Monday, February 18, 2019
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) on Monday issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to meet its demands. Josiah Biobelemoye, the national chairman of the union, said this at a rally organised by the union in collaboration with...
…Threaten to occupy Health Minister’s office, home indefinitely Labour Congress, NLC, on Monday, stormed the Federal Ministry of Health, for a protest rally over acts of discrimination and injustice against members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) allegedly perpetuated...
PALPABLE fear has gripped the people of Ondo State as over 100 cases of the Lassa fever outbreak has been confirmed in the state. This came as the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, expressed worry that 80 cases have been...
Three sisters living at Badawa Layout of Nasarawa Local Government Area, Kano State, have died in their sleep after spraying insecticide in their house at night. The sisters— Walida, 22; Zakiya, 20, and Wasila, 18—daughters of a businessman, Alhaji Salisu,...
A man, whose baby has multiple holes in the heart, has denied absconding after receiving donations from well-meaning Nigerians to take the child abroad for urgent treatment. The man, Monday Agoboye, told our correspondent that he had been preparing with...
The Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s far reaching reforms in the health sector which have ensured effective...
The Delta State Government has raised the alarm over high rate of defilement of minors and domestic violence in the state. The Director, Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Unit of the Ministry Justice, Mrs Uche Akamagwuna, said the ministry was...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday said 77 new cases of Lassa fever had been confirmed in 13 states and Federal Capital Territory, stressing that 11 patients had been confirmed dead. In its update on the outbreak...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is scaling up response to the Lassa fever outbreaks in states across Nigeria to strengthen rapid containment of the disease. Dr. Peter Clement, WHO Officer in Charge (OIC) for Nigeria, stated that the...
Aggrieved workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have suspended their plan to down tools in public hospitals across the nation over the failure of the Federal Government to meet some of their demands. JOHESU, NMA, PSN...