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This picture taken on January 25, 2019 shows Indonesian rescuers repairing a bridge after a landslide in Gowa, after heavy rains and strong winds pounded the southern part of Sulawesi island. – Floods and landslides in Indonesia have killed at least 59 people, the government said on January 25, after heavy rain pounded Sulawesi island and forced thousands to flee their homes. (Photo by YUSUF WAHIL / AFP)

Death toll from Indonesia floods, landslides climbs to 68

At least 68 people have been killed and thousands were forced to flee their homes after floods and landslides hit the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, an official said Saturday.

Fibroids: Physician warns against drugs with estrogen content

Osas Ikponwonsa, the chief medical director of Calvary Estate Hospital, Benin, says women are likely to develop fibroids when they take birth control pills that contain estrogen.
Maikanti Baru

Maikanti Baru: Oil workers avert nationwide strike

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has commended the leaderships of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) for their roles in the prompt resolution of the recently averted planed industrial action.

Israeli envoy urges Nigerians to be resilient against electoral violence

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Israeli Deputy Head of Mission, Nadav Goren, has urged Nigerians to be more resilient in opposing electoral violence, to ensure sustainable peace and progress in the country.

Mahathir Mohamad invited to form the next government in Malaysia

Veteran Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad has been invited to form the next government after the opposition alliance led by the former long-time prime minister claimed a shock victory in the 14th general election.

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Police arrest four over alleged murder, cultism

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

CDD cautions IGP Adamu against redeployment of CPs few days to election

The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.

Itse Sagay: If ballot box snatchers or election disrupters are armed, they are a...

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

APC warns INEC to enlist its candidates or risk repeating national assembly election in...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.