Tuesday, November 3, 2015

TOO BAD : Nigeria Needs 237,000 Doctors, But Has Only 35,000 - - - Prof. Of Medicine

Nigeria needs no fewer than 237,000 medical doctors to meet World Health Organisation (WHO) standard, a professor of medicine and chairman, Association of Colleges of Medicine of Nigeria, Folashade Ogunsola, has said.

Mrs. Ogunsola disclosed this at the opening of a three-day Capacity Development Programme for Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Academic Staff in Nigerian Universities organised by National Universities Commission on Monday in Abuja.

According to her, WHO's ratio for any country to have enough doctors for its population is 1:600 (one doctor of every 600 persons).

"We will need about 237, 000 medical doctors and we have about 35,000 working in the country today.

"We have trained more than that, many of them have left the country while many others are in different professions — banking, music and so on.

"Medicine is about life; it is the duty of the medical schools to produce people with competences; skills to manage patients.

"Assuming no doctor leaves this country after being trained; going by the number coming from our medical schools every year, it will take us about 100 years to have the number of doctors we need.''

Mrs. Ogunsola, who lectures at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, said that aside that number, the quality of doctors was crucial.

According to her, medical schools have quotas at present — the number of students they can admit because they can only train with the facilities they have.

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WHAAAT?? Bayelsa Kidnappers Demand N300m As Ransom, N200k As Money For Phone Calls To Release Pastor

This is mind boggling,  am still wondering why these Kidnappers are demanding for so much,  this is so over the top,  who is going to pay such amount for a human being?

Na WA o, the nerves of these people

Well according to reports a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, New Anointing Chapel in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, Mark Christmas, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in his hometown, and to add salt to the painful injury, they demanded extra N200,000 for recharge cards.

Punch Metro learnt that pastor was kidnapped with two other persons on October 18.

She said the incident happened in their hometown, Biseingbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa. Mrs. Christmas said her husband was invited to the community for a meeting by unknown persons on the fateful day.

"When he got to the community, he found out that the invitation was not only false but a devilish plan to kidnap him," she said.

Mrs. Christmas said the pastor had stayed over two weeks in their custody as they demanded N200, 000 for all their phone calls and N30 million as ransom.

"It is over two weeks and I have not heard or seen my husband but some of our family members, who live in the village, told me that they spoke with them.

"I planned to contact the police, but the family members said that I should not involve the police to avoid incurring more danger.

"The reason is that my husband might be killed by the hoodlums if the police is involved in the matter," she said.

Mrs. Christmas described the situation as "very painful".

She said she prays her husband comes home alive.

The Police Public Relation Office in Bayelsa, Asinim Butswat, said the family had not reported the matter to the police.

"They have not reported the incident to us, but if they come to us, we are ready to mobilise ourselves," Mr. Butswat said.

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HBD!! Kendall Jenner turns 20 checkout photos

Kendall turned 20 years old today but the
Kardashians/Jenners stepped out to celebrate a
night before. Kendall stepped out  in a plunging jumpsuit for an
evening of celebration at The Nice Guy restaurant
in Hollywood. Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, Kylie, mother
Kris, her boyfriend, Corey Gamble, Kanye and
others were also present.

Seyi Shay Releases Hot New Photos In A Photo Editorial “The Corruption Of eve"

Top Nigerian artiste Seyi Shay releases
Captivating new photos in a photo editorial called
"The Corruption of Eve". This photo editorial was
directed by fast rising photographer Remi Adetiba
and was shot at the Lekki conservation Centre,
Lagos.
This photo editorial was recently advertised at
the 2015 edition of the Lagos Photo Festival
among a selected iconic photographs that are of
symbolic stature in Nigerian music.

REAL LIFE! Nokia Phone Saves Mans Life After Stopping A Bullet From Penetrating Him (photos)

Nokia termed one of the strongest phone, has proved that  notion saving this man's life

TIA! Twin sisters that got married to the same man

Twin sister who grew up sharing almost
everything in life decided to get married to the same
man. According to reports, for the identical twins
Owami and Olwethu Mzazi, it was their life-
long dream to marry the same man. They
affirmed that during their childhood days, they
shared everything together, washed the dishes, played,
and went to school together. They even bathed
side by side. One of the twins, Owami, told the
magazine: "We have always done everything
together…that is how our grandmother raised
us. So when we decided to marry, we said any
man that wants to marry one, will marry the
other ."

I am better than Messi -C.Ronaldo

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has
declared he is the best player in the world and well skilled than
Lionel Messi. The Portugal captain has won
the Ballon d'Or prize in the last two years ahead
of Messi and has been in good form for the Real Madrid team. Despite the Argentine being the
favourite for the next award after winning the
Treble with Barcelona, Ronaldo insists he is the
best. When interviewed,
Ronaldo told El Pais:
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"It doesn't bother me. "If you look back over
my past eight years, I've always been at the
peak; and that is difficult. Name me someone
else who has done it? After that, being No.1
or No.2 is a matter of small details, such as
if you win trophies or not. "Perhaps for you,
Messi is the best; in my head, I am the best
– and everyone should think that about
ourselves. That is why I have been able to
achieve so much in my career. "It was hard
for me to watch Messi picking up several
Ballon d'Ors. I'd be thinking, 'Why should I
go to the gala?"

BREAKING: Ex-Defence Chief, Alex Badeh Murdered

Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, has been shot dead by gunmen. The Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commo...