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Professor Nimi Briggs Curriculum Vitae

Click below to read the full Curriculum Vitae of Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Port Harcourt, Nimi Dimkpa Briggs. 

* Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Federal University, Lokoja, Nigeria. February 2016

* Member, Court of Governors, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, October 2015 for four years

* Chairman, Board of Sports Institute, University of Port Harcourt. March 2013 to date.

* Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Port Harcourt, April 2012 for life.

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Resources And The Prospects of Development in Nigerian Universities

Resources And The Prospects of Development in Nigerian Universities

Doctrine of necessity is a term that made a strong showing in the Nigerian media in the early months of 2010. That was the time the country was grappling with a startling event that had no antecedent but had potentially dire consequences and for which the nation’s constitution did not appear to have made satisfactory […]

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Education For Political Stability in Nigeria

Nigeria’s achievements as an independent sovereign state pale into insignificance when compared to nations with similar colonial experience. Despite its huge human and natural resources, Nigeria has not been able to evolve an egalitarian and prosperous society, with a stable political structure. Nigeria became a country in 1914 when its British colonial masters amalgamated their […]

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The Chairman's Welcome Address ASCAF Congress - NPMCN

The Chairman's Welcome Address - ASCAF Congress - NPMCN

The 115th Senate meeting of the College approved that the year 2019 should provide an opportunity to celebrate the commencement of Postgraduate Medical Training in Nigeria. It would be recalled that the proposals of the Nigeria Medical Council to commence postgraduate training were given legal backing by the Decree No. 44 of 1969 which subsequently led […]

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Kalabari Kingdom

KENGEMA MINA OGBO OF ABONNEMA

BRIEF ENLIGHTENMENT TALK ON THE PROSTATE GLAND HELD AT ITS AUGUST 2016 MEETING.

I thank the president for the invitation to deliver this brief enlightenment talk. Most of you will remember that when you studied the biology of the urinary system in man in secondary school, you were taught that the system consists essentially of a pair of kidneys situated at the back of the upper part of the abdomen where, among others, urine is made and from which a pair of ureters run downwards, leading the urine into the urinary bladder in the pelvis where the urine is stored temporarily. When conditions are appropriate, urine is voluntarily voided from the bladder via a single tube, the urethra, which passes through the penis to the exterior in males. There was no mention whatsoever of a prostate gland. And indeed, the prostate gland is not part of the urinary system but paradoxically, the gland has acquired notoriety for the serious problems it causes in relation to the urinary system, to which it does not belong.

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Lectures & Conferences

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