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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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Murtala Nyako’s wife withdraws from suits against Ibrahim Magu

Justice Binta Nyako, one of the wives of former Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, withdrew on Tuesday from cases involving the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
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Brazil announce November friendly with Uruguay at Emirates Stadium

The Brazilian football confederation said on Tuesday that it has yet to pick an opponent for their last friendly of the year, which will also take place in November.

Yakubu Dogara: Late Funke Adedoyin will be sorely missed by colleagues

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that late Hon. Funke Adedoyin, who passed on recently will be sorely missed by her colleagues.

Binta Masi: APC automatic ticket, a ‘surprise’ gesture

The only female senator from the North in the National Assembly, Sen. Binta Masi of Adamawa North Senatorial, said the ‘automatic ticket’ granted her to recontest in 2019, came to her as a “big surprise”.
The Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, on Friday said she had dedicated her Global Award of Excellence in Women and Gender Development to struggling women in Nigeria. 1

Adamawa: Aisha Buhari congratulates two female winners of APC Senate tickets

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has congratulated the two female aspirants who won APC ticket to contest for senate seats in Adamawa State.