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WHO: 420 million people have diabetes

No fewer than 420 million adults have diabetes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, adding that the number has been increasing steadily over the last three decades.

Diphtheria kills 21 in Bangladesh Rohingya camps – WHO

Twenty-one people have died from diphtheria in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, adding that it had started a second vaccination drive to rein in the outbreak.

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Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai urged not to sign religious bill into law

A Kaduna based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Haliru Abdullahi Maraya, has advised Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai not to sign the religious bill recently passed by the State House of Assembly.
Clara Chime

Why I abandoned my matrimonial home – Ex-Governor Chime’s wife

The estranged wife of former governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, Clara, on Monday told an FCT High Court Apo that she left her matrimonial home for fear of her life.
Huawei

US budget chief requests two-year delay on parts of Huawei ban

The White House’s acting budget chief is pressing for parts of the US’s Huawei ban to be delayed an additional two years, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Africa Independent Television (AIT)

NBC, AIT resolve differences as ‘media elders’ intervene

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM, have resolved their differences.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.

President Buhari: Police, military capable of securing Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.