Nigerians Spend Billions on Foreign Medical Trips

The Senate say the about N80 billion spent annually by Nigerians to seek better medical treatment abroad was no longer acceptable hence its working on two bills that will reverse the trend.

Nigerian citizens protest for health facilities.

  • Nigeria:  Country Loses N80 Billion Yearly On Medical Tourism

    Daily Trust, 7 November 2012

    The Senate has revealed that Nigerians, especially government officials and their powerful cronies annually spend over N80billion on foreign medical treatment. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Loses N80 Billion Annually to Oversea Medical Trips

    Leadership, 7 November 2012

    The Senate Committee on Health yesterday lamented that about N80bn is spent annually by Nigerians seeking better medical treatment abroad. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Loses N80 Billion Annually to Medical Tourism - Senate

    Vanguard, 7 November 2012

    The Senate, yesterday, said the about N80bn spent annually by Nigerians to seek better medical treatment abroad was no longer acceptable. read more »

  • Nigeria:  JTF Kills Four Boko Haram Members in Yobe

    This Day, 7 November 2012

    The military Joint Task Force (JTF) Tuesday raided one of Boko Haram's hideouts in Gashua town in Bade Local Government Area of Yobe State, killing four members of the sect and ... read more »