Healthcare: NMA seeks Edo’s intervention to improve services

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Edo State chapter, has called for the timely intervention of the state government to improve the service delivery in the state’s health sector.
Dr Aniekeme Uwah (right) receiving the Medal of Honour award from Dr Joshua Obasanja

AU honours Nigerian doctor for role in combating Ebola

The African Union (AU) has conferred a medal of honour on a Nigerian doctor, Aniekeme Uwah, for his role in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.

UNN teaching hospital gets new medical chief

A new Chief Medical Director has been appointed for the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped doctor freed in Cross River

Ogbonna Uchenna-Aju, a medical practitioner who was kidnapped on May 3 in Cross River by unknown gunmen, has regained freedom, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

NMA blasts Governors Okezie Ikpeazu, Rochas Okorocha for owing doctors

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has condemned Governors Governors Okezie Ikpeazu and Rochas Okorocha of Abia and Imo states respectively for non payment of doctors’ salaries.

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President Buhari: Nigeria will prosper if we get infrastructure right

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will get better if needed infrastructure is put in place.
Lionel Messi has demanded that Barcelona should go all out for Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos who is currently on loan at Arsenal, according to report in Fox Sport.

Lionel Messi asks Barcelona to sign Real Madrid on loan star

Lionel Messi has demanded that Barcelona should go all out for Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos who is currently on loan at Arsenal, according to report in Fox Sport.
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Oyo government targets N20 billion monthly internally-generated revenue

This is a sharp departure from the IGR generations from the previous administrations in the state as records revealed that the state’s IGR during the era of Senator Abiola Ajimobi was between N2billion and N2.5billion.

Minimum wage: Reps member commends federal government, labour for averting strike

The lawmaker reiterated that the National Assembly (NASS) had always been willing to come out with policies that would not be detrimental to the welfare of the Nigerian workers.
Jurgen Klopp has revealed the process behind Liverpool's successful pursuit of Virgil van Dijk last year, insisting the centre-back has already fulfilled his world-class potential.

Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool have nothing to lose in title race

Liverpool has nothing to lose in the Premier League title race despite amassing an eight-point lead after just eight games, according to defender Virgil van Dijk.