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Coca-Cola, Pespi, 5 others agree to limit sugar content of drinks

Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state’s campaign to fight diabetes.

WHO to prevent cholera, malaria in Sierra Leone

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone to prevent the spread of malaria and cholera in the wake of last week’s mudslides and flooding in Freetown.

Strange disease kills 50 people in Kogi

A strange disease, whose symptoms include diarrhoea, bloodstained vomiting and high fever has killed 50 people at Okunran, Okoloke and Isanlu-Esa villages in Yagba West Local Government of Kogi.

Boko Haram slaughters 42 Kebbi farmers – Bagudu

About forty-two farmers from Aliero town, in Aliero Local Government Area of Kebbi State have reportedly been slaughtered by suspected dislodged members of the Boko Haram terrorists.

Obasanjo lauds FUNAAB over plan to establish diabetes centre

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lauded the management of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNÀAB), over its plan to establish a diabetes research centre.

36 killed in Chinese road tunnel crash

A coach has crashed into the wall of a tunnel in China, killing at least 36 people and injuring 13, state media report.

Breast-feeding reduces breast cancer risk

A review of several studies has found strong evidence to suggest that a woman's breast cancer risk can be reduced if she breast-feeds her children.

Nigeria can save 10,000 lives by November with malaria control – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Nigeria can save 10,000 lives by November if targeted steps are taken towards malaria prevention and control.

Kosovo Roma seek justice for lead-poisoned children

Kosovo's Roma minority "are not treated as humans," laments Florim Masurica, who is seeking justice for his disabled son, one of the children suffering from suspected lead-poisoning contracted at post-war United Nations camps.

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Agitations for Biafra sheer waste of time – Presidency

Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has said that those groups calling for the disintegration of Nigeria are only wasting their time as “Nigeria remains one.’’

Court orders forfeiture of 56 houses linked to Diezani

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Ronaldo’s final appeal against 5-game ban rejected

Cristiano Ronaldo's final route of appeal against his five-match ban for pushing a referee after being sent off in the Spanish Super Cup was rejected by Spain's administrative sports court (TAD) on Tuesday.

Ex-Taraba acting gov dumps PDP for APC

Former acting governor of Taraba, Alhaji Garba Umar, on Tuesday dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nigerian Navy names successful candidates for 2017 recruitment

The Nigerian Navy has announced the release of the list of successful candidates in the aptitude test that was held nationwide on August 12, 2017.

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Woman married to 2 men granted divorce in Ibadan

A middle aged woman married to two husbands in Ibadan has gotten the leave of a Customary Court to divorce one of the husbands.

Something radically different must happen for Nigeria to survive – Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, has said the existing order must be overthrown for Nigeria to survive, warning that the country is “not presently sustainable”.

Own goal seals Liverpool win at Hoffenheim

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are far from certain of a Champions League group stage berth despite their 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Tuesday in their play-off, first-leg.

The pro and anti Buhari protests

Just like the presidents of every country of the world are very important to their citizens, the case is the same in Nigeria. Nigerian presidents are of great significance to their people.

Fed govt to review all trade, investment agreements since 1960

Chiedu Osakwe, director-general of the Nigeria office for trade negotiations, says the agency will embark on a review of all the trade and investment agreements entered into with countries and entities since 1960.