OMG! Jonathan, Health Minister Lied About Polio ‘Eradication’ in Nigeria


As part of his campaign to be re-elected, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has reportedly said that his administration has “totally eradicated” polio. According to This Day newspaper, Mr. Jonathan said that the World Health Organisation (WHO) should take the required steps to declare Nigeria polio-free, as it did with Ebola. President Jonathan More...

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By NewsRescue On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Medical Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike In Lagos

Monday the 16th of March, doctors in the employ of the Lagos State government would embarked on an indefinite withdrawal of services from all state public hospitals. According to a release, the move is a measure More...

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By NewsRescue On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Cholera Out Break: Dozens Die in Bayelsa Including 6 in Otueke

by Arodiegwu Eziukwu Six persons, including a woman, have been reported dead following a new cholera outbreak in the Ologi community of Ogbia Local Government area of Bayelsa state. President Jonathan hails from More...

By NewsRescue On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Bayelsa: 30 Dead in Cholera Outbreak… From Lack of Potable Water

Arodiegwu Eziukwu No less that 30 deaths have been recorded in Bayelsa following the outbreak of Cholera in the state, a health official in the state has told PREMIUM TIMES. Investigations indicate that the lack More...

By NewsRescue On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

I Will Release My HIV ‘Vaccine’ to Nigerian Government if … – Abalaka

by Nnenna Ibeh Jeremiah Abalaka, a surgeon turned immunologist, who claimed to have developed a vaccine for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, said he would only release his vaccine recipe to the Nigerian government More...

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By NewsRescue On Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Still On Health Sector Strike, by Dr. Tque Majolagbe

by Dr. Tque Majolagbe The health sector in Nigeria has been plagued by strikes over the last two decades, indeed the incessant nature of strikes in the sector has made it worrisome and gives cause to wonder if this More...

By NewsRescue On Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Misplaced Rivalry (V), by Dr. Ibrahim Toli

Other causes of health sector dispute This article, which is the fifth in the series, continues to examine the major causes of disharmony in the health sector of Nigeria. The previous article identified and discussed More...

By NewsRescue On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Nigeria has 9% of global HIV cases

By Luka Binniyat & Mayen Etim KADUNA—Nigeria accounts for nine percent of total global HIV/AIDS infection. Altogether, 35 million people live with the virus in the world. This was made known by the Executive More...

By NewsRescue On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Misplaced Rivalry (IV), by Ibrahim Toli

by brahim Toli  The first three articles in this series essentially focused on the organisation of our health care delivery system, qualifications and roles of the various players in the industry. We will now examine More...

By NewsRescue On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Misplaced Rivalry (III), by Dr. Ibrahim Toli

In the second part of the article, we examined the postgraduate medical training and how it differs from the traditional postgraduate degrees. This part will discuss academic qualifications and roles of two major More...