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September, 2020

  • 10 September

    COVID-19: FG Approves N8.9bn Hazard Allowance For Health Workers

    The Federal Government has approved additional N8.9 billion, to pay up the large chunk of the June 2020 COVID-19 allowance to all health workers in the country. Read Also: Edo 2020: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, Others To Sign Peace Accord Sept 15 – INEC Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, disclosed this …

  • 7 September

    Resident Doctors Begin Natonwide Strike

    Doctors under the aegis of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have commenced a nationwide strike on Monday. Read Also: Jonathan, Other PDP Govts Lacked Courage To Remove Fuel Subsidy – Presidency Aliyu Sokomba, NARD president, said the strike action is due to the failure of the government to meet …

July, 2020

  • 25 July

    Resident Doctors Threaten To Resume Strike August 17

    The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has threatened to resume its suspended strike by 17 August if the Federal Government fails to meet its demands. Dr Aliyu Sokomba, NARD President, stated this while reading out a communique issued at a press briefing after its virtual National Executive Council meeting …

  • 17 July

    No Hazard Allowance In The UK, Ehanire Tells Doctors Seeking To Relocate

    Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, has warned Nigerian doctors planning to relocate to the United Kingdom that they will not enjoy benefits such as hazard allowance should they relocate. Ehanire stated this at the press briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday in response to a question …

  • 12 July

    Lagos Doctors Begin Warning Strike Monday

    Doctors under the Lagos State Government have announced that they will commence a three-day warning strike on Monday. Read Also: Insurgency: 365 Soldiers Write Buratai, Resign Over Loss Of Morale – Report In a briefing on Sunday, Dr Oluwajimi Sodipo, the Chairman of the Medical Guild, Lagos, said the doctors have …

  • 7 July

    Ondo Doctors Withdraw Services From Infectious Disease Hospital

    Doctors in Ondo State, under the aegis of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP), have withdrawn their services from COVID-19 isolation centres in the state. This was announced in a statement signed by Dr. Tunde Olasakinju, Secretary of NAGGMDP, Ondo State branch, on Monday. According …

  • 4 July

    COVID-19 May Cause Erections Lasting Longer Than Four Hours – Experts

    COVID-19 may cause priapism in men, medical experts have said. Priapism is a prolonged erection of the penis. The persistent erection continues hours beyond o and is not usually caused by sexual stimulation. Read Also: Explosion Averted As Two Petrol-laden Tankers Crash In Lagos An unidentified 62-year-old man from France suffered the painful …

June, 2020

  • 23 June

    Ondo Doctors To Commence Indefinite Strike Wednesday

    Doctors under the auspices of the Residents Doctors Association of Nigeria, Ondo State Chapter, have announced that they will commence an indefinite strike on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The doctors lamented abandonment by the state government despite their exposure to COVID-19. In the same vein, doctors under the aegis of …

  • 8 June

    Doctors To Commence Strike June 15 Over COVID-19 Allowances, Others

    The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has announced that its members a will proceed on a nationwide strike starting from 15 June. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Aliyu Sokomba, NARD President, on Sunday. According to Sokomba, the decision was made after the Federal and state governments …

May, 2020

  • 30 May

    Resident Doctors Threaten Strike Over Non-payment Of COVID-19 Allowance

    The National Association of Resident Doctors has threatened to proceed on an industrial action if the Federal Government fails to pay their coronavirus (COVID-19) allowance within 14 days. Read Also: FG Investigates Spending Of COVID-19 Funds By Agencies, States The doctors’ union issued the warning at the 40th ordinary general meeting …

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