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  • How Foundation makes case for prostate cancer awareness

    By Christy Anyanwu HOW Foundation’s first ‘Blue- State’ Charity Match for prostate Cancer Awareness Month took place on Saturday, September 23, during which four teams and their supporters were hosted at Road 14 Football Pitch, Lekki, Lagos. The football match started with a kick off by the founder of The How Foundation, Dr Herbert Wigwe….

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  • Spain Catalan crisis: Puigdemont seeks independence talks

    Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has said his people voted for independence from Spain – but that he wants a negotiated solution with Madrid. He asked the regional parliament in Barcelona to suspend the effect of the vote so talks could begin – rather than breaking away immediately. A vote on 1 October resulted in almost…

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  • ECOWAS approves calls free roaming for member states

    From AIDOGHIE PAULINUS, Abuja The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) ministers in charge of Telecommunications and Information Communications Technology (ICT), have approved free regional roaming regulation for member states. A statement by the ECOWAS Commission, made available to Daily Sun in Abuja, said the endorsement of the regional roaming regulation came during the…

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  • IPOB terrorist tag Nigeria’s global embarrassment -Nebo

      From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja Former Minister of Power, Prof Chinedu Nebo, has joined in condemning the federal government for branding the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) terrorist organization. Nebo said such derogatory tag truncated the global respect Nigeria has been battling to redeem recently. Prof Nebo spoke at the inaugural distinguished lecture series organised…

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  • NAPTIP rescues 12,000 victims, convicts 329 offenders

      From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NPTIP), said it has rescued over 12,000 victims of trafficking within one year. NAPTIP also disclosed that over 329 traffickers had been convicted, adding that the agency has also prosecuted over 4,000 cases within the period under review. The Director-General…

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  •   FG to tackle child malnutrition with $350m  

      *Reps summon minister over Monkey Pox outbreak From Kemi Yesufu, Abuja Plans by the federal government and the World Bank to launch a $350 million programme to address malnutrition and stunting among 13 million children have reached advanced stage. This much the Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole, disclosed yesterday, at the opening of…

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  •   Monkey Pox: Osun gets 3 quarantine centres

      From Clement Adeyi, Osogbo Osun State government has established three quarantine centres to battle Monkey Pox which has broken out in some parts of the country. It also allayed fears on the outbreak of the epidemic in the state. It assured the people that proactive measured had been put in place by the state…

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  • Kachikwu/Baru feud: PANDEF calls for Baru’s suspension

      From AIDOGHIE PAULINUS, Abuja The Coordinator of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) Youth Wing, Famous Daunemigha, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately suspend the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru. The former Bayelsa gubernatorial candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC) said if the…

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  • Raila Odinga quits Kenya election re-run

    Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has pulled out of October’s election re-run. Mr Odinga said his withdrawal would give the electoral commission enough time to introduce reforms that will help deliver a more credible election. The Supreme Court annulled the result of the original 8 August poll after finding irregularities and declaring it “neither transparent…

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  • Anxiety in Ondo over Monkey Pox

    From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Palpable fear of contracting Monkey pox disease is now rife among the people of Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State, following a rumour that a woman residing in the area was bitten by a domestic monkey. The residents of the area, it was gathered, now live in suspicion of…

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