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Nigerian Doctors

4 Sep
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has said that as a developing country, Nigeria was unlikely to meet the recommendation of the United Nations and the World Health Organisation’s ratio of one doctor to 600 patients. Ngige said this at the two-day quarterly meeting of the Nigeria Health Commissioners Forum, on Friday,…
7 Sep 2020
Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
5 Sep 2020
Doctors in state-run hospitals in Nigeria will go on strike next week to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders have said.
16 Jul 2020
More Nigerian medical practitioners may leave the country as the United Kingdom yesterday announced new ‘Health and Care Visa’ policy to attract the best talents in Nigeria and other parts of the world.
12 Apr 2020
Countless wars have been fought between enemies with the winner perhaps brandishing the most terrible weapon on its visible enemy. The victor annihilating and showing the vanquished his superiority. These wars are between humans most of the time fighting for nothing or a wide range of things. But when it comes to the war between…
1 May 2019
Last week, our labour minister, Chris Ngige told us that Nigeria has more than enough doctors, so that those who are leaving are welcome to leave, or words to that effect.


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By Laetitia Badolo OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Access to water and sanitation remains a luxury for most people in Africa. African parliamentarians are ensuring that this luxury effectively became what it really is, a basic human right. The biggest hindrance to improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Africa is the absence of…
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The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Wednesday announced a six-hour planned outage in some communities in Badagry, Lagos State.