Nigerian doctor arrested in US for alleged sexual assault on two patients

Okechukwu Ozumba, a Nigerian doctor based in the US, was arrested by police in Texas, for allegedly assaulting two female patients sexually. The police said Ozumba committed the act at OSSM Orthopedics in the 8000 block of state highway 121 in McKinney, Texas. He was arrested on March 31 and booked into the Collin County…

Another Nigerian Doctor Attempts Suicide

Coming weeks after a Nigerian doctor identified as Allwell Orji committed suicide in the Lagos lagoon, another medical practitioner has been reported to have made an attempt on his life. The Nigerian medical doctor identified as Olutobi Ajao was reported to have ingested 80 tablets of different medicines in an attempt to commit suicide. The……

Dr. Allwell Orji’s Suicide: Police Moves To Analyze Victim’s Phone

Following the death of a doctor who was reported to have jumped into the Lagos Lagoon on Sunday on his way back from church, there have been many developments most especially centered on understanding the reason behind his suicide act. Recall that earlier reports indicated that the victim, Dr. Allwell Orji had in the past……

More than one third of Australian doctors don’t want to retire

Researchers have found that one third of Australian doctors over 55 have no plans to stop practising medicine at the retirement age of 65, a survey revealed on Monday. The survey from Flinders University, the University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney, asked 1,048 doctors questions relating to retirement. The findings suggested……

Doctor stops on Third Mainland bridge, jumps into lagoon [PHOTO]

Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) on Sunday said it received a distress call of a man who committed suicide on Third Mainland Bridge. The agency said the individual parked his grey coloured Nissan SUV with registration number LND 476 EE at about 4.50 pm before Adekunle, inward 3rd Mainland bridge and jumped into the Lagos…

Ogun police arrest medical doctor for killing own mother

The Ogun Police Command said it had arrested one Dr. Emmanuel Ogah, who allegedly stabbed his biological mother to death. In a statement issued in Abeokuta Saturday by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the command said the arrest was sequel to a complaint by the elder brother of the suspect, Cletus Ogah. It……

Medical Doctor Arrested For Killing Own Mother In Ogun

The Ogun Police Command said it had arrested one Dr. Emmanuel Ogah, who allegedly stabbed his biological mother to death. In a statement issued in Abeokuta Saturday by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the command said the arrest was sequel to a complaint by the elder brother of the suspect, Cletus Ogah, the……

Kenyan judge orders officials from doctors’ union to be jailed

A Kenyan judge on Monday ordered that officials from the national doctors’ union be jailed for one month amid an ongoing strike over pay and conditions in public hospitals. “This court decides to resume its order sentencing the applicants to a one month jail term,” Justice Hellen Wasilwa said. Doctors in public hospitals have been……

Buhari: Nigerians are suspicious, open up now – Doctors tell presidency

As the expected return of President Muhammadu Buhari delays, Nigerian Doctors have challenged the presidency to reveal the true health status of the country’s leader. The Doctors, who spoke in reaction to Buhari’ request for further stay in London for medical tests and results, stressed that non-disclosure of the president’s ailment was generating confusion, suspicion…

Gov. Fayose approves special salary structure for doctors in Ekiti

Ekiti Government on Wednesday approved the payment of Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS) to medical doctors on its payroll. This was the outcome of a meeting held between the state governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose and leaders of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two……