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Federal government urges environment stakeholders to address herders-farmers conflict

The Federal Government on Monday urged stakeholders in the environment sector to support its efforts to tackle the incessant herders-farmers conflicts in the country.

Foundation harps on benefit of proper waste disposal

Help Keep Clean Foundation has advised Nigerians against inappropriate disposal of municipal waste, describing it as hazardous to health.
Medical Waste

Expert urges healthcare givers to dispose medical waste properly

Mr Kolawole Ogunleye, an Environmental Health Expert, on Saturday urged healthcare givers and institutions to engage in proper management and disposal of medical waste to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.

Health workers threaten strike over salary structure

The Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has called on governors of Anambra and Enugu States to implement the Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS) in their states.
Airline Cabin Crew

Study: Flight attendants exposed to greater risk of cancers

The study, which was conducted by researchers at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, surveyed 5,366 U.S. flight crew members and found that slightly over 15 per cent of them reported having been diagnosed with cancer.

NOUN Nursing programme fully accredited by NUC, NMCN – vice-chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Prof. Abdalla Adamu, says the institution’s Nursing programme has been fully accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).

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Police confirm death of four undergraduates in UNIUYO cult clash

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has confirmed report of a cult clash between the Black Axe and Vikings Confraternities at the University of Uyo campuses.

Ogun Assembly passes bills seeking to change names of three state-owned institutions

The effected institutions included Ogun State College of Health Technology, Ilese-Ijebu; Gateway Polytechnic, Igbesa, and Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu-Ijebu.

Killings: The church should make arrangements to protect itself – Primate Okoh

Most Rev Nicholas Okoh, the Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican communion), has said that the time has come for the church to defend itself from further attacks.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 21.1 million children denied first dose of measles vaccine yearly

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 or 21.1 million children a year on average.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed that his club were keen on signing Paul Pogba in 2016, only to be priced out of the market by Manchester United.

Gary Neville: Paul Pogba doesn’t want to be at Manchester United

Paul Pogba does not want to be at Manchester United, claims Gary Neville, with transfer talk and the influence of his agent, Mino Raiola, leading the Real Madrid-linked midfielder to have his head turned.