Saturday, August 8, 2020

Health

Court Sentences Man, 24 To Death By Hanging For Beating Mother To Death

A Plateau High Court, sitting in Jos, has sentenced a 24-year-old man, Godwin Banchir, to death by hanging for beating his 65-year-old mother to death for not responding to his greetings. Justice Daniel Longji, handed down...

Bird Flu: 3,900 birds die in Plateau

An outbreak of Bird flu also known as Avian Influenza has hit Plateau state, killing at least 3,900 birds. Dr Spak Shaset, the Chief Veterinary Officer of the State told the News Agency of Nigeria...

FG reiterates commitment to ensuring a tuberculosis-free Nigeria

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring a tuberculosis-free Nigeria. According to the Director of General services in the Federal Ministry of Health, Felix Ogenyi who represented...

FG urged to fulfill promise of revamping Primary Health care infrastructure

The federal government has been urged to fulfill its promise of revamping the Primary Health care infrastructure in Nigeria. Recall that at the onset of the Buhari administration, the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole had...

NMA troubled as 88 doctors quit

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called on Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi to reverse the ‘current internal drift’ of doctors and other healthcare workers in the state. The association made the appeal in a...

NDLEA uncovers secret laboratory in Ibadan

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) says it has uncovered a secret laboratory in Ibadan, where the production of skushi, a derivative potpourri of illicit and controlled drugs, is done illegally. The Oyo State Commander,...

Lagos: 2 Men arraigned for operating fake clinic

Two men, Paul Kahomen and Ettenne Hounsa, who allegedly set-up a clinic and personated as doctors, on Tuesday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The defendants, Kahomen, 30, and Hounsa, 20, who both...

Anambra Mortuary fire: Family blames hospital authorities for negligence

Family members are still trying to figure out the circumstances surrounding the fire incident at the mortuary of the General Hospital, Enugu-Ukwu, Anambra State. The fire, which began at about 6am on Saturday, caused extensive...

"We don’t have a single clinic, in our village", people of Padi appeal to...

The People of Padi Community in Sule Tankakar Local Government Area of Jigawa have appealed to Gov. Muhammad Badaru to build a primary school for them. This is to improve the rate of enrolment of...

JOHESU gives FG ultimatum to settle all outstanding dispute or face industrial action

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has given the Federal Government up till January 31 to resolve all disputes and meet the unions’ outstanding demands, or face industrial action. JOHESU’s National Chairman, Josiah Biobelemoye, told...