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US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Donald Trump Twitter photo attack backfires as Nancy Pelosi owns it

President Donald Trump’s Twitter attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following an acrimonious White House meeting appears to have backfired spectacularly.
First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Aisha Buhari has expressed her resolve to construct a regional secretariat for the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM). The Mission, which was established after the Beijing Conference of 1995, has been in the custody of Nigeria, with leadership rotating among African First Ladies.

Aisha Buhari: Regional secretariat of AFLPM will soon be a reality

First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has expressed her resolve to construct a regional secretariat for the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM). The Mission, which was established after the Beijing Conference of 1995, has been in the custody of Nigeria, with leadership rotating among African First Ladies.

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.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 7, 2018 a health worker waits to handle a new unconfirmed Ebola patient at a newly build MSF (Doctors Without Borders) supported Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo. – Photographers for Agence France-Presse scooped up four nominations on February 20, 2019 in the prestigious 2019 World Press Photo of the Year Award, with the winners to be announced at a gala event in April. Kinshasa-based shooter John Wessels bagged two nominations in the General News – Singles category for including a picture taken of a Congolese health worker waiting for a suspected Ebola patient. (Photo by John WESSELS / AFP)

Malawi denies reported case of Ebola

Health authorities in Malawi have dismissed as false reports that first Ebola case has been recorded in the country’s border district of Karonga.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight

A third of the world’s nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight and face lifelong health problems as a consequence, according to a grim UN assessment of childhood nutrition released Tuesday.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

Ministry: 45% of deaths of children preventable with healthy diets

Forty-five per cent of deaths of children could be prevented through eating of healthy diets, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has declared.

Lagos unfolds strategies to sanitise meat value chain

Sequel to the new reforms that the State Government has adopted to sanitize the red meat value chain in the State, the State Government has unfolded what it termed the immediate, intermediate and long term strategies for immediate implementation in the State.

Ekiti partners private investors to finance key projects

Ekiti State government has hinted of its plan to enter into partnership with some private investors and development partners to finance key projects in the state.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti attracts over $100 million for airport, agric zone, others

Ekiti state government has said efforts are at top gears to attracts a whopping sum of $100 million to invest in some critical infrastructures that are key to accelerate the socio-economic development of the state.

Official: 45 percent of under-five mortality preventable

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammed Umar, said on Friday that 45 percent of death of children under five years old was preventable with a healthy diet.

Official: Healthy diet can prevent 45% of under-5 mortality

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Umar, says 45 per cent of death of children under five years old was preventable with a healthy diet.

World Bank supports 50 communities affected by Boko Haram with N500 million

The World Bank-assisted Community and Social Development Programme (CSDP) has earmarked N500 million for provision of support to 50 communities affected by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.

World Bank earmarks N500 million for 50 Borno communities affected by Boko Haram

The World Bank-assisted Community and Social Development Programme has earmarked N500 million for provision of support to 50 communities affected by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.
The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, says he has adopted a three-point aggressive and purposeful strategy to rebrand the scheme.

Nigeria cannot achieve UHC without States’ participation – NHIS chief

The Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has called for the involvement of the States in health insurance schemes to enable speedy achievement of the Universal Health Coverage, UHC, in Nigeria.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Governor Ortom seeks EU support for Benue’s development

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to support the state in the areas of health, water supply, flood control and the resettlement of those displaced from their ancestral homes by armed herdsmen.
President Muhammadu Buhari assured on Wednesday that he will do everything within his power to “carry everyone along on my last lap as a democratically-elected leader.” 1

President Buhari: I’m devoted to Nigeria’s unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to the unity of Nigeria. He vowed to devote all his time and energy to promote it for the benefit of Nigerians.

Governor Ihedioha: Maurice Iwu contributed immensely to health development

The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has hailed the enormous contributions of a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Maurice Iwu, to health development, particularly in the area of traditional medicine in the country.

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Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga have submitted a request to the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their match in December to be played in Miami.

Atletico Madrid and Villarreal submit request to play La Liga match in Miami

Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga have submitted a request to the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their match in December to be played in Miami.
The Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police recover remains of slain policeman’s wife in Benue

A joint security team in Benue State codenamed Operation Zenda on Thursday recovered the decaying body of Mrs Bridget Ihom, wife of a policeman.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA suspends fertilisers distribution in Benue

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has suspended the ongoing distribution of fertilisers to the 2018 flood and herders crises victims in Benue.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Benedict Akwuegbu: NFF deliberately shuns former players who can improve Nigeria football

Former Super Eagles forward Benedict Akwuegbu has criticized the conscious efforts of ‘people in the NFF’ to restrict the involvement of more ex footballers in the administration of the game in the Country.
Raul Gonzalez has apparently appeared as a surprise aspirant as a switch for Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.

Real Madrid consider Raul Gonzalez as Zinedine Zidane replacement

Raul Gonzalez has apparently appeared as a surprise aspirant as a switch for Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.