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Malala lands in Swat valley where she was shot

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai landed in the Swat valley Saturday for her first visit back to the once militant-infested Pakistani region where she was shot in the head by the Taliban more than five years ago.

Dapchi abduction: NGOs call on federal govt to ensure safe release of girls

Civil Coalition Action on Education for All and other NGOs have called on the Federal Government to ensure the safe release of Dapchi School girls abducted on Feb. 19.

Malala commends Saraki, Senate for key amendment to UBEC Act

Senate President Bukola Saraki and his colleagues on Friday earned commendation from Pakistani child education campaigner, Malala Yousafzai, for a recent amendment to the Universal Basic Education Act 2004.

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Lassa fever: Death toll rises to 69, as disease claims 10 more lives –...

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that the death toll from Lassa fever has risen to 69 as the disease claimed 10 more people in Edo, Ondo, Ebonyi and Plateau states.

Emir warns youths against electoral violence

He said that it was the youths who naturally had the energy and strength to brew violence in elections and therefore warned them not to nurse such ideas.