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CONJOINED TWINS SUCCESSFULLY SEPARATED BY 78-MEMBER TEAM IN NIGERIA

Two sisters, who were joined in the chest and abdomen, have been successfully separated in a surgery by a 78-member team in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. Mercy and Goodness Ede are now well enough to go home six weeks after surgery, according to pediatric surgeon Emmanuel Ameh, who led the team that performed the operation at the National Hospital. The surgery to separate the twins happened in November last year but details have only just been released by the hospital, because…

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UIMSA CLINICAL PRESS conducted an interview with the amiable Opeyemi Muili. She is the newly elected Regional Coordinator of the Nigerian Medical Students’ Association (NiMSA) South-West Region.

She will shoulder the responsibility of coordinating and organizing events and activities which will bring together the South Western Medical Students’ Associations under the aegis of NiMSA. A. D: Please can you give us a brief introduction of yourself?O. M: My name is Opeyemi MUILI. A 500 level Medical Student, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State. I am the third of four children. Former Vice President and Treasurer, two time IFUMSA Honourable. A mental health enthusiast, also interested in…

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THE STRENGTH IN THE LITTLE THINGS

We all have dreams and goals we hope to accomplish. For some, it might be to get that dream house or car. For others it might be to get that scholarship or to be successful in one’s career path. It might even be the dream of having a really exotic wedding which requires us to go through a lot of ups and downs and twist and turns and put in hours of hard work in other to reach them. For…

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NIGERIA TOPPLES GHANA TO BECOME BEST PLACE TO STUDY MEDICINE IN WEST AFRICA

Ghana has lost its place to Nigeria as the best destination to study medicine in West Africa, the TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION (THE) reveals. The decision to study medicine is a life-changing one and THE states that The University of Ibadan is West Africa’s best bet. According to the 2020 World University Rankings (WUR) the Nigeria-based University ranks between 301-400 on the clinical, pre-clinical and health ladder while University of Ghana is positioned at 501-600 out of selected 1,500 best universities…

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LITTLE GREEN DRESS

I have a little green dressThat I rarely adress I’ve been told not to trust her Or take her too seriously Or feed her too furiously She is a little green lime That I change all the time I have a little green dress That I try to repress She has conquered and failed And she waxed and waned She has filled a lot of spaces And traveled a lot of places She’s a little green lime But you know…

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Mother, son, pastor ‘confess’ to killing LASU final year student for ritual

A mother and her son have been arrested by Nigeria Police Force for the murder of final year Theatre Arts student of Lagos State University (LASU), Miss Favour Daley-Oladele. The mother, Mrs Adeeko and her son, Owolabi Adeeko, lured Favour from Lagos State to Osun State, where she was murdered and some of her body parts were dismembered. Ogun State police spokesman in a statement said Favour was declared missing at the Mowe police station on December 8 and that…

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