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As the world marks International Nurses Week, the Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has been praised for initiatives to recruit nurses, build hospitals across the geo-political zones in the state and for policies that has changed the general atmosphere of healthcare delivery in the state.
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.
Ivory Coast has arrested around a dozen people, including three nurses, on suspicion of selling fake negative Covid-19 test certificates to air travellers, police sources told AFP on Tuesday.
The President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has faulted Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, for describing workers as ‘micro minority’.
When Edith Serem received her COVID-19 vaccination last month at a hospital in Nairobi where she works as a doctor, nurses jokingly warned she might start speaking in a foreign language.
Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi called for a nationwide lockdown as the country's tally of coronavirus infections surged past 20 million on Tuesday, becoming the second nation after the United States to pass the grim milestone.
As the tussle for a full implementation of minimum wage in some states continues, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba has slammed erring Governors for using insufficient funds as an excuse.
Neymar netted on 33 minutes and his corner was headed home by Marquinhos just prior to the hour mark at the Parc des Princes, with Cameroonian forward Ignatius Ganago pulling a goal back for Lens. It was a huge three points for PSG in their attempt to retain the Ligue 1 title, as Mauricio Pochettino's side move provisionally two points clear of Lille at the top of the table.
Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Saturday, thanked the organised labour in the state for their patience, understanding and maintaining very good relationship with the government.
India’s total COVID-19 cases passed 18 million on Thursday after another world record number of daily infections, as gravediggers worked around the clock to bury victims and hundreds more were cremated in makeshift pyres in parks and parking lots
The University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) has called on the Federal Government to reconsider its plans to scrap internship position as a post that attracts grade level in the civil service.
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has said that the village head of Libere, Mr Bala Yero, his wives and children numbering 16 were abducted by suspected herdsmen.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed his Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that they resolve the outstanding issues with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), so that the ongoing strike will be called off.
The Red Cross voiced alarm Thursday over "horrific" accounts of sexual violence in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, amid fears that rape was being used as a weapon of war.
Kwara State Government on Tuesday began the induction of at least 130 health workers who were recently recruited into the state civil service, a step meant to improve patient-to-health giver ratio and better medical service delivery in the state.
No fewer than 905 million COVID-19 shots have been administered worldwide, according to Our World in Data (OWID).
Two nurses were confirmed dead on Sunday while 10 others sustained injuries in a lone accident involving a Toyota Hiace bus around Akinale Village on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olumide Aderinokun has reacted to the incessant cases of kidnapping in Ogun State, blaming the Governor, Dapo Abiodun.
Reports have surfaced linking forward Arnautovic, who thrived under Moyes during his first spell in charge of West Ham, with a return to the club.
Karius has spent this season on loan with Union Berlin, though has spent the campaign largely on the bench. The goalkeeper has played 5 matches for the Berlin team and conceded 4 goals.
The Red Devils have also been linked with a move for Atletico Madrid star Marcos Llorente, but with Los Rojiblancos demanding a minimum of €80m for the Spanish international, Arambarri is a much cheaper alternative.
Chelsea suffered late VAR heartache as they slipped to back-to-back FA Cup final defeats after a 1-0 loss to Leicester City, Youri Tielemans’ second-half strike proving decisive.
A serving Superintendent of Customs, Mba Ukweni Edu has been kidnapped at a river in Cross River State.
Israeli troops massed at Gaza’s border on Thursday and Palestinian militants pounded Israel with rockets in intense hostilities that have caused international concern and touched off clashes between Jews and Arabs in Israel.
Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike has reviewed the curfew imposed on the state following recent attacks on police formations.
Brazil coach Tite recalled 38-year-old veteran Dani Alves on Friday for their World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Paraguay on 4 and 8 June.
Zinedine Zidane hinted on Saturday he could leave as coach of Real Madrid at the end of the season, saying he believes “there comes a time when it’s the moment to change”.
A renowned Ifa Priest and Araba of Osogbo, Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon, has disclosed that the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, lacks the proper cultural orientation of a Yoruba traditional ruler.