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Mr Akeem Bello, the Chairman, Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, has advised drivers to desist from driving under the influence of alcohol to stem accidents, especially during the festive period.
Nigerian Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games boxer David Defiagbon was declared dead in Las Vegas, United States last Saturday.
A Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere has been told how Nigerian singer, Zainab Nielsen, alias Alizee, and her three and half-year old daughter, Petra, died of head injuries and asphyxia (or suffocation) that were not self-inflicted.
The Itori Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has attributed most of the road accidents in the state to non-compliance of basic traffic rules and regulations by motorists.
A village in a conservative region of Indonesia is pulling the plug on wireless Internet after children were caught accessing porn sites instead of going to Koran study class, officials said Monday.
Rapper Mac Miller was killed by a deadly mix of drugs and alcohol, the Los Angeles medical examiner’s office said on Monday.
Leader of the One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has proclaimed that the best way to have enduring peace in Africa is for its peoples to drop foreign names and revert to their indigenous names.
Iran’s health ministry on Monday said a total of 84 people have died and nearly 1,000 been poisoned from consuming bootleg alcohol over the past six weeks, ISNA news agency reported.
Customs and police authorities in Somalia seized and destroyed on Thursday a container full of contraband alcohol.
Dr Ovo Samuel, a medical officer at the General Hospital Ughelli in Edo State, says smokers are liable to develop kidney cancer at age 40 and above.
Oil-rich Gabon, ruled by the same political dynasty for nearly half a century, started voting Saturday in long-delayed legislative and municipal polls, the first since a presidential election two years ago that was marred by deadly violence and allegations of fraud.
Sexual and ethnic violence are alarmingly on the rise in Democratic Republic of Congo's lawless east, spawning a humanitarian catastrophe with millions forced to flee their homes.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, has revealed that harmful use of alcohol kills three million people worldwide every year, which represents 5.3 % of all deaths.
Heart disease is still Australia’s leading cause of death but alcohol-induced deaths are on the decline, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Wednesday.
Government and policy makers have been urged to implement a National Alcohol Policy with a view to discouraging it’s addiction and abuse.
Federal Government’s oil revenues slashed by N11.52 billion used for the protection and repairs of 87-kilometre Trans Forcados crude oil pipeline in the Niger Delta in 60 days, document shows
Confederation of African Football (CAF) says the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will not be barred from the upcoming African Cup of Nations tournament
Gareth Bale ends 802-minutes goalies run in La Liga as Real Madrid defeat bottom side Huesca 1-0 to climb back to within five points of leaders Barcelona
Federal Government through the Debt Management Office (DMO) announces the sale of second tranche 7-year N100 billion sovereign sukuk for road projects across Nigeria
Police launch probe after Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka was hit by a bottle during an ill-tempered Premier League match against Newcastle at Selhurst Park in September
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that he had no preferred candidate in the forthcoming general elections.
A delegation of over 80 resident doctors under the aegis of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) from the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Ituku/Ozalla, on Thursday stormed the South East Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Enugu, demanding for the resignation and investigation of the Deputy Director of Finance of the Institution, Onuchukwu Chukwudi, by the anti-graft agency.
A police officer attached to the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, Idowu Haruna, on Wednesday narrated to a Special Offences Court how the alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans shot the Chairman of the Young Shall Grow motors, Obianuju Vincent, in an attempt to kidnap him.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies agreed yesterday to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day, owing to a record global crude glut and the need to halt the price slump.
The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday.