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FG To Pay Resident Doctors Salary Arrears By May 7

The Federal Government has assured that members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) would be paid their salary arrears on or before May 7, 2021. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, gave the assurance following an exhaustive meeting with the Doctors, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, […]

Doctors Threaten To Resume Strike In Four Weeks If Demands

Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have asked the Federal Government to honour its agreement with the union. They warned that should the government fail to honour its agreement in the next four weeks, they would be forced to declare another indefinite nationwide industrial action. President of NARD, Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, gave […]

Resident Doctors Vow To Continue Strike

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors has vowed to continue its on-going strike until the federal and State Governments concede to its demands. NARD made its position known in a communiqué issued at the end of a virtual extraordinary National Executive Council, meeting, signed by Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, its President today in Abuja. The association […]

“Join Strike Now Or Pay ₦5M Fine”, NARD threatens COVID-19

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ordered Doctors at the COVID-19 Isolation Centres to join the nationwide strike which began on Thursday, April 1, 2021. The NARD also threatened to impose a fine of five million naira on any of its branches that fail to join the strike. This is contained in an […]

Strikes: FG To Meet NLC, TUC, Others On Saturday

The Federal Government has scheduled a special meeting with representatives of the Nigeria Labour Congress, the Trade Union Congress, their affiliates, as well as members of Civil Society Organisations as one of the ways to end incessant industrial actions by workers. The Minister of Labour, Senator Chris Ngige, disclosed this in an interview with journalists […]

Resident Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action.  The President of NARD, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, confirmed this to Channels TV on Thursday evening, September 10, 2020. Dr Sokomba disclosed that the Union will review the progress made in talks with the Federal Government in two weeks. It would be […]

June COVID-19 Hazard Allowance: F.G Approves Additional ₦8.9bn For Health

An additional ₦8.9 billion has been approved by the Federal Government to pay up a large chunk of the June 2020 COVID-19 allowance to all Health Workers across the Nation. This was revealed by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the end […]

Medical Doctor Dies of Lassa Fever In Edo

A medical doctor has died of Lassa fever in Edo State. The President of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Dr Aliyu Sokomba, confirmed this on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.