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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.

Oncologist stresses need for cost-effective cancer prevention

Dr Victor Omoya, an Oncologist, National Hospital Abuja, has stressed the need for cost-effective cancer prevention measures to curtail the disease in the country.

UNODC: 10 million Nigerians use cannabis

The United Nations on Drug and Crime (UNODC) said cannabis is the most widely used drug globally with an estimated 188 million people having used the drug in the previous year.
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WHO: Hepatitis a bigger threat than AIDS, malaria, TB in Africa

The World Health Organisation, on Friday, said Africans were at higher risk of dying of viral hepatitis than dying of AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.

I will not grant my estranged wife divorce until she pays me N3.5 million...

A businessman, Alhaji Murtala Adamu, on Thursday prayed a c not to grant his estranged wife’s request for divorce until she returns the N3.5 million he so far spent on her.

Experts: One out of five individuals vulnerable to mental illness

A team of Medical Experts from the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano (AKTH) have said that one out of five individuals are vulnerable to mental illness.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Labour urges federal government to finalise salary adjustment

The Organised Labour has called on the Federal Government to quickly finalise the salary adjustment and implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara sponsors free medical treatment of 10,000 people in Bauchi

No fewer than 10,000 residents in Bauchi local government have benefitted from free medical treatment on various ailments sponsored by the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara.

Expert proffers solutions to malaria scourge

Dr Victor Fayomi, a general practitioner with a private hospital in Gwagalada, has said that political goodwill and public-private partnership should be strengthened to end malaria for good.

30-year-old man bags life sentence for defiling 7-year-old niece

A 30-year-old bricklayer, Idowu Ismaila Gbolahan, was on Monday sentenced to life in prison for defiling his 7-year-old niece.
Ambassador Michael Olufemi Abikoye

Ghana deports 723 Nigerians in one year

Ambassador Olufemi Abikoye, Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, said during a meeting with the Comptroller-General of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) Kwame Asuah Takyi, in Accra, that 723 Nigerians have been deported from January 2018 to date.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.