‘150 nurses resigned from LASUTH in three years’

By Gbenga Salau Lagos partners eight firms to check quackery in hospitals, ensure standard Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has said that more than 150 nurses resigned their appointments with the tertiary hospital within the last three years. Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo, who stated this, yesterday, during a media briefing […]

Why doctors are leaving Nigeria in droves —NMA President

President of the Nigerian Medical Association, Prof. Innocent Ujah, yesterday identified lack of work tools, poor conditions of work and insecurity as some of the reason responsible for medical doctors leaving the country in droves, seeking greener pastures abroad. Ujah, who spoke on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily yesterday, stated that half of the […]

Plastic surgeon Adepoju suspended by Medical Council

Lagos plastic surgeon, Anuoluwapo Adepoju, who has been in the eye of the storm recently, has been indefinitely suspended by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN). Her suspension followed the death of her patient, Nneka Onwuzuligbo. MDCN took the interim disciplinary action against Adepoju, owner of Med-Contour, on Monday, pending the determination of […]

Violence mars Nigerian Medical Association’s election in Enugu

By Taiwo Okanlawon Election into executive positions in the Enugu State Chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) descended into chaos after thugs allegedly sponsored by a faction of the body invaded the venue of the election. The much-advertised election was holding at the Michael Okpara square before the thugs stormed the venue with dangerous weapons […]

Why FG may not be able to meet resident doctors’ demands

Reasons have emerged why the Federal Government may not be able to meet the demands of doctors under the aegis of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), who have threatened to resume their suspended strike action in three weeks if the former failed to meet their demands. Resident doctors are those who have completed medical […]

FG reacts to viral hydroxychloroquine video of Nigerian-trained Cameroonian doctor

(NNP) The Nigerian government has reacted to the trending video posted on several social media platforms of a group of doctors who called themselves America’s Frontline Doctors. The group seemingly headed by Dr. Stella Immanuel, a Nigerian-trained Cameroon-born doctor, claim categorically that COVID-19 patients could be cured with the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine. Dr. Immanuel, 55, […]

Strike: Resident doctors extend ultimatum for 3 weeks

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-RESIDENT doctors, Saturday, extended their early deadline given the federal government to meet their demands by three weeks.The doctors under the aegis of National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, addressing the media in Abuja, said the decision was a fallout of their extraordinary meeting held in respect to government’s response to their […]

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