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In Sokoto, residents suffer to get healthcare — but multi-million naira hospitals lie waste

Twenty-five-year-old Aisha Bandado was in labour, experiencing pains from her groin. She had been pregnant for nine months, and it was time to deliver the baby. But Aisha would have to take a 14-Kilometres ride to Gidan Madi, a community in Sokoto, where the nearest Health centre was located.

UNFPA commissions expanded fistula care centre in Sokoto 

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has commissioned the rehabilitated Goronyo General Hospital operating theatre and patient ward in Sokoto. A similar project was also...

UDUS produces ventilator to ease scarcity of supply

  By Abiodun JAMIU THE management of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto has announced that it has designed and produced ventilator required for the treatment  of people...

Ayaga: The story of a child beggar at Usmanu Danfodio University

By: Emelife Uchenna (Student Journalist) THE SAPPHIRE eyes of Ahmad Yusuf who is a second-year student of Literature were completely dimmed the minute they beheld...

Horror of Nigeria’s dysfunctional emergency medical services (PART 1)

Almost sixty years after attaining independence, Nigeria does not have a coordinated emergency medical services (EMS) system. After a tour of some top public hospitals...

‘An educated person is a clown’: A tale of Sokoto varsity host communities

In communities hosting Usmanu Danfodiyo University, an ivory tower in the outskirt of Sokoto State, girl child education is rejected and boy child education...

ANALYSIS: Why Nigeria’s border closure may spike price of local rice

SINCE the Federal Government launched a border closure policy in late August, the decision has triggered mixed reactions from Nigerians, neighbouring countries and regional...

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NANS calls for redeployment of Ogun Police CP, accuses him of harassment

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called for the redeployment of the Ogun State Commissioner of Police...

After ICIR investigation, Enugu community gets water

By Arinze CHIJIOKE FOUR months after an ICIR-funded investigation revealed how a N300 million water project failed to meet the...

Decisively end Police brutality, Amnesty International tells FG

AMNESTY International has called on the Nigerian authorities to put words into action and decisively end Police impunity and...

#EndSARS: Why we occupied Lekki Toll Gate -Lagos Police commissioner

THE Lagos Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu has explained why he and his men were at Lekki Toll Gate...

Rinu calls for implementation of recommendations from panels on Police brutality

RINU Oduala, one of the campaigners against Police brutality, has called for the implementation of various recommendations from respective...
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