Innocent Ujah, president of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), says the police should stop harassing medical doctors for treating patients with gun wounds. He says there is no law which mandates doctors to demand a police report before treating victims...
Chris Ngige has told former striking doctors that they are lucky to have him as the Minister of Labour and Employment, NAN reports. The minister said this as an assurance to the doctors that their demands were being met during...
The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has explained why it suspended its 63-day-old-strike which paralysed public health institutions across Nigeria leaving patients and their families stranded. The association’s newly elected president, Godiya Ishaya, who confirmed this to PREMIUM TIMES...
Doctors, under the aegis of National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) have urged Nigerians, especially patients at various hospitals to hold government responsible for the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said that contrary to what he described as propaganda by the striking members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), no doctor or health worker in Nigeria is owed their monthly salary.
The Federal Government is ready to withdraw the case instituted against the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) if striking doctors return to work. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this on Sunday after a meeting with...
The federal government says it is planning to recover “millions of naira wrongly paid to 588 medical doctors” across the country. While fielding questions from state house correspondents, Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, said the affected doctors wrongly...
The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Association have threatened to commence an indefinite strike in 15 days if the federal government does not address “outstanding welfare issues”. JOHESU is the umbrella body for all health...
The Federal Government has said it did everything possible to stop the ongoing nationwide strike by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, which has paralysed activities in government hospitals across the country. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris...
Striking resident doctors on Tuesday said the Federal Government had refused to pay their August salary in compliance with the no-work no-pay rule it recently invoked. The National President of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, confirmed this...