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Fresh fish consumption can work against asthma – study

The consumption of fresh fish can counteract asthma, a disease of the respiratory system, sometimes caused by allergies, an innovative study has revealed.

Tanzania court dismisses government request to arrest opposition chief Tundu Lissu

A Tanzanian court has dismissed a government request to arrest Tundu Lissu, one of the country’s fiercest critic of President John Magufuli.

Benin court says it has jurisdiction to entertain suit against US University

A Benin City High Court, has ruled that it has jurisdiction to entertain a suit against a United States-based University.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi assures workers of prompt salaries

Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday assured workers of his administration’s commitment to regular payment workers’ salary for effective and efficient service delivery.

Three remanded in prison for inserting pepper in female’s vagina in Edo

A Benin High Court has ordered three persons to be remanded in prison custody for alleged abduction and insertion of raw pepper into the vagina of one Favour Ada Friday, whom they accused of stealing a phone.

Elections: Ex-Governor Fayose, Senator Olujimi renews fight over Atiku Abubakar

The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has renewed her war of words with the former of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, over who controls the affairs of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Sani Usman

Nigerian Army: Why we invaded Daily Trust

The Nigerian Army on Monday explained why its personnel invaded the offices of Daily Trust Newspapers in Maiduguri, Abuja, Lagos and Kaduna on Sunday.

Police: No personnel absconded from training facility in North-east

The police have denied media reports claiming that 167 of its personnel have absconded from a training facility in the North-east following information that they would be deployed to battle against Boko Haram insurgents.

First baby born via womb transplant from dead donor

In a medical first, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby, researchers reported Wednesday.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Resource control: How we fought Olusegun Obasanjo to submission – Udoma Udoma

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has opened up, for the first time, on the fierce battle the then agitators of resource control for the Niger Delta, fought with the then president Olusegun Obasanjo.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Court throws out contempt application against Lai Mohammed

Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.

Burundi threatens to quit UN human rights body

Burundi threatened on Friday to quit the UN Human Rights Council over perceived "politicisation" following a report pointing to crimes against humanity in the country.

Law faculty condemns alleged document theft by ASUU-LASU leaders

The Faculty of Law, Lagos State University, on Friday condemned an alleged theft and circulation of a confidential document in its custody by executive members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 10, 2018, a Yemeni child stands next to the destroyed bus at the site of a Saudi-led coalition air strike, that targeted the Dahyan market the previous day in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada.The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen admitted on September 1 that "mistakes" had been made in an August air strike on a crowded market in northern rebel-held Yemen that killed 51 people including 40 children, and that those responsible must be "punished". / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER

UK welcomes Saudi-led coalition probe into Yemen strike

Britain on Sunday welcomed results of an investigation by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen into an air strike last month that killed 40 children, but urged clarifications on other deadly operations.

Ex-Minister Fani-Kayode demands reasons for police invitation

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has requested the police to provide information on his alleged offence, and an extension of time for him to appear for questioning.

Police invite ex-minister over criminal publication

The Nigeria Police Force has invited a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, for alleged conspiracy, criminal and inciting publication.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

INEC: No budgetary allocation for international observers

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmud, on Friday in Abuja, reiterated that the commission had no prepared budgetary allocation for international observers coming to monitor 2019 general elections.

INEC: We won’t be postpone 2019 elections despite budget delay

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Friday said that contrary to media reports, there were no discrepancies in the commission’s budget currently before national assembly.

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Saudi Arabia denounced U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights, a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency said early on Tuesday.

South Arabia denounces US recognition of Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Saudi Arabia denounced U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights, a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency said early on Tuesday.

Jubilation in Bauchi as PDP’s Bala Mohammed emerges governor-elect

There was wild jubilation by residents of Bauchi on Monday night as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the governorship candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Bala Muhammed, the winner of the gubernatorial race in the state .

NDDC: We’ll work with traditional rulers for sustainable development

The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, has pledged to work with traditional rulers in providing sustainable development for the Niger-Delta region.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Some actions, decisions of 8th Senate regrettable

President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at some actions and decisions of the 8th National Assembly, saying such activities remain regrettable.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

NAAPE harps on safety in aviation industry

The National Association of Aircraft Pilots (NAAPE) has said that safety would not be compromised in the Nigerian aviation industry.