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Outsourced UCH staff protest over 30 months salary arrears

Outsourced staff of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday protested against 30-month salaries arrears the federal government is owing some workers of the organisation.
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NMA president pleads for more specialised doctors in LAUTECH teaching hospital

President, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Frances Faduyile, has commended the Oyo State government over the establishment of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital (LTH) in Ogbomoso.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
Temitope Alonge

Temitope Alonge: Death from cardiovascular disease is on the rise

Temitope Alonge, the chief medical director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says the deaths recorded as a result of cardiovascular diseases is rising.
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Wale Babalakin: ASUU does not want to be held accountable for funds received

The Federal Government negotiating team with the Academic Staff Union of Universities has said one of the reasons for the ongoing strike in the universities is the refusal of the lecturers to agree to being held accountable for funds released for the development of the education sector.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi: No government has done more than APC government

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State says the All Progressives Congress (APC) government has performed better than any other in Nigeria.

Yakubu Gowon: Peace and unity of Nigeria is non-negotiable

A former Head of State, Retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has reiterated his commitment to the unity and oneness of Nigeria.

UCH Ibadan doctors, nurses shun nationwide strike

The University College Hospital, Ibadan has remained open to patients in need of medical attention in spite of the nationwide strike called by the organised labour.

IBEDC drags UCH to NERC over N217 million debt

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Monday dragged the University College Hospital Ibadan (UCH) to the arbitration panel of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) over a N217 million debt.

UCH offers automatic housemanship to three best ABUAD graduating medical doctors

The management of University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan has offered automatic horsemanship to three outstanding graduating medical doctors of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD).
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi: I’ll continue to embark on projects till my last day in office

The Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has assured the people of the state that his administration would continue to embark on life-changing legacy projects and programmes till May, next year when his tenure would end.

Federal government launches technical support programme for healthcare services

Federal Government, on Tuesday, launched a structured and coherent Technical Support Programme (TSP) that would help the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), to effectively deliver the required technical support to states in the delivery of Primary Health Care (PHC) services.

President Buhari orders total overhaul of SARS

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a total overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Vice President Osinbajo to address Oyo youths Tuesday

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Tuesday, June 26, address youths in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, in a town hall meeting that will be held at Theophilus Ogunlesi Hall of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.

Patients groan as workers’ strike paralyses hospitals

One month after health workers, under the auspices of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), embarked on an indefinite strike to drive home its demands for improved welfare and other issues, health care provisions at the federal health facilities and some state hospitals have been grounded.

ICAN honours Kemi Adeosun, Tunde Fowler, others at merit award night

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) on Saturday night honoured the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, and Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, with the 2018 Merit Award.

Oyo Speaker Michael Adeyemo passes on in Ibadan

Speaker of the Oyo House of Assembly, Honourable Michael Adeyemo, is dead.

JOHESU strike paralyses University College Hospital Ibadan

Services at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, were on Wednesday paralysed as the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) at the hospital called out members out for the ongoing national strike.

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Protesting workers shut down National Assembly

Workers of National Assembly have commenced the four-day warning industrial action with a threat to put off power supply.

Air Peace speaks on aircraft involved in Lagos–Enugu flight incident

Air Peace on Monday said it recently renewed the Certificate of Airworthiness (C of A) of its aircraft involved on the Dec. 14 Lagos-Enugu flight incident.

Gunmen shoot two dead in Bayelsa

Two persons, on Sunday, were shot dead along Onuebum-Otuogori road in Ogbia council area of Bayelsa State.

Presidency: Muhammadu Buhari has asked NBS to correct statistics on unemployment rate

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Statistician-General of the National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, to correct the high unemployment statistics and reflect the rising rate of employment in the agriculture sector.
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IATA: High taxes, poor airport infrastructure stifling growth of local airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is demanding that Nigeria alongside other Africa states take steps to reduce cost of doing business in its aviation sector if it hopes to unlock dormant potential in the sector for national growth and prosperity.