Lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos state has performed its first brain aneurysm surgery, which was successful.
Dr. Kingsley Akinroye has been presented with the Lion of Finland Knight Award in recognition of his contributions in the area of health and education associating with Finland in the last 25 years.
Dr. Kingsley Akinroye, renowned cardiologist and the Executive Director of the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF) was presented the award by the Ambassador of Finland to Nigeria, Dr. Jyrki Pulkkinen in Abuja as part of its activities to mark its 103rd independence.
Dr. Akinroye is an experienced physician and global health leader with over two decades of work focused on cardiovascular health and non-communicable diseases.
Iroro Tanshi has emerged winner of the Future for Nature Awards 2020 alongside two others out of 124 entries from other parts of the world.
Iroro Tanshi (Nigeria), María Fernanda Puerto-Carrillo (Venezuela), and Tjalle Boorsma (the Netherlands / Bolivia) were adjudged winners of this year’s prize.
Iroro Tanshi, Nigerian biologist and dedicated bat specialist becomes the first African female to win this coveted prize.