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Bill Gates and Melinda Gates have announced that they’ll be ending their marriage after 27 years together, explaining in a joint statement that they “no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives.”

Bill, Melinda Gates separated before divorce announcement – court documents

The divorce announcement of world’s billionaire couple, Bill and Melinda Gates is probably the most shocking news of the year.
Sam Ohuabunwa

PSN demands investment in research, strong healthcare system to tackle coronavirus, pandemics

To mark the World Malaria Day, experts have reiterated the need for Nigeria to develop stronger and robust healthcare systems which can withstand pressure in the face of any pandemic such as COVID-19 through improved budget and invest­ment in infrastructure, espe­cially health research.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF, Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote hail Yobe’s progress in primary healthcare

The achievement made by Yobe State Government in Primary Healthcare delivery particularly in routine immunization and primary healthcare delivery has received commendations from their major partners; Bill Gate, Aliko Dangote and Unicef.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

NGF: States working with federal government, others to control Lassa fever

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it is working with the Federal Ministry of Health and other agencies to intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the country, as well prevent any case of the Coronavirus in the country.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi government spends over N48.1 billion on housing, education, others

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, yesterday, told newsmen that his administration will spend N48. 1 billion to provide basic infrastructure in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has met with Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote in New York, on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly. 6

President Buhari lauds Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote for service to humanity

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the contributions of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as Aliko Dangote Foundation to humanitarian and developmental activities in Nigeria.

Bill Gates: Life is harder if you’re a girl

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its third annual Goalkeepers Data Report, which concluded that, no matter where anyone is born, life is harder for the girl child.
Bill Gates

Bill Gates urges African leaders to invest more in girl-child education, health

Bill and Melinda Gates have called on African leaders to invest in quality girl-child education and health in order to achieve the sustainable development target.
Bill Gates

Polio: Gates Foundation lauds Borno government over immunization campaign

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has commended the Borno State Government over its commitments to eradicating polio disease in spite of challenges by the Boko Haram insurgency.

Yobe government promises to sustain immunisation coverage

The Yobe State Government on Monday said it will remain committed to ensuring the success of routine immunisation in the state.
Arif Naqvi

Abraaj chief Arif Naqvi docked over dud cheque

A United Arab Emirates court postponed judgment until Tuesday in a case against Arif Naqvi, the founder of private equity firm Abraaj, and another executive for issuing a dud check, two lawyers close to the case said.

Poultry farmers in Kaduna seek financial support

Poultry Farmers Association of Nigeria (PAN), Kaduna State chapter, has urged the state government to assist its members with credit facility, to enable them meet current market demand.

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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It has been a few days of frenzy with the speculation of who will take over as Real Madrid manager after Frenchman Zinedine Zidane leaves the job at the La Liga club at the end of the 2020/2021 season with the pros and cons of picking one candidate over another fuelling the debates.

Real Madrid boss denies locker-room exit announcement

It has been a few days of frenzy with the speculation of who will take over as Real Madrid manager after Frenchman Zinedine Zidane leaves the job at the La Liga club at the end of the 2020/2021 season with the pros and cons of picking one candidate over another fuelling the debates.
Anthony Martial looked a £100 million player and was labelled a Ferrari by Owen Hargreaves after Manchester United's Europa League win over Copenhagen.

Europa League final: Manchester United get Anthony Martial, Daniel James injury boost

Anthony Martial is in contention to play for Manchester United against Fulham after recovering from a knee injury.
French President Emmanuel Macron has proposed that rich Western countries transfer 3-5 percent of their stock of Covid-19 vaccines to Africa, in an interview with the Financial Times published on Thursday.

France promises to lend Sudan $1.5 billion to pay off its debts

The French government has said it will lend Sudan $1.5 billion to help the heavily indebted country pay off its arrears to the International Monetary Fund.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Group accuses Kwara government of fraud in school renovation project

A Kwara-based civic group advocating for accountability and transparency in governance, Elites Network for Sustainable Development (ENetSuD), has accused the state government of inflating the cost of renovating Government High School, Ilorin by over N40.5 million.
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Cross River: NEMA distributes relief materials to 1,112 households devastated by windstorm

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) weekend, distributed relief materials to 1,112 households devastated by windstorm that swept through four communities in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State.

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Former House member’s daughter wanted for certificate forgery

Miss Deborah Ighiwiyisi Agbonayinma, daughter of a former member of the House of Representatives, has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
Lorient forward Terem Moffi has celebrated his first hat-trick in Ligue 1.

Belgian club Kortrijk celebrate Terem Moffi’s first Super Eagles call up

Belgian club KV Kortrijk have celebrated former player Terem Moffi’s first invitation to the Super Eagles.
British professional boxer Tyson Fury has taken his row with the British Broadcasting Corporation over being nominated for Sport Personality of the Year, a notch higher.

Tyson Fury yet to sign Anthony Joshua contract amid amid talk of back-up plan

Tyson Fury’s promoter, Frank Warrren, has explained why the Gypsy King is yet to sign off the final arrangements of his fight with Anthony Joshua.
This was part of a press release signed by MURIC’s director, Professor Ishaq Akintola and made available to journalists on Tuesday.

MURIC: Nigeria needs to recruit more policemen, soldiers

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the Federal Government to recruit more policemen, soldiers and other security agents as a means of bringing the spate of insecurity to a halt.
FILE PHOTO: A ranger walks behind a pair of black rhinoceros at the Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation Park near Marondera, east of the capital Harare, September 22, 2014. The population of the species has dwindled due to poaching activities. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo

Zimbabwe re-introduces rhinos in Gonarezhou park after three decades

Zimbabwe is re-introducing rhinos to its second biggest wildlife park Gonarezhou in the south of the country, the first time that the sanctuary will be home to the species in 30 years, the parks authority said on Thursday.