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Governor Shettima confirms President Buhari’s choice for Senate Presidency

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Monday confirmed that Senator Ahmad Lawan is President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice for the position of Senate President in the 9th Assembly.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: No VP acted in presidential capacity more than Atiku Abubakar

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said no Nigerian vice president acted in the stead of his principal as much as former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), with the new Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (middle) and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (left) during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Head of Service at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday.

Akinwunmi Ambode urges new Head of Service to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy into civil...

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday swore in Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) of the State, with a charge on him to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy and new energy that will take the public service to new heights and make Lagos a globally recognized City-State with a commitment to efficiency, effectiveness, innovation and creativity in service delivery.
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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Mary Robinson

Ex-Irish president decry abuse of veto powers in UN Security Council

Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, on Wednesday said the United Nations Security Council had “failed to live up to its responsibilities” in conflict prevention.
AfDB President Akinwunmi Adesina

African leaders urged to bring down the walls to integrate Africa

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has urged African governments to work towards the elimination of non-tariff barriers in the region.

Nigeria earns $236 billion from petroleum exports in five years

Nigeria, Africa’s top oil producer, earned a total of $236.15bn from petroleum exports over the last five years, a new report by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has shown.

Senator Bode Ola wants release of June 12 election results

Sen. Bode Ola, a lawmaker in the 6th Assembly and Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti, has urged President Muhammad Buhari to order the immediate release of the June 12,1993 election results annulled by the military government.
France are “outsiders” for the Women’s World Cup, according to boss Corinne Diacre, despite the hosts all but securing a place in the knockout stage with victory over Norway.

WWC: France edge past Norway in front of 34,000

France are “outsiders” for the Women’s World Cup, according to boss Corinne Diacre, despite the hosts all but securing a place in the knockout stage with victory over Norway.