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FCT Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike Over COVID-19 Allowance

The Association of Resident Doctors, federal capital territory administration (ARD-FCTA) has commenced an indefinite strike with effect from Tuesday September 1. In a communiqué signed by Roland Aigbovo and Mustapha Ibrahim, chairman and general secretary of the association, the group said they took the decision amid the Coronavirus pandemic due to non-implementation of the variation of the 2018…

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Coronavirus: 15-Man Chinese Medical Team Arrive In Nigeria

According to The Nation, Medical doctors from China have arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to help fight the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria. The 15- member team hey were received by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire. The personnel, who are experts in infectious diseases, respiratory illness, intensive care, cardiology, neurology, general surgery and…

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Nigerian Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike Amidst Coronavirus Scare

According to multiple online reports, the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Abuja chapter, have announced they would be embarking on an indefinite strike beginning from today March 17th, amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. Rising from an emergency meeting this morning, the doctors in a statement released by its president, Roland Aigbovo, said they deliberated extensively on the health…

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FG Orders Sack of Striking Resident Doctors – Here’s Why!

  The Minster of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday directed the chief medical directors and medical director of federal tertiary hospitals to fill the vacancies created by resident doctors who have “abandoned” their training programme by refusing to report for work. This directive was contained in a circular signed by the permanent secretary, Federal Ministry…

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Ekiti Doctors: FRSC Points Over Speeding As Cause Of Death As Survivors Blame Lack Of Medical Attention

The Kaduna State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Tuesday, attributed the accident that claimed the lives of six Ekiti State medical doctors and their driver (read here if you missed) to over speeding. The Sector Head of Operations, Deputy Corps Commander, Salisu Galadunci stated this in an interview with the News…

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6 Ekiti Doctors, Driver Die In Auto Crash! Fayose Declares 3 Days Mourning

Accident Scene Six medical doctors under the Ekiti Branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and their driver, yesterday, lost their lives in a road traffic accident along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway, a few kilometers to Kaduna. The doctors were reportedly on their way to the 56th NMA Annual General Conference/Annual Delegates meeting in Sokoto when…

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