Linus Unah

About the Author Linus Unah

Linus Unah is a young freelance journalist based in Enugu, Nigeria. He writes for Youth Journalism International, Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation and African Arguments. He graduated from the University of Nigeria’s Department of Mass Communication in July 2016. He likes travelling around Nigeria to cover neglected issues relating to health and education.

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Nigeria’s President Buhari medical trips signal no end to medical tourism

Despite his pledge to halt medical tourism in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has sought medical assistance in the United Kingdom for the second time since he took office in May 2015. Nigerians spend more than USD1 billion a year on medical tourism, and Buhari’s recent trip to the UK for vacation and medical screening is grave testimony to the inadequacies of health care and facilities in Nigeria