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UN: 39 million people are blind worldwide

The United Nations has estimated that about 39 million people are blind globally, while another 1.3 billion people live with some form of near vision impairment.

Nigeria’s Danlami Basharu re-elected into UN disabilities rights committee

Nigeria’s candidate, Mr. Danlami Basharu, has been re-elected into the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for the 2019 to 2021 term, in a keenly contested election.

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President Buhari, APC governors meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum.
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‘Avengers’ dominates MTV awards as Larsen honours stunt doubles

Box office-busting “Avengers: Endgame” dominated the MTV Movie and TV Awards Monday, as “Captain Marvel” star Brie Larsen led tributes to real-life heroines by ceding the spotlight to her stunt doubles.
Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for no fewer than 154 suspects, including soldiers, over their alleged links to a network believed to be behind a coup attempt in 2016.

Turkey hunts 154 suspects over 2016 failed coup

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for no fewer than 154 suspects, including soldiers, over their alleged links to a network believed to be behind a coup attempt in 2016.

Moses Simon: Super Eagles not under pressure after Senegal loss

Moses Simon insists the Super Eagles are not under pressure ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations despite Monday’s 1-0 loss to Senegal in their final pre-AFCON friendly game played on the football pitch of the Mercure Hotel in Ismaïlia.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

CAN President Supo Ayokunle re-elected

National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Supo Ayokunle, has been re-elected for another three-year term.