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Strike issue: Resident doctors, NMA fight over visit to Buhari

The National Association of Medical Resident Doctors (NMA) accused the Nigerian Medical Association of not being transparent. “For clarity, there is no provision in the...

NCDC boss Chikwe Ihekweazu appointed WHO assistant director-general

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu, has been appointed as the World Health Organisation’s assistant director-general of Health Emergency Intelligence. This was...

Strike: NMA backs resident doctors, gives FG 21-days ultimatum

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has thrown its weight behind the ongoing nationwide strike, embarked on by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). In...

COVID-19: Denmark relaxes rules, says disease not a threat to society

Denmark says it will no longer define COVID-19 as a disease that threatens society, according to the country’s health minister, Magnus Heunicke, who declared...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections hit 188,880

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says that Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections on Wednesday stood at 188,880. A total of 637 additional infections and seven...

Nigeria records 565 new COVID-19 cases, eight deaths

Nigeria on Monday recorded 565 new COVD-19 cases and eight deaths, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said. The NCDC stated this on Tuesday. The centre...

NCDC records sharp surge in new COVID-19 infections on Saturday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 1,064 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as the deadly scourge continued its renewed surge in...

Striking resident doctors reject new FG-proposed MoU

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the new memorandum of understanding (MoU) presented by the federal government. NARD national president, Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa,...

COVID-19: Bauchi begins phase two vaccination with 100,296 dosage

Phase two of the COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Bauchi has been inaugurated by the state government with 100,296 vaccines across the 20 local government...

FG, resident doctors reach new agreements

The Federal Government on Saturday morning agreed to pay N4.8bn Residency Training Fund to the National Association of Resident Doctors(NARD) in the next seven...

COVID-19: Sri Lankan president sacks health minister

On Monday, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa sacked health minister Pavithra Wanniaarachchi and reshuffled his cabinet amidst growing opposition criticism that some of the...

Strike: Labour minister Ngige drags Nigerian doctors to court

The federal government has dragged striking Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to the National Industrial Court of Nigeria over the ongoing industrial strike...

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