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FG to establish 6th special laboratory to test Lassa fever

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Federal Government will soon establish a special laboratory to boost the testing capacity of Lassa fever in the country. Ehanire said this while fielding questions from journalists in Abuja on Friday, on capacity of the existing laboratories to test the volume of samples from across the country.
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Obi, Abaribe storm Umuahia as Nnamdi Kanu’s parents’ bodies are awaited

A large crowd has arrived the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu waiting for the arrival of the bodies of Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and Ugoeze Sally Kanu. The bodies left the mortuary at about 10am and were taken to the headquarters of Umuahia North council. The bodies
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Medical expert advises women on proper disposal of used sanitary pad

Dr Amina Bello-Mukhtar, a medical practitioner at Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna, on Friday, advised women to be careful with the way they dispose  used sanitary pad to avoid spread of diseases. The doctor gave the advice in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) in Kaduna. She said that proper menstrual hygiene
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5 dead after tourist boat capsizes in Bangladeshi lake

At least five people died after a tourist boat capsized in south-eastern Bangladesh on Friday, rescuers said. The boat carrying nearly 30 tourists overturned in Kaptai Lake while it was on way to the Sublang waterfall. It was travelling from Rangamati district headquarters, located nearly 200 kilometres south-east of the capital Dhaka, said Ratan Nath,
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5 dead after tourist boat capsizes in Bangladeshi lake

At least five people died after a tourist boat capsized in south-eastern Bangladesh on Friday, rescuers said. The boat carrying nearly 30 tourists overturned in Kaptai Lake while it was on way to the Sublang waterfall. It was travelling from Rangamati district headquarters, located nearly 200 kilometres south-east of the capital Dhaka, said Ratan Nath,
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Breaking:Protesters attack PDP chieftain home, Radio Bayelsa

 Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Protesting members of the All Progressive Congress(APC) have attacked the home of a member representing Yenagoa Federal Constituency, Hon Steve Azaiki at Imgbi road. Also attacked by the protesters was the  Steve Azaiki Library along Imgbi road. The protesters also attacked the Bayelsa government-owned Radio Bayelsa where they vandalized 15 vehicles and
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3m people practice open defecation in Bauchi – Officials

Mr Garba Magaji, the General Manager (GM), Bauchi State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASA), on Friday said 3 million people practice open defecation in the state. Magaji disclosed this at a one-day sensitisation and partnership meeting organised for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Coordinators and Community radio personnel in Bauchi. He said statistics
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Watchdog: 7 killed in Israeli missile attack near Damascus

At least seven military personnel, on Friday were killed in an Israeli missile attack near the Syrian capital Damascus, a war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights noted that three members of the Syrian Government forces and four allied Iranian officers were killed in the overnight attack that targeted the area of Damascus
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Man in court for allegedly beating up debtor

A 25- year-old trader, Abdullahi Garba,  on appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ court for allegedly beating up his debtor. Garba, resides at Babs Ogunwole St., New Oko Oba, Agege, Lagos is charged with assault. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. The prosecution counsel, Sgt. Chekube Okeh, told the court that the offence was
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Court remands 2 alleged cultists in Ilorin correctional centre

 An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded two said to be cultists for allegedly terrorising residents of Omu-Aran and its environs. Abolaji Lukman and Bamidele Oluwasunkanmi are being tried for criminal conspiracy and for being members of a secret cult. The Prosecutor, Insp. Nasiru Yusuf urged the court to remand the defendants pending the outcome
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Market fires: Lagos decries storage of inflammables in shops, public places

* To engage market leaders as safety ambassadors, emergency committee members Muritala Ayinla Worried by the frequent cases of fire outbreaks resulting into loss of lives and property, the Lagos State government has revealed plans to make market leaders “safety ambassadors” and enlisted them as emergency committee members.Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, who disclosed this Friday, said the frequency of fire incidences had prompted the state to be proactive by collaborating with market leaders to take positive steps to avoid loss of their investments…

INEC declares PDP’s Diri as winner of Bayelsa guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Friday, declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Douye Diri, as the winner of the November 16 governorship election held in Bayelsa State.The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said the Commission would give him the Certificate of Return in compliance with the order of the Supreme Court, which sacked David Lyon 24 hours to his inauguration.INEC has subsequently presented his Certificate of Return to him.The Supreme Court had nullified the All progressives Congress victory of November 16 governorship election.The Supreme Court had…

