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Following concern that no fewer than 25 health workers at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, UBTH, are in self isolation to monitor for possible contacting COVID-19 as a result of their contact with a patient who was said to have died of the virus, the hospital has said it has so far received three patients, who have been confirmed positive for the virus.

University of Benin teaching hospital confirms three coronavirus cases

Following concern that no fewer than 25 health workers at the University of Benn Teaching Hospital, UBTH, are in self isolation to monitor for possible contacting COVID-19 as a result of their contact with a patient who was said to have died of the virus, the hospital has said it has so far received three patients, who have been confirmed positive for the virus.
Tyson Fury has reportedly been invited by Manchester United to share his inspirational life story to the squad following his remarkable victory over Deontay Wilder.

Manchester United invite Tyson Fury to share unique life story with squad

Tyson Fury has reportedly been invited by Manchester United to share his inspirational life story to the squad following his remarkable victory over Deontay Wilder.
John Fury served a prison sentence for gouging someone’s eye out (GETTY)

Tyson Fury’s dad wants ‘Gypsy King’ to retire

John Fury wants his son Tyson to retire from boxing after his stunning victory at the weekend against Deontay Wilder, as he opened up about his son’s journey from depression and addiction.
Some causes of illness have been linked to internet addition, drug addiction, pornography, alcohol addiction, cigarette smoking and gaming, among others.

Psychiatrist: Internet addiction can cause mental illness

Some causes of illness have been linked to internet addition, drug addiction, pornography, alcohol addiction, cigarette smoking and gaming, among others.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Violence against children impedes socio-economic development

Mr Murtala Mohammed, a Child Education Specialist, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Lagos Office, says violence against children hampers social and economic development in any society.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 09, 2019 Brazilian football great Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pele, arrives at Guarulhos International Airport, in Guarulhos some 25km from Sao Paulo, Brazil. – Brazilian football legend Pele “lives reclusive” and “suffers from a form of depression” because he cannot walk normally, his son revealed on Monday at Globoesporte.com. (Photo by NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP)

Brazil legend Pele says he’s ‘fine,’ after son spoke of depression

Brazilian football legend Pele sought to reassure fans on Thursday that he was doing fine after his son alluded to depression and said the ageing star now barely leaves home.
Migrants, most of them asylum seekers, sent back to Mexico from the US under the Remain in Mexico programme, officially named Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), wait in line for a meal outside the Human Repatriation office in Matamoros, Mexico

MSF: US policy puts migrants at risk of kidnapping, extortion

Central American migrants and asylum seekers already suffer from mental health issues stemming from the violence they are fleeing, but US and regional immigration policies are making matters much worse, according to a new report by Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres, or MSF).
Brazil soccer star Pele hospitalised in Paris

Football great Pele reluctant to leave his home

The three-time World Cup winner, who will be 80 in October, received treatment in Paris last April for a urinary infection. Pele, widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers in history, has had hip trouble for some time and now needs a frame to walk, with many of his recent public appearances in a wheelchair.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Association harps on national mental health bill passaage

The Association of Psychiatrist in Nigeria says that passing of the National Mental Health Bill into law will help reposition the health sector to meet emerging modern challenges.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

Corps member commits suicide in Kogi

A serving corps member from Kogi State, Miss Bolufemi Princess Motunrayo, has committed suicide. Miss Bolufemi was said to have died after drinking two bottles of “snippers”, a lethal insecticide.
Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, dominating Andy Ruiz Jr over 12 rounds in their huge rematch

Diaspora commission hails Anthony Joshua over boxing victory

Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, for defeating his opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr, in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, to reclaim his World Heavyweight titles.

Hate Speech Bill: Death penalty will be amended to respect Nigerians’ wishes –...

Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has said the death penalty proposed for anyone found culpable of hate speech that leads to the death of another, will be amended by the Senate when the bill is subjected to legislative input by the National Assembly.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army arrests ‘drug peddler’ with 60 wraps of cocaine

The 9 Brigade Command of the Nigeria Army, Ikeja Cantonment in Lagos State, on Saturday paraded a hard drug peddler, Okafor Collins, caught with 60 wraps of substance suspected to be cocaine.
US pop star Ariana Grande has sued fashion retailer Forever 21 for using her trademark style to promote its products without her permission, including adverts featuring a “look-alike model.”

Ariana Grande hit by mystery illness, cancels concert

Pop superstar Ariana Grande was forced to cancel her concert in Lexington, Kentucky, on Sunday amid a “scary” battle with a mystery illness.
First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari was in Accra, Ghana on the 29th October 2019 where she was an Ambassador and Special Guest of Honour at the Sixth Edition of the “MERCK AFRICA – ASIA LUMINARY/ MORE THAN A MOTHER INITIATIVE conference for African First Ladies.

Aisha Buhari features in Merck Africa international conference

First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari was in Accra, Ghana on the 29th October 2019 where she was an Ambassador and Special Guest of Honour at the Sixth Edition of the “MERCK AFRICA – ASIA LUMINARY/ MORE THAN A MOTHER INITIATIVE conference for African First Ladies.

Igala kicks against planned chieftaincy title for Gov Bello

A social cultural organisation of the Igala people of Kogi state, Ojuju Agbadufu Igala, has asked the Ata Igala and Chairman of the Kogi state Council of Chiefs, Dr. Michael Oboni, to suspend the planned conferment of a chieftaincy title on Governor Yahaya Bello.

NMA: Implement mental health act to check suicide

Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association has called for full implementation of the Mental Health Act in the state as part of activities to stem the tide of suicide.
The Chief Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Kware, Dr Shehu Sale, has advised Nigerians to consider rising suicide cases as a global concern caused by lifestyle challenges rather than restricting it to mental health disorders.

Expert: Rising cases of suicides beyond mental illness

The Chief Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Kware, Dr Shehu Sale, has advised Nigerians to consider rising suicide cases as a global concern caused by lifestyle challenges rather than restricting it to mental health disorders.

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Mexico boss Tata Martino is willing to negotiate a pay cut to help during the coronavirus pandemic and believes every coach and player should be ready to do so.

Mexico manager Tata Martino willing to take pay cut during coronavirus crisis

Mexico boss Tata Martino is willing to negotiate a pay cut to help during the coronavirus pandemic and believes every coach and player should be ready to do so.
The deadline to leave for up to four cruise ships anchored off the Australian State of Queensland will come at midnight on Wednesday.

Deadline looms for cruise ships still in Australian waters amid coronavirus outbreak

The deadline to leave for up to four cruise ships anchored off the Australian State of Queensland will come at midnight on Wednesday.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom: Five coronavirus cases hale and hearty

The Akwa Ibom state government has stated that all five reported positive test cases of COVID-19 in the state are hale and hearty while awaiting the conduct of a reconfirmation test.

Work Health Day: NMA seeks healthy, dignifying working environment for workers

As the World Health Organisation, WHO, celebrates the nursing profession by making the theme of the 2020 World Health Day to be “Support Nurses and Midwives,” the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has asked for a healthy and dignifying working environment for health workers in the country.
Sadio Mane has challenged Liverpool to prove their title-winning credentials after suffering back-to-back defeats for the first time this season.

Sadio Mane states how he will react if Liverpool are not awarded the title

Plenty of people on social media have suggested that the season should be cancelled, but it is highly unlikely that it will come to that, as UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has stated that Liverpool will more than likely be awarded the title at some point.