Tag: National Association of Resident Doctors

“There are weapons in the Labour Laws, I will invoke” – Chris Ngige promises to deal with doctors if they refuse to resume work

The Federal Government will implement the ‘no work, no pay’ on the striking National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) if they refuse to resume work. This is according to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, who issued the warning on Friday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today.[Read More…]

National Association of Resident Doctors suspend strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its indefinite strike which started on June 15. This followed a meeting between the association and Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) in Abuja. NARD President, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, announced this while addressing a news conference on Sunday in Abuja. “NEC has resolved[Read More…]

In Nigeria, Doctors strike would be total from next week “regardless of COVID-19 pandemic”

The National Association of Resident Doctors, the umbrella body of all doctors working in government health facilities, has issued a notice of strike effective Monday, June 15, 2020. The association said the call to strike also includes doctors attending to COVID-19 patients and other emergencies. The National President of NARD,[Read More…]

Doctors Fail to Suspend Strike as FG Breaches Agreement

Hope that strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) would be suspended was dashed on Friday as the federal government breached an agreement it reached with the association. The government failed to pay a backlog of salary arrears to the doctors as it promised to do on Wednesday.[Read More…]

Resident Doctors Call Off Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have called off the strike embarked upon due to the inability of the government to meet their demands. National President of the Association, Mohammed Askira, made the announcement during a press conference in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Saturday, June 25. They also demanded[Read More…]