US visa ban: Gov Emmnauel seeks waiver for Nigerians

As visa restrictions by the United States of America bites takes a toll on Nigerians, Governor Udom Emmanuel has made a case for a special waiver for Nigerian business people with genuine business dealings in the US. The governor said that considering various collaborations between United States and Nigeria, especially Akwa Ibom state, this appeal would not be unusual since most people from the state have genuine business transactions in the United States. The state chief executive made this appeal while hosting the Deputy Chief of Missions of the United…

Pogba hopes for summer exit but Man United want €100m

Paul Pogba wants to leave Manchester United in the summer but his chances of securing a swift exit are likely to be hampered by the club setting an asking price of around €100m (£83m).Juventus remain interested in re-signing the midfielder and Real Madrid also have him on their radar but both clubs consider such a fee too high for a player who has been largely underwhelming at United since he rejoined in 2016, reports The Guardian.Pogba is convinced a move would be in everyone’s best interests and his agent, Mino…

Pele: Health problems ‘normal for people my age’

 Legendary Brazil forward Pele has spoken for the first time since his son claimed he was reluctant to leave his house, saying his health issues were “normal for people of my age”.Pele’s son Edinho said the three-time World Cup winner, 79, was “embarrassed” at needing a frame to walk because of his hip problems.But Pele, widely regarded as the greatest ever player, said: “I am good. I continue to accept my physical limitations in the best way possible but I intend to keep the ball rolling.”Pele scored a world record 1,281 goals…

Google: Osinbajo’s partnership boosted our success in Nigeria

Muritala Ayinla Tech giant, Google has described Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as an excellent partner whose unalloyed support had boosted its remarkable success in Nigeria.Google disclosed this when its Government Affairs and Public Policy Director, Mr Doron Avni led a delegation from Google Global Services,Google’s House in the United States on a courtesy visit to the Vice President on Thursday.Avni said the firm, through the support of of its partners, especially Professor Osinbajo, has trained three million Nigerians since its pledge to train 10 million people in Africa.He said: “Obviously,…

Google: Osinbajo’s partnership boosted our success in Nigeria

Muritala Ayinla Tech giant, Google has described Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as an excellent partner whose unalloyed support had boosted its remarkable success in Nigeria.Google disclosed this when its Government Affairs and Public Policy Director, Mr Doron Avni led a delegation from Google Global Services,Google’s House in the United States on a courtesy visit to the Vice President on Thursday.Avni said the firm, through the support of of its partners, especially Professor Osinbajo, has trained three million Nigerians since its pledge to train 10 million people in Africa.He said: “Obviously,…

Japan to step up efforts on coronavirus testing, containment after first death

Japan on Friday vowed to step up testing and containment efforts for the coronavirus after suffering its first death and the confirmation of new cases, including a doctor and a taxi driver.The biggest cluster of coronavirus infections outside China is on a cruise liner quarantined in a Japanese port, with 218 people on board confirmed as infected and taken off to hospital.On Friday, some of the ship’s passengers were allowed to disembark – with priority given to older passengers who have been confined to windowless cabins – to complete their…

China develops convalescent plasma therapy for coronavirus patients

China has developed convalescent plasma to treat patients who are infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the China National Biotec Group.The company said they have collected plasma from some recovered patients to prepare therapeutic products including convalescent plasma and immune globulin.After strict blood biosafety tests, virus inactivation and antiviral activity tests, they have successfully developed convalescent plasma for clinical treatment and have used it to treat critically ill patients, reports Xinhua.The company has set up a team to use special equipment to collect plasma from recovered patients in…

Coppa Italia: Ronaldo’s late controversial penalty denies Milan victory

Cristiano Ronaldo’s controversial late penalty rescued a draw for below-par Juventus in the first leg of their Coppa Italia semi-final at AC Milan.Juve looked set for a third straight away defeat after Ante Rebic’s volley put Milan ahead before the hosts lost Theo Hernandez to a second yellow card after 71 minutes.The visitors offered little threat despite their man advantage but the late VAR-awarded spot-kick allowed Ronaldo, 35 last week, to make it 35 goals in 35 games for club and country, reports the BBC.The second leg in Turin is…

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