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Georginio Wijnaldum was man of the match in Liverpool’s 3-0 win against Bournemouth despite suffering from vomiting and diarrhoea in the lead-up to the match. Xinhua-Barcroft Images

Georginio Wijnaldum: Liverpool’s improvement is clear to see

Liverpool’s transformation this season into Premier League title contenders reflects how much they have improved, says midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Man gunned down in broad daylight in Ado-Ekiti

There was palpable apprehension in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti capital, on Thursday as unknown gunmen shot and killed a man whose identity was yet to be ascertained as at press time.

Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare

A woman has been arrested after a "complex" investigation into an Australian strawberry scare where needles were found stuck into the fruit, police said Sunday, in a crisis that sparked nationwide panic.
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Nutritionist harps on health benefits of tiger nuts

A Nutritionist, Dr Grace Johnson, has advised Nigerians to consume tiger nuts for its numerous nutritional and health benefits, describing it as “an amazing food for anyone”.

Suspected herdsmen behead PDP chairman

Suspected herdsmen have allegedly beheaded one Charles Chrisanthus, the chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Bare ward in the Numan Local Government Area, Adamawa State.

Woman arrested for selling day-old baby for N30,000 in Owerri

A woman simply identified as Ifeoma residing at Umuezu, Ndegwu in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State was on Thursday arrested by the police for allegedly selling her day-old baby boy at the sum of N30,000.

Official: Suspected stomach flu kills nine in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Government has confirmed nine deaths due to what an official described as suspected cases of gastroenteritis in seven local government sreas of the state.

35-year-old stabs man in the stomach

A 35-year-old man, Aliu Kazeem, who allegedly stabbed a man in the stomach, was on Friday brought before an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Palestinian relatives mourn over the death of Muadh al-Suri, aged 15, who was killed in clashes with Israeli forces the day before, during his funeral in Nuseirat camp, in central Gaza Strip, on August 4, 2018.A Palestinian teen died of his wounds on August 4 a day after he was shot by Israeli troops during clashes on the Gaza border, the territory's Hamas-run health ministry said. Muadh al-Suri, 15, was shot in the stomach on August 3 in central Gaza, ministry spokesman Ashraf Al-Qudra said, raising the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire during those clashes to two, with over 200 wounded. / AFP PHOTO / SAID KHATIB

Palestinian teen dies of wounds from border clash

A Palestinian teen died of his wounds Saturday a day after he was shot by Israeli troops during clashes on the Gaza border, the territory's Hamas-run health ministry said.

Man stabs, robs Uber driver of Toyota Corolla car

A 24-year-old man, Lucky Friday, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly robbing an Uber driver of his Toyota Corolla car valued at N1.4 million after stabbing him on the stomach.

Shooting: I am recuperating – Ex-Rep Bamidele

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, has dispelled the insinuation that he had been in coma since Friday evening when he was hit by bullets at a rally organised for Dr Kayode Fayemi by the party.

Delta APC chairmanship aspirant shot by unknown gunmen

Gunmen have reportedly shot one of the chairmanship aspirants for the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Silas Buowe, on the stomach.

American varsity shuts down as 100 students suffer from vomiting, diarrhoea

A university in the U.S. state of Connecticut was closed on Monday after 100 students fell ill.

Expert: Don’t nap after your meal

A family physician at the National Hospital, Abuja, Dr. Zayad Ahmed, has advised people to avoid lying down immediately after a meal as such practice could be responsible for common abdominal pains.

Four arraigned for stabbing friend to death in Plateau

Four men were on Wednesday re-arraigned in a Plateau High Court in Jos over the death of their friend, Joseph Gonsum.

Mum, ex-partner get 20 years for 5-year-old’s murder

A French appeal court on Sunday sentenced a mother and her ex-partner to 20 years for the brutal murder of her five-year-old daughter whose disappearance in 2013 shocked the country.

IPAC commends INEC, EFCC partnership to strengthen Nigeria’s democracy

Chairman, Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Yobe, Alhaji Umar Kukuri, said partnership between Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) would strengthen Nigeria’s democracy.

Zambian doctors separate conjoined twins

Twin girls who were conjoined at the stomach have been separated by a team of Zambian surgeons in a historic operation in Lusaka.

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David Seaman: Arsene Wenger would be ‘great’ as Chelsea boss

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Beni Lar: My constituency under siege

A member of the National Assembly representing Langtang South/Langtang North Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon Beni Lar, has cried out that her constituency is under siege of political thugs ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

Suspected herdsmen kill 16, injure two in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.