Ogun Resident Doctors Call Off Strike

The Association of Resident Doctors(ARD) of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, has called off its planned industrial action scheduled to commence on Monday, 21st of September, 2020. This follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the state government. According to the President of the Association of Resident Doctors, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Dr. Mutiu Popoola, the state government after series … Continue reading Ogun Resident Doctors Call Off Strike

COVID-19 threatens to derail SDGs – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday, acknowledged that the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic had threatened to derail the progress in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He spoke Friday at the virtual inaugural SDGs Moment, convened by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, during the high-level week of the 75th UN General Assembly. President Buhari, however assured that Nigeria is addressing the threat by re-dedicating efforts towards economic diversification, focusing … Continue reading COVID-19 threatens to derail SDGs – Buhari

COVID-19 Update: 90New cases with 10,960 active cases and 5 new deaths

On the 15th of September 2020, 90 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria Till date, 56478 cases have been confirmed, 44430 cases have been discharged and 1088 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory The 90 new cases are reported from 8 states- Lagos (33), Plateau (27), Kaduna (17), Ogun (6), FCT (4), Anambra (1), Ekiti … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: 90New cases with 10,960 active cases and 5 new deaths

JOHESU strike: UCH records 98 percent compliance

The Chairman of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) University College Hospital (UCH) branch, Ibadan, Dr Adeolu Ali, said on Monday that the union recorded 98 per cent compliance on the first day of the strike in the teaching hospital. The national body had directed all members of the union to embark on a nationwide strike to press home their demands, including payment of the … Continue reading JOHESU strike: UCH records 98 percent compliance

COVID-19: Delta reopens cinemas, hotel restaurants

Delta Government on Thursday announced the reopening of cinemas, film Houses, eatries and hotel restaurants as the state continues to flatten the COVID-19 curve. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu who stated this during a press conference in Asaba, said although cinemas and other hotel restaurants are now allowed to operate, they must operate at 50 percent of their capacity and ensure all … Continue reading COVID-19: Delta reopens cinemas, hotel restaurants

COVID-19Update: 197 New cases with 5 new deaths as total confirmed cases now 55,829

On the 10th of September 2020, 197 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria Till date, 55829 cases have been confirmed, 43810 cases have been discharged and 1075 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory The 197 new cases are reported from 13 states- Plateau (83), Lagos (48), Kaduna (17), FCT (16), Ogun (11), Katsina (7), Imo … Continue reading COVID-19Update: 197 New cases with 5 new deaths as total confirmed cases now 55,829

FG makes U-turn on Russian vaccine

The Federal Government on Thursday denied receiving the Russian COVID-19 vaccine from the country’s ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin. Recalled that the government had announced last Friday that it had received samples of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine from Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria during his visit to the Ministry, minister of health, Osagie Ehanire. But Minister of State for Health, Dr. Adeleke Mamora, at the Presidential Task … Continue reading FG makes U-turn on Russian vaccine

Delta Re-echoes Need For Students, Teachers To Observe COVID-19 Protocols

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has again emphasized the need for students and reachers to always put on their face masks and observe all necessary COVID-19 protocols. Mr. Ukah, who stated this on Tuesday while monitoring the resumption of JSS 3 students in Asaba, Oshimili South Local Government Area, said that the call had become necessary in view of … Continue reading Delta Re-echoes Need For Students, Teachers To Observe COVID-19 Protocols

Edo/Ondo Elections: No Face Masks, No Voting, Says INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has mandated the use of face masks for individuals before they can exercise their franchise in the forthcoming elections in Edo and Ondo states. This is part of measures by the Commission to ensure the safety of voters ahead of the Edo, and Ondo governorship polls amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is mandatory for every voter to wear a … Continue reading Edo/Ondo Elections: No Face Masks, No Voting, Says INEC Chairman

Resident Doctors, FG Reach Agreement, To Call Off Strike Thursday

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has reached agreement with the Federal Government to call off the ongoing strike on Thursday. The NARD is expected to call its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, on Thursday, after which the strike would be called off. An agreement signed by both parties after the conciliation meeting held at the instance of the Minister of Labour and Employment, … Continue reading Resident Doctors, FG Reach Agreement, To Call Off Strike Thursday