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Nigeria medical workers go on strike

Union of medical workers announces five day strike for the second time this year to demands better conditions.

Last updated: 19 Dec 2013 08:04
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Medical workers in Nigeria have started a strike expected to last five days stating that it is only a prelude to another general strike in early January.
 
The country's medical union says its members want to see better conditions.
 
Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from the capital Abuja.  

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