Health

Coronavirus: Passengers On Turkish Airlines Fight Provided Non –Functional Phone Numbers –Ehanire

    … As Two Foreigners Tested Negative In Lagos The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has stated that some passengers, who were on the same Turkish Airlines flight with the Italian businessman; the first index case, provided telephone numbers that were not functional. He spoke to journalists at inter-ministerial meeting in Abuja yesterday. […]


LASA FEVER: Edo Records 8 Deaths

    The Edo Government has stated that it recorded eight deaths of the 175 cases of Lassa Fever since the current outbreak of the epidemic in the state. This was disclosed today in a statement made available to journalists in Benin by the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Musa Ebomhiana. He disclosed […]


Don’t Reject Gunshot Victims Lagos Govt. Warns Hospitals, Health Centres, Clinics

  The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has warned medical practitioners in the state not to reject gunshot victims and other trauma patients, when they seek for care The warning is contained in a statement made available to the public on Sunday. The commissioner stated that it was wrong for healthcare providers to […]


Court Re-Arraigns 2 Medical Doctors For Alleged Attempted Murder Of Patient

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The police today re-arraigned two medical doctors, a husband and wife, at an Igbosere High Court, Lagos over alleged attempted murder of a 17-year-old patient. The defendants, Ferdinand Ejike and Grace Orji are standing trial on a four-count charge bordering on attempted murder, causing grievous harm, negligent act […]


Police Arraigns Excel Medical Centre CMD For Endangering Patient’s Life

    A medical practitioner, Dr Ejike Orji, has been arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos on a count charge, bordering on endangering the life of a sixteen year-old Somitochukwu Ezi-Ashi. The defendant, who is the Chief Medical Director of Excel Medical Centre, situated at Plot 45, Corporation Drive, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos, […]


Transport Ministry Launches Parastatals Action Committee For HIV/AIDS In NCAA

    The Ministry of Transport has inaugurated Action Committee for HIV/AIDS in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and other aviation agencies. NCAA Parastatal Action Committee (PAT) was inaugurated by the HIV/AIDS Project Coordinator of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Mr. SUD Maigana The inauguration is coming on the heels of the recent statistics […]


Court Nullifies Omo-Agege’s Suspension, Orders His Immediate Recall

    The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has nullified the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege by the Senate. The court, in a judgment by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, held that the reason the Senate adduced for suspending Omo-Agege for 90 legislative days, was unconstitutional. The court noted that the Ethics and Privileges Committee […]


Ebola Outbreak: FEC Orders Surveillance At Airports, Land Borders

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has directed the Federal Ministry of Health to establish emergency surveillance at all land borders and airports across the country over the recent outbreak of Ebola in Congo The Minister of Health, Mr. Isaac Adewale, who spoke to newsmen shortly after the FEC meeting on Wednesday, stated that […]