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Doctors treating COVID-19 patients in Sierra Leone went on strike on Thursday over unpaid bonuses, leaving patients in some of the main treatment centres without care, healthworkers said.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has stated that Akwa Ibom State Government has not received any financial assistance from the federal government in the fight against Covid-19.
About a week after the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) suspended its nationwide strike, another key organ of Nigeria’s health workforce is threatening to down tools.
Nigeria has recorded 561 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,694.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has described the death of three health workers due to COVID-19 and infection of 24 others in the state as frightening.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has advised Nigerians against using face shields in place of face masks.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday unveiled plans to pay additional 50 per cent of the hazard allowance in addition to the current hazard allowance being paid by Lagos State Government to about 450 Doctors and other health workers at the Randle General Hospital, Surulere.
The Federal Government has released N13.642billion for the payment of hazard allowances and group life insurance for health workers and Federal civil servants nationwide.
The Federal Government says the strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) was “needless and insensitive” because issues raised by the association had received attention.
Africa’s wild polio-free status is set to be determined in August by the Independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC), which is responsible for certifying the eradication of wild poliovirus in the World Health Organisation (WHO) African Region, the UN health agency has said.
The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have called off the bluff of the federal government who had threatened to invoke the ‘no work no pay rule’ rule if the union continues with its strike.
The Premier League resumed on Wednesday after a three-month hiatus, with players taking the knee at the start of a goalless draw between Aston Villa and Sheffield United overshadowed by a goalline controversy.
Health workers toiling on the frontline across Africa say they are facing rising infections, shortages of protective equipment and growing strains as they battle the coronavirus.
The meeting between the Federal Government and the members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ended in deadlock.
One more patient has died from the COVID-19 infection while 14 others have been discharged as of Sunday morning having fully recovered and their second tests returned negative in Bauchi State.
Super Eagles star Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo banged first career hat-trick in Crotone 3-0 big win over Benevento in the Serie B encounter at Stadio Ezio Scida.
A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, has convicted and sentenced three men Edward Alade, Emmanuel Amqawei and Kennedy Segbenu to one year imprisonment each for illegally dealing in petroleum products.
India’s latest e-commerce policy draft includes steps that could help local startups and impose government oversight on how companies handle data.
Former Nigeria international Ifeanyi Udeze has urged Gernot Rohr to assign Joseph Yobo as the Super Eagles’ defensive trainer.
FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, made this known on Saturday, noting that the total number of discharged patients in the nation’s capital has risen to 459.
The centrist president is expected to set out his first steps toward the “economic, green and social” recovery that he promised after the coronavirus epidemic.
Victor Moses will miss Inter Milan’s Serie A home fixture against Bologna on Sunday due to muscle injury.
Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu said schools in the state will now resume come August 3, 2020, but quickly stated that the resumption order is only for those in SSS 3 and Tech III.
Paul Merson has labelled Arsenal’s missing man Mesut Ozil “one of the worst players in the world” without the ball.
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, has assured members of the party that the committee would work on short and long term strategies to reposition the party.