Winners have emerged at the 26th World Travel Awards – Africa and Nigeria held at the Sugar Beach – A Sun Resort, Mauritius, June 1, 2019.
Environmental Management and Development Trust (EMADET) Nigeria has emerged one of the 22 winners of the 2019 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Equator Prize.
The prize is part of the events marking the World Environment Day with the winning organisations showcasing innovative, nature-based solutions for tackling climate change, environment, and poverty challenges.
The African Union (AU) has conferred a medal of honour on Dr. Aniekeme Uwah, for his role in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.
The AU head of mission in Nigeria, Joshua Obasanya, presented the medal to Dr. Uwah in Abuja, May 24, 2019.
Dr. Aniekeme Uwah, an epidemiologist, works in the ministry of health in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
He was among a few doctors with a requisite knowledge in public health and epidemiology recruited as volunteers by the AU in 2014 to help in the containment of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Dr. Uwah spent six months in Liberia.
The Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) has performed undertook its first surgery to remove brain tumour using a machine that drills the skull bone to gain access to the tumour.
The brain operation involving tumour had been in the patient (a woman) for three years before the surgery was done by a combined effort of neurosurgeons, Ear-Nose-Throats (ENT), surgeons and the Anaesthetists.