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FGM: 43.2% of girls in Ebonyi still going through mutilation – UNICEF

The Enugu State chief of field office, United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Dr. Ibrahim Conteh, has commended the wife of Ebonyi State Governor, Mrs. Rachel Umahi for her commitment in the fight against Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) leading to the reduction of the practice in the state by 20%.

Lassa fever outbreak: Death toll rises to four in Ebonyi

The death toll of victims of the Lassa fever outbreak in Ebonyi State has risen to four while 139 persons have been under surveillance, this is according to the state’s Health Commissioner, Daniel Umezuruike.

Nigeria is better, stronger together than separated – Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Saturday, stressed that Nigeria as a country was better and stronger together than separated contrary to clamour from different quarters across the country.

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