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Study: Overweight babies may have lower brain function in childhood

Children who are overweight or on the threshold of obesity in the first two years of life may grow up to have lower cognitive abilities.

US earmarks $45 billion for 2018 Afghanistan war

The U.S. will spend 45 billion dollars on military operations in Afghanistan in 2018, local media reported, citing a senior Pentagon official.

US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan visits Nigeria

United States Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan, will be visiting Nigeria from November 19 to 20.

Uber picks savvy dealmaker, not ‘tech bro’ as new CEO

Dara Khosrowshahi may have been the compromise choice for Uber Technologies Inc’s new chief executive.

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Aviation union to down tools Friday over delay in release of conditions of service

The National Union of Air Transport Employees will on December 14 embark on a nationwide protest over the delay in the release of the conditions of service of all aviation agencies by the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission.
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Egypt FA in U-turn over 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bid

The Egypt Football Association (EFA) has said that it is interested in bidding to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations despite previous comments.

Plateau council polls: APC urges tribunal to dismiss all petitions

The APC has asked the Plateau Local Government Elections Tribunal to strike out the 31 petitions filed by the PDP, citing alleged failure to reply to pre-hearing questions within the seven days required by law.

REC: INEC ready for by-election in Ekiti

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti State, Prof. Abduganiy Raji, on Thursday said the commission was now ready for the pending by-election to fill the vacant seat in the state House of Assembly.

House of Reps seek to change system of government

The House of Representatives has introduced a bill proposing a change in Nigeria’s system of government from Presidential to Parliamentary system.