Why I sought kidney donor outside my family – Ekweremadu

By Segun Adewole A former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has told a court in London that he was advised by his doctor against seeking a kidney donor from among his... Read more »

US hospital names Dora Akunyili’s daughter Chief Medical Officer

Ijeoma, the daughter of late Professor Dora Akunyili, has been named the Chief Medical Officer of the Jersey City Medical Center, an RWJ Barnabas Health facility, in the United States of America.... Read more »

Deceased patient’s relatives kill Delta doctor, NMA fumes

By Lara Adejoro The Nigerian Medical Association has condemned the murder of one of its members, Dr Uyi Iluobe, who was reportedly killed by relatives of his patient at a hospital in Oghara,... Read more »


___As she commissions and hands over a 20-bed healthcare facility to the community Tony Ezike, Awka Following the growing list of projects being delivered by the Most Distinguished Senator representing Anambra Central,... Read more »

Medicine academy seeks COVID-19 restrictions on China flights

By Grace Edema The Academy of Medicine Specialties of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to place strict coronavirus restrictions on flights from China through Qatar, Ethiopian, South Africa and other airlines.... Read more »

Pele to spend Christmas in hospital, cancer ‘worsens’

By Adekunle Sulaimon Football legend Pele‘s cancer has advanced and now requires treatment for heart and kidney trouble, according to a medical report released on Wednesday. The 82-year-old is under “elevated care” and will... Read more »

Social media can affect mental health, psychiatrist warns

By Daud Olatunji A  psychiatrist and first female president of the association of psychiatrists  in Ogun State, Dr. Mrs Taiwo Adamson, has raised the alarm over  the effects of social media on the... Read more »

Malaria cases reach 247 million worldwide -Report

By Lara Adejoro …Nigeria, seven others distributed less than 60% ITNs A new report by the World Health Organisation has shown that the global tally of malaria cases reached 247 million in 2021,... Read more »

Teenage girls lured into donating organs to hospital, as father demands ₦200m compensation

Two teenagers, residing at Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos State, sōld their organs to a medical doctor in Abeokuta, Ogun State, last two months for N200,000 without the consent of their parents. The... Read more »

FG begins 14-day paternity leave for civil servants

By Deborah Tolu-Kolawole The Federal Government has approved the commencement of a 14-working-day paternity leave for federal civil servants. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, said this... Read more »