Mfonobong Emmanuel Nelson Wins Inaugural BASF West Africa Young Female Pharmacist Of The Year Award

Ms. Mfonobong Emmanuel Nelson, a graduate of the University of Uyo, has emerged the winner of the maiden edition of the BASF West Africa Young Female Pharmacist of the Year award.

The company, in partnership with the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, had announced earlier in 2018, plans to recognise and reward young female pharmacists in an effort to raise awareness on gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education, and contribute to the bridging of the gap.

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Indigenous Doctors Perform First Successful Brain Surgery In Kano State

Five Kano-based medical doctors have set a milestone record for successfully carrying out a 48 hours brain surgery, first of its kind in Kano State.

The operation, which was conducted at the new Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital, Giginyu, Kano, repaired the brain of Ali Iliyasu, after 26 years of brain disorder, which was suffered after a fatal accident. Ali Iliyasu, a 44 years old tailor complained of persistent headache, blurring vision and seizures. He was diagnosed of a left frontal brain tumour (pilocytic astrocytoma) and operated with the procedure: left frontal craniotomy and excision of brain tumor.

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Team Nigeria Women Win 2018 Camtel International Beach Volleyball Championship

Nigeria’s women beach volleyball team defeated Cameroon 2-0 to win the gold medal at the Camtel International Beach Volleyball Championship, which ended in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

The pair of Tochukwu Nnourge and Francisca Ikhiede emerged victorious over their Cameroonian counterparts 21-14, 21-13 in the female category of the beach volleyball competition.

In the male category, Team Nigeria lost 2-1 (19-21, 21-16, 15-11) to Central Africa Republic in an intriguing final encounter.

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