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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Todd Boehly: Chelsea’s new “kid in sweet shop.” 

Following Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine at the start of the year, Russia has been struck with several sanctions across the financial and sporting scenes. Russia’s wealthiest, remarkably the post-soviet oligarchs, have not been spared in Europe and beyond. Despite Roman Abramovich’s increasing popularity in England, the UK government sanctioned the Chelsea owner in March. Besides being generally considered a Russian oligarch that profited from the former Soviet republic, Roman has been reported to have a close relationship with…

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The ABUAD Experience

Last Month, you decided to attend the NiMSA South-West Regional Convention. You were all psyched up for the convention until you were added to the group chat. The organising committee began to make weird threatening statements, like “If you don’t bring your bucket, you’re on your own!” You begin to lose faith in the convention, wondering whether you have wasted your 8k. Departure day arrives, your bags are packed and you are at the front of the ABH gate by…

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MATTERS OF THE HEART

It’s that time again, the season of COMUI’s favourite organ. World Heart Day is around the corner and with it comes the red and white, the heart shapes and the feels.If you’re like me, you must have wondered at least once: why so much fuss about the heart? After all, the brain is just as important, and what’s life with busted kidneys? So I thought about it and realized that the fuss with the heart has more to do with…

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Grounded

Play with gravity oh childYour feet unyielding as you wade through the mire ,Your eyes fixed on the treasure you may find . Be not hypnotized by the precarious standRoll with the ton, the lot of themBut forget not to remain close to the land . Choose the way the wand might move ,To incur a curse or to be loved ,Ragged or dressed in the finest tulle. Frogs may leap all they wantFrom mire to dirt ,dirt to mireAlbeit…

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The Pendulum

You’ve seen it before but still may not recognize it. You’ve often wondered how it is that they can be the life of the party today, the one everyone wants to know or be, and the dark cloud tomorrow that everyone wants to escape. They confuse you, annoy you, and sometimes flat out scare you. Bipolar disorder is a disruptive mental condition characterized by pendular swings in mood, energy levels, sleeping patterns, judgement, behaviour, and ability to concentrate. It is…

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Playboy The Album: Do We Have a Fireboy Trifecta Already?

There is this thing music does for me; I don’t know if it does the same for you. I find peace in listening to music no matter the mood I find myself in. Then when it’s related to any of my favourite artists, I can engage in convos for long hours without sweating because it just comes easy for me. I have favourite artists across different genres of music, including hip-hop/rap, R & B, Afrobeats, Reggae, Alte, etc. In Afrobeats,…

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The Jewish Oppression of Palestinians

Israel is running an apartheid regime in Palestine; no, this statement is not a hyperbole, it is not an exaggeration, it is a factual statement acknowledging the current reality in Palestine. The treatment of Palestinians by Israeli Jews involves actively stealing Palestinian land, regularly bombing Palestinians, imprisoning and torturing them at will and completely dehumanizing them. Just recently they carried out an unprovoked bombing campaign in Gaza which they nicknamed; “Operation Breaking Dawn”, this bombing attack, the latest in a…

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UIMSAITE OF THE MONTH – Dike Innocent

An Exclusive interview with Mr. Dike Innocent, D9 where he shares in-depth stories of his Wins so far as a medical student Please introduce yourself I am Dike Innocent, a member of the 2k18 MBBS class Can you share some of your experiences with us I-Medics Experience During the COVID break, I made up my mind to start getting involved in extra-curricular activities. So I started volunteering and learning about the basics of research (sadly, this seems to be an…

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IN LIMBO: INTERVIEW WITH AREMU PETER, OMITOYIN OLUWAFERANMI, CHUKWU FRANCES, AND TOLUWANIMI ADEYANJU OF THE 2K17 CLASS

The ASUU strike spanning almost 7 months has impacted university students, mostly in federal institutions in different ways. Here, in the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, all preclinical and most clinical classes are experiencing delays in their academic pursuit as postings have been put on hold. Even the final year class, who were supposed to be June doctors are now in Limbo. Hence, the UIMSA Clinical Press conducted an interview to see how some members of the final year…

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A deep dive into the conditions responsible for the current economic crisis in Sri Lanka

A few weeks ago, people around the world were treated to videos of a large number of protesters invading the Sri Lankan presidential mansion situated in Colombo, the country’s capital. This was a culmination of a nation-wide protest which had begun in march in response to the economic crisis befalling the country. During the course of the protests, the Rajapaksa family home, the family home of the then president and prime minister was incinerated. These protests also caused Gotabaya Rajapaksa,…

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