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2030: 86m girls to undergo genital mutilation – midwives

Eighty-six million young girls may experience Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) globally by 2030, if actions are not taking to prevent it, the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) has said.


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President Buhari, governors attend Osinbajo daughter’s private wedding in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari accompanied by his wife, Aisha, were among top government functionaries, which included governors, National Assembly members and captains of industry that attended the wedding of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s daughter, Damilola.

Recep Erdogan: Afrin city centre under ‘total’ control

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels have taken "total" control of the centre of Afrin, a Kurdish-majority city in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

TomTom named official candy of Super Eagles

For at least the next three years, popular candy TomTom will play the role of ‘Official Candy of the Super Eagles,’ following a contract agreement publicly presented by chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation and Cadbury Nigeria PLC in Lagos on Friday.

Jose Mourinho blasts Manchester United players despite win over Brighton

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has laid heavily into his players despite their 2-0 FA Cup quarter-final win over Brighton at Old Trafford on Saturday night.

Senegal closes schools linked to Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen

Senegal's government has closed more than a dozen schools linked to a man the Turkish government considers a terrorist, underlining Turkey's growing influence in predominantly Muslim West Africa.

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Jose Mourinho: Frank de Boer “worst manager in Premier League history”

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has labelled Frank de Boer the "worst manager in the history of the Premier League", after the Dutchman criticised his handling of Marcus Rashford.

Mohammad Barkindo: Dr. Parra was true OPEC pioneer, industry innovator

Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, has described the late Dr. Alirio Parra, former Energy and Mines Minister of Venezuela as a true OPEC pioneer and great oil industry innovator.

Sierra Leone’s NEC release guidelines for presidential run off poll

The Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) has released campaign calendar and guidelines for the presidential run-off election scheduled for March 27.

Labour: Lagos land use charge law will further impoverish people

The United Labour Congress (ULC) has lent its voice to the cries against the new Lagos State Land Use Charge Act saying it would create housing deficit and impoverish the people.

AfCFTA: Federal government assures protection of manufacturers, stakeholders interest

The Federal Government has assured manufacturers and other businessmen that their interest would be protected in the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.