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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.

Drinking sugary beverages linked to early death – study

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.

Nigeria set to host international Lassa fever conference

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is set to host the first-ever international Lassa fever conference in Nigeria.
Omoyele Sowore

2019: AAC’s Omoyele Sowore picks running mate

The candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has picked his running mate for the 2019 general election.

Plateau records two positive cases of monkey ‎pox

The Plateau State Government has confirmed that the state has recorded two positive cases of monkeypox in Shendam Local Government Area of the state.

WHO: Ebola in DRC may spread nationally, internationally

The Democratic Republic of the Congo remains on an “epidemiological knife-edge” regarding the spread of the deadly Ebola disease, in spite of the quick response by authorities and international partners to the threat, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned.

New child-killing virus hits Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s health officials, on Thursday, warned that a new virus affecting children was spreading in the island’s south and five deaths had already been reported.

ECOWAS opens regional centre for surveillance and disease control in Abuja

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has opened its Regional Centre for Surveillance and Disease Control (RCSDC) office in Abuja.

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NNPC to inaugurate largest cooking gas storage facility in Benin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will unveil the largest Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas and Propane Storage and dispensing facility in Oredo, Benin City.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos socialite, four others charged with unlawful interference with property

Lagos socialite, Buhari Oloto, has been charged alongside four others before a Lagos State High Court for unlawful interference with property, contrary to Section 2(1) of the Lagos State Properties Protection Law 2016.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo charges governments to see private sector as engine for economic development

Former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has charged government at all levels in the country to see the private sector as the engine for economic development.
The fake soldier, Yusuf Quadri, 22, from Ogun State, was arrested during a cautious stop and search by RRS officers.

Fake soldier, robber arrested in Lagos

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), a unit of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a fake soldier and a robber.

Don: How President Buhari’s anti-corruption fight can succeed

A renowned legal luminary, Professor Muhammed Tabi’u has urged President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to strengthen his war against corruption, so as to ensure probity and accountability in governance.