• ABUTH resident doctors start three-day warning strike

    ABUTH resident doctors start three-day warning strike

    The Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Branch of National Association of Resident Doctors on Monday commenced a three-day warning strike.

    Its President, Dr Waziri Aliyu, said, “We have commenced the industrial action today, Monday, Aug. 22, in view of the fact that the management is not ready to listen to us.

    “This is just a warning strike and will terminate on Thursday Aug. 25 after which the association will proceed on indefinite strike if our demands are not met.”

    While saluting the courage […]

  • Resident doctors to shut down hospitals over unpaid salaries

    Resident doctors to shut down hospitals over unpaid salaries

    The National Association of Resident Doctors has directed its members whose salaries are still pending to take all necessary actions including the withdrawal of services until their salaries and other entitlement are paid.

    Addressing a news conference at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, the National President of the Union, Dr. Adamu Akira, said that government had refused to honour agreement reached with the union.

    He explained that during the just concluded National Executive Council meeting held between July 23 and 30 in […]

  • Resident doctors suspend proposed strike after meeting with Dogara

    Resident doctors suspend proposed strike after meeting with Dogara

    Reports gathered that proposed indefinite strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) scheduled to commence Thursday, has been suspended for one week to allow the House of Representatives intervene between them and the executive.

    This reprieve was sequel to a meeting between the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, NARD.

    The meeting was convened at Dogara’s instance and presided over by him according to a statement […]

  • Resident doctors to begin nationwide strike on June 9

    Resident doctors to begin nationwide strike on June 9

    The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) will start a nationwide strike on Thursday, June 9, the National President, Dr Muhammad Askira, has announced.

    Askira told newsmen in Kano on Tuesday that the decision was taken at the ordinary general meeting of the National Executive Council of the association held between May 30 and June 5 in Jos.

    He said “16 out of 58 federal tertiary institutions or centres were exempted from the initial centre based strike for the commitment […]

  • Resident doctors end warning strike

    Resident doctors end warning strike

    Normal medical services have resumed in various hospitals in the Federal Capital Territory on Monday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

    This followed the expiration of the five days warning strike embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria.

    NAN recalls that the association embarked on the strike to press home their demands.

    The demands included improved condition of service, payment of remuneration and residency training programmes.

    According to the association, some of its members in the states are yet to […]

  • Ido-Ekiti Resident Doctors Pass Vote of No Confidence on Dr Majekodunmi Ayodele, CMD FETH

    Ido-Ekiti Resident Doctors Pass Vote of No Confidence on Dr Majekodunmi Ayodele, CMD FETH

    The Association of Resident Doctors of Federal Teaching Hospital Ido-Ekiti held an emergency general meeting (EGM) on Tuesday April 26 2016 at the Alexander Akinyele Doctors Lounge, at the end of which this communique was issued:

    The following observations were noted:

    The house is in deep mourning following the untimely and traumatic death of six of our colleagues and the Ekiti NMA bus driver.
    It is worthy of note that in the accident, this centre lost the following set of people: A two […]