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Strike: JOHESU, NMA disagree on salary disparity

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has disagreed with the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) on the sustenance of a wide gap in salary structure between doctors and other health sector workers.

Lassa fever hits 17 states with 73 deaths, 913 suspected cases

Lassa fever has continued to spread in Nigeria with 913 suspected cases and 73 deaths in 17 states this year with Edo and Ondo bearing 75 per cent of the burden. The acute viral haemorrhagic illness of two-21 days duration is transmitted to humans via contact with food or household items contaminated with rodent urine or faeces.

Ondo govt confirms 102 suspected cases of Lassa Fever

No fewer than 102 suspected cases of Lassa Fever have been reported in about eight local government areas of Ondo State.

Ten cases of Lassa fever reported in Ondo

There was a reported outbreak of Lassa fever in Ondo State, with 10 persons infected by the deadly virus.

Ondo FMC doctors protest non-payment of salary shortfall

Doctors at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, on Wednesday staged a protest on the premises of the centre over non-payment of the 2016 shortfall of their salaries.

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Court: Shell liable to $3.6 billion fine over Bonga oil spill

Oil giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited, is liable to a $3.6 billion fine levied on it by the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) over a 2011 crude oil spill offshore on Nigeria’s coastline, a federal court has ruled.

Fashola announces collapse of Jalingo-Wukari bridge

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing has announced the collapsed of a bridge linking Jalingo and Wukari at Maraban Gassol in Taraba State.
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Masqueraders defy Olubadan, visit new kings

Ibadan masqueraders have defied an order of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I, that they should not dance for new kings in the city, during the ongoing masquerade festival.
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Governor Abubakar: Windstorm damage 349 schools in Bauchi

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi said on Wednesday that no fewer than 349 schools were damaged across the state by the strong windstorm that swept across the state on Saturday.
A dog is weighed at the Mlob Sbov restaurant and dog meat shop in Champa village, Takeo

Court: Killing dogs for meat illegal

A South Korean court has outlawed the killing of dogs for meat, in a landmark ruling that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to making eating canines illegal.