Monthly Archives: December 2016

WHY DO RESIDENT DOCTORS WANT TO SHUT DOWN THE HEALTH SYSTEM?

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) recently issued a three-week strike notice that is expected to end on January 2, 2017. In a press statement released by the National President Dr. John Onyebueze, NARD urged the Federal Government to urgently intervene … Continue reading

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HEALTH SECTOR CRISIS: DOCTORS TAKE THE BULL BY THE HORNS

In an unprecedented show of solidarity to the plight of its members, the Kogi State branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has threatened to shut down the healthcare delivery system in the State following failure of government to pay … Continue reading

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PLASTIC RICE SMUGGLED INTO NIGERIA

Nigeria has confiscated 2.5 tonnes of “plastic rice” smuggled into the country by unscrupulous businessmen, the customs service says. Lagos customs chief Haruna Mamudu said the fake rice was intended to be sold in markets during the festive season. He … Continue reading

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GRAPHIC PHOTOS: COLLAPSED CHURCH CLAIMS MANY LIVES

Tragedy occurred Saturday as Reigners Bible Church, located at Km. 1 Uyo Village Rd, Off Wellington Bassey Way, Uyo collapsed, leading to loss of lives. It was gathered that many worshippers and high profile citizens of the state, including the … Continue reading

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SALVAGING THE HEALTH SECTOR: DOCTORS STORM LOKOJA FOR NATIONAL WEEK-LONG EVENT

All roads lead to the Confluence City of Lokoja for the Quarterly National Executive Council (NEC) Meeting of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA).             The December 2016 NEC Meeting, tagged ‘Confluence City 2016’ will hold … Continue reading

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