September 2, 2016

Opinion: Doctors as murderers

The atmosphere was chaotic. The fear, tension and apprehension were almost palpable. The people that brought him to the emergency ward solicited sympathetic assistance from every one that paraded the ward wearing overcoat. Every one of them asked for money to open file, get hospital card or do the medically […]
August 29, 2016

Labourers trapped in collapsed 6-storey in Abuja

A six-storey building under construction which was meant to be a hotel, collapsed this morning on 444 Crescent , Citec Villas , Gwarinpa. The incident reportedly happened at about 1.00 am. Five labourers were trapped inside and three have been rescued by combined efforts of the Police, NEMA  (National Emergency […]
August 16, 2016

Central Bank Of Nigeria bullion van robbed and two policemen killed along Jos-Abuja road

Reports reaching us reveal that two policemen have been killed after a convoy of bullion vans were robbed. The bullion vans had just left Plateau state and were on their way to Abuja. The incident happened at Hawan Kibo, along the Jos-Abuja expressway at about 8:30 a.m this morning.
August 8, 2016

At least five injured in Abuja as police breaks traffic rule

At least five people were seriously injured on Monday in an accident that occurred when a police bullion van driver broke traffic regulation in Abuja. A witness told NAN that the accident occurred on Sani Abacha barracks road involving a police vehicle’s driver. He said the driver of the police […]
August 8, 2016

Unknown infection affects 41 children, kills nine, in Abuja

According to a report by Daily Trust, an unknown disease has affected several children in Abuja. It was further reported that the epidemic has seen the Health authorities in Abuja declaring a public health emergency in the settlement of Angwan Hausawa, a slum neighbourhood of Abuja Municipal Area Council. The […]
August 1, 2016

Day 825 daily sit out of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign team in Abuja

Sitting out every single day for the past 825 days is something! A members of the #BBOG Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Ms Maureen Kabrik shared a picture of some of the members of the dedicated team at today’s session. The image was captioned: “Day 840 of Abduction. We stay […]
August 1, 2016

Matchmaking service for Nigerians living with HIV

The last time I visited Abuja earlier this year, it was quite surprising to see red paint on the highway with inscriptions like “Got HIV? Need a wife/husband”?  You are about to read the story of the person behind that. Ugochukwu Michael  is an Abuja-based matchmaker. All of his clients are […]
July 30, 2016

FIMA tells Muslim healthcare experts to practice Prophetic Medicine (Tibb Nabawi) to bridge the gap

 The 33rd Federation of Islamic Medical Associations (FIMA) International Conference was hosted by the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN) in Abuja, Nigeria. The event coincided with IMAN’s 17th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference. The FIMA Conference had as its theme “Eradication of Communicable Diseases: West African and Nigerian […]