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Delta medical practitioners declare two-day warning strike over kidnap of colleague

Medical doctors in Delta have declared a two-day warning strike to protest the kidnap of a Principal Medical Officer Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete, who was kidnapped at the General Hospital, Ojobo, in Burutu Local Government Area of the state on Monday.
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has called on the state governors to domesticate and start the full implementation of Medical Residency Training Act.

Resident doctors threaten strike action over allowance

The National Association of Resident Doctors has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the government to address some of their pending demands, including the non-payment of COVID-19 inducement allowances.g

NMA: President Buhari should issue order for unfettered access into Kogi

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has sent a “Save Our Soul” message to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the people of Kogi state from pending major health crisis that may be possibly caused by undetected COVID-19 pandemic.

NMA lays foundation for national secretariat building

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has performed the foundation laying ceremony for the construction of its National Secretariat in the eyebrow Maitama area in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) area of Abuja.
Nurses and midwives under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, who are working in the institution’s isolation centre has ordered a sit at home for its members saying the order was necessary due to negligence of their welfare by relevant stakeholders.

NANNM orders nurses, midwives in Plateau teaching hospital to sit at home over neglect

Nurses and midwives under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, who are working in the institution’s isolation centre has ordered a sit at home for its members saying the order was necessary due to negligence of their welfare by relevant stakeholders.

Private schools’ owners groan under coronavirus lockdown, seek relief

Association of Private School Owners of Nigeria (APSON) has made an appeal to federal and state governments to extend relief to its members to cushion the negative effects of COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.

NMA demands special hazard, risk allowances from Ekiti government

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Ekiti chapter, has demanded the approval of special hazard and risk allowance for medical doctors operating in the state from Governor Kayode Fayemi.

TELCOs hails Ekiti, Imo for implementing ROW price

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), on Thursday commended Governors and Houses of Assemby of Imo and Ekiti states for the implementation of the approved Right-of-Way (ROW) price.
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Nigerian coaches association in talks with federation, ministry to help vulnerable members

President of the Nigerian coaches Association Coach Issa Ladan Bosso has confirmed that the coaches union is in talks with both NFF and the Sports Ministry in order to help the vulnerable members.

Lagos NMA directs members to stay-at-home from 6:00 pm Wednesday

The Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has directed its members to sit at home from Wednesday, May 20, 2020, saying their safety of movement to work is no longer guaranteed.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League clubs vote to return to training Tuesday

Premier League clubs have voted for a return to training on Tuesday in a much-needed boost for football to resume following weeks of talks amid the coronavirus.

NANS vows to protest plan to feed school children at home

The leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has vowed to mobilise its members nationwide in a “mother of all protest” if the Federal Government goes ahead with the plan to commence school feeding programme at a time when the schools are shutdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 3

Lab scientists fear coronavirus positive cases in Cross River

The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria, AMLSN, Cross River Branch, has predicted that there were possibilities of positive cases in the state, insisting that more tests must be carried out to ascertain the level of success.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UEFA releases possible dates for Champions League games

UEFA’s plan to complete the Champions League and Europa League continues. The plan says that they will be played throughout the month of August once the leagues are done in July.

Kwara butchers lament loss of cattle during lockdown

The Kwara Butchers Association has said that it lost cattle worth N20.5 million during the one-month lockdown in the state.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 2

18 nurses test positive to coronavirus in Kano

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives on Wednesday revealed that no fewer than 18 Nurses have tested positive to the coronavirus disease in Kano.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ogun doctors begin three-day warning strike amid coronavirus

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, says its members will commence a three-day warning strike on Monday.
Former Cote d’Ivoire international Didier Zokora has explained why former teammate Didier Drogba failed to secure a single vote in the West African country’s Football Association presidential election.

Didier Zokora: Why Drogba lost Ivory Coast FA presidential bid

Former Cote d’Ivoire international Didier Zokora has explained why former teammate Didier Drogba failed to secure a single vote in the West African country’s Football Association presidential election.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.