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Just in: Latest News This Monday Morning, September 14, 2020

1) FG declares health workers strike illegal The Federal Government on Sunday declared the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) strike as illegal. The health workers had declared a nationwide strike, effective from midnight on Sunday over the federal government’s failure to address their demands. But in a statement issued by the Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Charles Akpan, the government directed the various unions in the health sector operating not to

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Just in: Latest News This Monday Morning, September 14, 2020

COVID

FG: Health Workers To Get Covid-19 Hazard Allowance This Week

Nigerian healthcare workers on the front-line, battling against Covid-19 will begin getting payment of hazard and inducement allowance this week, says the Federal Government. According to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, the health workers will be paid for April and May before work closes on Thursday. This was disclosed by the Minister after a meeting with Representatives of health care professionals, which included, the leaders of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), the Joint H

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FG: Health Workers To Get Covid-19 Hazard Allowance This Week

POLITICS

Hot Breaking News This Afternoon, July 18, 2020

1. I’ve no presidential ambition in 2023 – Lawan Senate President Ahmad Lawan on today denied nursing presidential ambition for 2023.L awan, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media), Ola Awoniyi, said the media report about the said ambition must have “emanated from the sort of practice that drags the noble profession of journalism to the gutters as it only dresses up the lazy fantasy of its unimaginative authors as a fact.” He said: “The report apparently has its source in beer parlour gossips

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Hot Breaking News This Afternoon, July 18, 2020

HEALTH

Corona Virus: Health workers shelve planned Nationwide strike over coronavirus

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU says as a way of expressing solidarity with Nigerians in containing the Coronavirus pandemic, it has put on hold its planned nationwide strike to demand for increase in hazard allowance. JOHESU National Chairman, Biobelemoye Josiah who also rejected the deployment of Chinese doctors amidst qualified health professionals, was speaking at the donation of thousands of personal protective equipments to the Federal Government. Apart from the Academic Staff Union of Universi

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Corona Virus: Health workers shelve planned Nationwide strike over coronavirus

POLITICS

Another Strike Looms as NLC Issues Fresh Warning to FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has warned that the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) may embark on an industrial action soon if their outstanding salaries are not paid. The warning was given by the president of Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba during a press briefing at the labour house in Abuja, Daily Trust reported. Wabba urged the federal government to pay the two months'salaries owed the health workers arising from an industrial dispute in 2018 to avert the strike. The NLC president said: ''The

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Another Strike Looms as NLC Issues Fresh Warning to FG

AGRICULTURE

News In Nigeria Today

1. IPPIS: NASU issues 14-day ultimatum, threatens strike The Non- Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions has issued a 14 - day ultimatum to the Federal Government to address anomalies in the nation ’ s Research Institutes and Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System . The union ’s president , Dr Makolo Hassan , in a statement , following its National Executive Council on Thursday , said the union was warming up for a total shut down . According to him, NASU is an arm of

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News In Nigeria Today

POLITICS

JUST IN: JOHESU commences strike after talks with FG

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) will be embarking on strike midnight of Sunday, September 2020. This was said by the leaders of the union Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) that the strike will go as proposed since the Federal Government of Nigeria cannot meet up the demands of the union. This decision was adopted at the end of an expanded National Executive Council on the 12th September 2020 as against what the federal government said. The meeting on 12th September 2020 with the federal government

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JUST IN: JOHESU commences strike after talks with FG

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: JOHESU Steps Down Strike; Senator Musa visits Tinubu, says he is hale and hearty

Photos Credit: Google JOHESU Steps Down Strike Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has resolved to stand down the strike threat it gave the federal government over outstanding salaries and allowances owed its members. Photos Credit: Thisdaylive JOHESU had on September 2, issued a 15-day strike ultimatum to the federal government to resolve the dispute with the health workers.

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Today's Headlines: JOHESU Steps Down Strike; Senator Musa visits Tinubu, says he is hale and hearty

HEALTH

Covid-19: AKS Govt Health Workers Threaten Sit-at-Home Strike Action over Non- Training of Members

Covid-19: AKS Government Health Workers Threaten Sit-at-Home Strike Action over Non- Training of Members By Ekemini Simon Health Workers in Akwa Ibom State who are under government employ have threatened to embark on a sit-at-home strike action. The Health Workers who are under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions, (JOHESU), Akwa Ibom State are drawn from National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, (NANNM), Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), and National Union of Allied Health

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Covid-19: AKS Govt Health Workers Threaten Sit-at-Home Strike Action over Non- Training of Members

COVID

FG Begs health workers To Suspend Strike.

The Federal Government has called on the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to suspend its nationwide strike. Meanwhile health minister Osagie Ehanire made an appeal on Monday during a Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. The health workers which was on strike, has asked the federal government to give attention to their demand, meanwhile the appeal by the health minister is necessary especially this time of the global pandemic. The appeal made by the federal government to the union of health workers

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FG Begs health workers To Suspend Strike.

POLITICS

JOHESU Declares Nationwide Strike, Gives Date And Time Of Commencement.

