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Canada earmarks $3.5bn to boost women, children’s health in Nigeria

Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr Christopher Thorney, has disclosed that the Canadian government has earmarked $3.5 billion to advance the health of women and children in Nigeria.

Canada earmarks $3.5 billion to tackle health challenges of Nigerian women, children

The Canadian government has earmarked $3.5 billion to advance the health of women and children in Nigeria, Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Christopher Thorney, has said.

Chief Judge seeks protection of albinism rights

The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Justice Ishaq Bello has called for the protection of People Living with Albinism (PWA), saying “they are legitimate citizens of the country”.

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(FILES) This file photo taken on February 9, 2017 shows Chinese 100 yuan notes in Beijing. The Chinese currency continued its sharp decline on July 20, 2018 despite US President Donald Trump's bid to rein in the dollar, as analysts pointed out that a weaker yuan aids Beijing in its trade tussle with Washington. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Asia markets rally as China’s yuan defies Donald Trump dollar warning

Asian markets advanced Friday, with Shanghai gaining two percent as China's weak yuan currency defied US President Donald Trump's criticism of a strong dollar and Fed rate hikes.
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Chelsea contact Juventus over Gonzalo Higuain transfer

After Juve completed the £105m signing of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid last week, the Serie A club need to sell some players due to UEFA's FFP rules.

Women Arise: Criminalise vote-buying to prevent recurrence in Osun election

An NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative, says the act of vote-buying should be criminalised as it could rob Nigerians of genuine and quality representation in government.
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Ibrahim Alhassan: I want to help CD Nacional win trophies

Nigeria midfielder, Ibrahim Alhassan, says that he is looking forward to having a successful time with his new Portuguese club, CD Nacional.

SGF: President Buhari engages critical stakeholders for solutions to nation’s challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met with members of Parliamentary Support Group as part of efforts to build synergy, consensus on national issues to find solutions to socio-economic and security challenges facing the country.