Nigerian doctors to go on strike

One of the main doctors’ unions in Nigeria says its members will go ahead with a strike on Monday over poor pay and a lack of personal protective equipment for health workers. The Association of Resident Doctors says they will stop providing all services including emergency care and coronavirus treatment. The union’s president, Aliyu Sokomba, said the government had failed to respond to the doctors’ … Continue reading Nigerian doctors to go on strike

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Nigeria: Scores attend mass Eid prayers despite warning

Muslims in Nigeria performed Eid al-Fitr prayers on Sunday amid the threat of coronavirus, and despite the warnings against mass gatherings. Boss Mustapha, head of the presidential team on COVID-19, warned against gathering of worshippers for Eid ul Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. “Gathering for Eid prayers at this time may affect the gains we have recorded in … Continue reading Nigeria: Scores attend mass Eid prayers despite warning