The outcome of a deadlocked meeting between the Federal Government and the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), has resulted to the Union declaring to proceed on a nationwide strike starting from midnight of Sunday, September 13th, 2020. The leadership of the Union was earlier given September 12 to report back to the government’s negotiation team after their meeting with the representatives of government that had the presence of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN) and Minister

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JOHESU Declares Nationwide Strike, Gives Date And Time Of Commencement.

COVID

400 Frontline Health Workers Test Positive For Corona Virus

400 health workers test positive for COVID-19 According to report from the Joint Health Sector Unions, 400 health workers fighting against the deadly virus have tasted positive of the corona virus. The health workers are on the frontline of the battle against coronavirus. According to the National Chairman of Joint Health Sector Unions, Mr Josiah Biobelemoye who disclosed this during the distribution of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to its state councils on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, many

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400 Frontline Health Workers Test Positive For Corona Virus

POLITICS

See Reactions as JOHESU declares nationwide strike on Sunday

JOHESU Leader Biobelemoye Josiah The Joint Health Sector Unions, which is the umbrella body for health workers in Nigeria, has declared a nationwide strike today Sunday. According to punch on twitter, JOHESU, issued this statement titled "Notice of 15-day ultimatum/outcome of JOHESU expanded NEC meeting", said its members should withdraw services from midnight of Sunday, September 13, 2020. The leadership of the health workers had on Friday met with the Federal Government on the industrial action. After the

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See Reactions as JOHESU declares nationwide strike on Sunday

POLITICS

NLC says health workers will soon embark on indefinite strike.

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has made it known in a statement that some health workers in our nation may possibly embark on an industrial action. The NLC leader said the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) may start the strike soon if the federal government fail to pay their outstanding salary. Ayuba Wabba, the president of NLC called for the attention of the federal government to provide the request of the workers to prevent the strike. Wabba urged FG to answer health workers demand Image Credit: @ituc_africa

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NLC says health workers will soon embark on indefinite strike.

POLITICS

God Has So Much Sympathy For Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has today noted that God is very sympathetic to Nigeria and on Nigerians. This he said when he addressed members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly Healthcare Professionals Associations (AHPA) when they visited him at the State House, Abuja. Buhari appealed to them to bear with the administration in their demands as it braces up for the challenges posed by coronavirus to the economy. “Your case is certainly receiving attention, but you must bear in mind

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God Has So Much Sympathy For Nigeria – Buhari

OTHERS

Payment of Health Workers Hazard Allowance — Federal Government Reveals Time Of Payment

Payment of risk and incentive allowance to Nigerian health workers at the frontline of the Coronavirus pandemic will begin this week, the Federal Government said.  It said that health workers will receive two months' pay in April and May before the end of work on Thursday. Minister of Labor and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, broke the news in Abuja after a meeting with health professionals.  At the meeting, Ngige was accompanied by Minister of State for Labor and Education, Festus Keyamo (SAN); Accounta

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Payment of Health Workers Hazard Allowance — Federal Government Reveals Time Of Payment

POLITICS

God Is Very Sympathetic To Nigeria - Says President Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said God is very sympathetic to Nigeria. He said this when the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly Healthcare Professionals Associations (AHPA) visited him at the State House, Abuja. Buhari appealed to them to bear with the administration in their demands as it braces up for the challenges posed by coronavirus to the economy. “Your case is certainly receiving attention, but you must bear in mind the condition that the country is in now. Coronavirus is n

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God Is Very Sympathetic To Nigeria - Says President Buhari.

POLITICS

Conflict resolution is an attribute of a good leader

Hon. Dr. Yusuf Tanko Sununu Member Representing Yauri, Ngaski and Shanga Federal Constituency of Kebbi State and Chairman House Committee on Healthcare Services had yesterday under the directives of the Speaker House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Abdulhakeem Gbajabiamila summoned emergency meeting over the ongoing strike action embarked by Association of Residence Doctors (ARD), Federal Capital Territory branch and strike ultimatum issued to Federal Capital Territory Administration by National Associati

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Conflict resolution is an attribute of a good leader

HEALTH

FG Kicks as Health Workers Begin Strike Today (14th September)

Following its deadlocked meeting with the Federal Government, the Joint Health Sector Unions have resolved to proceed with its strike with impact from midnight of Sunday, September thirteen, 2020. This become the decisions reached after its improved National Executive Council meeting held on Saturday. This became simply because the Federal Government on Sunday directed the various unions inside the fitness zone working under by using JOHESU to disregard the strike directive. JOHESU, in a three-paragraph letter

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FG Kicks as Health Workers Begin Strike Today (14th September)

EDUCATION

Biggest News Headlines For Today, Monday,14th September,2020.

1.Health workers begin Nationwide strike Monday. Health workers,under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions(JOHESU),have begun their planned strike.The action took effect at 12 am on Monday,following the alleged inability of the Federal Government to meet their demands.JOHESU urged its members to withdraw their services across the country to key into the industrial action.The decision was made at the National Executive Council (NEC) which took place on Sunday. 2.Robbing Peter to pay Paul. Subsidy removal cannot

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Biggest News Headlines For Today, Monday,14th September,2020.