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Bayelsa government to pay pregnant women monthly to reduce maternal mortality

The wife of Bayelsa State Governor, Dr. Racheal Dickson, says as part of the measures to reduce the rate of maternal/infant mortality in the state, the government will henceforth pay pregnant women on a monthly basis.

Commonwealth Games: Team Mauritius under investigation over sexual assault

Queensland police have launched a criminal investigation into allegations that a Mauritian team official sexually assaulted one of the delegation’s athletes at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Woman wins $42m jackpot, told it’s machine error

A woman who thought she has won a $42.9m jackpot got the shock of her life when she was told that the machine displaying the prize had only malfunctioned.

M.I. sues US rapper Nas for not delivering verse after getting paid $50,000

Chocolate City and rapper Jude ‘M.I.’ Abaga are dragging his veteran American counterpart Nasir ‘Nas’ Jones to court.

UDP chief Godson Okoye advocates adoption of Pidgin as national language

Mr Godson Okoye, National Chairman, United Democratic Party (UDP), has advocated the adoption of Pidgin English as Nigeria’s national language to promote unity in the country.

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Atletico Madrid beat Super Eagles B in five-goal thriller

UEFA Europa League winners Atletico Madrid shaded a five-goal thriller against Super Eagles B today in Uyo to win the GOTV Max Cup.

World Cup: NFF has paid $2.8m to Super Eagles – Amaju Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation has commenced the payment of 30 per cent allowance to its players and coaches participating in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, an official said.

Minister: Nigeria records $83 billion investment commitment in 15 months

Nigeria recorded a total investment commitment of 83 billion dollars between January 2017 and March, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, said.

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, rainy activities for Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the Central states of the country on Wednesday with prospects of localised thunderstorm over Yola, Jos, Lafia, Ibi, Makurdi and Abuja.

Police arrest cattle rustlers, recover 32 cows, 26 sheep in Niger

Two suspected cattle rustlers terrorising Eregi Fulani Camp in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger state, have been arrested by the state Police Command.