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Boy chained, starved to death by own father in Kano

A seven-year-old boy from the Madubi Local Government Area of Kano State has lost his life after spending about three years in chains and starvation.

Foundation, Czech embassy rehabilitate 30 drug addicts

The Cardinal Onaiyekan Foundation for Peace (COFP) on Monday said it had rehabilitated 30 youths in Abuja who were subjected to treatment in 2018 for drug addiction.
Professor Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC boss

NAFDAC: Beware of the ‘Ponmo’ you buy

The Management of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the public, especially consumers of animal hides, popularly known as ‘Ponmo’ in local parlance on the activities of some unscrupulous business men and traders who are selling industrial animal hides as food article.
Samuel Kalu (right) and Jamilu Collins celebrate Eagles goal in Uyo PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Gernot Rohr: Samuel Kalu now okay, may feature against Guinea

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr said that striker Samuel Kalu is now okay and may feature in Nigeria’s crunch match Wednesday against Guinea in Group B.
Experienced Burundi international Papy Faty died after collapsing during an eSwatini league match (formerly Swaziland) this week, the Burundi football federation said on Friday.

Burundi’s Papy Faty dies aged 28 in league match

Experienced Burundi international Papy Faty died after collapsing during an eSwatini league match (formerly Swaziland) this week, the Burundi football federation said on Friday.
Pep Guardiola has rubbished reports suggesting that Riyad Mahrez could be moved on just 12 months after making a club-record £60 million ($78m) switch to Manchester City.

Thiago: Bayern Munich still using Pep Guardiola’s philosophies

Thiago has revealed that Bayern Munich still use the same philosophies that Pep Guardiola imprinted on the club, three years after the Spaniard left the German champions.
Carlo Ancelotti expects his Napoli side to be brilliant against Arsenal on Thursday as the Italians look to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

Carlo Ancelotti: Napoli will be brilliant against Arsenal in Europa League

Carlo Ancelotti expects his Napoli side to be brilliant against Arsenal on Thursday as the Italians look to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.
Israeli professor Tal Dvir presents a 3D print of heart with human tissue at the University of Tel Aviv on April 15, 2019. – Scientists in Israel on Monday unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances possibilities for transplants. (Photo by JACK GUEZ / AFP)

Scientists unveil ‘first’ 3D print of heart with human tissue, vessels

Scientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels on Monday, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances possibilities for transplants.

De-radicalised ex-Boko Haram members beg for forgiveness

Some repentant members of the ‘Boko Haram’ sect on Wednesday pleaded with Nigerians for forgiveness over their past unwholesome activities.
Daniel Forestier's body was found with five bullet wounds to the head and heart in a remote car park on the shores of Lake Geneva.

Ex-spy linked to Congo assassination plot found dead

A former French intelligence officer linked to a plot to kill an opponent of the Congo-Brazzaville's president has been found shot dead.
Ivan Strinic insists he never considered retiring from football despite a heart problem which has delayed his debut at Milan.

Croatia’s Ivan Strinic ‘never thought about retiring’ despite heart problem

Croatia's Ivan Strinic insists he never considered retiring from football despite a heart problem which has delayed his debut at Milan.
local gin

NMA calls for ban on local gin

Chairman of Plateau chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Titus Dajel, has called on Plateau government to ban the production and consumption of ‘Goskolo’ , a local gin brewed in some parts of the state.

Expert: Stress can be good also

Dr Gregory Mowete, a medical officer in Abuja, says stress is not necessarily a bad health challenge as it has its positive side.
Ayogu Eze

Ayogu Eze: APC’ll take over Enugu in 2019

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze, said he has all it takes to defeat the incumbent, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, in the 2019 election.
artificial ripe mango

Experts: Ripening of fruits with ‘calcium carbide’ causes heart, kidney, liver failures

A consultant family physician, Dr Abdulrahim Abdulrashed, says the use of “Calcium Carbide’’, a chemical with carcinogenic properties, to force fruit to ripe is injurious to human health.
Fish

Zoologist: Fish consumption can prevent heart problems, other diseases

Prof. James Omotosho of the Department of Zoology, University of Ilorin, has said that regular fish consumption could prevent coronary heart problems and other diseases.
NAS

Nas: I do not beat women

American rapper Nas has spoken for the first time about the allegations of domestic abuse made against him by Kelis Rogers, his ex-wife.
About 3,500 people marched in support of Angela Merke's immigration policy [Hannibal Hanschke- Reuters]

Thousands protest for and against refugees in German city

Thousands of opponents and supporters of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's immigration policy have marched through the eastern city of Chemnitz after a wave of racist violence that followed a knife killing.

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Jadon Sancho has been dropped and fined by Borussia Dortmund ahead of their clash with top-of-the-table Borussia Monchengladbach.

Manchester United go head-to-head with Chelsea in pursuit of Jadon Sancho’s signature

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South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.

South Africa on the edge over new radical sect terror group

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US warns against travel to Tanzania over same-sex unions row

The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.

Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.