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Ten New Cases Of Lassa Fever Reported In Ondo

There was a reported outbreak of Lassa fever in Ondo State, with 10 persons infected by the deadly virus. The Guardian gathered that six of the endemic disease occurred in Ose and Owo local government areas, while Akoko area has recorded four cases. Lassa fever, according to medical findings, transmits to humans through contact with food or household items contaminated ...

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We’ll Deliver On Three-Pronged Campaign Promises – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said his administration remains resolute and focused on delivering on the three-pronged promises of securing the lives and properties of Nigerians, halting the pillage of the economy by corrupt public officials, and creating employment opportunities for the youths. Receiving the Board of Directors of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) at the State House, ...

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Government Is Parading Nigerians As Bunch Of Jokers – Falana

Lagos-based lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana has said that the Federal Government needs to take Nigerians seriously over the crisis of herdsmen and farmers clashes which has led to the killings of many in the country. Falana said “The government is parading Nigerians as a bunch of jokers. It is not rocket science to solve this ...

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Five Killed In Adamawa Attack

Suspected members of Boko Haram sect attacked Kaya village in Madagali local government area of Adamawa State and killed five people. The early morning attack came 48 hours after a similar assault on Pallam. Three people were killed in that incident. Soldiers and local hunters who went after the invaders shoot two of them dead, residents said. A member of ...

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Proffer Alternatives To Grazing, Tinubu Urges FG

Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has called for a national introspection into the causes of the killings in Benue and Taraba States even as he called on the Federal Government to proffer alternatives to grazing. He also affirmed the need for more years of outstanding governance to overcome the teething challenges facing the country which ...

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Herdsmen Kill Farmer In Ogun

Suspected herdsmen have hacked a farmer to death on his farmland in Ogun State. The farmer identified as Adetona Owolabi was allegedly killed on Thursday in his farm at Afon, Imeko-Afon local government area of the state. The incident occurred few hours after the Ogun State Government took proactive measures to prevent clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the state. ...

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Witness Absence Stalls Hearing On Patience Jonathan’s Seized $15.5m

Hearing in the case filed by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, was stalled at the Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday because her witness was “sick.” Mrs. Jonathan is seeking to unfreeze her accounts containing $15.5million frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). When the case came up before Justice Mohammed Idris, her lawyer, Granville ...

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“I Am Not In A Hurry To Do Anything” – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that his experience as a military dictator is one of the major reasons he is not “in a hurry to do anything.” The president said he prefers to seriously reflect on issues placed before him and ensure that his conscience had been satisfied prior to granting approval. “I decided to drop the uniform and ...

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Bill, Melinda Gates Foundation To Pay Nigeria’s $76M Polio Debt

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation agreed to pay off Nigeria’s $76 million debt to Japan to aid in the fight against polio. Nigeria took the loan from Japan in 2014 to help pay for polio eradication efforts. They were expected to start payments this year to be repaid over the next 20 years. The loan was part of the Japanese ...

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Petrol Subsidy Payment: Reps Summons Kachikwu, Baru Others

The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to invite the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, to explain the payment of N300 billion subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol, without approval from the National Assembly. The House also asked the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Maikanti Baru, and the ...

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