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Candidate AIDS vaccine passes key early test

The near 40-year quest for an AIDS vaccine received a hopeful boost Saturday when scientists announced that a trial drug triggered an immune response in humans and shielded monkeys from infection.
Juliet Mgborukwe

Juliet Mgborukwe: My separation from hubby ‘closed chapter’

Nollywood actress, Juliet Mgborukwe, has begged fans and well wishers to respect her decision to separate from her husband following the alleged case of domestic violence.
Zimbabwean police on patrol in Harare - AFP-File - DESMOND KWANDE

Report: Zimbabwe man kills, drinks victim’s blood

A 34-year-old Zimbabwean man has been arrested for the gruesome killing of an unsuspecting woman whose throat he allegedly slit before sucking her blood.

Study: Blood test may find if pregnant women are at risk of premature births

A study published in the journal Science revealed that blood tests can accurately identify if pregnant women will deliver babies up to two months prematurely.

June 12: NUPENG commends President Buhari for honouring MKO, others

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for officially announcing June 12 as the new Democracy Day in the country.

Carter Centre calls for effective policy against open defecation

The Carter Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Programme for Plateau and Nasarawa has called for an effective policy of prohibiting open defecation toward eradicating schistosomiasis.

Expert: Why miscarriages occur

Dr. Titilope Ademoroti, a family physician at King’s Care Hospital Limited, Abuja, has advised women to be conscious of their blood group during pregnancy to avoid miscarriages.

Court sentences man to death for killing Christian convert

A German court has handed down a life sentence to a man who murdered a Muslim woman after she converted to Christianity.

Ambulance bomb kills 95, wounds 158 in Kabul

An explosives-packed ambulance blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 others, officials said, in one of the biggest blasts to rock the war-torn city in recent years.

Herdsmen killings: I’ll never beg President Buhari for anything – Governor Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has charged traditional hunters and local vigilante groups in the 16 local government areas to be on red alert and ward off any possible attack on the people of the state by Fulani herdsmen.

Saudi prince fired over audio tape on arrest of 11 princes

A Saudi prince was removed from his post after he released an audio recording that contradicted the Saudi authorities' version of the arrest of 11 princes in Riyadh last week, reports said.

President Buhari govt most clueless, corrupt – Mike Ozekhome

Chief Mike Ozekhome, constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, on Thursday bared his fangs on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as the “most clueless, most directionless, most irresponsible and most corrupt government” since the amalgamation of the country’s Southern and Northern protectorates in 1914.

Pakistan warns US against unilateral military action

Pakistan's military has warned the United States against the possibility of taking unilateral action against armed groups on its soil, in its strongest response yet to tensions between the two allies.

ls Nigerian military strong only against the weak?

On December 12, 2015 in Kaduna state, north-western Nigeria, the military allegedly mowed down hundreds of Shiite Muslims who allegedly tried to obstruct their path. Till date, their leader, Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife are still in detention, although authorities like to sugarcoat it as protective custody.

Moderate alcohol intake may increase your life span – study

While many researches have warned of its adverse health effects, a recent study says if consumed lightly or in moderation, alcohol could actually lead to a longer life.

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Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus (R), Atiku Abubakar and behind him Otunba Gbenga Daniel, DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, at the declaration rally of Atiku for the 2019 presidential election, at Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.

Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
PSG's Neymar

Neymar says he is victim of ‘double standards’ for club and country

Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.