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Medical expert wants ban on cough syrups

Dr Fatima Hassan, Pediatric Consultant at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), has called on the Federal Government to ban cough syrups in the country.

Man jailed three years for sexual abuse of three boys

A 28-year-old businessman, Abdullahi Mohammed, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for sexual abuse of three boys.

WCQ: Kogi fans applaud Super Eagles, celebrate victory against Zambia

A cross section of football fans in Lokoja, on Saturday applauded the Super Eagles of Nigeria for clinching a spot in the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers in Russia.

Ram sellers blame high prices on costly feeds

The Taraba Sheep and Goat Sellers Association, on Wednesday, blamed the high cost of rams in the state, ahead of the Eid-el Kabir, on the increase in the price of animal feeds.

Varsity defies JAMB, sets 170 mark for admission

The Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State has set 170 as the cut-off mark for the 2017/2018 admission into the institution, against the minimum 120 set by JAMB.

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The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
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EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
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Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.

PDP leaders, lawmakers meet over National Assembly minority positions

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.