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Strong suspicion for Lassa fever in sick children important – researchers

Researchers have underscored the need of diagnostic testing for Lassa Virus Disease (LVD) in children with fever in endemic areas in Nigeria to facilitate its control, especially in hospitals.

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Governor Obiano: It’s time for Ndigbo to ask Nigeria hard questions

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, says it is time for the Igbo people to ask their fellow Nigerians what type of country they want.

Trader allegedly bathed neighbour with hot pepper

A 27-year-old trader, Uloma Mogaji, who allegedly bathed her neighbour with hot pepper paste during a fight, was on Thursday brought before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Businessman in court over alleged attempt to defile minor

A 43-year-old businessman, Nwajide Ekenenna, was on Thursday arraigned by the police in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for attempted sexual intercourse with a minor.

Niger government approves N145 million to determine quantity of crude oil deposit

The Niger Government on Thursday said that it had approved N145 million for a consultation into determining the quantity of hydro-carbon (crude oil) deposit in the state.

Femi Adesina: Presidency didn’t tamper with APC convention committees

The Presidency on Thursday said there was no truth in the allegations that it substituted some members of the ruling All Progressives Congress’ sub-committees for the national convention.