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Strike: Resident doctors ignore court orders, head for appeal

THE National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has said it will appeal Friday's ruling by the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NIC)...

Again, court orders resident doctors to suspend strike

THE National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja has, again, directed the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to suspend its nearly two-month-old strike. It was...

How responsible reporting can prevent suicide – Experts

LEADING media professionals and health experts have said that responsible reporting can reduce the suicide rate and mitigate its effects on families and society.  They...

Strike: Buhari pledges to meet doctors’ demands after parley with NMA

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has promised to meet the demands of striking members of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD). The president gave...

JOHESU faults constitution of Buhari’s health reform team

THE Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has said the Health Reform team constituted by President Muhammadu would fail to achieve its objectives. JOHESU President Josiah...

Buhari names new DG for NCDC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new director-general for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). He is Ifedayo Adetifa, a clinical epidemiologist and associate...

Nigerian govt mocks ASUU, JOHESU, insists ‘no work, no pay’ applies to striking doctors  

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has met all the demands of Nigeria's striking doctors but the doctors will not receive salaries for the period...

Ihekweazu gets WHO appointment, may quit NCDC as DG

THE World Health Organisation has appointed the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Chikwe Ihekweazu as assistant director-general for its Health...

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Nigeria’s transportation cost rises amid shrinking household wallets

IN August, the cost of transportation rose by an average of five per cent for land, air and sea...

Despite contradictory evidence, Buhari hails his govt’s human rights records at UN General Assembly

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari, in an address during the General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations...

NYSC backtracks, admits asking corps members to prepare for ransom payment if abducted

AFTER an initial denial, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has admitted to asking corps members to prepare for...

COVID-19 forced Nigeria to grow labs from four to 140 – Buhari

NIGERIA has grown its testing and detection laboratories for COVID-19 from four to over 140, President Muhammadu Buhari claimed...

Rape: Police embark on shooting spree, disrupt Abia poly students’ protest

OFFICERS of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) attached to Aba Divisional Headquarters allegedly shot at students of Abia State...
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