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FCT doctors declare indefinite strike

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The Association of Resident Doctors, federal capital territory administration (ARD-FCTA) have declared an indefinite strike which will take off from Tuesday September 1.

 

The group which conveyed announcement of their indefinite strike in a communiqué signed by Roland Aigbovo and Mustapha Ibrahim, chairman and general secretary of the association, said they took the decision amid the Coronavirus pandemic due to non-implementation of the variation of the 2018 promotion, the non-payment of the COVID-19 hazard and inducement allowances, among other issues.

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According to  ARD-FCTA, the strike will go on until the issues they highlighted are addressed.

 

The communiqué read;

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“Due to the insensitivity displayed by the Office of the Permanent Secretary, FCT, and widespread agitations among our members in the various FCT hospitals and isolation/treatment centres, we regret to notify the administration and by extension the general public that the association would embark on an indefinite strike action with effect from 8am, 1st September, 2020, until the payment of the COVID-19 hazard and inducement allowance is received and the variation of the 2018 promotion exercise implemented.

“We regret any inconvenience this might cause the Federal Capital Territory Administration and the general public needing healthcare delivery during this period.

“We implore the FCT Administration to also look into the other myriads of problems raised in our earlier communication to the administration dated 14th August, 2020, with a view to resolving all pending issues so as to maintain industrial harmony.”

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“Avenge my son’s death” – Father of upcoming singer killed by the police in PH begs for justice (video)

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The father of 20-year-old singer Daniel Chibuike Ikeaguchi, popularly known as Sleek, who was shot dead by the police in Elelenwo, Port Harcourt, River State, shed tears while calling for justice for his late son.

The bereaved father mentioned that he lived in the Northern part of Nigeria for years and didn’t lose a finger, only to lose his son when he returned to the South.

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He also called on God to avenge his son’s death.

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The father of 20-year-old singer Daniel Chibuike, popularly known as Sleek, who was shot dead by the police in Elelenwo, Port Harcourt, River State, shed tears while calling for justice for his late son.

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Sleek was shot dead on Saturday, September 19, 2020, allegedly by a mobile police officer attached to De Topic supermarket, while he was being chased by SARS operatives.

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Four policemen have been arrested in connection to the killing.

Below is a video of the father calling for justice

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Dog mauled newborn baby to death ‘while mum was in the toilet and dad was in garden’

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A family’s pet dog mauled a newborn baby to death while his mother was in the toilet and his father was in the garden with another child, a coroner heard.

 

Elon Jase Ellis-Joynes was 12 days old when his family’s Chow Chow-cross is believed to have bitten him on September 13, 2020.

 

The child, from Doncaster, South Yorkshire, was still alive when mum Abigail Ellis frantically called for an ambulance, but died at the hospital.

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Doncaster Coroner’s Court heard Elon was “bleeding from his leg or his stomach”.

 

Police are currently investigating his death and senior coroner Nicola Mundy adjourned the inquest until a later date.

 

Coroner’s officer David Copley said: “At 3.04pm on Sunday, September 13, a call was made to South Yorkshire Ambulance by Abigail Ellis.

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“She stated that her son, Elon, was breathing, but was really poorly.

 

“He was bleeding from his leg or his tummy, she thought that one of the dogs had bitten Elon.

 

“She had been on the toilet and her partner Stephen was outside with another child and came running in.

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“Officers attended and Stephen Joynes identified Elon to police officers.”

 

A police spokesperson said the baby had suffered serious injuries after being attacked by a dog.

 

They said the pet, called Teddy, was removed from the address and will remain in secure kennels until the force’s inquiries have been completed.

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Military lesbian couple who got married in Ghana allegedly detained and facing court-martial (video)

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A Ghanaian military lesbian couple who got married over the weekend, have reportedly been detained and facing court-martial.

 

In the videos shared online before their arrest, the ladies looked happy as they danced together while their guests cheered them on. The event led to divided opinions on social media as many asked why such “ungodly and abominable” event will be allowed in the West African country.

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Few days after the video went viral, some local news platforms reported that the taller lady in the video (the military woman) was detained by military authorities and is facing a court-martial.

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She is reportedly facing a military court-martial for giving out a military uniform to a civilian, her alleged lesbian partner(who is a civilian) to take pre-wedding photos.

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