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Nigerian among 19 UN officials perished in ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

Apart from Canada-based professor of Literary Arts, Carleton University, Pius Adesanmi, who died carrying a Canadian passport, the other Nigerian, Abiodun Bashua, who had a UN passport, was among 19 UN officials who perished in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airline crash on Sunday.

Overuse of antibiotics in farming major new threat to human health – UN

The overuse of antibiotics in farming has been highlighted as one of the biggest emerging threats to human health, spreading resistance to vital drugs and endangering millions of lives.

UN assembly starts drafting plan for ‘pollution-free planet’

Humans are poisoning their environment and themselves at an alarming rate, with pollution of the oceans, soil and air now the biggest killer, a UN conference heard Monday.

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Edo government intensifies clean-up of Benin metropolis

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Malaria: Ebonyi ready to distribute 1.9 million mosquito nets – official

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Governor Fayemi appoints 17 new permanent secretaries

Determined to further position the government for better service delivery, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has approved the appointment of 17 new Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service.