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The Federal Government has put up a reconciliation processes towards amicable settlement of the trade dispute between it and the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU).
The Tertiary Health Institutions National Consultative Forum (THINCF) has threatened to mobilise in support of other striking members of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) for street rallies to draw attention to alleged injustice against health workers as being perpetrated by the Federal Ministry of Health.
The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole on Friday directed the Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) and Medical Directors (MDs) of tertiary hospitals to commence the process of documentation of staff as they return to work.
The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has called off strike in Lagos, Kano, Yobe and Niger states.
The Federal Government has confirmed that 2.5 million children under the age of five are currently affected with severe acute malnutrition in Nigeria.
The senate has asked Isaac Adewole, minister of health, to get emergency vaccines in the event of a case of Ebola in the country.
The Federal Government has reminded striking health workers that they lack the right to intimidate and harass other health workers that are not engaged in the strike.
An official of the striking health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has confirmed that the federal government made an offer to the union in a bid to end the impasse.
The striking Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, to personally intervene in the ongoing industrial action it embarked upon to press home its demands bordering on allowances and welfare.
Nigeria's minister of health has refused to criticise the country's president's preference for seeking medical attention in the United Kingdom.
The federal government of Nigeria has said the ongoing Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) strike, would not hinder the Ebola screening of travellers coming into the country as health workers in the port would not be joining the strike.
Following the fresh outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has re-assured passengers and other airport users of safety across its network of airports.
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, in Abuja on Thursday said the announcement follows the epidemiological review by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The United States Government has donated $90m (N32bn) to Nigeria for the HIV/AIDS survey that will take place across the country starting from June.
Iceland have named Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, who finished the season with a knee injury, in the squad for the country's first World Cup.
US President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that the Justice Department investigate whether his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, prompting it to announce it would look into those issues.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has said that the emergence of Udoma Bob Ekarika as the new Chairman of the party is in line with the directive from the national headquarters of the party on the zoning of offices during its recently conducted guided Congresses.
Security has been beefed up around the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra capital, venue of the Monday Ohanaeze Ndigbo summit on restructuring.
Philippines on Monday expressed “serious concerns’’ over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea.
Nigeria is spending over N1 billion on the importation of fish annually despite being the second largest producer of the commodity in the continent.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday expressed commitment to continually utilise sports as a veritable tool to productively engage the youth towards developing their talents.
Paul Merson has opened up during Mental Health Awareness Week on how drink, drugs and gambling pushed him to a dark place and hopes he can help others.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation on Sunday warned the public to stop all unauthorised activities and trading on its tracks in order to end unnecessary killings by trains.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that the absence of goalkeeper Carl Ikeme is his biggest regret going into next month’s World Cup in Russia.