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UNICEF: 1.3 million defecate openly in Edo

UNICEF on Thursday said 1.3 million of Edo population still practised open defecation, and attributed it to low level awareness on healthy living and sanitation among residents.

EU launches N4.3bn projects in support of Albinos in Niger Delta

The European Union ( EU ) on Wednesday inaugurated 956,000 euros (about 4.3 billion naira) projects in support of Person With Albinisms ( PWAs ), provision of water and sanitation management in the Niger Delta.

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IPOB rejects VP slot for South East, insists on referendum for Biafra’s exit

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said that it was not interested in who clinches which party ticket or becomes president or vice in 2019 general election but wants referendum for Biafran restoration.

Official: Jigawa council records 10,315 cases of malaria in two months

Jigawa Primary Health Care Development Agency (JPHCDA) says 10,315 cases of malaria have were recorded in health centres of Hadejia Local Government Area between August and September.
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EFCC asks court to reassign Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation suit to another judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has again requested that all cases involving the agency and its Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu be transferred from Justice Binta Nyako’s court to any other judge in the court.
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during her visit to Humayun's Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in New Delhi on June 27, 2018. Haley is on a two-day visit to India. : AFP PHOTO : MONEY SHARMA

Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador to the United Nations

US President Donald Trump has accepted Nikki Haley's resignation as US ambassador to the United Nations, and said she would be "leaving" his administration "at the end of the year".
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National Assembly comes alive as lawmakers resume plenary

The National Assembly came alive again on Tuesday following resumption of plenary by the lawmakers.