Thursday, August 11, 2022


July 29, 2022

Medical director decries attack on doctors by patients’ relatives

He decried increasing violence visited on doctors by anguished relatives of patients and asked for an end to the misnomer.

Obinna Onodugo
June 30, 2022

Doctors’ Kidnapping: NMA threatens strike, urges Soludo to tighten security

“We may resort to actions to reverse this ugly trend and safeguard our members.”

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and Governor Charles Soludo
March 9, 2022

How seven men gang-raped 13-year-old girl: Doctor

The men were said to have dragged the teenage girl into an uncompleted building and had taken turns to rape her.

August 5, 2021

FLASH: 100 persons died of cholera in Jigawa in 3 weeks, official said

The official said state health officials in conjunction with WHO and Doctors without Borders were doing their best to salvage the situation.

A composite of Jigawa State Governor, Muhammed Badaru Abubakar and Cholera patients used to illustrate the story
August 3, 2021

Resident doctors in Rivers strike over unpaid COVID-19 hazard allowance

The doctors are protesting the failure of Governor Nyesom Wike’s administration in paying COVID-19 hazard allowances.

February 3, 2021

Ondo doctors begin strike over half salary payment

A spokesperson for the doctors said the body had written to the state governor to inform him of their difficulties, but had gotten no reply.

Rotimi Akeredolu
January 1, 2021

Ethiopian doctors remove 26kg tumour from patient

The giant tumour was removed from the patient’s stomach after severe swelling.

October 7, 2020

Two scientists get Nobel chemistry prize for research on genome editing

The technology developed by the scientists has already been used by doctors to tackle sickle cell disease with encouraging results.

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna (Credit: