A REALLY ROYAL ASSEMBLY

Royals XV, the year book class of the combined departments of Medicine and surgery (MBBS)  and dentistry (BDS), would be leaving this school in a bit, and they won’t be leaving empty-handed. Asides, a medical degree and the prestigious title of ‘doctor’ in their bags, they’ll also be leaving with the expansive experience (both good…

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HAPPY MATRICULATION!!!

Best matriculation wishes to the new students of University of Lagos Akoka and it’s College Of Medicine that would be matriculating today. Whether you’re matriculating as a new UME student into Year one, or as a Direct entry student into Year two, one thing is the same, you have not gotten this far by chance….

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FRESHERS, YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS

Call: Great Akokites! Response: Great Call: Great Akokites! Response: Great.. Definitely, you’ll be thought this ritual at your Orientation program which begins today, but practically speaking… You are yet to be Akokites until after your matriculation ceremony… Welcome into and to the University of Lagos, I would love to count you all Graced! Yes,  not…

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BEFORE COMING TO MEDICAL SCHOOL

QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK YOURSELF BEFORE COMING TO MEDICAL SCHOOL Many people want to come to medical school! Yeah they want to become doctors, wear white coats, perform surgeries, be respected, earn big money, blah blah blah but it entails a lot. You should know what it takes. If your answers to the following questions…

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WHAT MAKES ME A TRUE NIGERIAN

The answer to this question doesn’t depend on my parents nationality, or   my nationality. Neither am I a true Nigerian  because I grew up in Nigeria. Permit me to say that the above really are inconsequential to the feeling of belongness which cuts across all the above paper work. I am a true Nigerian because…

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HOW TO SUCCEED IN PART ONE

In view of The MEDIGIST team’s commitment to success,  they went to town recently seeking advice for part 1 students on tackling in courses, coping with the work and succeeding in part one. We appealed to invaluable seniors who have gone through this stage to help with any tip/ advice /info that would help us…

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NIGHT READERS, THE WAY FORWARD

Some time ago, we brought you an entertaining and revealing expository on THE TOP LIES TOLD BY NIGHT READERS. Based on popular demand, we’ve gone on to prepare another interesting and helpful post on how you can avoid these potholes and maximize your study time, enjoy and excel!   RE: TOP LIES TOLD BY NIGHT…

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COMPSSA INTER BLOCK COOKING COMPETITION

College of medicine and pharmaceutical science students association(COMPSSA) presents to you another spectacular event,the first ever female INTER – BLOCK cooking competition! Do U think you can cook??? What are u waiting for?? Register NOW and stand a chance to win lots of Prizes and Gifts! To Register for the competition, contact any of the…

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DOCTITUDE

Doctitude…. The doctor attitude. Reminds me of a cartoon song;           Doc is in and she’ll fix you up           If you are a toy, then you’re in luck           It’s okay, don’t be afraid           Doc really knows her stuff…           …Doc will make you feel better…           …it’s the place to go          …

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CMUL IDI ARABA HOSTEL UPDATES

Still on the hostel parole… Last week, we posted a comment on one of our posts that the hostel application would be out last Wednesday. This was based on genuine information gotten from the COMPSSA excos and the Dean of Students Affairs. Well, on Wednesday,first thing in the morning, I checked, others checked, prolly you…

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EUTHANASIA, THE HORRIFIC SLOPE WE CAN LIVE WITHOUT

  EUTHANASIA, THE HORRIFIC SLOPE WE CAN LIVE WITHOUT by Onyeodi Ifeanyi (Medical student, CMUL, LUTH) Deception, instead of dignity. That is the language of assisted suicide. How do you make something that’s unthinkable into something palatable? Well, call it something else. That’s exactly what the advocates of euthanasia have done. They have simply corrupted…

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HOSTEL APPLICATION ON CMUL WEBSITE

The news making the rounds today and yesterday is that The College of Medicine, University of Lagos Hostel Accommodation Application and Allocation has commenced on CMUL website. The portal can be accessed by visiting CMUL’S website http://www.cmul.unilag.edu.ng and logging into your student account.   Naturally, in their ever competitive gunning manner, the medical and paramedical…

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SIN OF PRESUMPTION

  Many of us are guilty of the sin of presumption. Presuming things our way without taking the trouble to find out exactly what the situation really is. In this inspiring and very touching story, first year medical student Justice Ashton highlights the evils of presuming and how we can avoid it. A cat was…

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NIGERIAN DOCTOR SHOT DEAD IN THE US

This is just sad. First because the deceased is an alumnus of my Medical School. Secondly, because it’s another case of domestic violence which leaves no party any least better. According to Nairalandnews, the female Nigerian Medical doctor was shot dead in her Texas home by her husband.

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HAPPY MATRICULATION

Congratulations to all students of the University of Lagos, Akoka who matriculated yesterday. Most especially the medics and paramedics, both year 1 and Year 2(including me).   May God see the good work he has started in us to completion. Our stay in Idi Araba, and Akoka, would be successful and positively eventful. We shall…

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BEFORE PICKING THE SCALPEL OR DRILL, before choosing surgery

Have you ever thought of life after medical school? If yes, do you wish to proceed as a Surgeon, Start a hospital, seek employment or even move out of the medical field entirely???? If you want to proceed as a surgeon, CONGRATULATIONS!! But here are some real facts you want to know about surgery.

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EXAM TIPS FOR DIPLOMA/FOUNDATION STUDENTS FROM SUCCESSFUL PAST STUDENTS

Finally, your exams are around the corner. In fact, just a week away! From what I’ve gathered from interactions with most of you, some are prepared, some are scared, some are confused, some don’t even know where to start. Don’t worry, it’s very familiar to us, past Diploma / foundation students. That’s why we’ve gone…

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