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George Bush to be buried after four-day tribute

George H.W. Bush was to be laid to rest Thursday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw America briefly set aside its political divisions.

Samsung agrees to pay cancer-stricken employees $85 million

After 11 years of controversy, Samsung has apologised for creating an unsafe work environment that resulted in a number of former employees contracting leukemia and other cancers.

Malaysian premier wants review of death penalty for man who sold medicinal cannabis

Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad, on Tuesday came to the defence of a man facing the death penalty for selling cannabis oil to patients, saying his sentence should be reviewed.

Emmanuel Okala lauds NFF resettlement programme for Carl Ikeme

Green Eagles’ veteran goalkeeper Emmanuel Okala has lauded the plans of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to train and employ Karl Ikeme as part of the coaching crew.

NFF rejoices with Carl Ikeme on gradual recovery from acute leukemia

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed joy at news that Super Eagles’ goaltender Carl Ikeme has entered into complete remission from acute leukemia. This means he would now depart hospital as he begins journey to full recovery.

Barbara Bush buried beside daughter who died of leukemia aged three in 1953

Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral as a loving wife, mother and friend with a devilish sense of humor and who represented the best of the World War II generation.

Ailing Super Eagles goalie Carl Ikeme grateful for love by Nigerians

Ailing Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has said he appreciates the love and support he has received from Nigerians as he battles Leukemia.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr admits he’s still shopping for No 1 goalkeeper for...

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has admitted his biggest challenge is to find a top goalkeeper “who satisfies us fully” for next year’s World Cup in Russia.

Ailing Nollywood actor set for treatment in UK

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, reportedly diagnosed with leukemia and prostate cancer, is about to be flown to the United Kingdom for intensive treatment.

US scientists find new possible cure for leukemia

A group of American scientists have found a new possibility to cure leukemia, the results of a new study showed on Tuesday.

Rohr expects Enyeama back to Eagles after he recovers from injury

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed he expects goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama back in the national team after he would have recovered fully from a major knee surgery.

Westerhof warns against Enyeama recall

Clemens Westerhof has said the Super Eagles should aim for at least four points against the Indomitable Lions to qualify for next year’s World Cup, while also warning against recalling Vincent Enyeama to the team.

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Tribunal grants Senator Shehu Sani’s request to inspect INEC materials

Reprieve came the way of the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani, on Thursday as the Tribunal Chairman, Justice A. H. Suleiman, granted his request to inspect the INEC collation result sheets for Kaduna Central Senatorial district which Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress, APC, won.
West Africa’s biggest carrier, Air Peace on Wednesday pushed Nigeria’s aviation profile a notch higher with the delivery of its third Boeing 777 aircraft.

Air Peace receives third Boeing 777 aircraft

West Africa’s biggest carrier, Air Peace, on Wednesday pushed Nigeria’s aviation profile a notch higher with the delivery of its third Boeing 777 aircraft.
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Benue rerun: CAN urges federal government to be neutral

The Benue State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has enjoined the federal government to be neutral and not interfere in the supplementary elections scheduled to hold in Benue this weekend.
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Police: Thunderstorm kills three in Delta

The police in Delta on Thursday said that three persons were suspected to have died by thunderstorm in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.
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Court grants leave to NASS, PASAN to settle dispute

The National Industrial Court on Thursday granted leave to the National Assembly and the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, to explore the possibility of out-of-court settlement.