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Lagos ‘ll become leading hub for surgical site infection control hub-...

A Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Mr Aneel Bhangu, says Lagos will soon become a leading hub for Surgical Site Infection (SSI) in Africa to...

Gynaecologist cautions against self-medication in removing pregnancy-related stretch marks

  A gynecologist, Dr Kayode Makinde, on Monday advised  women against self-medication in removing pregnancy- related stretch marks.   Makinde, the President of Association of Resident Doctor...

200 indigent children benefit from NGO’s healthcare programme

An NGO, the Health Emergency Initiative (HEI), says no fewer than 200 children have benefitted from its interventions, thereby, preventing avoidable deaths.   Mr Paschal Achunine,...

Nigeria youths lack quality reproductive health information- Devcoms

. An NGO, Development Communications Network (Devcoms), says majority of young people in Nigeria are not empowered with quality information to make informed decisions...

NGO pledges more support for surviving child of 4 siblings involved...

. Health Emergency Initiative (HEI), an NGO, on Wednesday pledged its continued support to Testimony Julius, a five-year-old boy who was involved in a...

Sowore may assume status of Prisoner of Conscience, says CSNAC

. The Network of International Human Rights Organisations and Coalitions say it may soon adopt detained Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Mr Omoyele Sowore, as...

Expert identifies measures to eradicate Yellow fever in Nigeria

A Consultant Public Health Physician, Dr Adegboyega Oyefabi, says eradication of yellow fever in Nigeria has been a challenge because of the wild life...

Expert decries fast growing rate of dementia in Nigeria

Prof. Gbenga Ogedengbe of Medicine and Population Health, School of Medicine, New York University, has decried the growing rate of dementia in Nigeria, ascribing...

LUTH CMAC chairman expresses worry over alarming suicide rate in Nigeria

Prof. Wasiu Adeyemi, Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, says increasing cases of suicide in Nigeria are worrisome. Adeyemi...

Mental disorder accounts for 90% of suicide cases- Consultant Psychiatrist

A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Kafayat Ogunsola, says mental disorder accounts for 90 per cent of rampant suicide cases in Nigeria. Ogunsola, who works at...

Play your roles efficiently to achieve academic excellence, Don urges teachers

An Academic, Dr Olufunke Oshikomaya, on Thursday urged teachers to play their roles effectively in order to achieve academic excellence. Oshikomaya, Lecture I, Department of...

NGO launches campaign for implementation of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities...

An NGO, Project Enable, says it has launched the Inclusion Hub alongside the #FollowDisACT Campaign to push for full implementation of the Discrimination...

NGO decries fatality rate of cervical cancer in Nigerian women

An NGO, Cancer Aware Nigeria, on Wednesday decried the fatality rate of cervical cancer in Nigerian women, saying it accounts for 26 fatality rate...

NIMR DG lauds natural physicians for developing, promoting herbal medicine

NNN: Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director-General, Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, has lauded the Nigerian Council of Physicians of Natural Medicine (NCPNM)...

Firm plans pageant to rekindle youth’s interest in agriculture

. (NAN) Lagos-based Events and Entertainment planner, Kairos, says it plans to use the pageant “Face of Agriculture Nigeria (FOAN)”  to rekindle young women’s...

Regular intake of bitter kola cures glaucoma – Ophthalmologist

A Professor of Ophthalmology, Adebukola Oshintelu, says regular intake of African native nut, bitter kola, helps to treat and manage glaucoma disease. Oshintelu, who works...

Expert calls for use of alternative medicine to treat, manage stroke

The Nigerian Council of Physicians of Natural Medicine (NCPNM) has called for the use of alternative medicine to treat and manage stroke and...

Effect positive change in nation’s health sector, Army Nursing Officer urges...

Nigerian nurses have been charged to harness their professional ideologies and passion to facilitate necessary change at the three tiers of government toward...

Richard Asibor maiden memorial chess festival to hold in Lagos

The maiden Richard Asibor Memorial Chess Festival organised by Dasaolu Rotimi on behalf of the Asibor Family will hold in Lagos from Sept....

Olape Bunmi triumphs in MGI Lagos chess championship

International Master (IM) Olape Bunmi triumphed at the just-concluded Mind Games Incorporated (MGI) Premier Championship in Lagos. The Nigeria News Agency reports that...

Lagos: Foundation builds Kids Park in Jakande Estate to help in...

In a move to contribute to crime reduction in Jakande Estate, Oke-Afa, Isolo in Lagos State, Mr Adedeji Adebanwo, has built a Kids Park...

Politician urges Muslim faithful to embrace peace beyond festive period

Mr Ahmed Oseni, the African Democratic Party (ADP) candidate in the Lagos House of Assembly election has urged the Muslim faithful to embrace peace...

Firm to host Face of Agriculture Beauty Pageant in Calabar

To encourage youths to engage in agriculture as a means of gainful employment and livelihood, Lagos-based Kairos Events and Entertainment, has said that it...

Expert rates Nigeria among top scrabble playing nations

Mr Lukemon Owolabi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), MindGames International (MGI), says Nigeria is among the top Scrabble playing nations in the world. Owolabi, who said...