Ota Residents Petition Health Commissioner’s Removal Of Equipment Donated To General Hospital

Residents of Ota, Ogun State, under the aegis of Ado-Odo/Ota Citizens Engagement Platform have notified the state Governor, Mr. Dapo Abiodun about their grievances over what they termed unlawful removal of some equipment from the General Hospital on the orders of the Commissioner For Health, Dr. Rotimi Coker. In a release made available to National […]


Cold Weather: Physician Advises On Safety Protocols, Diet, Dressing

Medical Director of God’s Goal Hospital, Ojo, Lagos, Dr. Gabriel Omonaiye has advised Nigerians especially Lagos residents to beware of their health as the weather gets colder. Omonaiye in a chat with National Wire said residents should keep warm by all means to keep healthy. “Keeping warm is important. People should keep wearing appropriate dresses […]

Nigerian Medics Making Waves In The Diaspora

By Victoria Harrison Time after time, education has proved to be a gateway to invaluable opportunities, not only for its direct participants and their families, but for the world as a whole. It is said that the value of education cannot be accurately quantified. As such, rewards such as honour, prestige and recognition have been […]


‘No Retreat, No Surrender’ — Health Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says it has commenced its nationwide indefinite strike. Obisesan Oluwatuyi, general secretary of the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP), disclosed this in an interview with NAN on Wednesday in Abuja. Oluwatuyi said the workers will not call off the strike until the government meets their demands. He […]

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode (m); HC for Health, Dr. Jide Idris (L); and Chairman, LAHA House Committee on Health, Hon. Olusegun Olulade (r), during the Town Hall Meeting on Maternal and Child Mortality Reduction program, in Epe Local Government Area, on Monday, 20th November 2017

Patronise Public Health Care Facilities, Bolanle Ambode Charges Expectant Mothers

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has again called on expectant mothers in the state, to patronise primary health centres and skilled birth attendants to reduce the incidence of maternal and infant mortality. She gave the charge today, at a town hall meeting on reduction of maternal and child mortality, in […]

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Maternal Mortality: Doctor Remembers Mother With Free Medical Outreach For Ondo Community

A Non-Governmental Organisation, BalmGilead Life Support recently concluded a two-day health awareness and free medical services at Ilutitun, Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State. Speaking with the media on the first day of the outreach, the initiator of the outreach, Dr. Adegboyega Akenroye, said the outreach was in honour of his late mother, Madam […]

Using Dry Tissue In Toilet Dirty, Harmful—Experts

People who wipe with dry tissue paper after using the toilet move around with dirty anuses and the practice can cause health problems, experts and celebrities have warned. Doctors also said in addition to the poor sanitary condition, health problems such as anal fissures, hemorrhoids and urinary tract infections that may take some months to […]

Nigerian nurses urge FG to probe health sector

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has urged the Federal Government to conduct a forensic probe on the Federal Ministry of Health and its parastatal agencies. Mr. Wale Olatunde, the association’s President of federal health institutions chapter, made the appeal on Thursday in Abuja during a peaceful protest by members demanding for […]

Police nabs man having sex with horse

The Katsina Police Command has arrested a man for allegedly making love to a horse. Katsina State Commissioner of Police, Usman Abdullahi, disclosed this yesterday in Katsina while briefing newsmen. According to Abdullahi, the man was arrested in the night early in the week around Polo Ground in Katsina by a police patrol team. “Our […]