Tagged: UCH

Declare state of emergency on Oyo State Hospitals, Nigeria

Olufemi Oluwajobi, 32 years was a radio journalist based in Ibadan, Oyo State. He was involved in a road traffic accident on the New Year Eve. When taken to the State owned hospital at Ring Road, Ibadan, the hospital was in total darkness because the main electricity supply to the hospital had been cut off for owing huge debt to the supplier and no functional generator. There were no medical equipments and competent medical staff to manage his condition. There were no functional ambulance to transport patient to secondary facility UCH. On his way to the UCH in a private...

Finally, UCH Doctors strike is off!

Finally, we are  glad to tell you that the strike has been called off. The President, Association of Resident Doctors, University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan branch, Dr Olusegun Olaopa, said the eight day- old strike embarked upon by the doctors has been called off. Olaopa said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Ibadan. He said the directive to suspend the strike was issued to state branches after the NEC of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), rose from its meeting with a delegation of the Federal Government in Abuja. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

The Universities Glory of Now and Then: Averting incessant strikes

As a former active participant in the academic life of University of Ibadan for more than three decades, I cannot in good conscience fault the current Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) leadership for embarking on series of strikes to back the demand for improvement in the university system in our country. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

What we did with N10b zonal intervention fund ― Saheed Fijabi

 The chairman, House Committee on Telecommunications, Honourable Saheed Fijabi has explained how the N10.6 billion zonal intervention fund earmarked for all the National Assembly members from the South-West in the 2016 budget was distributed for constituency projects. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Ibadan High Chief dies 24 hours to coronation.

The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed sadness over the sudden death of a member of the Olubadan-in-Council and Otun Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Olufemi Olaifa. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email