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Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire (born 4 November 1946) is a Nigerian medical doctor and politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Nigeria approves national palliative care policy for cancer patients

Dr Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, has approved the development of National Palliative Care Policy in order to address the palliative care need of cancer patients in the country.

UNICEF raises alarm over fate of Nigerian children, says 950 may die daily

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has expressed fears that an additional 950 Nigerian children could die every day from preventable causes over the next six months as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts routine services and threatens to weaken the health system.
Winnie Byanyima

UNAIDS appoints new executive director

Winnie Byanyima has been appointed as the new Executive Director of UNAIDS and will also double as the United Nations Under-Secretary-General.

NOI Polls appoints Chike Nwangwu as new chief executive

NOI Polls announces the appointment of Chike Nwangwu as new managing director/chief executive to take charge of its affairs
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7, 400 women forced to marry in China

More than 7,400 women from Myanmar have been forced to marry Chinese men between 2013 and 2017, the authors of a new study said on Friday.

Coffee drinkers ‘may be at lower risk’ of liver disease

A preliminary study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition found that participants who drank three-plus cups of coffee a day were 21 percent less likely to find themselves hospitalised with liver-related illnesses.

Diet of tomatoes, fruits helps restore lungs damaged by smoking – Study

Smokers who quit smoking and live on a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, particularly apples, have better chances of restoring their lung functions impaired by smoking, a new study finds.

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Super Falcons striker Desire Oparanozie has a bus-stop in Guingamp, France, named after her.

Bus-stop in France named after Super Falcons star

Super Falcons striker Desire Oparanozie has a bus-stop in Guingamp, France, named after her.
Voters across Edo State very early Saturday morning began trooping out to vote in an election that will decide who occupies the Dennis Osadebey Government House for the next four years.3

Edo election: Voters turn out in large number before INEC officials

Voters across Edo State very early Saturday morning began trooping out to vote in an election that will decide who occupies the Dennis Osadebey Government House for the next four years.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could miss the first two months of the 2020-2021 English Premier League (EPL) season, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.

Pep Guardiola: Kun Aguero could be out of action until November

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could miss the first two months of the 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) season, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Andre Villas-Boas: Marseille not interested in Emmanuel Dennis

Olympic Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas says the Ligue 1 club are not interested in Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.1

Edo election: Voters shun social distancing as voting commences

The governorship election in Edo State begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.