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Man commits suicide after bathing wife with acid

The Police in Anambra has commenced investigation into the cause of the suicide committed by one Daniel Okafor after bathing his wife, Pauline with acid on Tuesday at Nsugbe, near Onitsha.

Ogun government to build NHIS clinic in honour of philanthropist

In appreciation of the contribution of one of the State Philanthropists, Chief Olatunde Abudu, to the health sector, Ogun State Government says it would build a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Clinic in Saje Hospital, Abeokuta, in his honour.

Police parade 33 suspected IPOB members over inspector’s killing

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) yesterday said it paraded 33 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the killing of an Inspector of Police.

34 IPOB members arrested for killing Police Inspector, wounding DPO, burning patrol van

Thirty-four members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra have been arrested for the killing of a Police Inspector, injuring a Divisional Police Officer and setting ablaze a police patrol van in Nnewi, Anambra State.

Father of separated conjoined twins lauds UniAbuja teaching hospital

Mr Ferdinand Ozugwe, the father of separated conjoined twins, has commended the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada, FCT, for the successful surgery on his children.
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ABSUTH: Pipeline fire victims died of severe burns, not incompetence

The Abia State University Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH), Aba, has said that four out of five victims of Osisioma pipeline fire died of severe burn injuries and not due to incompetence of its personnel.

Kashim Shettima: Borno kidney centre to offer free dialysis

An ultra-modern kidney centre where renal patients would be treated freely, will soon be commissioned, the governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has said.

UCH Ibadan doctors, nurses shun nationwide strike

The University College Hospital, Ibadan has remained open to patients in need of medical attention in spite of the nationwide strike called by the organised labour.

Newly elected Benue NUJ chairman passes on

The Benue State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has lost its newly elected chairman, Mr David Ukuma, barely two months after he assumed office.
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WHO: Nigeria to be two years polio free in August

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria would be polio free by August 2018.

Police: 20 killed, 48 injured as explosion rocks Borno village

No fewer than twenty persons have been confirmed killed after an explosion in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Generals Gowon, Obasanjo laud Afe Babalola University for boosting Nigeria’s education image

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former head of state, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, have described Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) as a citadel of learning that has brought improved the academic image of the country at the international level.

UBTH seeks partnership with UNIBEN for effective health delivery

Chairman Board of Management, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Bashorun Adedoja Adewolu, on Tuesday, called on the Management of the University of Benin to partner the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) in the area of research and training for effective health delivery system in the country.

Lassa fever kills two pregnant women in Benue

The Benue State Government, Thursday, confirmed that two pregnant women and one other person have died in Makurdi as a result of outbreak of Lassa fever in the state.

Governor Ayade signs anti-kidnapping bill into law

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has signed the State’s anti-kidnapping bill into law. The law prescribes death penalty for kidnappers.

Sultan decries increase of drug abuse among youths

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has decried the abuse of cough syrup among youths and urged authorities to intervene to regulate its use.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
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Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.