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Lokoja FMC workers declare strike, NMA condemns invasion

HEALTH workers of the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, have embarked on an indefinite strike following the attack on the facility on Wednesday by hoodlums. A statement issued late Wednesday night by the Joint Action Congress indicated that the health workers were embarking on the strike to register their grievances following …

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FG meets JOHESU on hazard allowance

The meeting scheduled for Wednesday between the Federal Government and the leadership of the Joint Health Sector Unions ended with government promising to address grey areas in the ongoing payment of the COVID-19 hazard allowances. The closed-door meeting had in attendance the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire; Minister of …

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WHO warns against use of masks during exercise

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned people against wearing masks while exercising, saying masks may reduce the ability to breathe comfortably. WHO gave the warning on Wednesday in an update of its Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters. It said that sweat could make the mask …

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Hoodlums Attack FMC Lokoja

Some suspected hoodlums on Wednesday morning attacked the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, and destroyed the administrative block and also carted away money from the revenue unit. It was reliably gathered that the hoodlums invaded the premises of the hospital at about 8 am and chased away patients as they were armed …

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Lagos Doctors to Commence Strike on July 13

Medical doctors in the employ of the Lagos State Government yesterday served a two-week ultimatum to begin a three-day warning strike from July 13. In a statement issued yesterday 29 june 2020, the doctors, under the auspices of the Medical Guild said they hoped within the two weeks’ window, the …

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