Category: Health

Sultan declares Almajiri as being un-Islamic

* As UNICEF Partners North On Girl Child Education The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, at the weekend branded child begging, otherwise known as Almajiri in the north as un-Islamic. The monarch, made…

6 PolyIbadan students die in auto-crash

An auto crash on Monday evening claimed killing six persons, believed to be students and staff of The Polytechnic, Ibadan along Ibadan-Oyo highway. This is coming barely 48 hours after 17 passengers died in a similar…

Egyptian doctors threaten to resign en masse

Doctors at Matariya Teaching Hospital decided weekend to submit their resignations en masse to the Minister of Health if an alleged police assault on doctors is not investigated, Almesryoon.com reported.   The doctors announced that…

Cancer: FG sets to upgrade control programme

Apparently worried by the scourge of cancer depleting the nation’s best human resource, the Federal Government on Thursday pledged it would upgrade the Cancer Control Programme to become the “National Agency for the Control of…