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Lassa fever hits 17 states with 73 deaths, 913 suspected cases

Lassa fever has continued to spread in Nigeria with 913 suspected cases and 73 deaths in 17 states this year with Edo and Ondo bearing 75 per cent of the burden. The acute viral haemorrhagic illness of two-21 days duration is transmitted to humans via contact with food or household items contaminated with rodent urine or faeces.

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Observers: Ekiti guber poll fell short of globally accepted standards

A coalition of domestic and international election observers say the Ekiti state governorship election fell short of global standards.
7 President Buhari presents Keynote Address at the 20th Anniversary of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague, Netherlands on 17th July 2018

2019: We’ll deliver free, fair elections – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the International Criminal Court (ICC) of free, fair, and credible elections in 2019.

NCC, states meet over telecom operators multiple taxation, right of way

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has convened a meeting with state representatives to discuss multiple taxation and issues of Right of Way for telecom operators in the states.
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Governor Fayose: My security men have been withdrawn

Ayo Fayose, Ekiti state governor, says he is being harassed and that his security aides have been withdrawn.
Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas. UN Photo

UN: Herdsmen-farmers conflicts becoming more sophisticated

The Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, says the conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria are becoming more sophisticated and deadlier.