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Andy Murray has been named in Great Britain’s squad for the new-format Davis Cup in Madrid next month.

Andy Murray reveals emotional impact of Dunblane Massacre

Former world tennis number one Andy Murray reveals for the first time in a new documentary that he suffered from breathing problems and anxiety following the Dunblane School massacre.

Mental disease: Cost of medication forces people to seek help in churches, mosques –...

A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Peter Ogunnubi, says huge cost of orthodox medication forces people with mental disorder to seek helps in Churches, Mosques and herbal homes.
Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

Experts speak on high suicide rate in Nigeria, suggest solutions

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in its recent report says 800,000 people commit suicide every year across the world.

Nigerians spend N730 billion on sports betting annually

Nigerians spend over 730 billion Naira annually on sports betting and at least two billion naira is generated daily, recent research data shows.

Experts: One out of five individuals vulnerable to mental illness

A team of Medical Experts from the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano (AKTH) have said that one out of five individuals are vulnerable to mental illness.

Nigerian catholic priest suspended after rape charge from American teacher

The Pittsburgh Diocese of the Catholic Church in the United States has suspended Nigerian priest Cyprian Duru from ministry, after accusation of rape and legal action by 68 year-old retired English teacher Kathy Coll.
Oakland City Council has voted to decriminalize psychedelics that come from plants and fungi, including magic mushrooms.

Oakland becomes second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms

Oakland City Council has voted to decriminalize psychedelics that come from plants and fungi, including magic mushrooms.
Matthew Hedges was pardoned and deported to the UK after he was sentenced to life in prison for spying in the UAE [AFP]

Matthew Hedges: UAE coerced me to give false confession

UK academic Matthew Hedges has accused investigators from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of subjecting him to psychological torture, and forcing him to give a false confession that he is an agent of the British spy agency, MI6.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Ministry: Earth tremors frequent in FCT, uncomfortable

Federal Government on Tuesday confirmed that the earth tremors observed in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was becoming more frequent than expected, describing the development as uncomfortable.

Kevin Spacey sued for ‘forcing masseur to grab his penis’

Kevin Spacey has been sued by a masseur who claims that he forced him to grab his penis in his house in Malibu, California, in 2016.

Expert: Stress can be good also

Dr Gregory Mowete, a medical officer in Abuja, says stress is not necessarily a bad health challenge as it has its positive side.

UCH offers automatic housemanship to three best ABUAD graduating medical doctors

The management of University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan has offered automatic horsemanship to three outstanding graduating medical doctors of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD).

Report: Ebola survivors suffer severe mental, neurological problems

Researchers who analyzed patients infected during the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa found that some survivors had such severe health conditions that they were left unable to care for themselves.

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue accidentally reveals anxiety treatment

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said Thursday he blundered in revealing to ESPN the details of his mysterious health problems — that he had been receiving treatment for anxiety.

Bayelsa government to probe ex-Governor Sylva’s role in Amassoma crisis

The Bayelsa State Government has concluded plans to probe the role of former governor Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the recent crisis that engulfed Amassoma community in which five persons were confirmed dead.

Psychologist: Stress weakens immune system, causes depression

Mr Moses Tingir, a clinical psychologist in Garki Hospital, Abuja, said workplace stress could adversely affect optimal performance, weaken the immune system and cause depression if not properly managed.

Stress during pregnancy ‘affects child’s brain development’

New evidence from fetal brain scans has shown that a mother’s stress level during pregnancy can change the neural connectivity in the brain of her unborn child, potentially affecting the baby’s brain functions.

Expert urges Nigerians to adopt sleep hygiene

Dr Itopa Garuba, a behavioural Scientist at the General Hospital Minna, has called on Nigerians to adopt sleep hygiene for the body’s general well being. ‎

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Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.

Wayne Rooney confesses his ambition to manage after he retires from playing

Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.
Caretaker premier Saad Hariri on Thursday made phone calls to World Bank president David Malpass and IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva, his office said.

Lebanon premier asks World Bank, IMF help with economic rescue plan

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister Thursday asked international funding bodies for support in drawing up an emergency rescue plan for his protest-wracked country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Yuletide: Army advises Nigerians to be security conscious

Maj.-Gen. Usman Yakubu, Commander Corps of Artillery, Kontagora has called on Nigerians to be more security conscious before, during and after the Christmas and New year festivities.

Insecurity: General Buratai tasks non-commissioned officers

The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, has called Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) to display fresh innovations in tackling security challenges facing the country.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.

Minister harvests sugarcane at N64 billion Sunti sugar estates

The Minister of Industry Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, has commended the Sunti Golden Sugar Estates for the level of investment made in the sugar sector in Nigeria.