Olufemi Oluwajobi, 32 years was a radio journalist based in Ibadan, Oyo State. He was involved in a road traffic accident on the New Year Eve. When taken to the State owned hospital at Ring Road, Ibadan, the hospital was in total darkness because the main electricity supply to the hospital had been cut off for owing huge debt to the supplier and no functional generator. There were no medical equipments and competent medical staff to manage his condition. There were no functional ambulance to transport patient to secondary facility UCH. On his way to the UCH in a private...
Finally, we are glad to tell you that the strike has been called off. The President, Association of Resident Doctors, University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan branch, Dr Olusegun Olaopa, said the eight day- old strike embarked upon by the doctors has been called off. Olaopa said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Ibadan. He said the directive to suspend the strike was issued to state branches after the NEC of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), rose from its meeting with a delegation of the Federal Government in Abuja. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
As a former active participant in the academic life of University of Ibadan for more than three decades, I cannot in good conscience fault the current Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) leadership for embarking on series of strikes to back the demand for improvement in the university system in our country. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Oyo State Police Command says it has arrested a fake medical doctor, Mr. Orimisan, two suspected ritualists and some armed robbers who have been terrorizing unsuspecting residents of the state. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Dr Olusegun Olaopa, the President, Association of Resident Doctors, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan chapter, on Wednesday said resident doctors in the hospital would commence an indefinite strike on Sept. 4. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Health Today: Mothers avoid children’s braids, its can cause recurrent traction and receding of hairlines – Prof Adebola Ogunbiyi.
Prof. Adebola Ogunbiyi, a Consultant Dermatologist, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has advised mothers who braid their children’s hair to avoid recurrent traction that leads to receding of hairlines. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The chairman, House Committee on Telecommunications, Honourable Saheed Fijabi has explained how the N10.6 billion zonal intervention fund earmarked for all the National Assembly members from the South-West in the 2016 budget was distributed for constituency projects. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
A Chemical Pathologist, Prof. Ganiyu Arinola, has advised men against putting cellphone in their trouser pockets, saying it may cause male infertility. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed sadness over the sudden death of a member of the Olubadan-in-Council and Otun Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Olufemi Olaifa. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi in a move to finally woo former members of the party back into the PDP fold and ensure victory of the party in the 2019 general elections will today meet some political gladiators in Oyo State. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email