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Dr Omar Atiq closed his cancer treatment centre in Arkansas last year after nearly 30 years in business.

US doctor forgives $650,000 in medical bills for cancer patients

A US oncologist has wiped out nearly $650,000 worth of debts for 200 cancer patients after realising that many of them were struggling to pay.
People attend Ash Wednesday mass inside the Church of the Assumption in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria February 26, 2020. REUTERS-Nyancho NwaNri-File Photo

Ondo: Crossover service ban to strengthen public safety – committee

The Ondo State Inter-ministerial Committee on COVID-19, says that government’s decision to ban Crossover Vigil in churches across the state is not in any way aimed at any religion.
Nigerians are in for a low-key Christmas celebration tomorrow as states yesterday rolled out measures to tackle the resurgence of COVID-19.

Coronavirus Christmas looms as states roll out restrictions

Nigerians are in for a low-key Christmas celebration tomorrow as states yesterday rolled out measures to tackle the resurgence of COVID-19.

UNN starts registration for 2020 post-UTME screening exam

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has started online registration for 2020 post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) screening.
Researchers in the faculties of engineering and medical sciences, University of Benin (UNIBEN), have boosted hope for the management of critical cases of COVID-19, with the production of a clinically-tested ventilator.

UNIBEN researchers develop ventilator for coronavirus patients

Researchers in the faculties of engineering and medical sciences, University of Benin (UNIBEN), have boosted hope for the management of critical cases of COVID-19, with the production of a clinically-tested ventilator.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom discharges three coronavirus patients

Three COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the hospital in Akwa Ibom State, having tested negative after their treatment in hospital, the state government has said.
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Sokoto government to support take-off of Sultan’s female university

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has promised to support the actualisation of Nana Asma’u University of Medical Sciences in Sokoto State to be established by the Sultan Foundation.

Enugu government approves multi-campus structure for ESUT

The Enugu State Government (ENSG) has approved a multi-campus structure for Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT).

Gombe university introduces law, education programmes

The Gombe State University has entered into a new face of development with the introduction of new programmes in Law, Education and Social Science.

Gombe university matriculates over 4,000 students

The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Ibrahim Musa Umar, who spoke on Saturday at the 14th matriculation ceremony of the university, said 600 of the matriculating students were from the School of Post-Graduate Studies.

Borno government releases N200 million to offset students’ bursary backlogs

The Borno State government said it has released funds for the payment of backlogs of bursary allowances owed students from the state since 2013.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria needs home-grown innovations

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for home-grown technologies, innovations and creative ideas that would assist the country in solving its challenges.
Bayelsa Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson,

Bayelsa government establishes university of medical sciences

Iworiso-Markson said the specialised university designed to have multiple campuses was strategically established in a five hundred-bed facility in Yenagoa to train medical professionals in the state.

NDDC resumes foreign scholarship scheme

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has concluded plans to resume its posgraduate foreign scholarship to qualified indigent youth in the Niger Delta.

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Three persons were reportedly killed weekend, at Dyom village near Senga community in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, when armed men in military camouflage, said to be loyalists of late militia leader Terwase Agwaza also known as Gana, invaded.

Late Gana’s loyalists raid Benue community, kill 3, raze houses

Three persons were reportedly killed weekend, at Dyom village near Senga community in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, when armed men in military camouflage, said to be loyalists of late militia leader Terwase Agwaza also known as Gana, invaded.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Bandits kill ward head, others in Kaduna

Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State said on Sunday, that the armed bandits invaded the village and raided several homes.
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Delta: NEMA, SEMA distribute relief materials to 2020 disaster victims

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA in collaboration with Delta State Emergency Relief Agency, SEMA, weekend commenced direct distribution of relief items to victims of the 2020 flood in 16 Local Government Areas of the State.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

2023: We’ll not support Nigerian President of Igbo extraction – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday gave reason for its refusal to support Nigerian President of Igbo extraction, saying that all the people being prepared for the position are stooges that will be used against the interest of Ndigbo, Biafrans and the Biafra agitating groups.
Lorenzo Insigne scored twice and set up another as Napoli thumped Fiorentina 6-0 on Sunday to move into third in Serie A.

Serie A: Napoli thrash Fiorentina 6-0 to go third

Napoli got back to winning ways in their newly-named Diego Armando Maradona Stadium after falling to promoted Spezia in their last home match.