Just in: Gunmen attack in Rigasa leaves 1 dead, 1 missing 1 in critical condition

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers last night Friday 20th November shot at three youngmen along the Kaduna airport and Rigasa train station in Igabi Local Government Area killing one, injuring another and the third person missing. The three youngmen were said to be returning from Rigachukwu where they met with the Speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly . The three youngmen are identified as Rabiu Auwal who died of gunshot wounds in the hospital, El-Khaddab Arewa still in critical condition and battling for his life and Sani Khalil Rigasa…

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Coronavirus: CAF President, Ahmad, released from hospital

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday. Ahmad, who tested positive to Covid-19 on October 30, went into isolation and observation at the AS Salam International Hospital in Cairo, Egypt, and doctors authorized him to leave Wednesday morning. Now not contagious anymore, and with minimal risk of complications, the CAF President returned to his home in Cairo. According to the CAF media outlet, doctors have prescribed at least 20 days of convalescence, during which he will have to limit…

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CMD decries burden of abandoned mentally-ill patients in hospitals

Dr Monday Igwe, Chief Medical Director (CMD), Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, has decried the burden of abandoned mentally-ill patients by families and caregivers in the hospital. Igwe spoke during a lecture to commemorate 2020 World Mental Health Day held at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu on Monday. He said the burden of abandoned patients is alarming, adding that the hospital has limited resources, yet cannot lock its gates against people in such state. “We call on all stakeholders to partner with us for the sake of humanity and service to…

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Avoid unnecessary visits to hospitals, NMA urges Nigerians

The Kwara State branch of the Nigeria Medical Association has advised Nigerians against visiting hospitals to minimise the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. NMA Chairman, Kolade Solagberu, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Monday in Ilorin, adding that 35 doctors had so far been tested positive for COVID-19 in Kwara. He however, noted that the association had not recorded any casualty among its members. He also cautioned residents to disregard the beliefs that COVID-19 was not real and was only a money-making avenue for the government. ”Residents should help the…

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