Nigeria news today headlines update Wednesday 14th August 2019
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The Police High Command is expressing condolences to the family of Clive Peck, a former member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and United Nations (UN) employee who died tragically in Libya this past weekend. Acting on behalf of Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson, Bishop Dr Gary Welsh, Assistant Commissioner of Police who […]
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In Burundi this year, malaria has already affected 5,738,661 million people — that’s about half its population, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). By July 21, 1,801 people have died of the virus, according to Burundi’s Ministry of Public Health. Malaria, a […]
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Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home, according to Miamiherald. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people can recover from the potentially deadly disease if they seek […]
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The UN’s refugee agency made an urgent appeal for 500 asylum seekers stuck on boats in the Mediterranean to be allowed to disembark, calling it a “race against time” as bad weather approaches, according to Telegraph.co.uk reports. The 507 migrants and refugees are stranded on two NGO rescue vessels, which picked them up off the coast of […]
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A body found in the massive search for a missing 15-year-old with special needs in Malaysia has been confirmed to be the British teen Nora Quoirin, according to Nbcnews.com reports. She was on a family holiday and disappeared from a Malaysian eco-resort on Aug. 4. On the tenth day of intense search, her body was […]
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A California Highway Patrol officer was killed and two others were injured after a man driving a truck that was to be impounded opened fire during a traffic stop Monday, starting a gunbattle in which he was also killed, authorities said. The officer who pulled over the truck was shot but was able to call […]
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The Kremlin on Tuesday shrugged off five weeks of street protests in support of free elections in Moscow, saying the situation had not warranted comment from President Vladimir Putin and voicing strong support for the tough police response, according to Reuters.com reports. The demonstrations over a planned election for the Moscow city legislature in September […]
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday appointed new ministers, as part of “the process of renovation, rectification and change” in the government, according to Plegnlish.com reports. “I decided to appoint a group of professionals with vast experience and high social awareness to major responsibilities for the comprehensive development of the country,” the president posted on […]
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Hundreds of firefighters battled wildfires in Greece Tuesday, with the largest burning through a thickly forested nature reserve on the island of Evia north of Athens where three villages have been evacuated, according to Beta.theglobeandmail.com reports. More than 220 firefighters were deployed to tackle the fire that was burning out of control in Evia, along with six […]
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LAGOS – Over 350 million people that is more than the population of the United States are being affected by Hepatitis worldwide. Yet, many sufferers are not aware they have the deadly scourge of Hepatitis which leaves its survivors with life-threatening conditions like, Liver and kidney failure as well as Cancer. Only five percent of people […]
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