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Tam David-West in final escape

Now, my introduction to Professor Tam David-West was on this wise: I was brought up by a very strict, educationist father, who would not allow his seven children travel during holidays, particularly the long vacation at the end of the session. He had his own way of keeping us busy.

How Professor Tam David-West died

Former Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Prof Tam David-West, died at private suite at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo State around 11am on Monday November 11, 2019.=
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Federal government to upgrade, equip 7 teaching hospitals for cancer management

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Psychiatrist raises alarm on rate of suicide, mental disorders among health workers

A Psychiatrist, Dr Oluyomi Esan, says mental disorders and suicide rate are higher among medical practitioners than in any other profession.

Cancer: UCH to take lead in radiology training informatics in West Africa – CMD

The Chief Medical Director (CMD), University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, has disclosed that the hospital would take the lead in the training of radiology informatics in the West African sub-region for precise and effective healthcare delivery in diseases such as cancer.
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

South-West governors set to meet with head of security agencies

The six governors of the Southwest states are to meet in Tuesday with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), heads of other security agencies and security experts for a security summit being organized by the governors.
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Education: Nigeria needs to start again – Wale Babalakin

Dr Wale Babalakin SAN has called on the federal government to embark on restructuring the educational system to meet international standard.

Man jumps to death in Ibadan

A man suspected to be mentally unstable on Saturday jumped to his death from a bank’s network mast in Sango area of Ibadan.

Cancer, major cause of deaths, morbidity in Ibadan – UCH chief

Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, the Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, says cancer remains one of the three major causes of morbidity and deaths in the hospital in the last three years.

184 traders benefit from free oral health outreach in Ibadan

A total of 184 traders benefitted from the free dental and other medical care of the Taiwo Afolabi Free Rural Dental Outreach held at Dugbe Market in Ibadan on Wednesday.
The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Family of slain Oyo lawmaker demands N200 million from University College Hospital

The family of slain House of Representatives’ member from Oyo State, Temitope Olatoye Sugar, has demanded the sum of N200 million from the management of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for allegedly releasing hospital photographs of the late lawmaker.
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Governor Ajimobi orders free treatment for victims of Ibadan building collapse

Oyo state Governor Abiola Ajimobi has sympathised with victims of the building collapse in Ibadan, and ordered free treatment for the injured at government hospitals.

World Kidney Day: Expert emphasises low salt intake

As the world marks the 2019 World Kidney Day, a Consultant Nephrologist, Dr. Yemi Raji, has emphasized low salt intake to reduce risk of kidney disease.

Police arrest suspected killer of Oyo federal lawmaker

The Police have made a breakthrough in its investigation into the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Temitope Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar, in Ibadan, Oyo State on Saturday.

Police: We have information on suspected killer of Oyo lawmaker

The Oyo State Police Command says it has obtained firsthand information on the identity of the suspected killer of Hon. Temitope Olatoye, House of Representatives member for Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency.
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Taiwo Ogunjobi to be buried on March 15

The family of late Taiwo Ogunjobi on Tuesday announced March 15 for the interment of the former NFF Secretary-General, according to a statement signed by Mr Rotimi Ogunjobi, the deceased’s younger brother.
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NRA: Taiwo Ogunjobi’s death irreparable loss for Nigerian football

President of the Nigeria Referees Association, Tade Azeez, on Monday described the death of Taiwo Ogunjobi, a former Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary, as an irreparable loss.
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Wale Babalakin: Quality education requires over N2.5 trillion annually

The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has said Nigeria needs over N2.5 trillion annually to provide quality education at all levels.

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Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

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Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.