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The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli

2019: Olu of Warri sues for violence-free elections

The Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, has enjoined stakeholders in forth-coming general elections to ensure an hitch-free electioneering campaign devoid of hate speeches, bias or sentiments capable of truncating the peaceful co-existence in the kingdom and its environs.
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference after an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

WHO: Air pollution kills 600,000 children annually

Exposure to toxic air both indoors and out kills some 600,000 children under the age of 15 each year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned Monday.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

2019: Olusegun Obasanjo endorses Atiku Abubakar for president

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed his former deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, for President.
Rafiki

Kenyan court lifts ban on lesbian love film

Kenya on Friday overturned a ban on Rafiki, a film about a lesbian love affair and the first ever movie from the country to be shown at the Cannes film festival.
artificial ripe mango

Experts: Artificial ripening of fruits causes cancer, liver, kidney diseases

Medical and health experts have warned Nigerians against using chemicals to ripen fruits, saying substances like carbide are responsible for the rising cases of liver, kidney and cancer in the country.
Generators

Expert: Electricity generators, major cause of hearing loss in Nigeria

An expert on hearing loss, Dr Bolajoko Olusanya, on Friday identified generators, some prescription drugs, and exposure to loud noise as major causes of hearing loss in the country.

Governor Sani Bello charges corps members to be change agents

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has charged corps members to serve as change agents and mobilise their host communities toward a better Nigeria.

Ibadan University College Hospital records 1,680 mental health cases in 1 year

Prof. Olayinka Omigbodun, a Consultant Psychiatrist and Head of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Department at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says more than 1,680 cases of mental illness were treated in the facility in the last one year.

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Researchers say they have located the wreckage of a World War II-era US warship that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes.

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President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: National migration policy to be adopted soon

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that a national policy on internal displacement is in the process of adoption, adding that it will help regulate the internal displacement crisis and complement the fight against the Islamist insurgency in the north east.

Kano government proposes N500 million to establish public service institute

The Kano State Government says it will establish a Public Service Institute for the constant training of its workers.
Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways: We were never interested in Nigeria Air

Akbar Al Baker, the chief executive officer of Qatar Airways, says his company was not looking to be a core investor in the national carrier project, Nigeria Air.

Recruitment: Police commission receives 158,773 applications 18 days after

The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it has received 158,773 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force.
Ashley Young concedes that Manchester United have been left feeling disappointed and deflated after suffering a 3-1 defeat to arch-rivals Liverpool.

Ashley Young: Manchester United disappointed, deflated after Liverpool loss

Ashley Young concedes that Manchester United have been left feeling disappointed and deflated after suffering a 3-1 defeat to arch-rivals Liverpool.