Nigeria has recorded the first successful birth of a baby conceived from frozen egg of a 44 year-old woman, who had suffered infertility for eight years, making it the first in the country and West Africa. The birth and conception of the baby, named Tiwatope, which is the 5001st in the world, was carried out by Nigerian fertility specialists at The Bridge Clinic, a Lagos-based fertility treatment centre, where the mother had her eggs frozen using the vitrification (flash-freezing) process. The birth of the baby on February 16, 2016, effectively puts Nigeria on the global map as regards the practice of oocyte (egg) freezing or cryopreservation, a new offering in the in-vitro fertilization (IVF) process. Prior to the birth of Tiwatope, the new practice seemed to be the exclusive preserve of the developed world of Europe and North America.

1st Test Tube Baby in Black Africa is now 34 years old
On March 17, 1989 history was made at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital when the first test tube Baby in Black Africa (comprising of West, East and Central Africa), conceived through the delicate In-Vitro Fertilisation and Embryo Transfer (IVF-ET) method was born. The bouncing baby boy named, Olushina, Eghosa, Oluwaremilekun, is nature’s gift to the family of Mr & Mrs Pius Oni and the crowning glory of five years of painstaking research endeavours of Professors Osato Giwa-Osagie, an Obstetrician and Gynecologist and Oladapo Ashiru, an Endocrinologist, both of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH Idiaraba, Surulere, Lagos.The lad then, thus, became the First TestTube Baby in East, West and Central Africa. Read more at:

Monday, October 5, 2009

*Kings Care * Kingsway Clinics *Life Specialist Hospital *Lily Fertility Centre

*King's Care
Dr. Abu Humphrey
Plot 2181, Ibrahim Babangida Way

Wuse II, Abuja.

7, Christmas Road, behind Police Affairs Quarters,
Phase 4, Kubwa, Abuja

Telephone: +234-9523552-4 ; +234-95235515



Chief Medical Director: Dr. Alasa Abu Humphrey

Portharcourt Center:

17B Ahaimakara Road,Transamadi Industrial Layout Road,Portharcourt.
Telephone: 084: 578956 ; 08037048134 ; 08033069466

*Kingswill Specialist Hospital

Dr. Kingsley Ike Onwuzurigbo

3, Ayinuola Close

18b Rafiu Babatunde Tinubu Road

(By Apple Junction)

Amuwo Odofin, Lagos

Telephone: 08129839839; 08037077694

Medical Director: Dr. Kingsley Ike Onwuzurigbo

*Lifelink Fertility Centre

27, Oladipo Bateye Street,
GRA Ikeja, Lagos
Telephone: +234 803 308 3580, +234 809 383 4703
CMD/CEO: Dr. Kemi Ailoje 

*Lifeshore Clinics

Dr. Orebamiji

Plot 13, Rasaq Balogun Street,

Off Adeniran Ogunsanya Street,

Surulere, Lagos.

Telephone: 09090009002;

 09090009003; 09090009004



Medical Director: Dr. Taiwo O. Orebamiji

*Life Specialist Hospital, Nnewi
Prof. Ikechebelu

7 Ikemba Drive



Anambra State

Tel: 080-404-4189, 046-309471,,


Medical Director: Professor Joseph Ifeanyichukwu Ikechebelu

*Lily Fertility Centre

6 Brisbe Street,
Off Etuwewe Road
Off Deco Road, Warri
Delta State.

Telephone: 234-8039637765, 234-7092010621



Directors: Dr Okogun Austin (Medical Director/CEO), Dr Alekwe Louis (Diagnostics), Dr Onuwaje Mayomi (Clinical Services)
START UP DATE: 2008 By 2010: 98 procedures; 52 pregnancies (27 chemical; 25 clinical with live births)

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