Monthly Archives: June 2016

EMOTIONAL PLEA FOR MESSI TO RECONSIDER RETIREMENT DECISION

Lionel Messi’s retirement from the Argentina national team has turned the country upside down in the past few days, with an entire nation stunned by the news after Chile beat them in the Copa America final. Argentina president Mauricio Macri, … Continue reading

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NIGERIANS DISTRAUGHT BY SPIRALING INFLATION

Lagos housewife Ifeoma Ibeh was preparing to make a stew when she noticed the pepper, onions and tomatoes were missing. One of her neighbours had sneaked into the shared kitchen and stolen them. She later tracked down the culprit, who … Continue reading

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TAGS JOHESU ILLEGAL

On Wednesday last week, the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) directed all its members in federal tertiary health institutions to proceed on a seven-day warning strike. But the Federal Government, through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT BUHARI RENEWS INTEREST IN YOUNG DOCTORS

24/6/2016 His Excellency, President Muhammad Buhari, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, Nigeria. APPRECIATION FOR YOUR TIMELY INTERVENTION I bring you greetings from the Office of Sub-Regional Executive Director/ Coordinator for … Continue reading

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RESIDENT DOCTORS SUSPEND STRIKE FOLLOWING SPEAKER’S INTERVENTION

The leadership of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has agreed to suspend its strike at a meeting with National Executive Council (NEC) members held in Abuja on Friday. After due considerations, NEC decided to suspend the strike until … Continue reading

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UK’S DECISION TO LEAVE THE EU SPARKS RAMPAGE

Shortly after the Leave campaign secured a 51.9% majority, a tearful David Cameron announced his intention to resign before October. As the results came in the pound plummeted to a 31-year low, while £122bn (8%) was wiped off the FTSE 100 … Continue reading

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JUNIOR DOCTORS OF AFRICA ISSUE STATEMENT ON NARD-FG IMPASSE

Dr. Askira Mohammed President and the entire Congress National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. A SACK TOO MANY I bring you greetings from the Office of the Sub-Regional Executive Director/ Coordinator for West Africa of Junior Doctors of Africa (JDA). … Continue reading

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ANOTHER DOCTRINE OF NECESSITY IN THE HEALTH SECTOR

23/6/2016 His Excellency, Right Honourable Dogara Yakubu, Speaker, Federal House of Representatives, National Assembly Secretariat, Abuja, Nigeria. APPRECIATION OF YOUR INTERVENTION IN NARD DISPUTE I bring you greetings from the Office of the Sub-Regional Executive Director/Coordinator for West Africa of … Continue reading

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COMMONWEALTH DOCTORS CONDEMN FG’S DECISION TO SACK RESIDENT DOCTORS

The Vice-President of the Commonwealth Medical Association, Dr. Osahon Enabulele has condemned the sacking of 16,000 resident doctors by the Federal Government, describing the decision as ‘ill-advised labour dispute management approach’. In a press statement issued yesterday in Lagos, Enabulele … Continue reading

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RESIDENT DOCTORS UNFAZED BY SACK THREAT

The National Association of Resident Doctors is unfazed by moves by the federal health ministry to replace them in hospitals, days after they went on a strike. In a circular on Tuesday, the federal health ministry asked chief medical directors … Continue reading

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