Fee income pushes Fidelity Bank profit up 31% in H1 2018

Nnamdi Okonkwo, CEO, Fidelity Bank Plc FELIX OLOYEDE Double digit growth in earning assets, deposits and fee income spurred Fidelity Bank to improve its profit in the first six months of 2018. The Bank grew its gross earnings marginally by 3.6 per cent to N88.92 billion, driven by 33.8 per cent increase in fee and commission income and 2.5 per cent More...

by Felix OLOYEDE | Published 5 months ago
By Felix OLOYEDE On Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Expert links phone addition to poor academic performance

The addiction to mobile phone from early age could lead to poor academic performance, skiving of class, sleep disturbances and mental problems in more serious cases, a medical doctor in Kano State, Dr Tijjani Haruna, More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, July 8th, 2018

Emenike advocates for sustainable National medical plan for Nigeria

From  PETER OKORE,  Umuahia A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia state, Chief Ikechi Emenike has called for the pursuit of  excellence  by medical practitioners, investment in training More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Scare over human flesh capsules in Nigeria

By OBINNA EZUGWU There is growing fear over possible presence of “human flesh” capsules alleged to be produced by a Chinese based drug syndicate in Nigeria. Human flesh capsules Photo AFP The capsules More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

NAFDAC partners stakeholders on drugs safety

The National Agency for Foods and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it is partnering with academic and research institutes to ensure effective monitoring and safety of new drugs in the country. FILE More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Targeted cancer treatments far outperform traditional methods – Study

Cancer treatments that attack tumors based on their individual genetic traits — not their location in the body — far outperform traditional methods, extending survival for twice as many patients, a study More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, May 31st, 2018

JOHESU bows to pressure, suspends 6-week-old strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), appeared to have bowed to pressure as it has suspended its six weeks nationwide strike, while negotiation continues on Monday. Mr Josiah Biobelemoye, Chairman of JOHESU reading More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Chinese lead world smokers: Cigarette’s Facts and figures

China has the highest number of smokers in the world. About 315 million of its population of 1.3 billion are smokers and they consume more than a third of the world’s cigarettes, the WHO said in a report last More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, May 20th, 2018

National healthcare delivery threatened as sector’s crises worsen

. JOHESU strike is sheer blackmail – NMA  By BAYO OBAJEMU These are troubling times for the health sector beset by the panoply of problems, some of them of long-standing nature while others are offshoots More...