Stakeholders advocate safety on Inland waterways transport

Experts in the maritime and safety sector have urged the Federal and state governments to improve the inland waterways transport system and make it safe for navigation. The call was made Friday at the maritime summit hosted by students of the Institute of Maritime Studies,...

Enhancing the effectiveness of antiretroviral for HIV Prevention: Lessons from CROI

By Alaka Oluwatosin Bamidele In the words of Professor Wafaa M. El-Sadir of the Columbia University, USA and the lead for the ICAP project, HIV management has passed through Trials, Travails and Triumphs with HIV epidemic evolving from an untreatable deadly disease to a chronic...

Lagos State Police Command has warned Lagosians to be careful where they go for medical attention.

The advise came following the arrest of a fake Medical Practitioner, Abdulrahman Mohammed, who has allegedly practiced for over four years at the Mushin area of the state. Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal who paraded the suspect was arrested by operatives from the Area D...

Funding is not all it takes to do good research- Ogunsola

By Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan. Professor Folasade Ogunsola, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development Services, University of Lagos, and one of Nigeria’s leading researchers, has said that funding is not all it takes to be a good researcher. Ogunsola spoke during the just...

OPINIONSCIENCE Why social disruption is needed for the research enterprise in Nigeria

By Morenike Folayan At the just concluded 5th Nigeria Global Health Trials Conference which held on the 30th and 31st of January 2018 at the Sickle Cell Foundation Centre, Idi-Araba Lagos, Dr Pelumi Adebiyi challenged the over 250 participants present at the meeting to encourage...

Abia student, to win in inter-house sports, dies after Tramadol overdose

An un-indentified Junior Secondary Student has died in Ohafia local government area of Abia state after he allegedly took 10 tablets of Tramadol. The Abia State Commandant of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Mr. Akindele Akingbade, disclosed this in Umuahia while delivering...

Auchi Poly expels 18 students, rusticates 62 others

The Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo, has expelled 18 students and rusticated 62 others for various misconducts in the 2016/2017 academic session. The institution’s rector, Dr Sanusi Jimah, revealed this when the institution held its 36th matriculation for students in its...

Research is not an emergency

Research is not an emergency. This must be clearly understood. While infectious disease epidemics require emergency response, research conducted during emergencies may need to be fast-tracked. However, all due diligence for proper review of the protocol needs to be maintained....

Should researchers be trained on health politics?

At the venue of the ongoing training on Protection of human research participants and responsible conduct of research organized by the National Health Research Ethics Committee for 15 researchers of the MGIC, Abuja, Professor Kola Oyedeji of the University of Lagos identified the...

A PhD student sought to find out how Nigerian undergraduates use social media in HIV and AIDS communication. This is what he found

The study focused on examining the use of social media for HIV and AIDS communication among Nigerian undergraduates, specifically those in federal universities in the South-West geo-political zone of the country.  The study sought to answer four key research questions: What are...
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