Abayomi Oshin

Abayomi Oshin; first African to be trained as a physiotherapist. Oshin started the Physiotherapy department in University of Ibadan in October 1966 and degree programme is offered. Before he left…

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Veterinary Public Health

Veterinary Public Health stands between human and animal medicine. It indicates how the environment affects the animal and the people even as more people share thesame environment with the…

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Ebola virus in 2014 claimed about 11,000 lives in countries across Africa, including Nigeria. It all started on July 20 when an Asky Airline flight originating from Liberia landed at the Murtala…

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Nta Elijah Henshaw

Nta Elijah Henshaw;  the Obong of Calabar from to 2001 to 2008 was until his installation a visiting professor to the University of Benin and the Maxillo-Facial Dental Surgery Unit, College of…

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Twins in Igboora


  IGBOORA is settlement in Ibarapa Central Local Government of Oyo State reputed for a long time to have had the greatest number of twins in the state, as every household can boast of having…

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Taiwo Malumi

Taiwo Malumi; Nigerian medical doctor, Ilaje born and University of Ibadan-trained Malumi berthed the first air ambulance service in West Africa when he established Medic Air, first air ambulance…

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Dr. Adesokan in his laboratory


Yemi Adesokan; Nigerian scientist who developed an innovative form of diagnosis which could let doctors quickly and easily pinpoint features of a patient’s infection. The method can, for…

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Prof. Abiodun Ilesanmi

Ilesanmi Abiodun

Ilesanmi Abiodun; Nigerian Physician and professor of medicine. He is a recipient of the National Merit Award in Hospital Administration. He is also a recipient of two National Honours (OON and…

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Professor Ogunlesi Theophilus

Ogunlesi Theophilus

Ogunlesi Theophilus Oladipo, Professor of Medicine; the first to be so appointed in the University of Ibadan medicine department, taking after pioneer professors Alexander Brown and three others…

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Majekodunmi Adekoyejo

MAJEKODUNMI Moses Adekoyejo, State of Emergency era Administrator of the Western region of Nigeria. Under him, Awolowo, reported by the police as having large meetings which they feared might get…

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