Monthly Archives: April 2016

UNITED KINGDOM REGISTERS FIRST EVER ALL-OUT DOCTORS’ STRIKE

The first ever all-out strike by doctors in the history of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) began in England on Tuesday, as junior doctors continue to protest against new contracts they say are unsafe and are being forced upon … Continue reading

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NMA RAISES 20 MILLION EDUCATION ENDOWMENT FUND FOR DECEASED MEMBERS

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has raised a N20 million Educational Endowment Fund for the immediate support of families of its six members from Ekiti State who died in an auto accident on Sunday, April 22, 2016. This is contained … Continue reading

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TERRORISM AT ITS PEAK: FULANI HERDSMEN HAVE BITTEN MORE THAN THEY CAN CHEW

It has become a daily occurrence, the maiming, killing and destruction of properties by the marauding Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria. Amidst deafening silence from the Presidency, these dastardly acts only bring to mind the betrayal of the pigs who led the … Continue reading

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DEATH OF EKITI DOCTORS: SURVIVOR REFUTES FRSC CLAIMS

The Chairman of the Ekiti State National Association of Government and General Medical & Dental Practioners (NAAGGMDP), Dr. Ekundare Folu has refuted claims that the accident that led to loss of lives of six Ekiti State medical doctors was due … Continue reading

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MAHREZ BECOMES AFRICA’S FIRST PFA PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Riyad Mahrez has been named the PFA Player of the Year for 2016 seeing off competition from Leicester City team-mates Jamie Vardy and N’Golo Kante and Tottenham’s Harry Kane to scoop the prize.     The Algeria international scooped the prestigious … Continue reading

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SIX MEDICAL DOCTORS DIE IN FATAL AUTO CRASH

BREAKING NEWS!!!   At least six officials of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) died in a road accident on Sunday, April 24th, 2016. The NMA President, Dr. Kayode Obembe and members of the National Officers’ Committee (NOC), the Local Organising … Continue reading

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AVERTING ANOTHER DOCTORS’ STRIKE

Medical doctors under the aegis of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have given the Federal Government a 21-day ultimatum to accede to their demands for better conditions of service or risk a major industrial action in the health … Continue reading

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