Tag: Doctors

ToluDecember 28, 2016

The Thread: The latest horror story from a Nigerian hospital

Nigeria has a brain drain crisis, and it’s no wonder. We take everything for granted here- sanctity of life, standard ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Lekan Olanrewaju: Nigerian doctors are pretty awesome [NEW VOICES]

by Lanre Olanrewaju There are 9 million bicycles in Beijing. All of them are set on fire. The use of ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Femi Aribisala: The good Samaritan

by Femi Aribisala A man suffering from tuberculosis went to see a doctor.  The doctor decided to catch the disease ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 26, 2016

Obasanjo officiates game between male and female doctors (PHOTOS)

Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was the official referee in a game between male and females doctors in Ogun, Premium Times ...

RoqeebahNovember 6, 2016

Kenyan doctors separate pair of conjoined twins | See our top 10 photos from the past week

Trump being whisked off stage after alarm was raised about an armed man in the crowd at a Trump rally ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2016

Opinion: The non-implementation of Nigeria’s national health act

by Jide Ojo “Non-implementation of the National Health Act 2014 which provides for not less than one per cent Consolidated ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

The Thread: #DearPatient, these are the things your doctor wants you to know

It’s no news that Nigerian patients can be trying. Doctors on Nigerian Twitter are swapping hilarious anecdotes and dispensing advice ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2016

Igwe Ozioma Peace: A corset and a smile [Nigerian Voices]

by Igwe Ozioma Peace The clock on the parlour wall chimed- one ringing bong. Could it really be two O’clock ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 18, 2016

LAUTECH doctors beg Ajimobi over half salary

The Association of Resident Doctors, Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso Chapter, have pleaded with Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, to pay ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 28, 2016

Woman delivers baby girl having no idea she was pregnant

Wonders they say shall never end. This is the case of a 19-year old woman, Mutiat Abiona who gave birth to a ...

Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

‘Work resumes Monday’ | Resident Doctors call off strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors, on Saturday, called on its members to resume work on Monday thus calling off ...

Mazi EmekaJune 22, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today. 1. OJB Jezreel gets funeral date The family of late ace ...

Dele BenjaminJune 22, 2016

Resident Doctors agree to suspend strike… after being sacked by FG

Following a meeting with stakeholders in the health sector on Tuesday evening, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ...

Mazi EmekaJune 21, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today. New Police IG appointed President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed ...

Mazi EmekaJune 21, 2016

BREAKING: FG sacks striking Resident Doctors

The federal government, on Tuesday sacked striking medical doctors within the country. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, issued a ...

Mazi EmekaJune 20, 2016

Resident Doctors begin strike today

The President of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Mohammed Askira, on Monday, disclosed that the association will embark ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2016

Opinion: Before you think your hearing is good, read this

We tend to think that hearing problems only occur when we work in noisy environments or with age. However, we ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 13, 2016

Ogun state doctors declare strike until…

Doctors in Ogun state have declared an indefinite strike action which commences today. The doctors in the state, according to ...

Azubuike AzikweJune 9, 2016

How Dogara convinced doctors to suspend strike action

The intervention of the Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives has resulted in the shelving of the proposed indefinite ...

Dele BenjaminJune 7, 2016

Nigerian doctors to go on strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria has announced the commencement of a nationwide strike from Thursday, June 9. ...

Dele BenjaminApril 8, 2016

Buhari announces ‘most ambitious health plan’ for poor Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, pleaded with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) not to embark on the proposed ...

Janeth JFebruary 19, 2016

Just In: Osun state doctors sacked

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state has sacked doctors, who have been on strike for the past few months. The ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 13, 2016

Osun state advertises job vacancy to replace striking doctors

by Emeka Nwankwo The Governor Rauf Aegbesola led Osun state government has advertised vacancies at hospitals in the state. The advert ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 26, 2015

Doctors in India ‘rip off baby’s body without the head during delivery’

32-year-old Geeta Devi reportedly met her untimely death when doctors accidentally pulled too hard on her baby’s body during delivery at ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2015

Dear doctors, you don’t need to ask for a Police report anymore

Doctors can now go ahead and treat accident victims and victims of gunshot wounds, regardless of the availability of a ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 16, 2015

LUTH doctors begin warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors, Lagos University Teaching Hospital chapter, Idi-Araba, Lagos has begun a three-day warning strike over the ...

Janeth JMay 18, 2015

Today’s daily Brief: Senators, Reps pack out of Abuja offices, CNPP says Corrupt Nigerians should stop visiting Buhari, and more

President Goodluck Jonathan has continued his sacking spree as he terminated the appointment of the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive of the Nigerian ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 2, 2015

Doctors say Aregbesola is “unwilling” to pay their 6-month salaries

by Kolapo Olapoju The Doctors in Osun state have joined the civil servants to protest the deliberate non payment of ...

Isime EseneFebruary 1, 2015

The UK Guardian takes down Chimamanda Adichie depression story – explains why

by Isi Esene The UK Guardian has removed a story published earlier today purportedly written by renowned author and novelist, ...

Isime EseneFebruary 1, 2015

The inspiring Chimamanda writes about battling depression: “I cry often”

– Editor’s note: Our partner, the UK Guardian has taken down this story. Isime Esene

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