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201 Edo Health Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

A total of 201 health workers have tested positive to Coronavirus in Edo, since the outbreak of the pandemic in the state, the Health Commissioner, Dr. Patrick Okundia, said on Monday. In a statement made available to Igbere TV, in Benin City, Dr. Okundia urged the frontline staff to ensure safety precautions are taken at […]

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Lagos Assembly urges Sanwo-Olu to probe LAWMA workers protests

https://www.vanguardngr.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/LAWMA.mp4 The Lagos House of Assembly has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate the recent protest by street sweepers engaged by Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) over non-payment of their salaries. The resolution followed a motion,  entitled; “Need to Enhance Waste Management In Lagos State,” moved by Mr Desmond Elliot (Surulere Constituency I) during […]

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Ekiti risks health crisis as healthcare workers, doctors strike

The chairman of the union, Femi Ajoloko, accused the government of subjecting the healthcare workers to untold hardship. The post Ekiti risks health crisis as healthcare workers, doctors strike appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Rasha Kelej teams up with Cwesi Oteng, Nikki Laoye, Salatiel & Other African Artists in "My White Army" to support Medical Workers in Africa.

Banner for “My White Army” Rasha Kelej and 11 African Artists Unite in “My White Army” to support Medical Workers Philanthropist Rasha Kelej, has directed and produced for the first time, a song by singers from 11 African countries for the first time together in three languages; English, French and Arabic to show support for […]

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Oil workers threaten to shut sector over unfair labour practices

By Victor Young & Onozure Dania Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Thursday, alerted Nigerians of its plans to declare a nationwide industrial action over unfair labour practices by some indigenous oil companies. Although NUPENG did not disclose when the industrial action would begin, its President, Prince Williams Apkoreha, at a […]

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COVID-19: Kano Internal Revenue Service relieves 308 workers, 60 consultants of jobs

Kano state By Abdulmumin Murtala – Kano The Kano Internal Revenue Service, KIRS, has temporarily relieved 308 temporary workers of their jobs due to a fall in Internally Generated Revenue in the state caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This was made known by the Chairman of the KIRS Bala Inuwa while addressing newsmen in Kano […]

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Hazard Allowances: Health Workers Optimistic Ahead Of Meeting With Health, Labour Ministers

LEADERSHIP : Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has expressed optimism that its meeting with the Minister of Health,  Osagie Ehanire and the minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige to address discrimination in the payment of hazard allowances to health workers. National President of JOHESU, Joy-Josiah Biobelemoye while giving notice of the meeting on Tuesday in […]

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Jigawa govt. directs workers to resume work Monday

<p class="">Jigawa Government has directed workers from grade level 12 and above to resume work as from Monday, July 6.</p> <h1>Gov. Muhammad Badaru, who gave the directive at a news conference in Dutse on Tuesday, declared that the state has not recorded new cases of COVID-19 in the last 15 days.</h1> <p class="">The News Agency […]

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41 Plateau health workers infected with coronavirus, 8 dead – Govt

<p class="">The Plateau Commissioner for Health, Dr Nimkong Lar, on Sunday, said that 41 health workers had been infected with COVID-19 in the state, with eight deaths recorded.</p> <h1>The commissioner made the disclosure at a press briefing in Jos on the update on government’s efforts at combating COVID-19 in the state.</h1> <p class="">According to him, […]

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COVID-19: Obaseki Hails Health Workers As Edo Discharges 14 More Patients, Clears 2232 Suspected Cases

LEADERSHIP : The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed health workers in the state for their sacrifice, resilience and commitment in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, reassuring his administration’s support towards the protection and welfare of the state’s health workforce. Governor Obaseki also announced the recovery and discharge of 14 more […]

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Non-medical use of prescription drugs among skilled workers: a pilot study in Nigeria

For many reasons more people are shifting from the use of conventional psychoactive drugs such as cannabis, cocaine and heroin to pharmaceutical drugs for a non-medical purpose. The post Non-medical use of prescription drugs among skilled workers: a pilot study in Nigeria appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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