Osun doctors call off industrial action
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Osun doctors call off industrial action.
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Russia is facing its third coronavirus wave and this is the most fatal yet. As the death toll soars, there are still a good number of Russians who are skeptical of the COVID-19 vaccination, including many doctors.
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Amid a surge in Covid-19 infections, Nigeria's frontline doctors have begun an indefinite strike. The country's Association of Resident Doctors says the government has ignored their demands, which include months of back pay and bonuses for treating coronavirus patients. As France 24's Sam Olukoya reports, it's the fourth time doctors have gone on strike since the start of the pandemic.
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The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are the frontline political parties contesting the July 16, 2022 governorship election in Osun State. Guardian Nigeria's Political Editor, Muyiwa Adeyemi spoke with GuardianTV on what both parties need to do to win the election.
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The governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, Labout Party, Yusuf Lasun, and the Accord Party, Akin Ogunbiyi cast their votes at designated polling units in Osun during Saturday's governorship election.
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