Tag: Resident doctors

Resident doctors call off 2 months nationwide strike

Two months after it embarked on a nationwide strike, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended the industrial action. Speaking in a interview with TheCable on Monday, Godiya Ishaya, NARD president, said the association has officially called off the strike. He said the decision to call off the[Read More…]

Court orders resident doctors to suspend strike

The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to suspend its ongoing strike. The doctors had commenced the strike on August 1 over “irregular payment of salaries”, among other issues. But the Federal Government alongside the Federal Ministry of Health insisted that[Read More…]

Resident doctors in Nigeria have suspended their nationwide strike

The National Association of Resident doctors has suspended the nationwide strike its members embarked upon to demand theimplementation of the agreement it reached with the federal government. The suspension of the strike is coming few minutes the minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige threatened that the federal government will[Read More…]

Resident doctors reach an agreement with Federal Government, set to call off strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), have reached an agreement with the Federal Government, over its ongoing strike. At a meeting which lasted almost the entire day on Wednesday, the association said it will consult its executive council within the next 24 hours, with a view to calling off[Read More…]

Nigerian Governors Forum appeal to resident doctors to call off strike

The leadership of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors, to call-off their strike for the sake of national interest. Chairman of the forum and Governor Ekiti State made the appeal after a meeting with the executives of the association in Abuja. The executives of[Read More…]

Breaking: Resident doctors in Nigeria embark on nationwide Strike in the middle of a global pandemic

Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have embarked on an indefinite nationwide strike. NARD President, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, announced this while addressing a press conference on Monday in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, June 15, 2020. He noted that the union has decided to exempt its members[Read More…]

Resident Doctors Call Off Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has resolved to suspend its strike embarked on since Sept. 4. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this in an text messages (SMS) forwarded to Labour correspondents on Thursday morning in Abuja. It would be recalled that NARD embarked on[Read More…]

Resident Doctors Begin Nationwide Strike Over 10 Months of Unpaid Salaries By Nigerian Government

The National Association of Resident Doctors in federal teaching hospitals have commenced an indefinite strike over the non payment 10 months salaries of some of its members. The President of the ARD, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile Ife, Dr. Wole Ayegbusi, who said this while speaking with journalists[Read More…]

LAUTECH Doctors Call For The Resignation Of Rauf Aregbesola

Resident doctors at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology LAUTECH, Teaching Hospital, Osogbo Thursday joined their voices with those asking governor Aregbesola to resign if he fails to pay their salaries on or before the end on June. The doctors who staged a protest outside their hospital, stated that Aregbesola’s administration[Read More…]

Medical Doctors Protest Nationwide Sack Of Resident Doctors By Nigerian Government

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), medical students, and resident doctors converged at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, protesting the suspension of residency training and the sacking of all resident doctors. The protesters faulted the Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, toward the demands of the doctors, alleging that the political class[Read More…]