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President Hassan Rouhani reiterated Iran’s commitment to nuclear non-proliferation on Saturday while overseeing the launch of advanced centrifuges at the underground Natanz nuclear plant to mark National Nuclear Technology Day.
Fresh lockdowns and curfews have been imposed on tens of millions of people from India to Argentina as COVID-19 infections surged again and vaccine rollouts were hampered by shortages and fears of side effects.
Russian police detained nine people outside a prison holding Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday as a small group of his supporters came to the facility and authorities turned away a doctor who tried to see him.
The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, on Monday called on the Nigerian youths to rise in defence of the country to save it from total collapse.
Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), says Senator Chris Ngige, minister of labour, has lost “touch with medicine”.
At least 87 people are dead and dozens more still missing after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and neighbouring East Timor, officials said Monday.
The United States, Germany, France and other G7 countries called on Friday for an independent and transparent investigation into alleged human rights abuses during the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region.
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny declared a hunger strike on Wednesday in an attempt to force the prison holding him outside Moscow to provide him with proper medical care for what he said was acute pain in his back and both legs
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) says it will reduce malaria prevalence from 23 per cent to zero per cent through action and review of Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilisation guidelines (ACSM).
Environmental scientist Shanna Swan in a new book ‘Count Down,’ has warned that human penises are shrinking due to pollution.
Kano State Government has cautioned against the use of traditional medicine and concoctions for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB).
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Wednesday that Eritrean soldiers killed over 100 civilians in a November massacre in war-torn Tigray that may amount to crimes against humanity.
Some environmentalists on Monday said that unwholesome human activities had reduced the nation’s forest resources to less than 25 per cent.
Speaking during the induction and oath-taking ceremony at Elele, Rivers State, the registrar, PCN, Pharm Elijah Mohammed, congratulated the graduands while enjoining them to take their one-year internship programme very seriously as there may not be opportunities to make up for any time wasted.
The President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has urged the federal government to encourage more political leaders to come out openly and take the Astrazeneca vaccine as a means of winning the confidence of Nigerians.
A don, Prof. Olusegun Olotu, has expressed concern over possible acute shortage of Mathematics teachers with dire consequences for education, science and technology in the country.
Eight students of the University of Abuja, Gwagwalada, FCT, on Wednesday, received the sum of N2.2 million for undergraduate research in various disciplines.
The Senate at plenary Tuesday passed for second reading, a Bill which seeks to establish a Federal University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State.
Ekiti State government will provide 1,000 acres of land for the siting of the proposed Federal University of Medicine and Medical Sciences in the state.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said that 14 COVID-19 herbal medicines have now been listed for use in country.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Saturday said the Governors and leaders of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, have revolved that they would not repeat the mistakes of 2015 that cost the party the leadership in the country.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) zone ‘A’, has called on the Federal and Kaduna State Governments to intensify efforts towards the rescue of the remaining students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka in Igabi local government area of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed Ambassador Rabiu Dagari as the substantive Director-General of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA).
The Northern Governors Forum has urged the Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba to take very proactive measures in tackling all form of criminalities in the country.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said that the People Democratic Party (PDP) will capitalize on the glaring failures of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) to clinch Power in 2023.
Two policemen have been killed by some gunmen in Taraba. The deceased who are mobile police officers were shot Monday night while on duty at a checkpoint in Dogongawa, along Katsina Ala-Takum Road, in Takum local government area of the state.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Thursday, disclosed that eight members of the church kidnapped in Kaduna State have been released.
Sergio Ramos has opened up on his relationship with hometown side and former team Sevilla, admitting that he has been left emotionally pained by the fallout from his move to Real Madrid.
The Nigerian Correction Service has said the attempted jailbreak at the Bauchi State Command on Friday, April 9, 2021, emanated from the attempt of an officer to smuggle a mobile phone into the custodial centre for the use of inmates.
The management of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has alerted members of the public to an ongoing recruitment scam.