• Fred Agbaje died in Lagos, not London, chamber reveals

    Fred Agbaje died in Lagos, not London, chamber reveals

    The Fred Agbaje’s Chambers on Sunday released a statement to officially announce the death of its principal partner, Mr. Fred Agbaje.

    The brief statement jointly signed by Prince Kennedy Osunwa and Adeniyi Pokanu stated that Agbaje died at about 8am on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos, as opposed to earlier media reports that the legal icon died in a London hospital.

    The chamber described its late boss as “a resolute defender of the oppressed, a […]

  • FG enforces ‘no work no pay’ policy at LUTH

    FG enforces ‘no work no pay’ policy at LUTH

    Implementation of the Federal Government’s ‘no work no pay’ policy is in effect at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, Lagos.

    It was gathered that over 500 nurses have forfeited five weeks salaries and about 20 doctors, two weeks salaries, following their participation in an industrial action.

    The nurses, under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), LUTH chapter, have been on strike for seven weeks, protesting non-promotion of 71 members and poor conditions of […]

  • LUTH gives condition to release Mayowa

    LUTH gives condition to release Mayowa

    Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, has said it would only release Mayowa Ahmed, an ovarian cancer patient, if her family signed a consent form.

    Public Relations Officer of LUTH, Mr. Kenneth Otuneme, yesterday confirmed that the family had yet to sign a consent form for Mayowa’s release.

    “Mayowa is still with us. If the family needs a referral letter, the managing consultant would decide on that,” he told Punch.

    “If the managing consultant wants to issue a referral letter, he will. It is […]

  • LUTH to Perform 100 Open Heart Surgeries in One Year, Says CMD

    LUTH to Perform 100 Open Heart Surgeries in One Year, Says CMD

    The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, Prof. Chris Bode, has revealed that the hospital was targeting 100 open heart surgeries within the next one year.

    He stated this while announcing that the hospital’s Cardiac Project has so far performed seven heart surgeries on six children and an adult within three days, adding that the successful surgeries has brought national pride to the country’s health sector, hence the need to build on the feat by targeting […]

  • LUTH doctor hacked to death in Ogun State shortly after being kidnapped

    LUTH doctor hacked to death in Ogun State shortly after being kidnapped

    Dr Thomas Adekoya-Cole was gruesomely murdered this morning in his hometown near Itele, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State shortly after he was abducted from his home.

    The 60-year-old consultant orthopaedic surgeon, who until his death worked with Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, was said to have been killed by suspected sympathisers of a native doctor.

    According to PM News, the native doctor was reported to have been killed by ‘area boys’ in Ijebu Ode, Saturday night during a ceremony. Sympathisers of the native doctor […]