Tag: NMA

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 25, 2018

The Big 5: House of Reps throws out Peace Corps Bill, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Military of rights abuses and other stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The House of Representatives on Thursday has aligned itself with ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2018

The Late 5: 12 die of cholera in Adamawa, SERAP advises Buhari to refer Obasanjo to EFCC and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Twelve people have died of cholera in Adamawa state in the ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 31, 2018

With one doctor to 6000 patients, Nigeria is officially experiencing a health crisis

On this blog, between September 2017 till date we’ve called the attention of the Federal government of Nigeria to the ...

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AzeezMay 5, 2017

Why Buhari must make his health status public – NMA

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian Medical Association, on Thursday has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to disclose his health status to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 26, 2017

No doctor was arrested over Adeleke’s death – NMA

by Dolapo Adelana The Osun State branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has dismissed reports that a doctor who ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 12, 2016

You lied over casualty figures in Akwa Ibom church building collapse, Group blasts govt., NMA

A Civil Society Group, the Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (COHRD), has accused the Akwa Ibom state government and the state ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 26, 2016

Obasanjo officiates game between male and female doctors (PHOTOS)

Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was the official referee in a game between male and females doctors in Ogun, Premium Times ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 5, 2015

The NMA wants presidential candidates to fill us in on their health agenda

by Ranti Joseph The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has requsted that presidential aspirants explain their health agenda to Nigerians. The ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 11, 2014

@adunnibaby: Are Nigerian politicians really crazy?

by Abimbola Adelakun The Nigerian Medical Association, recently, joined the throng of those who call for psychiatric evaluation for would-be ...

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SolaAugust 28, 2014

It’s good that the NMA called off its strike, but Resident Doctors STILL remain sacked – Health Minister

by S’ola Filani Despite news reportage on the resumption of duties of doctors and the calls to reinstate resident doctors, ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 22, 2014

Dr. Raymond Ijabla: The Doctors are fighting the wrong fight

by Raymond Ijabla  In writing this, I am breaking a promise to self and my family to keep quiet about the ...

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SolaAugust 21, 2014

FG makes a u-turn – Resident doctors were suspended, not fired

by S’ola Filani   The Federal Government has denied ordering the sack of striking members of the Nigeria Medical Association ...

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SolaAugust 16, 2014

“No matter how hungry you are, don’t collect the letter” | Nigerian doctors dare GEJ

by S’ola Filani The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has ordered all resident doctors to reject the federal government directive and ...

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YEditorAugust 15, 2014

Why did the FG sack all resident doctors in Nigeria? [FIND OUT]

The federal government has explained why it ordered the immediate sack of resident doctors in federal hospitals as well as the ...

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SolaAugust 9, 2014

President of Nigeria Medical Association, who resigned yesterday, has changed his mind

by S’ola FilaniNational president of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr Kayode Obembe has withdrawn his resignation letter. Obembe had ...

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January 5, 2014

Why Nigeria doctors suspended their planned nationwide strike

by Oge Okonkwo The Nigerian Medical Association has suspended its proposed industrial action which was scheduled to begin on Monday, ...

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December 22, 2013

Good news: Doctors end strike, resume duties on Monday

Dr. Osahon Enabulele, the National President, Nigerian Medical Association, on Sunday said doctors in public hospitals would end their five-day warning ...

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December 21, 2013

Nigerian Medical Association continues nationwide strike

by Oke Efagene The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has resolved to continue with its ongoing nationwide strike action, until more ...

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December 20, 2013

The strike continues: Nigerian doctors’ National Executive Committee meeting ends in deadlock

by Oke Efagene The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has decided to continue with the ...

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December 18, 2013

Doctors strike cripples activities in Lagos public hospitals (PHOTO)

by Oke Efagene The ongoing 5-day warning strike by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has crippled activities in government-owned hospitals ...

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December 16, 2013

Move over ASUU: Doctors set to begin nationwide strike on Wednesday

by Oke Efagene The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has directed all medical doctors to begin a nationwide strike on Wednesday, ...

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August 24, 2013

Don’t get it twisted: We are not on strike – NMA chairman

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Chairman of the Kano State Branch of the Nigerian Medical Association, Dr. Sheihi Abubakar has distanced himself ...

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April 16, 2013

Saidat Akanbi: We need to kick the quacks out of the medical profession (Y! Policy Hub)

by Saidat Akanbi The government at all levels, and the Nigerian Police must be ready to work hand in hand ...

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May 18, 2012

Bravo, Fashola: Federal doctors to begin strike today

by Lekan Olanrewaju Looks like things are about to get much worse in this tug of war between doctors and ...

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May 12, 2012

For the records: NMA statement on current dispute between Medical Guild and Lagos State Government

Our dear friends in the fourth estate of the realm, on behalf of the Nigerian Medical Association, I most warmly ...

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