Saturday, September 22, 2018
A final year medical student of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, simply identified as Dr Einstein, alongside nine others were allegedly killed by cultists on Tuesday. It was reported that the deaths resulted from a fight between two men at the...
Jumua, 11, was born with sickle cell disease. Her parents spent an average of N70, 000 whenever she had any crisis associated with the disease. Her family said they knew no peace and rest ever since her birth, till...
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has rejected an award given to him by the Nigerian Medical Association - Obaseki says he doesn't deserve the award yet, saying he still has more to do in the health sector -...
The Edo State Government has called on residents to double their efforts toward the prevention of a possible outbreak of the Lassa fever disease in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. David Osifo, who made the call while addressing...
Nigerians must be prepared for a disease outbreak anytime as global warming and ease of transportation have made it easy for an outbreak in any country to get to another fast. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave...
In a bid to intensify campaign against all forms of drug abuse, the serene city of Benin, Edo State came alive once again as the First Lady of the state, Chief (Mrs) Betsy Obaseki, joined the President, Pharmaceutical Society...
The authorities of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) have concluded plans to bury no fewer than 125 unclaimed corpses, in its possession, in a mass grave. Findings indicate that the corpses include that of an academic doctor, Sherif...
A Professor of Benson Idahosa University, Benin, Ernest Izevbigie, has dragged the Nigerian Breweries Plc, before an Edo State High Court in Benin, presided over by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen, for alleged deception. Izevbigie accused...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Edo State Command said it arrested 41 persons for allegedly trafficking in illicit drugs in the state in April. Mr Peter Ogar, the Assistant Commander and Head, Operations and Intelligence of the Command to...
A Benin-based optometrist, Dr. Ozor Ibhade, has warned that excessive smoking and drinking are likely to cause visual impairment in humans. Ibhade told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Benin that about 253 people in the world had...