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Yellow fever: Edo confirms nine deaths

The Edo State government on Wednesday said that nine lives were lost to the outbreak of yellow fever that ravaged parts of the state a few weeks ago. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. David Osifo, disclosed this during an audience participatory programme on a Benin-based radio station. He also confirmed that

“You must desist from selective prosecution”: – HURIWA to EFCC

"You must desist from selective prosecution": - HURIWA to EFCC *Insists on prosecution of Oshiomhole:   A prominent civil society organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has expressed deep consternation that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under the current dispensation is consistently sinking into the deepest abyss of

Cardi B breakup with her Husband Offset

Candi B officially announced her breakup with Offset. The 25-year-old rapper posted a 42-second video on her Instagram account early Wednesday morning announcing the split. "So, everybody been bugging me and everything. And you know, I been trying to work things out with my baby father for a hot minute now," she

No student impregnated my wife-: says VC

As hilarious and shocking as it sounds, reports making rounds on social media suggest that a 400 level student of Bowen University has just got the Vice Chancellor’s wife pregnant. Bowen is a private Baptist Christian Nigerian University owned and operated by the Nigerian Baptist Convention, in Osun state. The University

WAR against ritual killings declared by Police

The AIG Lawal Shehu in charge of Zone 2, declared war on native doctors and human parts dealers within Lagos and Ogun states. Due to the occurence of ritual-instigated killings and desecration of bodies exhumed from graveyards the declaration was made. Lamenting the involvement of young people in ritual activities, Shehu said

Tackling insecurity a Bone of Contention between PDP and APC

During the inaugural session of the Nigerian Political Parties Discussion Series (NPPDS) organized by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in conjunction with OSIFA in Abuja yesterday, The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) disagreed with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on how to maintain law and order in the

South Africa exits recession as govt eyes 2019 polls

South Africa broke free of recession on Tuesday when it reported GDP growth of 2.2 percent for the third quarter, the statistics authority said, marking a positive economic trajectory ahead of elections. President Cyril Ramaphosa, who took power in February, has pledged to revive the listless economy ahead of polls due