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Eric Bailly is nearing a return for Manchester United after taking part in first-team training on Monday.

How Ivory Coast civil war nearly ruined Eric Bailly’s European dream

Eric Bailly was affected by the second Ivorian civil war which started in November 2010 and nearly missed out on his first European trip to commence his professional career.Eric Bailly was affected by the second Ivorian civil war which started in November 2010 and nearly missed out on his first European trip to commence his professional career.

Bauchi: Cholera kills 28 in one year

The figure was contained in the document of a campaign tagged, ‘Driving political will to end cholera in Bauchi State’, released by the Society for Water and Sanitation supported by WaterAid Nigeria in commemoration of the 2019 World Toilet Day in Bauchi on Tuesday.

Flood: At least 28,000 homeless in Central African Republic

The worst flooding in two decades in the Central African Republic has left at least 28,000 people homeless, the country’s Red Cross said Tuesday, with the government calling the disaster a “huge natural catastrophe”.
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WHO advocates more research on health impact of microplastics

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impact on human health.
A teenage boy who had accidentally ingested tapeworm eggs due to unhygienic practices has died from the subsequent parasitic disease caused by the worms.

Boy dies as tapeworms burrow into his brain and testicle

A teenage boy who had accidentally ingested tapeworm eggs due to unhygienic practices has died from the subsequent parasitic disease caused by the worms.
Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) were linked to risks of premature death, particularly death from cardiovascular diseases, according to a Harvard study published on Monday in the journal Circulation.

Report: Sugary drinks a factor in cardiovascular disease

A recent research published in a journal, Circulation, reveals an association between sugary drinks and an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.
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ERA/FoEN asks Lagos Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu to stop privatisation of water

The Our Water, Our Right Movement led by the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has cautioned Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos governor-elect, from continuing with plans by previous administrations to privatise water.

Nestlé Nigeria inaugurates four community water projects

As the world commemorates World Water Day, Managing Director and CEO of Nestlé Nigeria, Mr. Mauricio Alarcon, says the company recognises and respects the fact that water is a fundamental human right.

Physician: Bad breath, a warning sign of gum disease

Dr Innocent Osazuwa, a medical practitioner, Benin in Edo, says persistent bad breath or bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum disease.

Egyptians upset President al-Sisi on Twitter

Egyptians renewed online criticism of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday, hours after he said he was “saddened” by a similar campaign a few weeks ago.
Some of the twelve boys, dramatically rescued from deep inside a Thai cave, after being trapped for more than a fortnight, arrive for a press conference in Chiang Rai on July 18, 2018, following their discharge from the hospital. The young footballers and their coach who became trapped deep in a flooded cave complex tried to dig their way out and survived on rainwater for nine days before being found and later rescued. / AFP PHOTO / Lillian SUWANRUMPHA

It was a miracle, Thai cave boys describe two-week ordeal

It was meant to be a fun excursion after football practice, but it turned into a life-threatening, two-week ordeal for a group of youngsters trapped in a cave with rising waters and no apparent escape route.

Egypt ups prices of cigarettes as part of economic reforms

Egypt has hiked the prices of cigarettes, the latest measure amid reforms designed to overhaul the country's troubled economy, still reeling from a costly 2011 uprising.
Iranian protesters in central Tehran on June 25, 2018. (AFP Photo-Atta Kenare)

Several injured during Iran water protests

Several people were injured in the southwestern Iranian city of Khorramshahr late Saturday when demonstrators protesting against water pollution clashed with police, Iranian state media reported.

Workers shut down NEMA offices

The staff of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have embarked on a nationwide indefinite strike over what they termed as maladministration, ineptitude, incompetence and inefficiency of the current Director General, Mustafha Maihaja.

VP Osinbajo: Why Nigeria must lead efforts to save Lake Chad

Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria must lead the efforts to save Lake Chad and pulling the region back from a major economic, social and ecological disaster.

Federal govt launches national standard for drinking water quality

The Federal Government on Thursday launched the Nigerian Standard for Drinking Water Quality to promote the availability of safe drinking water for all Nigerians.

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Kebbi government set to constructs 1,000 housing units

The Kebbi State government has disclosed that it would construct 1,000 housing units comprising of two and four rooms estate in the state.

Sokoto APC candidate in House of Assembly rerun poll defects to PDP

A candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Sokoto forthcoming rerun House of Assembly election, Alhaji Bature Dan Muhammadu Lili, has decamped to People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Court stops INEC, Senate from executing judgement sacking Senator Ifeanyi Ubah

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Clerk of the National Assembly and Clerk of the Senate, from giving effect to the judgment that sacked Ifeanyi Ubah from the Senate.
Former Nigeria international and coach Samson Siasia has denied any wrongdoing after he was slapped with a lifetime ban by Fifa on Friday.

Samson Siasia begs Nigerians for €250,000 to appeal FIFA ban

Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia filmed a video pleading with well-meaning Nigerians to donate 250,000 euros.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

PRP applauds Governor Bagudu for sustenance of peace in Kebbi

The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), in Kebbi, has commended the administration of Gov. Atiku Bagudu for peaceful co-existence and relative peace in the state.