Vet Professional: Meet Dr. Mayowa, the Vet in Vom

  I'm thankful for conferences! Conferences present an amazing opportunity for networking. It was at such a place that I met Dr. Olumayowa Olabode- a young vet working at the foremost veterinary research institute in Nigeria (NVRI). He tells us more about his work in this interview.   Enjoy!     Why Vet Medicine?       It's a…

A Behind-the-Scenes look at Veterinary Residency in Nigeria with Dr. Bolu Sarumoh

MY MEMBERSHIP EXPERIENCE Back in 2012, I heard about the Membership programme and at first I was really excited because I wasn't aware of a residency programme available for vets up until that time. Then, when I found out about it, there were about 4 different specialities: Pathology; Medicine; Surgery and Public Health. Each university was…

Vet Professional: Meet Dr. Garba- the Vet that Safeguards the Health of the Nation

We interview Dr. Lumumba Garba, a veterinarian from the Northern part of Nigeria who works with NAFDAC (you would get to know more about NAFDAC as you read on, I promise). He shares with us a side to veterinary medicine many do not know about. Enjoy. Why did you become a Vet? I guess I'll…

Is Veterinary Practice Lucrative in Nigeria? || Dr. Adah Ogwuche Answers This All Important Question and More!

Who is a veterinarian and what does it take to be one?  A veterinarian spends 6 years in the university to attain that title. 100 level is basically made up of basic science courses of physics, chemistry and biology- zoology or botany. Subsequent levels see them study anatomy, physiology, bacteriology, virology, immunology, entomology, protozoology, helminthology,…

Vet Professional: Meet Dr. Effy-The Aquatic and Poultry Expert

We interview Dr. Olakunle Tiamiyu, a veterinarian in the Fish (Aquatic) and Poultry Medicine sector. He has been in practice for over 4 years and is a lover of sound and video production. He currently works with Animal Care Technical Laboratory, Nigeria. Enjoy. You are popularly called Dr. Effy/Efficiency by some of your colleagues, how did…