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President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Poverty goes beyond lack of food, shelter, healthcare – UNGA president

President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says poverty is beyond lack of access to food, shelter, healthcare and sanitation.

UNICEF: 49% children under five not growing well in Nigeria

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), said 49 per cent of children under the age of five in the country do not grow well as they are either stunted, wasted or overweight.
Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to heavy jail terms yesterday over the failed 2017 independence bid, bringing thousands of angry protesters on to the streets of Barcelona and blocked access to its airport. 1

Protesters clash with policemen as Spain jails separatist leaders

Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to heavy jail terms yesterday over the failed 2017 independence bid, bringing thousands of angry protesters on to the streets of Barcelona and blocked access to its airport.
The Chief Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Kware, Dr Shehu Sale, has advised Nigerians to consider rising suicide cases as a global concern caused by lifestyle challenges rather than restricting it to mental health disorders.

Expert: Rising cases of suicides beyond mental illness

The Chief Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Kware, Dr Shehu Sale, has advised Nigerians to consider rising suicide cases as a global concern caused by lifestyle challenges rather than restricting it to mental health disorders.
Families of Islamic State (IS) group members escaped a displacement camp in northern Syria where a Turkish offensive against Kurdish forces has sparked fierce fighting, Kurdish authorities said Sunday.

IS families escape Syria displacement camp

Families of Islamic State (IS) group members escaped a displacement camp in northern Syria where a Turkish offensive against Kurdish forces has sparked fierce fighting, Kurdish authorities said Sunday.

18 injured as shells hit Turkish border town

At least 18 people were injured in shelling on a Turkish border town Thursday, local media said, a day after Turkey launched an operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria.

Katsina government to immunise seven million residents against yellow fever

Katsina State Government says it is targeting seven million people in the ongoing vaccination against Yellow Fever holding across the state.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped ASUP chair, others regain freedom

Four staff of the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo Ora and one other person who were kidnapped on Thursday have regained their freedom.
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

How African footballers in Europe spend their money

African footballers – like other players from developing countries – invariably earn sums of money far greater than their contemporaries back home.

Stakeholders seek end to incessant marriage break-up

Some stakeholders, on Tuesday, identified third-party influence and lack of trust among couples as factors responsible for the collapse of marriages nowadays.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Hajj: President Buhari congratulates pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.
Arsenal first-team operations manager Ameesh Manek has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for his behaviour during Sunday's defeat to Crystal Palace.

Arsenal duo out of Newcastle trip after further security incidents

Arsenal will be without the services of Mesut Özil and Sead Kolašinac against Newcastle due to ‘further security incidents’.

Sex traffickers from southeast worry Anambra residents in Malaysia

Anambra residents in Malaysia have raised the alarm over number of Southeast girls being used in sex trafficking business in that country.

Fear grips Owerri residents over killing of unidentified lady

The death of an unidentified lady in a hotel around World Bank Street in Owerri, Imo State, has created fears among residents in the area.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of the students of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ABTU), Bauchi State, who lost their lives following the collapse of a bridge at its Gubi Campus after a downpour on Monday night.

President Buhari mourns Bauchi university students, urges greater safety on campuses

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of the students of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ABTU), Bauchi State, who lost their lives following the collapse of a bridge at its Gubi Campus after a downpour on Monday night.

NBA, families raise the alarm over ‘fake lawyer’

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu branch, and two families have raised the alarm over one Dr. Charles, who is allegedly parading himself as a lawyer and extorting money from the public.

Transparency: Police, parliament, judiciary top list of ‘corrupt institutions’ in Nigeria

The police, parliament and judiciary top the list of the most corrupt institutions in Nigeria, according to a survey by Transparency International released, yesterday.

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.

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HIV/AIDS: Nigeria, Africa lack political will to find solution – Group

The Coalition of Civil Society Network for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria has said that increased funding for curative and preventive intervention for HIV/AIDS will give rise to zero level response in Nigeria.
The former head of the Philippine Police, Gen. Oscar Albayalde, has been named in a criminal complaint by his own Force over drugs raid that he oversaw six years ago.

Ex-Police boss swaps innocent person for drug suspect after taking bribe

The former head of the Philippine Police, Gen. Oscar Albayalde, has been named in a criminal complaint by his own Force over drugs raid that he oversaw six years ago.
Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami wrecks S/Africa after India enforce follow-on

India subjected South Africa to the ignominy of a follow-on for the second test in a row and then reduced them to 26 for four wickets in the third and final test to inch toward a series whitewash on Monday.

Group: Governors funding pilgrimages, instead of HIV/AIDS treatment

The Coalition of Civil Society Network for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria has said that increased funding for curative and preventive intervention for HIV/AIDS will give rise to zero level response in Nigeria.

Lebanese protesters vow to stay in the streets

Anti-austerity protesters vowed to stay in the streets across Lebanon for a fifth straight day on Monday.