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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue one kidnapped JAMB staff, searching for others

The state police command spokesman, DSP William Aya, told newsmen that the man was rescued inside the bush where he was abandoned by the abductors.

Lassa fever: Four deaths in Taraba, one in Kaduna

Four persons have been confirmed dead in Taraba State just as Kaduna State announced the death of 36-year-old man on Monday following the outbreak of Lassa fever in the country.

Lassa fever kills one in Kogi, three hospitalised

The Lassa Fever epidemic ravaging several Nigerian states has claimed its first victim in Kogi, with three victims being hospitalised.
Dr Gambo Aliyu, the Director-General of National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja.

AIDS agency warns Nigerians against indiscriminate sex

The Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, Dr Gambo Aliyu, has cautioned Nigerians against HIV/AIDS infection through indiscriminate sex in 2020.
The 27 cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province have been identified as viral pneumonia, health authorities said Tuesday.

Viral pneumonia cases reported in central China

The 27 cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province have been identified as viral pneumonia, health authorities said Tuesday.

ACOMIN seeks more funding for malaria eradication in Kano

Civil Society for Malaria Control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN) has canvassed for more funding into the malaria control sector in order to curb the challenges of malaria prevention, treatment and mitigation in Kano state.

WMA: Doctors denying their patients emotional needs

World Medical Association (WMA) has expressed concerns that medical students and physicians are fast becoming too exposed to science of medicine to the point that they forget the emotional needs of their patients.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Kwara begins distribution of 40 million anti malaria items

The Kwara government says it has started the training of healthcare workers on malaria treatment and the distribution of over 40 million malaria commodities across the 16 local government areas of the state.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Cancer: Aisha Buhari makes case for monthly breast examination

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Thursday, called on all Nigerian women and girls to cultivate the habit of monthly breast examination.
The Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI), an NGO, has called on stakeholders to drive the advocacy for policy on mental health issues.

Mental health: NGO charges stakeholders on advocacy for policy

The Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI), an NGO, has called on stakeholders to drive the advocacy for policy on mental health issues.

Rotary targets global elimination of illiteracy

We would continue to take educational programmes seriously towards wiping out illiteracy globally, Rotary International has said.
Three hundred persons chained together in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police officers.

Police hand over inmates of Kaduna ‘torture house’

The Kaduna State Police Command said it had handed over to the state government the 300 inmates of a rehabilitation centre at Rigasa in Kaduna, rescued on Thursday.

Doctor charged with professional negligence

Yakubu Koji, a medical doctor with the Jimeta Clinic and Maternity, Adamawa State, has appeared before the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) Tribunal, over professional negligence.
The Managing Director-Chief Executive Officer, FMDQ Securities Exchange Plc, Mr. Bola Onadele Koko has said that an effective and fully developed securities depository system is essential for maintaining and enhancing market efficiency.

FMDQ boss lists benefits of depository subsidiary to financial markets

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, FMDQ Securities Exchange Plc, Mr. Bola Onadele Koko has said that an effective and fully developed securities depository system is essential for maintaining and enhancing market efficiency.

Potency of some traditional medicines scientifically proven – medical practitioner

Dr Chigozie Iwuagwu, the Founder of Equitable Healthcare for Ordinary People Everywhere (E-HOPE), says the potency of some traditional medicine have been scientifically proven.

Woman files for divorce because her husband is too kind

A woman in the United Arab Emirates, UAE, is seeking a divorce from her husband of one year for being too kind and showing ‘extreme love’.
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WHO advocates more research on health impact of microplastics

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impact on human health.

Federal government speaks after Congolese government ejects Nigerian ambassador from residence

Congolese security operatives on Thursday brushed aside diplomatic immunity usually enjoyed by representatives of foreign governments to eject the Nigerian Ambassador to Congo, Ibim Charles, from his official residence.

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Novak Djokovic laments Roge Federer’s absence in Dubai

Novak Djokovic admitted on Sunday he will miss injured rival Roger Federer as he prepares to begin his charge for the Dubai Championships.

Thugs invade PDP meeting in Delta, one killed, two injured

Gunmen suspected to be political thugs at the weekend invaded a meeting of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at Emu-Unor community in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State.

FCT trains rural farmers on plantain, banana production

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat organized a one day training on the production of plantain and banana for rural farmers.
German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund are interested in Club Brugge Nigerian forward Emmanuel Dennis.

Everton seek to lure Emmanuel Dennis from Club Brugge

The striker impressed against Manchester United in the Europa League in midweek, and has continued to make a name for himself on the continent since scoring a brace against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu last year.
Iranian men vote at a polling station in Tehran. Majid Saeedi-Getty Images

Iran reports record low turnout for general election

Iran’s interior minister said on Sunday that 42.6 percent of eligible voters turned out for the country’s parliamentary election, a record low in such polls since the Islamic revolution.