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Don cautions parents on dangers of smoking close to children

An Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), Ahmed Gabdo, has cautioned parents against smoking cigarettes close to their children to safeguard their health and future development.

Reports: Zimbabwean cannabis growers to pay high licence fee of $50,000

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly set high licence fees for those wishing to farm cannabis.

Police allowed only two senators to see Dino Melaye at hospital – deputy leader

Only two senators, Abu Ibrahim and Baba Kaka Garba, were permitted by the police to see embattled lawmaker, Dino Melaye, at the National Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.

EU summons 9 ministers for ‘last chance’ to tackle poor air quality

The European Commission on Tuesday summoned ministers from nine EU member states for a final chance to pledge how they will tackle air pollution before facing legal action for failing to meet the bloc’s emissions limits.

Fake herbalist defrauds man of N190 million to cure diabetes

The Police Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) Force Headquarters Annex, Lagos, has arraigned a man, Adeniyi Adewunmi, who allegedly obtaining N190 million from a businessman to cure his diabetes, asthma and spiritual attack.

Herbalist scams diabetes patient of N190m under guise of curing ailment

A self-acclaimed herbalist, Adeniyi Adewunmi, who allegedly obtained the sum of N190m from a businessman, under the guise of curing his diabetes, was on Monday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Oyo chief judge frees 84 inmates from Agodi prison

The Chief Judge (CJ) of Oyo State, Justice Muntar Abimbola, has released 84 inmates from Agodi Prison in Ibadan, as parts of efforts to decongest the prison.

Poor funding responsible for prison congested – Delta CJ

Chief Judge of Delta State, Justice Marshal Umukoro, has said that poor funding was responsible for prison congestion, slow dispensation of justice and general inefficiency in Nigeria prison system.

Robert Mugabe’s WHO appointment ‘unacceptable’ – Canada’s Justin Trudeau

The appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organization is "absolutely unacceptable" and "ridiculous", Canada's premier said Saturday.

Obama criticises Republican healthcare plan

Former US president Barack Obama used a rare public appearance Wednesday to speak out against the latest Republican efforts to upend his signature healthcare reforms.

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PFN kicks as court condemns 5 Christians to death for killing herdsman

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Benue Muslims urges federal government to support ranching

The Muslim community in Benue State has urged the Federal Government be steadfast in its support for ranching of livestock especially cattle as earlier endorsed by the National Economic Council (NEC).

Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez sent off in defeat to Japan

Japan got their World Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a 2-1 win over Colombia, who suffered the tournament's first red card after only three minutes.

VC: More than 70% of LASU budget spent on diesel

The Lagos State University (LASU) says it spent more than 70 per cent of its annual budget on purchase of diesel due to epileptic power supply to the institution.

CAN warns federal government against recruiting repentant Boko Haram terrorists into Army, Police

Following reports of plans by the federal government to recruit repentant Boko Haram terrorists into the Nigerian Army and the Police, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday warned the federal government against such plan.