The madman of Ado Ekiti
He was more famous in Akure, that madman of Ado Ekiti. How else did we hear so many of his exploits on the streets of Akure than they did in his home town of Ado? And how come he was considered a madman in Akure but respected as the pride of sanity in Ado Ekiti?…
US to cut $25 mn in aid to hospitals serving Palestinians
The United States plans to cut $25 million in aid to six hospitals primarily serving Palestinians in Jerusalem, a State Department official confirmed Saturday. The official said the decision followed a President Donald Trump-directed review of assistance to the Palestinian Authority and in the West Bank and Gaza "to ensure these funds were being spent…
Mother of missing newborn narrates ordeal in Kogi hospital
Mother of a missing baby at a popular hospital in Ayangba area of Kogi State, Mrs. Laruba Drisu, has said complications from her delivery led to the theft of her child. The incident, which occurred in the commercial hub of Kogi East, Anyigba, in Dekina Local Government Area, has turned the town into a beehive…
Ondo government arrests suspected quack doctor, shuts hospital
A Middle-aged man identified as Adewale Owolanke has been arrested by the Ondo State government for alleged medical offences and quackery. The government also ordered an immediate closure of his hospital. The hospital was discovered yesterday at Uso community in Owo Local Council of the state during a monitoring exercise carried out by the state…
Pakistan's PM Sharif to undergo open heart surgery
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is to undergo open heart surgery in London on Tuesday, his second major cardiac medical procedure in five years, his daughter said.
Police in Akwa Ibom arrest suspected killer of hospital pathologist
The Akwa Ibom Police Command has arrested one Henry Silas, aged 28, for allegedly killing Dr. Ivy Umanah of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH).
Tambuwal orders closure of Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has ordered the closure of the state- owned Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital located at Unguwan Rogo area of Sokoto town.
NGO tasks govt on healthcare delivery
The three tiers of government in the country have been urged to improve on the current state of health facilities and make health care delivery free for patients ...