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Recruitment: Cultists, robbers won’t be recruited into the police – DIG

The Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, in charge of training and manpower developments, Emmanuel Inyang, has vowed that the Police would not recruit armed robbers and cultists in ongoing recruitment exercise by the force.

Ibadan University College Hospital records 1,680 mental health cases in 1 year

Prof. Olayinka Omigbodun, a Consultant Psychiatrist and Head of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Department at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says more than 1,680 cases of mental illness were treated in the facility in the last one year.

Court sentences supermarket knife attacker to life imprisonment

A Palestinian jihadist who killed one man and wounded six other people in a German supermarket knife rampage last year was sentenced on Thursday to life in prison.

Why depressed Nigerians don’t seek medical help – psychiatrist

A Psychiatrist, Dr Kenneth Uwaje, says many depressed people in Nigeria are not seeking medical help due to misunderstanding, poor education and stigma.

Hostile workplace can trigger mental illness – Psychiatrist

A Psychiatrist, Dr Jubril Abdulmalik, on Wednesday said hostile working environment could trigger mental health problems.

Orthorexia: When ‘healthy eating’ ends up making you sick

People, it seems, have never been so afraid of their food and, say some experts, an obsession with healthy eating may paradoxically be endangering lives.

Worlds of Islam, Michael Jackson collide in Egyptian film

An Egyptian ultraconservative Muslim preacher hears on his car radio news of the death of Michael Jackson, the pop singer he idolized in his teens, and he becomes so distraught he crashes his car.

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Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

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Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.