Tags : Doctors Strike

FG Expresses Concern As NMA Threatens To Join Doctors’ Strike

The Federal Government has expressed concern about the 21-day strike notice issued by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) over the alleged failure of the Government to meet the demands of the striking resident Doctors. Fielding questions from Newsmen on the threat by the NMA, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said Doctors should stop […]

“Doctors’ Strike Is A Clear Negation Of Their Hippocratic Oath”

The Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, has described the intended Doctors strike as ill-timed, ill-considered and a clear negation of the Hippocratic Oath to which the doctors subscribe. Information and Culture Minister made the position of the Federal Government known on Sunday at a joint news briefing in Abuja with Health Minister Dr. Osagie […]

Delta Doctors Protest Abducted Colleague, Threaten Indefinite Strike

Medical doctors in Delta State have begun a two-day warning strike in protest of their abducted colleague, Dr.Wisdom Iboyitete, and  threatened to embark on an indefinite strike if the victim is not released by Thursday. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the state chapter of the National Association of Government […]

Resident Doctors Threaten Strike, Issue FG 14-Day Ultimatum

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to immediately implement all the agreements it had with the Association or it will embark on an indefinite strike. The ultimatum was issued by the NARD in Bauchi on Saturday at the end of its 2020 Ordinary General Meeting with […]

PTF Cautions Security Agencies Against Harassing Essential Workers

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has cautioned the police and other security agencies against harassing journalists, health workers and other essential workers. In a press briefing on Thursday in Abuja, the PTF Chairman, said the guidelines issued for the lockdown clearly states that all essential workers, including medical […]

Lagos NMA Directs Doctors, Health Workers To Stay At Home

The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association has directed its members to stay at home in protest of the frequent harassment by security operatives enforcing the curfew order in the state. The directive which takes effect from 6 pm today, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 was contained in a statement signed by the Chairman, […]