BREAKING: Doctors Suspend Strike

BREAKING: Doctors Suspend Strike
 

Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD)  has announced the suspension of its two weeks strike for two weeks. The two weeks interregnum is to enable the doctors discuss further with the federal government and find a final solutions to the disagreement However,  the position as announced by ...

Posted on Sep 14, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 14, 2017

Resident Doctors Suspend Strike

Resident Doctors Suspend Strike
 

The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has suspended its strike. The suspension was announced in the early hours of Thursday after a meeting of the executives the association. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the doctors failed to reach a decision in an earlier meeting. The strike by the doct...

Posted on Sep 14, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 14, 2017

Resident Doctors Continue With Strike Despite 13-hour Meeting With FG

Resident Doctors Continue With Strike Despite 13-hour Meeting With FG
 

SAN FRANCISCO, September 07 (THEWILL) – The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, on Thursday refused to call off the industrial action it embarked upon despite holding a marathon meeting with representatives of the Federal Government at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja. The 13-hour meet...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Resident Doctors Begin Nationwide Strike Monday

Resident Doctors Begin Nationwide Strike Monday
 

By Adebayo Waheed, Ibadan The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARDs) has threatened to embark on an indefinite nationwide strike, beginning from Monday, to protest non-payment of their salaries. The president of NARDs, Dr Olusegun Olaopa of University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, who dis...

Posted on Sep 2, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 2, 2017

JAMB Conducts Special Selection Examination for Doctors

JAMB Conducts Special Selection Examination for Doctors
 

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has conducted a selection examination for medical doctors who applied to work during the Jerusalem pilgrimage of the National Christian Pilgrimage Commission, NCPC, on Saturday The test was conducted at the JAMB computer based centre in Abuja. The J...

Posted on Jun 25, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 25, 2017

INTERVIEW: Our Problems With Nigerian Doctors, Govt Health Policies – Nurses’ President

INTERVIEW: Our Problems With Nigerian Doctors, Govt Health Policies – Nurses’ President
 

Adeniji Abdulrafiu Ajani, a Chief Nursing Officer and President of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), spoke in this exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Ayodamola Owoseye and Idris Ibrahim on some of the challenges the nursing profession is facing in Nigeria. Exce...

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 12, 2017

Kalu to Buhari: Listen to Your Doctors, Take Your Medication

Kalu to Buhari: Listen to Your Doctors, Take Your Medication
 

Counsels President to work less, focus on economic team Former Abia State Governor, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to listen to his doctors and take his medication if any was prescribed by his doctors. He said as much as he is excited over the return of Buhari to Nigeria, t...

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 14, 2017

Strikes: You’ll Soon Lose Public Sympathy, FG Tells Doctor‎‎s

Strikes: You’ll Soon Lose Public Sympathy, FG Tells Doctor‎‎s
 

From: Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja‎ The Federal Government ‎has appealed to medical doctors in government employment to desist from using strike to seek improved working conditions, stressing that they may lose public sympathy in the process. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF),...

Posted on Feb 15, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 15, 2017

You Must Serve Bauchi, Gov Abubakar Tells Doctors

You Must Serve Bauchi, Gov Abubakar Tells Doctors
 

By Suzan Edeh Bauchi—AS part of moves to cope with the increasing demands for medical services in Bauchi metropolis, following the influx of internally-displaced persons, IDPs, from neighbouring states, Governor Mohammed Abubakar has asked all state-sponsored doctors  to return and serve the stat...

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 7, 2017

Resident Doctors Ends 7-Day Warning Strike, Give 21 Days Ultimatum

Resident Doctors Ends 7-Day Warning Strike, Give 21 Days Ultimatum
 

The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, on Wednesday ended it seven days nationwide warning strike and gave the Federal Government another 21 days ultimatum to meet its demands. John Onyebueze, president of the association, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria,...

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 26, 2017

Doctors Threaten Not to Treat Nigerian Police Officers, Their Families

Doctors Threaten Not to Treat Nigerian Police Officers, Their Families
 

The Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, Shaba Alkali, has pleaded with doctors to rescind their decision of withdrawing medical services to police and their family members in the state. Mr. Alkali made the plea in Gusau, while reacting to the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, directive to its members...

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 17, 2017

Doctors Withdraw Medical Services to Police in Zamfara

Doctors Withdraw Medical Services to Police in Zamfara
 

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Zamfara has withdrawn all medical services to Police officers and their families in the state, a statement has said. The statement was jointly signed by the Chairman of the association, Dr Tijjani Abubakar and the Secretary, Dr Mannir Bature, issued to newsm...

Posted on Jan 16, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 17, 2017

Medical Doctors in Ogun Set For Strike

Medical Doctors in Ogun Set For Strike
 

The Ogun State branch of the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, on Wednesday announced it would join the strike being planned by the national leadership of the association. The association had warned that its members would go on the strike unless the Federal Government addressed issues ...

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 12, 2017

Psychiatric Doctors in Lagos Wear Black Bands, Coats in Protest

Psychiatric Doctors in Lagos Wear Black Bands, Coats in Protest
 

The Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba in Lagos, on Tuesday complied with the directive of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) by wearing black bands and coats to register their grievances. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this was ...

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 4, 2017

Resident Doctors: We are Resolute to Withdraw Services January 2 if Demands are not Met

Resident Doctors: We are Resolute to Withdraw Services January 2 if Demands are not Met
 

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has urged the Federal Government to urgently intervene in the lingering crises in the health sector to avert an impending strike by doctors. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that NARD had issued a three-week strike notice that is expected t...

Posted on Dec 26, 2016 - Last updated on Dec 26, 2016

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