Why People should Stop Blaming ‘Juju Attack’ for Breast Cancer —Mrs Akeredolu

Why People should Stop Blaming ‘Juju Attack’ for Breast Cancer —Mrs Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke The wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, at the weekend warned Nigerians to stop blaming witches and ‘juju’ attacks on women suffering from breast cancer, noting that it is high time women go for regular medical checkup to tackle cancerous symptoms in their breasts. Mrs. Akeredolu stated this while speaking newsmen shortly after the 2019 JOG4 LIFE TRAIN held on Saturday from NEPA market through Arakale and stopped at the…

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BREAKING: Okada Rider goes Blind after Ondo Hospital’s Official Slaps him

BREAKING: Okada Rider goes Blind after Ondo Hospital’s Official Slaps him

By: Oluwatosin Adesola There was a confusion and apprehension at Ondo state University UNIMED Teaching Hospital, Akure Annex this morning when one of its officials slapped an Okada Rider and the motorcyclist allegedly becomes blind immediately. The official who is one of the securitymen at the Hospital’s gate, was said to have assaulted the Okada man whose full identity is yet to be ascertained as at the press time. One of the eyewitnesses at the…

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Healthcare service for citizens not dividend of democracy but… —Akeredolu

Healthcare service for citizens not dividend of democracy but… —Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Tuesday described provision of good healthcare as a basic right of every citizens of the country and not a mere dividend of democracy. Akeredolu stated this while speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2019 Nigerian Medical Association, NMA physicians’ week on Tuesday in Akure. Akeredolu, represented at the event by his deputy, Mr Agboola Ajayi, said it was in realisation of good healthcare that…

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How 48 Medical Doctors were Kidnapped —NMA

How 48 Medical Doctors were Kidnapped —NMA

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The President of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Adedayo Faduyile on Tuesday expressed concern over increasing rate of insecurity in the country as over 48 medical doctors had been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in the last two years for ransom. The President of the Association, Dr Adedayo Faduyile stated this in Akure, the Ondo state capital at a Press Conference to mark 2019 World Physicians’ week. Faduyile said that this year’s theme,…

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More Ondo Varsity’s Students can be Swept Away by Flood if….. NEMA

More Ondo Varsity’s Students can be Swept Away by Flood if….. NEMA

By: Ade Adeleke The National Emergency Management Agency ( NEMA) has warned that more students are at the risk of being swept away by flood at Akungba Akoko if they are not relocated from flood prone areas. The agency therefore urged students of the Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko who live in flood-prone areas should be moved to a safer place till the rains subside. Coordinator of NEMA in-charge of Osun,Ondo and Ekiti states, Mr. Olusegun…

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FLOOD: Homeless Ilaje/Ese-Odo People need Govt’s Help, not Propaganda —Hon Akinjo

FLOOD: Homeless Ilaje/Ese-Odo People need Govt’s Help, not Propaganda —Hon Akinjo

By: Ade Adeleke Following ravaging floods that have submerged many towns in the southern part of Ondo State thereby threatening lives and causing destruction of properties in hundreds of houses across these communities, a federal lawmaker, Hon Victor Kolade Akinjo has demanded urgent government’s intervention. In the wake of the environmental disaster, communities in Ilaje and Ese Odo local government areas of the state that formed the federal constituency of the lawmaker were mostly affected,…

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Ondo Govt shut down 8 hospitals

Ondo Govt shut down 8 hospitals

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state government has shut down eight private health facilities and hospitals in Odigbo local government area of the state for various unprofessional conducts. Officials of the Ondo State Ministry of Health led by the State Health Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro closed down the facilities for professional offences. Hospital closed down in odigbo are: PHOBIA MEDICAL CLINIC ORE, TOMMYDEX SPECIALIST MEDICAL CLINIC ORE, PIMA ANNEX AT EXPRESS ORE, NDUBISI HOSPITAL ANNEX…

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Ondo Nurses’ Association elects new Officers, warns members against Unethical Practices

Ondo Nurses’ Association elects new Officers, warns members against Unethical Practices

By: Ade Adeleke The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), the Ondo State Chapter has cautioned its members against unethical practices and professional misconducts in discharging their duties. The Association also reiterated its call on the Ondo State government to put in place machineries for urgent employment of more nurses into the state hospitals across the 18 local government areas. The new Chairman of the Association, Comrade Kehinde Nomiye made the plea at…

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NEWS ALERT: Industrial Crisis looms at Ondo Medical Varsity

NEWS ALERT: Industrial Crisis looms at Ondo Medical Varsity

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Uncertainty As UNIMED Foundation Staff Denied Confirmation, Promotion Over 100 Junior Staff Fate In The Hang There is palpable fear and looming industrial unrest at the University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Ondo as appointments of most foundation staff of the medical varsity who joined the institution in the 2015/2016 academic session are yet to be confirmed or enjoy promotion. This development, according to some of the staff who spoke with SUNSHINETRUTH, has…

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Irregular Sex can lead to Madness for Women –Medical Expert

Irregular Sex can lead to Madness for Women –Medical Expert

By: SUNSHINETRUTH A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri on Saturday advised married women to have regular sex with their spouses in order to prevent depression and gain happiness. Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration. Kadiri, who is also the Medical Director of Pinnacle Medical Services gave the advice in…

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