Professional Misconduct: Medical Tribunal Bans Prof.of Surgery From Practicing Medicine for Life

The Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal has withdrawn the Medical License of  a Professor of Surgeon  practicing with University of Benin Teaching Hospital for over 20 years  due to unethical practice  and infamous conduct. The Chairman Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal Prof Abba Hassan gave the order while delivering judgments on alleged professional misconducts by some registered medical doctors. Joseph Kadiri reports that another doctor, Dr Adolphus Oriafor was banned from practicing for 6 months.

Tourism Development: FCTA Recieves Business Case Certificate As ICRC Okays $21 M Jabi Lake Project

The FCT Minister of State Doctor Ramatu Tijjani said the administration is prepared to transform Jabi Lake into a tourism destination as part of its short term strategic development plan. John Terna reports that the minister said this while receiving an outlined business case certificate of compliance on implementation of Jabi Lake tourism project issued by Infrastructural Concession Regulatory Commission.

FCT Party Primaries: Inter Party Advisory Council Wants INEC To Extend Deadline

The Inter-party Advisory Council FCT Chapter has called on Independent National Electoral Commission to extend with two months the deadline set for party primaries ahead of the 2022 Area Council Elections.   The Chairman FCT Inter-party Advisory Council, Honourable Abdulrahman Ndagi made the call while briefing journalists in Abuja, on the failure for INEC to comply with 21 day notice before the conduct of party primaries.   Honourable Abdulrahman noted that FCT INEC is yet to meet with the party leaders before the release of the guidelines for the FCT…

World Health Day: Stakeholders Urge Government To Prioritize Health Services For Women, Children

As Nigeria joins the rest of the day to Mark World Health Day, Governments at all levels have been tasked to prioritize health services for women, newborns, children and adolescents during the COVID-19 by strengthening political commitment, policies and financing. The call is contained in a statement signed by the coordinator Africa Health Budget Netwwork Dr. Aminu Magashi he said “This year’s annual celebration is being held at the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic which continues to threaten the improvement in health and social services. The theme for this year’s…