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N44 BILLION APPROVED BY FG FOR PAYMENT OF WORKERS’ PROMOTION ARREARS, SALARY SHORTFALL

The Federal Government has approved the sum of N44 billion for payment of backlog of promotion arrears, salary shortfalls and other staff claims owed to public servants since 2012. Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, made … Continue reading

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HEALTH MINISTER DECRIES PAUCITY OF DOCTORS IN NIGERIA

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has decried the paucity of doctors in the country to render high level of medical services to Nigerians, saying something urgent has to be done to address the situation. This submission by the Minister … Continue reading

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WHEN MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS GOES AWRY

No amount of excuses can justify misdiagnosis, increasingly a cause of several deaths in Nigerian hospitals. Instead of passing the buck, following strictly the ethics of the profession may be a surer way out. During one of the sessions of … Continue reading

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INDEFINITE WITHDRAWAL OF SERVICES BY ARD LAUTECH TEACHING HOSPITAL OGBOMOSO

Our indefinite withdrawal of services enters day 6 today. This action was after exhausting all means of dialogue with several ultimata shifted for the sake of our patients , populace and for the good of the hospital. Sad to note … Continue reading

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GUNMEN UNLEASH TERROR ON WORSHIPPERS DURING SUNDAY SERVICE

Gunmen stormed St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra in the early hours of Sunday. According to an eyewitness report, the gunmen went into the church during the 5:45 am Mass and identified a particular … Continue reading

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RECESSION-ASSOCIATED DEPRESSION ON THE RISE IN NIGERIA

A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Adeyemi Egbeola, on Saturday in Lokoja, decried the increasing rate of recession-associated clinical depression in Nigeria. Egbeola, who works at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, made the assertion at the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM)/Scientific … Continue reading

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TRANSFER OF THE CENTURY: NEYMAR TO PSG DEAL CONFIRMED!

Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of the century. For a fee of €222 million – far more than double Paul Pogba’s previous world record transfer of €105m – it cannot be considered anything but. Neymar’s move to the Parc … Continue reading

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BREAKING: EX-PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S HOUSE BURGLED BY POLICE GUARDS

An Abuja home of former President Goodluck Jonathan has been burgled. Incidentally, the house was not burgled by known thieves, but by police officers assigned to guard the house. The Nigeria Police have thus arrested three of its officers for … Continue reading

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WINNING THE HIV WAR: WE’RE ALMOST THERE!

Monthly injections could replace daily pills for people with HIV Daily pills may become a thing of the past for people who have HIV. A long-acting injection has been found to work just as well or better than standard pill-based … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN APPOINTED FIRST BLACK CHAIR OF U.S. CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE BOARD

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has appointed a Nigerian doctor, Olakunle Akinboboye, as the chair of the cardiovascular disease board. It is the first time that the 81-year-old body would appoint a black chair to head the cardiovascular … Continue reading

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