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GSAC: Seven million Nigerian youths suffer from illicit drug disorder

The Global Society for Anti-Corruption, GSAC, on Wednesday said that about seven million Nigerian youths suffer from illicit drug-related disorder.
Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson’s fans sing, sob, leave sunflowers and roses on 10th anniversary of death

With roses crafted into heart shapes and crowns made of bright yellow sunflowers, Michael Jackson fans from as far afield as Iran and Japan, paid tribute on Tuesday to the King of Pop on the 10th anniversary of his death.
Simon Lalong

Plateau elders set agenda for Governor Lalong’s second term

In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.

Protesters block Anambra government house over land, arrests

The people of Ntoko Community in Awka South local government area of Anambra State on Tuesday blocked the Government House gate to protest illegal acquisition of their land and alleged arrest of some of them by Chief Austin Ndigwe.
Dr Idris Omede, a former president of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), who is seeking the PDP ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship seat, has promised to pay attention to education, if elected.

Former NMA president in race for Kogi governorship seat

Dr Idris Omede, a former president of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), who is seeking the PDP ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship seat, has promised to pay attention to education, if elected.
CHP candidate Ekrem Imamoglu is back on the campaign trail after his victory was annulled by electoral authorities. (VOA-D.Jones)

Istanbul goes back to polls in critical vote

Istanbul votes again in a mayoral election Sunday, after authorities voided an opposition victory in March that ended 15 years of control by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AKP Party.

US association apologises for treating homosexuality as mental illness

The American Psychoanalytic Association apologized on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people.
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set for a return to the club as manager, accordig to Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol.

Roberto Di Matteo backs Frank Lampard for Chelsea job

Former Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo has described Frank Lampard as a "great fit" to replace Maurizio Sarri in the Stamford Bridge dugout.
Brazil head coach Tite said he understands why fans booed following the Selecao's lacklustre start to their Copa America campaign.

Tite understands fans after Brazil’s slow start

Brazil head coach Tite said he understands why fans booed following the Selecao's lacklustre start to their Copa America campaign.

PDP: We are living in despotic environment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that Nigerians are living in a despotic environment, as the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government has greatly eroded the country’s democracy.
A heavy downpour on Wednesday night in Aba, the commercial city of Abia State, has left many homes, shops and markets submerged by flood.

Homes, shops, markets submerged by flood in Aba

A heavy downpour on Wednesday night in Aba, the commercial city of Abia State, has left many homes, shops and markets submerged by flood.

Experts: One out of five individuals vulnerable to mental illness

A team of Medical Experts from the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano (AKTH) have said that one out of five individuals are vulnerable to mental illness.

Bride, 13 others killed in Philippine truck accident

Thirteen people including a bride-to-be and two children were killed when the truck they were riding on after attending a traditional pre-wedding ceremony rolled over on a mountain road, police said Sunday.

Eighteen people die in Ondo road crash

The victims were said to have been burnt beyond recognition in the crash that occurred along Akure-Owo Highway.

Hungry lions on the rampage in Cameroon, kill 53 cattle

Four hungry lions who bolted away from a wildlife park in Cameroon are reportedly on the rampage, destroying property and so far, killing 53 cattle.

Eid-el-Fitr: NUT urges Muslims to pray beyond Ramadan for sustained peace

The Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, on Tuesday in Abuja, urged Muslims to sustain prayers beyond the Ramadan, for peaceful coexistence in the country.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: I am not a weakling

Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has warned political detractors not to mistake his humane disposition for weakness.

Togolese commits suicide for losing N7,000

Kaivi Kayode, the Togolese woman, was said to have gulped a bottle of insecticide known as Sniper at her 4, Jaz Street home, Aiyetoro in Ijanikin, a Lagos suburb, on Sunday.

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NIRSAL facilitates N2 billion loan to boost cocoa export in Ondo

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) is providing Agro Traders Limited, a Cocoa processing and export company in Ondo State, with 50% Credit Risk Guarantee (CTG) for N2 billion working capital to export 22,000 metric tons of cocoa.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army kills 24 criminals, arrests 61

1 Division Nigerian Army on Wednesday said, it has killed 24 criminal elements during its operation Harbin Kunama III in Kano, Kaduna and Niger states within one month of operation.
Ahmed Idris Wase

Deputy speaker urges workers to make Nass conducive for lawmakers

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Idris Wase, has urged workers in the National Assembly to create an enabling working environment for members of the federal parliament.

Itse Sagay: Senators’ monthly pay is N15 million

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians, adding that senators earn N15m monthly and not N750,000 as claimed by the Senate President.

UNODC: 10 million Nigerians use cannabis

The United Nations on Drug and Crime (UNODC) said cannabis is the most widely used drug globally with an estimated 188 million people having used the drug in the previous year.