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Medical tribunal sanctions doctors over death of three-month-old baby

Two Nigerian medical doctors, Joseph Iyoha and Mukaila Oladipo, have been sanctioned by the Medical and Dental Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal for their negligence that reportedly caused the death of a three-month-old baby named Peace Oluwole. Peace had developed symptoms of malaria and was rushed to the hospital where the doctors worked. She died and the family petitioned the […]

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Aisha Buhari reportedly flown to Dubai for medical treatment

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Buhari, has reportedly been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), for medical treatment. According to a report by DailyTrust, the first lady suffered persistent neck pains after returning from a condolence visit to Florence Ajimobi, the widow of a former governor of Oyo, Abiola Ajimobi. The first lady was […]

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The Nigerian Immigration Service has blocked 58 medical doctors from leaving the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos via a chartered flight today July 10

The Nigerian Immigration Service has blocked 58 medical doctors from leaving the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos via a chartered flight today July 10. A statement released by the Immigration spokesman, Sunday James, says the doctors had planned to sneak out of the country via the Lagos airport. James said 56 […]

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Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar re-registers as a medical practitioner to help fight Coronavirus in Ireland

Prime Minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar has re-registered as a medical practitioner to help his country during the Coronavirus crisis. Varadkar worked as a doctor for seven years before leaving the profession to become a politician. His name was removed from the medical register in 2013. His office has now revealed that he rejoined the […]

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Nigerian doctors reject country’s plan to invite Chinese medical team to help fight Coronavirus

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has rejected plans by the Federal Government to invite an 18-member Chinese medical team to help Nigeria in her fight against the deadly coronavirus. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Friday that gifts of medical supplies were being expected from China, organised by a group of Chinese […]

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COVID-19: Lagos state government to provide free medical services for pregnant women, others all through the month of April

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, today announced that the state government would be offering free medical services to pregnant women and other persons with health emergencies in the state all through the month of April. While speaking at a press briefing on Saturday April 4, the governor said the free medical services is part […]

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Chinese government donate medical kits to Nigerian government as Coronavirus persists (photo)

As Nigeria battles the Coronavirus pandemic, the Chinese government have donated locally-sourced PPEs & medical supplies to help protect healthcare workers. Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, made this known on his Twitter handle. @NigeriaGov is thankful for robust support from multilateral & bilateral partners like @UN_Nigeria who offered prompt support and China_Emb_NG who donated locally-sourced […]