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Canada recalls diplomat families from Cuba

Canada is recalling the families of diplomats posted to Havana, the government said Monday, as it continues to investigate “unusual health symptoms” reported by its staff last year.

Iran hits back at US, Canada criticism over protests

A spokesperson for Iran's foreign ministry has condemned Canada's "interventionist" response to widespread demonstrations taking place in the country, the latest critique lobbed by Tehran against countries that have shown support for the protesters.

Polio: UNICEF immunizes 2m children in rural areas of 4 states

The Global Affairs Canada (GAC) in conjunction with UNICEF said it immunized more than two million children in rural communities of Jigawa, Niger, Taraba and Zamfara states in the past one year.

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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.