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Governor Bello wants religious leaders to pray for Nigeria

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Thursday called on religious leaders to step up prayers for the sustained unity and progress of the country.

Anambra Central: 21 parties await INEC’s decision on court rulings

The Chairmen of 21 political parties in Anambra have said they were waiting for decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the court judgments nullifying Anambra Central Senatorial District seat.

Why stroke cases are increasing – physiotherapist

A Consultant Physiotherapist, Dr Chris Okafor, says the incidence of stroke has increased in the country due to the dwindling economy and the state of healthcare delivery.

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ActionAid calls for adequate funding of agric extension services

The Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Mr Azubike Nwokoye, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to strengthen agricultural extension services in the country.

Okezie Ikpeazu sets up community development initiative

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State says his administration had evolved a new strategy for rapid community development in the state known as Direct Touch Initiative.
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Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy sidelined after knee surgery

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy is set for a spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery to repair cartilage in his left knee.

SARS personnel allegedly shoot vigilante in Lagos

A 50-year-old vigilante, Agbodemu Ishola, on Wednesday told the Presidential Panel on Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) Reform that some members of SARS directly shot at him.
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Death toll from DRC cholera outbreak at 857

A cholera epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed 857 lives since the start of the year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Wednesday.