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Don Jazzy denies ‘link’ to Linda Ikeji’s pregnancy

Music Mogul Don Jazzy (Micheal Ajereh) has denied being the father of his longtime crush and celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji.

My lover impregnated me, not my husband – Woman tells court

A bread seller, Marian Folarin, on Thursday, told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan that it was her lover that impregnated her and not her husband, Kayode Folarin.

Patients groan as workers’ strike paralyses hospitals

One month after health workers, under the auspices of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), embarked on an indefinite strike to drive home its demands for improved welfare and other issues, health care provisions at the federal health facilities and some state hospitals have been grounded.

Cleric: Many maternal deaths are caused by stigma against Caesarean section

A Cleric, Mr Tunji Atolagbe, has warned the public against stigmatising Caesarean section delivery to prevent further loss of women and children lives while insisting on normal delivery.

Suspect: I killed my girlfriend over unwanted pregnancy

The Plateau State Police Command has arrested a commercial motorcycle rider, Stephen Gyang, for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Alice Samuel, and burying her remains in a shallow grave.

Cardi B, fast-rising woman of rap, reveals pregnancy

A day after releasing one of the most eagerly awaited rap debut albums in recent years, rapper Cardi B made another splash — revealing she is pregnant.

Banker allegedly impregnates 13-year-old orphan in Abuja

A 30-year-old banker, Chidi Agu, has been accused of drugging and impregnating a 13-year-old orphan in SSS Quarters, Jikwoyi, Abuja.

Sex-starved pregnant woman seeks marriage dissolution

A pregnant woman, Lauratu Abdullahi, 30, has asked a Sharia Court at Magajin Gari in Kaduna State to dissolve her marriage because her husband has not been performing his sexual duties to her.

Expert: Why miscarriages occur

Dr. Titilope Ademoroti, a family physician at King’s Care Hospital Limited, Abuja, has advised women to be conscious of their blood group during pregnancy to avoid miscarriages.

Funke Oshonaike: I was sexually abused, battered by man 10 years older than me

The veteran of six Olympics, who made the revelations on her Facebook page, also stated how she escaped being stabbed by a mob after beating archrival and crowd favourite Biola Odumosu in a championship in Lagos, as well as having her heartthrob killed while on vacation in Lagos, with just three months to their wedding.

Nephrologist: Women prone to kidney disease than men

A Consultant Nephrologist, Dr. Theophillus Umeizudike, on Thursday, said women are more at risk of developing Chronic Kidney Disease than men.

Rivers pastor in shocking triple homicide

The police have arrested Chidiebere Okoroafor, a senior Pastor in Afam, Rivers State, for allegedly killing a nine-month-old girl and two women who were members of his church.

WHO revises childbirth guidelines to curb surge in caesarean delivery

The UN health agency said Thursday it has revised a benchmark used by health professionals worldwide in caring for women during childbirth because it has caused a surge in interventions like caesarean sections that could be unnecessary.

Relaxed Serena Williams ready for comeback at Fed Cup

Serena Williams returns to tennis after a year-long absence on Saturday, with all eyes on the former world number one as she sets out on her quest to reclaim her position at the pinnacle of her sport.

Frequent sex during pregnancy does not hasten labour – physician

A public health physician, Dr. Shehu Martins, has said that the notion by some couples that having frequent sex during pregnancy to fasten labour is not true.

Three-week-old baby girl hospitalised after father’s slap

A man, Edet Asuquo, has fled his home in the Idi Araba area of Lagos State after he nearly killed his newborn baby, Gift Asuquo.

Pregnant South African woman bites rapist’s genitals – police

South African Police said they are on the lookout for a man with severely injured genitalia who allegedly raped a pregnant woman, who bit him in self-defence.

Oprah Winfrey for president? Golden Globes speech sparks speculation

Could Oprah Winfrey run for president and beat Donald Trump? Hollywood, liberals and ardent fans are abuzz with speculation that the billionaire chat show queen is harbouring White House ambitions after an impassioned Golden Globes speech.

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Prophet: 2019 polls will be tougher than 2015

The General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (CMDM)‎, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, on Tuesday in Kano prophesied that the 2019 presidential election will be tougher than what was experienced in 2015, calling on Nigerians to earnestly pray for peace and unity in the country.