Federal Government (FG)

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, said it requires over N75billion (N75,765,087,178) to urgently commence palliative works on the identified 194 damaged road sections in the six geopolitical zones across the country.

Less than 48 hours after the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) met with President Muhammadu Buhari on ways to end the crises in the health sector, striking resident doctors have insisted that they would not return their duty posts.

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged insurance firms in Nigeria to take advantage of the Federal Government’s efforts to facilitate the growth of the non-oil sector of the economy through innovation, commending their role in encouraging medical practitioners to tackle the spread of COVID-19.

The Federal Government is ready to withdraw the case instituted against the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) if striking doctors return to work.

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, hinted that it might sanction anybody who refused to take COVID-19 vaccines after they had been made available to all Nigerians.

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