Who Tags Video Game Addiction ‘Mental Disorder’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has, for the first time, tagged compulsive video gaming as a mental health condition in its updated classification manual...

Nigerian Govt Increases Maternity Leave To Four Months

The Nigerian government has increased maternity leave to four months. Under the Nigerian Labour Law passed in 2004, a woman working in the country’s civil...

Johesu Strike: Nigerian Govt Moves To Implement ‘No Work, No Pay’...

The Federal Government has begun the process of withholding the salaries of health workers who participated in the recently suspended strike. The Joint Health Sector...

Adamawa Cholera Outbreak Extends To Two More LGAs – Official

The cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of Adamawa has extended to Hong and Maiha local governments, the News...

HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial To Begin 2019

The preliminary human trial of an experimental vaccine regiment is anticipated to begin in the second half of 2019, according to a study published...

Health Workers Union, JOHESU, Suspends Strike After Six Weeks

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has suspended its nationwide strike that started six weeks ago. The union announced the decision on Thursday, via a...

Strike: No Pay For Health Workers, FG Insists

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, again on Wednesday said that the Federal Government would not pay members of the Joint Health Sector...

Doctors In Yobe Issue 21-day Ultimatum To Govt.

The Association of Resident Doctors in Yobe State, on Wednesday issued a 21-day ultimatum to the state government, to address some issues they raised...

Cholera Outbreak: UN Allocates $2m To Support Response In Yobe

The UN, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, released two million dollars to sustain the response to a deadly cholera outbreak in Yobe, North-east Nigeria...

Medical doctors oppose JOHESU’s call for removal of Nigerian Health Minister

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has opposed the call by the striking health workers under the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) for the removal...

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