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Nurses in Ondo State on Friday rejected payment of 60 per cent of their February salaries in May asking Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu to pay them fully.
Nurses and midwives in Uganda on Thursday started their sit-down strike after they failed to reach a consensus with government over payment of their lunch allowance.
The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Ogun Council, has embarked on strike over the kidnapping of its members and insecurity in the state.
The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Mohammed Gana, disclosed this on Sunday at an event to train doctors, nurses, and midwives on clinical management of rape and intimate partner in Damaturu, the state capital.
The healthcare delivery services in Ondo state government-owned health facilities may be paralysed totally from today, as nurses under the auspices of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) will embark on a three-day warning strike starting from today.
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday gave an order for the recruitment of 40 medical doctors as an addition to his previous approvals, in order to meet health care needs of the state’s increasing population.
“During the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, amidst a global pandemic, the courageous work of Nurses and Midwives deserves, more than ever, to be honored—not just by applause. Let us use the stories of their everyday heroism and service to call for all countries to invest in decent work and a new social contract for nurses and midwives as part of their commitment to health for all,” it explained.
An Emeritus Professor of Political Science, University of Ibadan, Prof. John Ayoade has said the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as currently being referred to, is neither federal nor republic.
The North East Development Commission (NEDC), said yesterday that at least 2,056 persons from its coverage area will benefit from the N6 billion fund set aside for building human capital under the North-East Development Commission Education Endowment Fund (NEDC-EEF).
National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) of Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) branch, Sagamu has dissociated itself from the recent protest over two nurses sacked by the management of the teaching hospital for alleged gross misconduct.
The Yobe government on Monday said it would spend about N1.6 billion on the ongoing construction of a Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Care Complex at the Yobe State University Teaching Hospital, Damaturu.
Governor Hope Uzodinma has appealed to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to consider the re-accreditation and re-opening of Nursing and Midwifery schools in Imo state.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the recruitment of 84 doctors, 45 pharmacists and 365 nurses as part of measures to enhance healthcare delivery in the state.
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.
As the World Health Organisation, WHO, celebrates the nursing profession by making the theme of the 2020 World Health Day to be “Support Nurses and Midwives,” the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has asked for a healthy and dignifying working environment for health workers in the country.
Imo Government on Wednesday condoled with the family of Miss Divine Nwaneri, a first-year student of the Imo State University, who was killed by a stray bullet on April 24.
Lagos State Government says its World Bank-assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement, Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) Project will construct 13.16km Farm Access Roads (FARs) in four cluster areas.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, has expressed sadness over the death of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. (Rtd.) Joshua Dogonyaro, at the age of 80.
Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal saved two match points to defeat Canada’s Denis Shapovalov in a three-set battle and advance to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday.
Popular Nigerian singer, Dapo Oyebanjo, fondly known as D’banj, has revealed plans to unveil a new female signee to his record label, DB records.
Manchester United are reportedly eyeing up an £80million summer swoop for Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.
The eldest son of South Africa’s late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has been chosen as successor to the throne, amid a bitter family feud.
Impressed by the performance of Nigeria born England international Fikayo Tomori since joining AC Milan, club coach Stefano Pioli says acquiring the Chelsea ace on a permanent deal is one task that must be done.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Sokoto State has arrested a 30-year-old alleged serial rapist suspect.
Zimbabwe is re-introducing rhinos to its second biggest wildlife park Gonarezhou in the south of the country, the first time that the sanctuary will be home to the species in 30 years, the parks authority said on Thursday.