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Industrial crisis looms at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital over the sack of 200 professional staff of the health institution, as the organised labour in the State are already spoiling for a fight and threatening a showdown with the management.
A Non-Governmental Organisation, FAJIM Medicare Foundation (FAJIMMF), has given scholarship to 14 students studying Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) in universities.
Prof. Simon Yiltok, Provost, College of Health Sciences, University of Jos, says the college is considering starting two new programmes – physiotherapy and radiography.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Federal Government will redouble efforts to improve the provision of health facilities, equipment and services in the country.
The Medical Guild has decried the appointment of a non-doctor as permanent secretary in the Lagos State Health Service Commission by the state government.
Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative.
Some physiotherapists on Monday in Lagos said that physical exercise of any sort was vital for good mental health, especially in the treatment of depression.
The Enugu State Government has approved N18 million for the building of a physiotherapy and fitness centre for Rangers International FC, Enugu.
India's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence in the 2012 New Delhi bus gang-rape case, a crime that sparked widespread protests leading to stronger anti-rape laws.
The National Youth Service Corps says it will commence the registration of Batch A set of corps members for the April 2018 mobilisation on Monday (today).
The first University of Medical Sciences in Nigeria, situated in Ondo town, Ondo State, is planning to begin courses in pharmacology, human nutrition, dietetics and herbal medicine.
The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Prof. Alfred Jaiyesimi, said on Monday that the hospital generated about N294 million between January and August.
A four-year-old boy, Anas Abdulhadi, is currently battling to regain the use of his manhood after he suffered burns from hot water while playing at his father’s residence at Makuida Quarters in Katsina.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.
Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.
Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.
The Diagnostic Centre at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has been certified by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and is now functional.
Joshua, meanwhile, is scheduled to defend his three world titles against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 but that fight is more likely to take place on July 25 – or delayed until even later in the year.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, and his Deputy, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, have tested negative for COVID-19.
After discussion with fan groups, the club have confirmed they will give season ticket holders money back for the games they have already paid for - if the games are not played - and the renewal date for next season’s tickets has also been pushed back.
United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has tested positive for coronavirus.