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Why Irma wasn’t as catastrophic in Florida as feared

Hurricane Irma was supposed to be a monster storm, immense and record-breaking in size as it charged toward Florida packing a punch that could a state that is home to some 20 million people.

Irma lashes Florida, leaving thousands without power

Hurricane Irma began pummeling Florida late on Saturday, threatening almost the entire southeastern US state after cutting a deadly path of destruction through the Caribbean.

All Florida residents ‘should be prepared to evacuate’ – governor

Florida Governor Rick Scott warned Friday that all of the state's 20 million inhabitants should be prepared to evacuate as Hurricane Irma bears down for a direct hit on the southern US state.

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NURTW, NDLEA partner to educate commercial drivers on illegal drug consumption

Mr. Olugbade Olagunju, the Secretary, National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in FCT, says it is partnering with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the campaign against illegal drug consumption.

Federal government wants states to domesticate essential medicine list

The Federal Government on Friday called on states government to domesticate Essential Medicine List to guide the procurement of medicine in health facilities and enhance quality healthcare services in the country.

CPC apprehends eight persons, confiscates over 1000 bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

The Director General of the Consumer Protection Council, Babatunde Irukera, says the council has apprehended eight persons for allegedly dealing in substandard rice in Akwa Ibom.

Judge’s withdrawal stalls Innoson’s arraignment

The scheduled arraignment on Friday of Innocent Chukwuma, known popularly as Innoson, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court has suffered a setback, following the withdrawal of Justice Mojisola Dada from the case.
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All change up front as Nigeria look for goals against Iceland

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr shook up his forward line on Friday for the clash against Iceland in Volgograd, bringing in Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho among three changes for a match in which defeat would see them eliminated.