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Doctors, other health workers go without pay for 13 months in Abia – NMA

THE Nigerian Medical Association has disclosed that the Abia State government owed its health workers at the State Teaching Hospital not less than 13-month...

FACT CHECK: Ngige’s claim about surplus doctors in Nigeria is FALSE

NIGERIA's Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said there is nothing worrisome about the population of doctors in the country as there...

I’m not worried about doctors leaving Nigeria, we have surplus… Ngige

MINISTER of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says the mass exodus of young Nigerian doctors is nothing to be worried about as there is...
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Good health is still a privilege, not a right in Nigeria. Here is why

DIRECTOR  General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros  Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in his speech during an event in Geneva to mark the 2019 World Health...

Buhari promises free healthcare for citizens above 60

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has announced plans to establish geriatric centres at tertiary health institutions across the six geo-political zones of the country to provide...

‘My suspension was nothing but preemptive strike and a coup,’ embattled NHIS boss speaks

USMAN Yusuf, the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says his suspension was the handiwork of some fraudulent Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs)...
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Hepatitis B: Common, deadly but receives low attention in Nigeria

KHADEEJAH was in her final year at Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State in 2015, when she had fever and cough. She went for a routine...

Drama as suspended NHIS boss drags health, justice ministers to court

THE last may not have been heard about the internal crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) as the suspended Executive Secretary of...

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Makinde, Adediran emerge PDP’s guber candidates in Oyo, Lagos

OYO State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has emerged winner of the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Makinde polled...

Insecurity: Soludo declares curfew in Anambra, bans okada, keke in eight LGAs

GOVERNOR of Anambra State Chukwuma Soludo has declared a curfew in the state. Soludo also banned motorcycles, popularly known as...

‘African economy needs annual GDP of 7% for 40 years to grow’

Africa needs to achieve an annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth of seven per cent for three to four...

2023: Peter Obi dumps PDP, silent on next move

PETER Obi, a presidential aspirant and former governor of Anambra State, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), three...

CBN debunks reports of Emefiele’s alleged sack

THE head, corporate communications, at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Osita Nwanisobi, has described the reported sack of...
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