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Tribunal adjourns case against doctors over baby's death

Nigeria, Feb. 20 -- A tribunal set up by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has adjourned the hearing of the charges against three doctors accused of negligence. The doctors, Iyoha Jose... Read More


Lamentation as Edo communities battle worsening gully erosions

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- It was a cloudy morning in Benin City. It had rained heavily the night before. There were puddles in the several potholes that riddle the road leading to the students' hostels. "T... Read More


Only 34% of Nigerians use condoms - Survey

Nigeria, Feb. 13 -- A new survey has shown that only 34 per cent of Nigerians use condoms for sex. The survey, titled 'Condom accessibility and use in Nigeria' was carried out by NOIpolls, in partner... Read More


How woman died due to alleged medical negligence in Abuja hospital

Nigeria, Feb. 6 -- When John Jibrin drove his mother to Maitama District Hospital, Abuja, on January 7, it was with the hope of taking her back home the same day or after a few days. He never knew th... Read More


How high cost of cancer treatment has badly affected patients in Nigeria

Nigeria, Feb. 4 -- Gloria Odumegu's life was the definition of an almost perfect one. Business was booming fast for her, which meant lots of money. Her mother and siblings, all of whom she is respons... Read More


Declare state of emergency on Lassa Fever, Doctors urge FG

Nigeria, Feb. 1 -- Resident doctors in Nigeria have called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency on Lassa fever. The group, under the aegis of Association for Resident Doctors, ma... Read More


Two billion mosquito nets delivered worldwide

Nigeria, Jan. 16 -- As part of its efforts to fight malaria, the RBM Partnership to End Malaria said it has distributed two billion Insecticides Treated Mosquito Nets (ITNs) worldwide since 2004. The... Read More


Patient's relatives strip female doctor, NMA says

Nigeria, Jan. 14 -- The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has narrated how a female doctor was allegedly assaulted and stripped by relatives of a patient in Maitama District hospital, Abuja. Speakin... Read More


Resident doctors in Abuja hospital commence three days warning strike

Nigeria, Jan. 13 -- The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi Abuja, has embarked on a three-day warning strike over non-payment of shortfalls in their salaries. T... Read More


LIVE UPDATES: Trump outlines next steps after Iran retaliates against America

Nigeria, Jan. 8 -- President Donald Trump is set to address Americans on his next steps following a retaliatory attack by Iran on American interests. PREMIUM TIMES reported bow Iran fired over a doze... Read More