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Singapore records increase in suicides among elderly people

The number of elderly people committing suicide in Singapore reached a record high last year, a non-government group said on Monday, urging stronger support for the over 60s in the rapidly ageing city-state.

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Court orders release of detained ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni

Justice Yusuf Halilu of an Abuja High Court on Tuesday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to immediately release detained former Chairman of Skye bank, Tunde Ayeni, from its custody.

CP: Over 7,000 security personnel deployed for elections in Benue

Commissioner of Police in charge of Benue State, Omololu Bishi, has disclosed that over 7,000 security personnel who were deployed for last Saturday’s postponed general elections have returned to their places of primary assignment.
Nigeria international, Odion Ighalo has been unveiled by new club Shanghai Shenhua and handed jersey number 9 as he continues his football career in the China Super League.

Odion Ighalo: Quique Sanchez Flores ‘brain’ behind Shanghai Shenhua move

Shanghai Shenhua new signing Odion Ighalo has described the chance to be coached again by coach Quique Sanchez Flores as a ‘great opportunity’.

Zinedine Zidane ready for ‘serious’ talks about Chelsea job

Former Madrid Manager Zinedine Zidane is reportedly prepared to take over at Chelsea FC as long as the club can match his ambition in the transfer market, according to reports in the British media.

DSS denies former chief still controls its affairs

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that the former Director-General of the service, Mr Lawal Daura, is still in control of its affairs.