ABUJA: SAVING A CITY GROWING ON DRUGS

A young man took a girl on a date and bought her a bottle of alcohol. She had never tasted beer before, and she declined. But she remained seated and continued to listen to the guy’s persuasion. For how long can she hold on? But the same guy takes another girl on a date to the same place and offered her alcohol. The girl politely refused the offer, saying she doesn’t take alcohol. The guy tried to press her into having the drink, but the girl sensing what he was…

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THIS MAN KNOWINGLY SET OUT TO INFEST SEVERAL WOMEN WITH HIV, AFTER FINDING OUT HE WAS POSITIVE

A man has been caught knowingly transferring HIV to women he met on dating apps. The said man is from Maryland. 34-year-old Rudolph Smith, of Frederick, was taken into custody on Monday after a 21-month long investigation, the Frederick Police Department said. Authorities said they received a tip that Smith was actively having sexual relations with multiple women knowing that he was HIV positive. Detectives said he was meeting the women on various dating websites and apps. Smith has been indicted on four counts each of assault in the first…

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7.9KG FIBROID REMOVED FROM WOMAN’S WOMB AFTER 9YEARS, SEE GORY PIX

A woman who lives in Ikorodu area of Lagos, has undergone a successful surgery to remove a massive fibroid which she had been carrying in her stomach for over 9 years. The woman sells pure water on the road in traffic with this NIH load in her stomach. According to report, she had been to five hospitals and was rejected because the height of the fibriod was at the base of her heart from the previous scan she had . The woman who paid a visit to Dr Benjamin Oluwatosin…

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BOY DIES AFTER TAPEWORM BURROWS INTO HIS BRAIN AND TESTICLES

A teenage boy who had accidentally ingested tapeworm eggs due to unhygienic practices has died from the subsequent parasitic disease caused by the worms. According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the 18-year-old Indian national from Faridabad developed some swelling on his right eye, while he also complained of pain in the right side of his groin. At some point, he also had epileptic seizures, the study revealed. He underwent an MRI scan, which revealed to his doctors at Faridabad’s hospital that he had “cystic lesions” in his brain.…

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KEBBI DOCTOR SUSPENDED FOR AMPUTATING BABY IN THE WOMB

tribunal has suspended a Kebbi doctor for 6 months for amputating a baby in the womb, following his erroneous misdiagnosis and alleged negligence. Dr Jamilu Muhammad who worked at Martha Bamaiyi General Hospital in Zuru, Kebbi, had “erroneously diagnosed” that his patient Fatima Danjuma’s baby had died in the womb and needed to be evacuated in 2017. However the tribunal of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria who gathered that the foetus was found to be alive while the surgery was already on and a prolapsed upper limb already amputated,…

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DEMENTIA HAS INCREASED BY 400% IN NIGERIA, STUDY REVEALS

Dayo Ojerinde A study published by the University of Edinburgh, Scotland,  in the Journal of Global Health Reports, has discovered that dementia has increased astronomically in Nigeria in  the last two decades. The global epidemic that has been found to occur more in low-and-middle-income countries is closely linked to ageing. It is estimated that about 47.5 million people are living with dementia globally, with over two-thirds residing in LMICs in Africa, where there is very limited access to social protection, relevant care, services, and support. This study also  showed that some…

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EX-NIGERIAN SUPER EAGLES CAPTAIN CHRISTIAN CHUKWU ILL, NEEDS 50,000 DOLLARS FOR FOREIGN TREATMENT

Monday, April 8, 2019 1:14 am Christian Chukwu Ex-Nigerian international and the then Green Eagles captain, Christian Chukwu is serious ill and needs $50,000 for medical trip abroad to save his life. The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, disclosed this on Sunday, saying that the body has moved to provide support for Chukwu to overcome his present health challenges and get back on his feet soonest. President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, who is in the United Kingdom, told thenff.com on Sunday that he had mandated the Chairman…

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MOTHER OF 3 SICKLERS CRY FOR HELP AS ONE OF HER KIDS ATTEMPT SUICIDE

• First Daughter Attempts Suicide Over Condition Devastated mother, Mrs. Felicia Oyebola Atolagbe, has been carrying the burden of three sickle cell children for years. Atolagbe, who hails from Ekan Meje, Oke Ero Local Council of Kwara, but works in Lagos, is in pains. Atolagbe, who spoke up last weekend, needs help to amplify her anguish over the cross she has been carrying for over 20 years. Her voice shook as she eventually burst out in tears. She later regained her composure to pour out her mind. According to her,…

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AUTISM: MOTHERS WARNED AGAINST USE OF ALCOHOL DURING PREGNANCY

Although the main cause of autism is unknown, a child mental health expert, Dr Cornelius Ani, has warned pregnant women drinking alcohol to desist having babies with fetal alcohol syndrome, a major cause of autism in children. Dr Ani spoke at a press conference to herald the 2019 World Autism Awareness Day organised by the Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan. It was in collaboration with the Departments of Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Ani, a senior lecturer at the Imperial…

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DRUG OVERDOSE: 3 FUTO STUDENTS FOUND DEAD IN HOSTEL, 1 UNCONSCIOUS, SEE PICS

Three students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, (FUTO) were found dead at at a hostel on Tuesday, after an alleged drug orgy. The fourth student, a female, is reportedly currently unconscious at the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Owerri. According to reports, the four students were found onTuesday at Sunshine Castle Hostel, Umuchima at ihiagwa Community, Owerri North LGA, Imo state. They had been reportedly taking a mixture of tramadol, codeine, vodka and India hemp. Two reportedly died instantly whle the only lady amongst them and another male student…

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