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National Hospital discharges separated conjoined twins, gives parents N200,000

The National Hospital Abuja, on Thursday, discharged the conjoined twin girls, who were successfully separated after several surgeries.

Travelling abroad for cancer treatment not necessary – doctor

The Chief Medical Director, National Hospital, Dr. Jaf Momoh, has discouraged Nigerians from travelling abroad for cancer treatment, saying Nigeria has the capacity to treat cancer efficiently.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari pledges to champion women, youths participation in governance

The wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has re-assured Nigerian women and youths of her determination to champion their course for active participation in governance.
Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Aisha Buhari pledges to champion women, youths participation in governance

The wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has re-assured Nigerian women and youths of her determination to champion their course for active participation in governance.
National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs)

National Hospital inaugurates executive wing

National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs).

The dangers of negative narratives

As a professional journalist and a regular columnist, one of the things I fear the most on the job is boxing myself into a corner. My philosophy of life is that no one is completely good or completely bad. I find it hard to look at something and say there is nothing good in it or that it is absolutely flawless.

Osun guber: 12 APC guber aspirants reject direct primaries

Twelve of the seventeen screened aspirants in the Osun State governorship race have rejected the direct mode of primary election as proclaimed by the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

Speaker Dogara prays for Senator Melaye’s quick recovery

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Tuesday led other leaders and members of the House to visit Senator Dino Melaye at the National Hospital Abuja.

Speaker Dogara, House of Reps leaders visit Senator Melaye in hospital

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Tuesday led other leaders and members of the House to visit embattled senator, Dino Melaye, at the National Hospital Abuja.

Senator Melaye: Senate to grill IGP Ibrahim Idris on live TV

Tempers flared at the Senate on Wednesday when lawmakers debated the arrest and detention of Senator Dino Melaye by the police over alleged involvement in gun-running.

JOHESU threatens to ground public hospitals nationwide

The President of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Mr Josiah Biobelemoye, said on Monday that the the union would commence an indefinite nationwide strike by midnight on Tuesday.

Senator Mamora, Segun Oni, other APC chieftains named in new board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.

APC moves to reconcile Bello, Melaye

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Monday in Abuja, inaugurated a seven-member reconciliation committee for the party’s Kogi State chapter at the APC National Secretariat.

APC inaugurates 7-member reconciliation c’ttee for Kogi

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Monday inaugurated a top-level seven-member reconciliation committee for the Party’s Kogi State Chapter at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja.

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Former Bayelsa governor expresses fear for Nigeria

Former Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, says 20 years after the return of civilian government, the foundation of democracy remains shaky.
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Chelsea boss reveals board’s reaction to decision to bench world’s most expensive goalkeeper

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Jose Mourinho: Chelsea favourites for top four ahead of London derby

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho said Chelsea are favourites to finish in the Premier League's top four as he heaped pressure on Frank Lampard's side ahead of the London derby.
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Los Angeles Galaxy manager denies MLS club approach for Lionel Messi

Los Angeles Galaxy manager Guillermo Barros Schelotto has rejected the rumours that his side made an ambitious approach for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.