• Chapecoense crash survivors undergo operations in Colombia as investigation begins

    Chapecoense crash survivors undergo operations in Colombia as investigation begins

    Doctors treated traumatized survivors and an investigation was to get underway on Wednesday into an air crash that killed 71 people and wiped out Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team en route to a cup final in Colombia.

    Only six people – three players, a journalist and two crew members – survived the disaster on Monday night when Chapecoense’s charter plane hit a mountain en route to their Copa Sudamericana showdown in Medellin city.

    All were being treated at local hospitals.

    Of the players, goalkeeper […]

  • RRS to the rescue: LAWMA sweeper knocked down by a car at Ikeja but rushed to the hospital

    RRS to the rescue: LAWMA sweeper knocked down by a car at Ikeja but rushed to the hospital

    Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, today rescued a Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) sweeper knocked down by a car and rushed her to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja for treatment.

    Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, today rescued a Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) sweeper knocked down by a car and rushed her to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja for

  • EFCC quizzes 2 UNICAL hospital contractors for inflated vehicles cost

    EFCC quizzes 2 UNICAL hospital contractors for inflated vehicles cost

    Two contractors have been quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in connection with the purchase of two vehicles by the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross Rivers state.

    The two vehicles: a Coastal Bus was purchased for N49 million and a Toyota Hiace Ambulance was purchased for N62 million, whereas the actual cost for the two was below half the cost.

    Most absurd was the discovery that the two contractors were the highest bidders and one of them […]

  • Woman Who was Denied Stretcher Drags Sick Husband on the Floor of Hospital (Photos+Video)

    Woman Who was Denied Stretcher Drags Sick Husband on the Floor of Hospital (Photos+Video)

    A video footage has emerged which shows a woman pulling her sick husband on a hospital ramp at a Government Regional Hospital in India, after staff allegedly denied her stretcher to carry him.

    A woman was forced to drag her ailing husband on the ramp of the government hospital here after the staff allegedly expressed inability to provide a stretcher to carry him.

    The man, identified as Srinivasa Chary, 45, suffered from symptoms of gastroenteritis. His wife, Sree Vani, 40, brought […]

  • Conjoined twins from Nigeria separated at Tennessee hospital

    Conjoined twins from Nigeria separated at Tennessee hospital

    Conjoined twin girls from Nigeria have been separated after a lengthy operation at a Tennessee hospital, days ahead of their first birthday.

    Miracle and Testimony Ayeni were separated during 18 hours of surgery that began on Nov. 7 and finished Nov. 8 at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, the hospital said.

    The twins were joined together at the pelvis, a condition that only occurs in one of about every 5 million births, said Dr. Max Langham, who led the surgical team.

    “Without […]

  • Amber Rose cradles Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian’s baby daughter in hospital

    Amber Rose cradles Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian’s baby daughter in hospital

    Amber Rose shared a photo of her holding Rob K and Blac Chyna’s daughter, Dream R. Kardashian and captioned it:”A Dream come true #DreamKardashian 😍”

    Amber Rose shared a photo of her holding Rob K and Blac Chyna’s daughter, Dream R. Kardashian and captioned it:”A Dream come true #DreamKardashian

  • President Buhari inaugurates 200-bed hospital in Benin

    President Buhari inaugurates 200-bed hospital in Benin

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Benin inaugurated the remodeled 200-bed capacity ultra modern central hospital.

    Buhari, who said he was impressed with the edifice, noted that it was “the best way to do things and the best thing to do for the people” by any government.

    While commending Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s efforts at uplifting the lives of the people, Buhari said “I respect his sacrificing his personal comfort to constructing the edifice”.

    He said that he was in the state for the […]

  • Kogi governor in German hospital for surgery

    Kogi governor in German hospital for surgery

    Contrary to the claims by the Kogi State Government that Governor Yahaya Bello is healthy, investigations, on Monday, revealed that he had been admitted into a hospital in Germany for eye surgery.

    According to newsmen, the governor was in Dubai en route to Germany for the operation, which is expected to correct an eye ailment that had been troubling him for sometime.

    Bello, who won the December 6, 2015, by-election in the state, was sworn in on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 without […]

  • Oshiomhole built hospital instead of government house, says Buhari

    Oshiomhole built hospital instead of government house, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, for sacrificing his personal comfort to provide essential services to the citizens of the state.

    President Buhari spoke during the commissioning of the new Central Hospital in Benin, the state capital, as part of his two-day official visit to Edo.

    Other projects commissioned by the President are the Upper Siluko road and the Samuel Ogbemudia College (formerly New Era College), while he also inspected the reclaimed Queen Ede Erosion site in […]

  • Woman Set Ablaze During Surgery Inside a Hospital…What Caused the Fire will Shock You

    Woman Set Ablaze During Surgery Inside a Hospital…What Caused the Fire will Shock You

    In what will come across as a startling development, a woman undergoing surgery has ended up being set ablaze.

    A female patient has suffered burns on most of her body during a laser surgery.

    The woman allegedly caught fire after passing gas during the surgery.

    The development was revealed in a report recently released by the Tokyo Medical University Hospital in Shinjuku Ward.

    According to reports, the incident occurred back in April, but has only made news headlines after a team of external experts […]

  • Injured Rangers striker Ifeanyi Egwim discharged from hospital

    Injured Rangers striker Ifeanyi Egwim discharged from hospital

    Injured Rangers striker Ifeanyi Egwim was today discharged from the National Orthopedic Hospital in Enugu after he was admitted four weeks ago.

    Egwim fractured his leg during a final league game at home against El Kanemi and he had to undergo two surgeries.

    “He has been discharged and has already made remarkable recovery. He now moves around with the help of crutches and we believe in the coming days, there will even be more improvements,” said Rangers doctor Emeka Onyia.

    Rangers general manager […]