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  • Nigerian Doctors Call Off Strike - Nigerian doctors under the aegis of the Nigeria Medical Association today called off a prolonged and contentious strike that would see doctors return to work tomorrow.
  • Nigerians Jubilate as NMA Suspends Planned Strike - Jubilation and gratitude greet the faces of Nigerians when they heard that the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has resolved to suspend her earlier directive to all medical and dental practitioners in Nigeria to withdraw their services from Monday, January 6, 2014 to allow for full implementation of all the elements of the Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) within the government set time lines.
  • Mixed Reactions Trail ASUU's Fresh Demands - Reactions have continued to trail the recent media reports that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it will not suspend its ongoing strike until the salaries owed its members are paid and government shows reasonable level of commitment, starting with the release of N100bn this year.
  • SSANU Suspends Strike - THE Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has announced the suspension of its weeklong strike.
  • Colleges of Education lecturers begin seven-day strike - Three months after the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), shut down academic activities in both Federal and State’s universities across the country, lecturers in colleges of education, under the umbrella body of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) had on Tuesday, began a 7-day warning strike to press home their own demands from the Federal and States Governments.
  • NLC Threatens Strike Action, As NASS Knocks Off Minimum Wage Clause - The Nigeria labour Congress has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike saying it will mobilize Nigerian workers to fight against the removal of the minimum wage clause from the exclusive list of the proposed amendment to the 199 constitution by the leadership of the National Assembly.
  • Nigeria: Flood destroys homes in northern Kano - Officials say floods from heavy rains destroyed up to 400 homes in Nigeria’s biggest northern city of Kano. Drains and deep culverts chronically filled with uncollected garbage flooded and blocked several roads after about nine hours of rainfall Saturday and Sunday.
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