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Lagos Shuts Down 15 Illegal Hospitals / Clinics – See List & Names

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Sept 17, 2012 – Lagos Closed Down 15 Illegal Hospitals / Clinics – See List & Names

Lagos State Health Monitoring & Accreditation Agency Officials have shut down fifteen illegal hospitals and clinics across the state for various law-related offences.

According to the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Doctor Jide Idris, this is a bid to eliminate bogus and unregistered clinics in line with Lagos State’s health sector Reform Law of 2006.

The offences of the affected hospitals includes:

  •  Lack of qualified personnel
  • Poor facilities
  • Unhygienic environment
  • Quackery
  • Unofficial training of auxiliary nurses
  • Existence of living room within their facilities
  • Non-registration of the facilities with the agency.

Illegal Hospitals / Clinics Closed Down By Lagos Government

The affected hospitals are:

  1. St. Daniel Hospital
  2. Oluwaseun King Maternity Centre
  3. Oluwadimimu Maternity Home
  4. UDYP Christian Hospital
  5. Mount Zion Maternity Centre
  6. Above Medical Centre
  7. The Saint Medical Diagnostics Centre
  8. Kaff-Salam Maternity Home
  9. Gbayi Clinic and Maternity Home
  10. Iya Deborah Maternity Hospital
  11. And five others

The commissioner said the facilities would stay closed until all the compulsory requirements are met.



  1. John Ngwaka

    September 17, 2012 at 6:20 PM

    Commendable effort . Kudos to lagos min of health

  2. Razak Oluwafemi Yekinni-Bello

    September 17, 2012 at 6:24 PM

    Who own the "five others"? Are they sacred cows that can not be named. Nigeriaaaaa!

  3. Mary John

    September 17, 2012 at 7:00 PM

    Very good, I think d commission are doing their work better now.

  4. Abioye Oyekola

    September 17, 2012 at 7:26 PM

    its a welcome development, it wil serve as a lesson to others who engage in dis stupid practice.wat abt d five others let us know thek.

  5. ade omo ade

    September 17, 2012 at 8:04 PM

    They doing their works, d remaining other five, why don’t u name dem?

  6. Olalekan Lede

    September 17, 2012 at 9:27 PM

    It is good for them to save our live, that is also dividend of democrazy.

  7. Akubue John jnr I

    September 17, 2012 at 9:28 PM

    This practice should be carried out in every state of the country.
    Kudos to the minister

  8. monaco

    September 18, 2012 at 6:31 AM

    Good 9ja gov, but why cheating? u people has closed down others and list out their names, But hide the rest five is that good 9ja gov? we can’t move on like this oo, make una list out the rest five, that is why Boko Haram they vex for una!cos una like cheating the poor, Rubish

  9. Jeremiah Jerry

    September 18, 2012 at 6:50 AM

    dats a gud 1, i hope such tin shld come 2 abj.

  10. Edith

    September 18, 2012 at 8:22 AM

    They don’t make business with health in this part of the world i am living. It is a welcome development

  11. Edith

    September 18, 2012 at 8:24 AM

    They don’t make business with health in this part of the world i am living. It is a welcome development for we Nigerians in Lagos

  12. Judith

    September 18, 2012 at 10:00 AM

    Pls d state govt hav 2 list d oda 5 so dat we wil kw whr our death is cuming 4rm, dis is how innocent people die carelesly due 2 wrng hospitals and clinic. Pls our safetyness is more vital.

  13. Akinwumi ayoola desmond

    September 18, 2012 at 10:25 AM

    A job welldone.kuddos to lagos state goverment.

  14. Chinwendu Ogbonna

    September 18, 2012 at 11:47 AM

    Iya Deborah Maternity Hospital. Ouch! What a name.

  15. Peace Ewherunu

    September 18, 2012 at 12:10 PM


  16. samuel

    September 18, 2012 at 1:11 PM

    Most of d private hospitals ar owned by d govt doctors dats y dey misbhav @tyms in dere posted hospitalz. Buh woh if dez shut hospital owners go ahead 2 bribe?

  17. Pius Isodje

    September 19, 2012 at 3:12 PM

    Though is a good effort but how many govmnt hospitals have stardard facilities?some don’t even have a stand-by geranerator for the case of emergencies

  18. Peaceewherunu

    October 3, 2012 at 8:52 AM

    Hmmm i pray that it shoudn’t be fake news concerning the hospitals oo

  19. Akintoye Omowunmi

    November 12, 2012 at 4:49 PM

    I wonder why it took them this long to do this, i know of a whole lot of this so called hospital around oworo and new garage in lagos here that had claim a whole lot of pregnant women looking for cheap medical facilities life. how I wish the full list and their environ were reavealed.

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