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Flood victim buried near Lagos canal

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), says the remains of the 19-year-old teenager who was swept away by flood on June 22, near Surulere Low-Cost Housing Estate has been recovered and buried beside the Canal at Onilegogoro.
The number of coronavirus cases in Qatar crossed 2,500 and Kuwait’s tally moved closer to 1,000 on Friday.

South Africa’s union worried over high coronavirus cases among health workers

South Africa’s union, NEHAWU, is worried over the surge in the number of healthcare workers being diagnosed with COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Lagos man deserted by family members for vomiting

Family members of a 27-year-old man who appeared to display coronavirus-like symptoms, have abandoned the home for him.
Dr Mohammad Abubakar, the Minister of Environment has advised Nigerians to stop eating rats for now as 29 deaths cases have been recorded due to Lassa Fever outbreak in the country.

Lassa fever: Minister advises Nigerians to stop eating rats

Dr Mohammad Abubakar, the Minister of Environment has advised Nigerians to stop eating rats for now as 29 deaths cases have been recorded due to Lassa Fever outbreak in the country.
Mohammed Musa

Niger Senator sends SOS to President Buhari over killing of constituents by bandits

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Mohammed Musa, has cried out over the invasion of a local government area in his Niger East Senatorial district by bandits resulting in the killing of scores of his constituents.

We’re ready to die defending our land – Anambra community

Residents of Odumodu in Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State have said their monarch, Igwe Kris Onyekwuluje, should be held responsible for any calamity on any of their leaders.

APPEALS project inaugurates grievance redress committee in Kano

The Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project has inaugurated a 13 member grievance redress committee in the state.

WFA: Appropriate feeding practices for children lacking in Nigeria

A group, Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WFA), on Monday said appropriate feeding practices for children was still lacking among Nigerians, thus bringing about the prevalence of malnutrition in the country.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia’s George Weah signs land-reform law

Liberian President George Weah has signed a long-sought land reform law that gives local communities greater rights over "customary land" and lets foreigners and charities own property.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari commiserates with Ralph Obioha over wife’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of Chief Ralph Obioha over the passing of his wife, Lady Ego Beatrice, who will be laid to rest on September 15.
Mentally Challenged People

Expert: 85% of Nigeria mad people are youths

Dr Aliyu Abubakar of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria, has said that the youths account for about 85 per cent of mad people in Nigeria.

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Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo has warned parents against allowing their wards to patronize private tutorial centres during the period of schools closure.

Lagos directs JSS3 students to resume Monday

The Lagos State Government has directed Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 students who are registered for National Examination Council (NECO) Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to resume on Monday.
FILE PHOTO- Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Real Madrid v Barcelona – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – March 1, 2020 Barcelona coach Quique Setien before the match REUTERS-Sergio Perez-File Photo

Barca’s final shot in the dark to save troubled season and Quique Setien

Few expect an easy passage into the quarter-finals and if they get there, even fewer expect them to survive against Bayern Munich, the tournament’s most convincing team so far, who will surely finish the job against Chelsea in their last-16 tie.
Confirming this development in Awka, the State Commissioner for Public Utilities and Water Resources, Emeka Ezenwanne, said the affected workers were sacked in line with the Anambra State Water Law 2015, which repealed the law establishing the agency.

Anxiety as no fewer than 800 workers lose their jobs in Anambra

The Anambra State government has confirmed the sack of no fewer than 800 employees of the state moribund Water Board Corporation.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Nigerian government to encourage more private/public partnership to boost domestic gas – minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.
Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles skipper announces birth of baby

Al-Nassr winger and Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has announced the birth of a baby boy to his family.