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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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Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike

The National Executive Committee, NEC, of the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, early on Monday voted for a total and indefinite strike as they rebuffed recent attempt by the federal government to persuade them into suspending the industrial action. The resident doctors are embarking on a nationwide strike as a result of government’s failure…

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FG Suspends Sack As Resident Doctors Agree To Call Off Strike

  The federal government has suspended the sack of members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) pending the conclusion of the ongoing negotiations on the matter. This was part of the resolutions reached at the mediatory meeting initiated by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, between the federal…

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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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Do Not Embark On Strike – Buhari Pleads With Resident Doctors, Promises To Honour All Agreements

President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to shelve its threatened strike action and give the Federal Government more time to address the grievances of doctors. The plea contained in a press statement released by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, gave the…

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Nigeria’s Ministry Of Health Upholds President Jonathan’s Decision To Fire All Resident Doctors

President Jonathan sacked all resident doctors in Nigeria on Thursday. The Federal Government, on Thursday (August 14th) defended President Goodluck Jonathan’s decision to sack thousands of resident doctors in the nation’s hospitals. It was reported how the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, L.N. Awute, sent a memo to federal hospitals ordering that “letters…

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