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No fewer than 124 children have died of malnutrition in Kaduna State between January and September with 15,329 cured of the diseases within the same period.

Kaduna loses 124 children to malnutrition in 9 months

The State Nutrition Officer, Mrs Ramatu Musa, made this known in Kaduna on Thursday, while presenting the nutrition situation in the state at a two-day meeting organised by Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN).

Indian man slits open pregnant wife’s belly to check baby’s gender

A 43-year-old father of five girls sliced open his pregnant wife’s stomach hoping to confirm she was having a boy in India.

‘Car thief’ kills pregnant woman, okada rider in Delta

A suspected car snatcher, on Sunday, killed a pregnant woman and a commercial motorcyclist, popularly known as ‘Okada’ in Isselu-Uku, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

Recruitment: Police chief relaxes requirements for candidates

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has set aside the requirements initially placed on applicants for the ongoing recruitments of police constables.

I regret marrying my husband – woman tells court

A mother of one, Kadijat Abdulraman, on Monday told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan that she regretted marrying her husband Ahmed.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo to approve paternity leave, extends maternity leave to nine months

Oyo State government on Thursday said efforts are ongoing to ensure that maternity leave for pregnant and nursing mothers is extended from four to six months for nursing mothers in the employment of the State while men also will soon begin to enjoy paternity leave.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Task Force: Zero fatality recorded in Oyo’s isolation centres since inception

The Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19, said on Monday, that Isolation Centres run by the state has recorded zero fatality since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the state, in March 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest ‘killer’ of pregnant lady who was raped before being murdered in Oyo

The Oyo State Police Command, on Saturday, said it had arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of a pregnant woman, Azeezat Somuyiwa, who was raped and murdered in Ibadan on June 5.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that 67 COVID-19 patients, including a pregnant woman who was delivered of her baby today at the Gbagada Isolation Centre, have all been discharged after testing negative to the pandemic twice.

Lagos discharges 67 coronavirus patients after testing negative

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that 67 COVID-19 patients, including a pregnant woman who was delivered of her baby today at the Gbagada Isolation Centre, have all been discharged after testing negative to the pandemic twice.
Premier League chiefs are now working towards restarting the season on June 1.

Nine Premier League clubs to allow stars miss project restart

Up to nine Premier League clubs will let their players skip Project Restart over fears they could infect their families with coronavirus.
Kayode Fayemi

Three contacts of dead Ekiti coronavirus patient test positive

Yaya-Kolade said the three persons were already undergoing 14 days isolation before the result of their samples were returned positive from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
18 people were arrested at a private party on Sunday amid the coronavirus lockdown in Nairobi, Kenya.

18 Naked people arrested at a private party amid coronavirus lockdown

Police said the party-goers were naked all naked at the time of the arrest that took place in Hurliqueen Courts apartment at the Jamhuri area of Nairobi.
Wogene Debele of Takoma Park, Maryland, was eight months pregnant when she fell ill. She died from coronavirus shortly after giving birth. Here, her family mourns at her graveside.

Man mourns wife who died of coronavirus shortly after giving birth

“The newborn baby reminds me of my mother,” she said. “I feel like I am finding my mother through my siblings. From now on, they are all I’ve got. Mom used to say when I have my own children that I wouldn’t need a babysitter and that she would raise my children.”
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti buries dead coronavirus victim

The Ekiti government says the 29- year-old pregnant woman, who died in the state on Wednesday as a result of complications arising from the COVID-19, had been buried according to Islamic rights.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti coronavirus patient stabilises as government traces 70 contacts

The 29-year-old patient diagnosed with the COVID-19 in Ekiti State, who had been in a coma, has regained consciousness, the state government has said.
Left to Right- Past President Rotary Club of Oyo Metro and Oyo State Project Chairman, MCHP, Adedokun Adeyemo; Past District Governor and Project Coordinator, MCHP, Yomi Adewunmi; Onjo of Okeho, HRM Oba Rafiu Osuolale Mustapha,Adeiitan II; Past District Governor, the Host Project Contact on Reduction in Maternal and Child Health Project in Lagos, Ogun and Oyo States (GG1984454), Adeniji Raji, at the One Day Community Sensitization Seminar held at General Hospital, Okeho Oyo State.

Rotary combats maternal, child mortality in Oyo

In continuation of her commitment to combat maternal and perinatal mortality, The Rotary International through the Rotary Action Group for Population and Development (RFPD) initiative combats maternal and perinatal mortality in Okeho, Oyo State. The organization recently organized a One-Day Community Dialogue on Maternal and Child Care, safe pregnancy and safe motherhood campaign.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC reacts to ‘arrest’ of vehicle conveying ‘pregnant woman in labour’

The Federal Road Safety Corps has reacted to the alleged arrest of a vehicle conveying a pregnant woman in labour in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC reacts to alleged arrest of vehicle conveying pregnant woman in labour

The Federal Road Safety Corps says it has noted with dismay the distorted account that have permeated every facet of the social media about an incident involving its patrol team and a road traffic offender who drove with an alleged pregnant woman violating established traffic laws in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

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Nigerian government restates commitment to supporting MSMEs

Federal Government has pledged it’s commitment to supporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in order to create more job opportunities for the nation’s teeming youths.

Court grants order to paste hearing notice in ex-Speaker Dogara’s office

The Federal High Court sitting, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted an ex-parte order to paste hearing notices on former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in his office.
Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, has announced the reopening of the State Secretariat, Alausa as well as other government establishments.

Lagos opens wellness centre for employees

He added that the initiative was part of an effort to promote a comprehensive health system and ensured civil servants attained better mental health which underscores the high premium the present administration places on the wellbeing of its workforce in line with its THEMES Agenda, particularly at this present time when everyone was grappling with a global health crisis of Covid-19 Pandemic.

Ondo election: INEC opens defence at tribunal

The Ondo State Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday resumed sitting with an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tope Aina, disagreeing with the petitioner that votes scored by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu were wrongly credited.
There is significant breaking Real Madrid news on Tuesday with Marca reporting that Martin Odegaard has asked to leave the club this month.

Martin Odegaard has asked to leave Real Madrid

There is significant breaking Real Madrid news on Tuesday with Marca reporting that Martin Odegaard has asked to leave the club this month.