Tag: medical tourism

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 30, 2021

Sinzu’s Trip: President Buhari goes again for medical tourism | The #YNaijaCover

Across many indices, healthcare in Nigeria falls short and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated those problems, signifying a turning point ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 5, 2020

Stopping Buhari’s medical tourism may lead to improved healthcare

The Senate Thursday, reportedly issued a strong warning to State House Officials to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from embarking on medical tourism. ...

Michael IsaacAugust 23, 2020

We can’t trust Aisha Buhari benefitting from medical tourism while also against it

For a while now, Nigeria has been entertained with the political and family drama emanating around the First Lady Aisha ...

EzinneNovember 4, 2017

Why the attention over flying former Vice President Ekwueme abroad is noisy

by Alexander O. Onukwue President Buhari, on Friday evening, approved the overseas treatment for currently ailing former Vice President, Dr ...

EzinneNovember 2, 2017

The Thread: “Very soon Nigerians will go to hospitals and not find a doctor” | TwitterNG sounds the alarm

According to this thread, a third wave of doctors’ exodus will soon occur. And it doesn’t appear the Federal Government ...

AzeezAugust 26, 2017

Equip and use the Aso Rock clinic | Medical doctors associations tell Buhari

The Commonwealth Medical Association and the Nigerian Medical Association have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to use the Aso Rock clinic henceforth. ...

EditorAugust 25, 2017

Wasn’t me: What then does Osinbajo think about tourism?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Laolu Akande, the media assistant of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has distanced his boss from bearing ...

RoqeebahAugust 25, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Osinbajo finally denies “medical tourism” comments

We sort of predicted this already. When yesterday we learnt that ‘the Vice-President said that medical tourism has cost Nigeria billions ...

EditorAugust 25, 2017

Osinbajo’s health speech: Hypocrisy or honesty?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo has criticized the thousands of Nigerians who go abroad for medical tourism, ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 25, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Can Buharists and Wailers disagree in peace?

by Ololade Ajekigbe Mr President has returned home after being away on medical vacation for 104 days. His arrival and ...

RoqeebahAugust 24, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Did Osinbajo really send this man to throw shade at Buhari?

Premium Times has just reported that the Vice President decried the enormous amount of money Nigerians spend on medical tourism ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 16, 2017

Opinion: President Buhari is just an opportunist

by Adeboye Adegoke It’s 100 days today since the president left the country to attend to his health, and this ...

AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

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

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. Rivers rerun: 25 indicted INEC staff to face prosecution The ...

AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

Why Nigerians will continue to seek medical treatment abroad – Health minister

by Azeez Adeniyi Minister of Health, Prof. Issac Oyewole on Thursday said Nigeria will require $1 billion annually to stop ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 17, 2017

Opinion: A brief memo to President Buhari

by Dr Laz Ude Eze My dear President Buhari, Please get well and return home. We need you strong and ...

RoqeebahJanuary 19, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] This can’t be the right time to ask for an annual vacation, Mr. president

President Muhammadu Buhari, pursuant to Section 145 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) has just ...

January 25, 2013

Opinion: Nigerian public officials and the folly of overseas medical treatment

by Ayo Olutokun  Let us raise the question then: What is the status of our national health institutions and why ...

November 4, 2012

Is medical tourism just a status symbol? – Report from today’s #RubbinMinds

by Isi Esene The recent plane crash involving the governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, and his subsequent evacuation out ...

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