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France’s Audrey Azoulay wins vote to be next UNESCO chief

UNESCO's executive board on Friday chose former French Culture Minister Audrey Azoulay to be the U.N. cultural agency's next leader over a Qatari candidate in an unusually heated race overshadowed by Mideast tensions.

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Smoke fills the stage following an explosion at a Zanu pf rally in Bulawayo, Saturday, June, 23, 2018. An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe’s president was addressing a campaign rally on Saturday, with state media calling it an assassination attempt but saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene. Witnesses said several people were injured, including a vice president. (Associated Press)

Minister: At least 15 injured in Zimbabwe explosion

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Saturday he narrowly survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally that injured two of his vice-presidents and several party officials.
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Sickle cell foundation lauds Lagos over N200 million support

In commemoration of the 2018 World Sickle Cell Day, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Nigeria has lauded the Lagos State government for donating N200m for the establishment of a bone marrow transplant unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
APC National Charman Adams Oshiomhole

President Buhari: Comrade Oshiomhole as consensus candidate meant to heal wounds

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the idea behind adopting a consensus candidate as chairman of the party was meant to heal aggrieved members of the party.

Policeman’s ‘accidental discharge’ kills woman in Anambra

Live bullet from an AK47 rifle carried by an unnamed police officer has killed a 38-year-old woman in Onitsha.
NHIS boss Prof Yusuf Usman at TUC National secretariat Lagos

Usman Yusuf: NHIS money meant to pay for the sick

The Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, has accused some HMOs, Hospitals, Insurance companies as the institutions that want to defraud Nigerians and who ganged up and masterminded his suspension for six months.