Monday, 26th February 2024


20 Dec
Gregory University, Uturu (GUU), Abia State, has offered to employ eight out of the 217 graduating students of the school, who made first class honours.
6 Oct
Over 500 specialist doctors are reported to have left the country to practice in other countries.
11 Sep
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has suspended its planned nationwide strike by three months following an appeal by the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Services, Muhammad Pate.The decision was part of the resolutions reached by MDCAN and contained in its communique issued at the end of its 13th Biennial Delegates Meeting held in Kano.
11 Sep
The Medical and Dental Consultants' Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has warned of the dire consequence of the raging brain drain in the health sector. It regretted that basic and postgraduate medical education is being challenged, hence the need to urgently train...
8 Sep
Despite increasing number of eligible candidates seeking to study Medicine, only 20 per cent get admission in Nigerian schools.  Besides, public and private universities in the country can only produce 5,000 doctors yearly to serve the country’s huge population.
1 Sep
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), yesterday, expressed worries over the continued stay in captivity of Prof. Ekanem Phillip-Ephraim, a Professor of Neurology, 48 days after she was abducted from her residence in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
4 May 2023
Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has urged the House of Representatives to discard a bill seeking to bond fresh, medical and dental graduates for five years before they are licensed.
10 Apr 2023
The Medical and Dental Consultants of Nigeria (MDCAN) has faulted the Bill seeking to make it mandatory for fresh medical graduates to provide services to Nigeria for up to five years before receiving a full registration and license to practice.


3 mins ago
Twenty three stakeholders and partners specialised in agricultural trade and markets in West Africa and Chad have been empowered on data collection and reporting tools for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Agricultural Trade and Market SCORECARD (EATM-SCORECARD). The objective of the EATM-SCORECARD is to assess and track the performance of agricultural trade…
7 mins ago
Politics is already in the air in Ekiti State even though the governorship election is still three years away. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is witnessing political scheming and subterfuge ahead of the party congresses that will take place sometime this year.
10 mins ago
The new Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Shehu Osidi has taken over the affairs of the bank in Abuja, promising to run open, transparent and accountable to meet the housing needs of stakeholders.
10 mins ago
Enugu State government has appointed the Director, Centre for Climate Change and Development, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, Prof Chukwumerije Okereke, as the Special Adviser on Climate Policy and Sustainable Development.
10 mins ago
The Federal Government has threatened to terminate contracts in projects where contractors have failed to meet specifications.
11 mins ago
Towards fostering sustainable urban transformation, the Green Building Council Nigeria (GBCN) plans to establish Nigeria Built Environment Carbon Database (NBECD}, which will allow built environment practitioners and stakeholders to respond to the imperatives of decarbonisation.
11 mins ago
Lafarge Africa Plc has committed to minimising carbon footprints throughout the construction lifecycle, and harmonising business success with environmental responsibility.
11 mins ago
Conservationists have charged the Federal Governments and other relevant stakeholders to urgently implement and enforce conventions and agreements protecting migratory species from extinction across the country.
11 mins ago
Senior officials of the Lagos State government have approved the reopening of the Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) facilities at the 78 hectares forest reserve and wetland in Lekki Peninsula to improve ecotourism. LCC management secured approval from the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture and State’s Safety Commission after their assessment of the level of…
11 mins ago
Town planners have decried the low budgetary allocation to the physical planning sector in the 2024 appropriation law.