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Resident doctors of the Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, are on an indefinite strike.

Yaba psychiatric doctors on indefinite strike

Speaking to newsmen, the President of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) of Federal NeuroPsychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Dr. Enifeni Afeez, a senior registrar, said that the doctors are overworked and stressed, having to attend to huge number of patients. He said that as a result of this, doctors don’t have enough time to see patients.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

Anambra resident doctors suspend strike

The indefinite strike embarked upon by Resident Doctors of the Anambra State-owned Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Awka, has been suspended.

Nigeria not producing enough doctors – ex-Luth chief

Prof. Akin Osibogun, a former Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, has decried the shortage of manpower in the health sector.

LUTH resident doctors begin indefinite strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Friday embarked on indefinite strike over nonpayment of outstanding salaries and allowances.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

MDCAN: Why doctors are on warning strike

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

Patients stranded as consultants join resident doctors on strike in Anambra

Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) on Monday embarked on a seven-day warning strike.

LUTH resident doctors, management disagree on strike

The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and the hospital’s Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) have expressed opposing views on an ongoing strike.

LUTH queries registrar over offending social media post

The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi- Araba, Lagos, has queried one of its senior registrars, Dr Abike Alegi, over an alleged offending social media post.

FCT doctors take oral health campaign to schools

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has taken its sensitisation on oral health to Government Science Secondary School, Maitama and Roberto Group of Schools, Wuse.
Sunday's departure of Joerg Brase, a correspondent for ZDF television, and Thomas Seibert, who works for Tagesspiegel newspaper, comes a day after Germany warned its citizens they risked arrest in Turkey for expressing views Ankara may not like.

German reporters leave Turkey after being denied accreditation

Two German journalists have left Turkey after authorities rejected their press accreditations, a step that drew condemnation from Germany's foreign minister and revived diplomatic tensions.
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Deutsche Telekom offers 5G security plan to certify Huawei network gear

Deutsche Telekom proposed a series of measures on Wednesday to ensure that future 5G mobile networks are safe, as debate neared a climax on whether to bar Chinese vendors from Germany on national security grounds.

Resident doctors hail federal government for paying arrears, calls for budget review

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, have commended the Minister of FCT, Muhammad Bello, for paying the backlog of doctors’ salary arrears.
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Zamfara government set to recruit 200 paramedical health workers

Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.
Francis Adedayo NMA

NMA president pleads for more specialised doctors in LAUTECH teaching hospital

President, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Frances Faduyile, has commended the Oyo State government over the establishment of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital (LTH) in Ogbomoso.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi warns against silence on violence against women

Ekiti State Governor’s wife, Bisi Fayemi, warns against criminal silence by various institutions to attacks on women and girl-child

Resident doctors ask EFCC to investigate fraud at UNTH Enugu

A delegation of over 80 resident doctors under the aegis of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) from the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Ituku/Ozalla, on Thursday stormed the South East Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Enugu, demanding for the resignation and investigation of the Deputy Director of Finance of the Institution, Onuchukwu Chukwudi, by the anti-graft agency.

LUTH: Why we cannot pay resident doctors’ salaries

As resident doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Thursday embarked on indefinite strike, the hospital management said shortfall in its allocation led to nonpayment of the doctors’ salaries.

UBTH: Doctors mourn sudden death of colleague

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), has been thrown into mourning, following the death of one of their senior colleagues and surgeon, Dr. Okeoghene Ejigba.

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