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ASUU To Call Off 8-Month Long Strike After Nigerian Government Meets Demands

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday agreed to call off its eight-month long strike which has crippled activities in public universities across Nigeria. According to PUNCH Newspapers, the union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment,  Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja.  …

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Update: Nigeria Labour Congress Suspends Planned Nationwide Strike

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its planned nationwide strike after a meeting between labour leaders and the Federal Government. This was contained in a communique read by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, after a technical session that started late on Sunday and lasted till the early hours of Monday morning,…

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Update: Nigerian Health Workers Suspend 7-Day Nationwide Strike Action

Health workers around the country have ended their seven-day strike action after the their umbrella body, the Joint Health Sector Unions, called on them to resume at their duty post on Monday September 21. According to SaharaReporters, the health workers who abandoned work on September 14, are agitating for improved welfare and payment of COVID-19 special inducement and hazard…

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Update: National Association Of Resident Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The nationwide industrial action taken by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) last week has been suspended, Channels TV reports. Dr Aliyu Sokomba, President of NARD disclosed to the update to the TV station  on Thursday evening noting that the union will review the progress made in talks with the Federal Government in two weeks.…

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Resident Doctors Threaten To Resume Another Nationwide Strike

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has announced that another nationwide strike will begin effective from Monday September 7. In a statement signed by the association’s President Dr Aliyu Sokomba; Secretary, Dr Bilqis Mohammad, and the Publicity Secretary, Dr Egbogu Stanley, it said the strike would commence after the 21-day ultimatum it gave to…

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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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COVID-19: Lagos Doctors Commence Three-Days Warning Strike

A three-day strike has begun on Monday by Lagos State Doctors under the aegis of the Medical Guild, according to Channels TV and SaharaReporters. The Chairman of the guild, Dr Oluwajimi Sodipo, while addressing a press conference in Lagos disclosed the report on Sunday. According to him, the medical practitioners took the decision to embark on industrial…

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COVID-19: Nigerian Doctors, Health Workers To Begin Strike Next Week

Umbrella body of all doctors working in government health facilities, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), has issued a notice of strike effective from next week Monday, June 15, 2020. According to The PUNCH, the association said the call to strike also includes doctors attending to COVID-19 patients and other emergencies. The National President of NARD,…

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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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