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Woman, 63, arrested for operating baby factory in Abia

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A 63-year-old woman, Chinyere Nkwocha, has been arrested for operating a baby factory in Abia State. NAPTIP Director-General, Prof. Fatima Waziri-Azi, disclosed this in a statement while lamenting the surge in reports and public outcry due…

5 Natural Ways To Get Rid of Bedbugs From Your Home

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Bedbugs are creepy creatures, they could destroy anything and everything if not handled with utmost importance. These bloodsucking animals have a long life span and can survive several months without any blood meal, that's how dangerous…

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What we know about the foiled DR Congo coup bid

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The DR Congo military says it thwarted an "attempted coup" on Sunday near the offices of President Felix Tshisekedi in the capital Kinshasa involving "foreigners and Congolese". Here is what we know so far: - Who was responsible? - The…

Ekiti monarch-elect arraigned for certificate forgery

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The Oba-Elect of Araromi-Ekiti in Ijero Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Babalola Adebomi, on Monday, faced charges of certificate forgery at the Federal High Court in Akure, Ondo State capital. Babalola, aged 48, was arraigned on two…

Jonathan mediates Wike, Fubara conflict, urges cooperation

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called for reconciliation in the ongoing political discord in Rivers State, urging Governor Siminalayi Fubara and Federal Capital Territory Minister (FCT), Nyesom Wike, to sheath their swords and…

How to apply for FG’s student loan

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Students in federal universities, polytechnics, colleges of education, and technical colleges across Nigeria can now apply for loans to finance their education. The Nigeria Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) announced on Monday that…

FG grants institute licence to certify data protection professionals

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The Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) has granted licence to the Institute of Information Management (IIM) to conduct examinations and certify data protection professionals for global competitiveness.

Tinubu restates commitment to Protection of Children’s Rights

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President Bola Tinubu has restated its commitment to the protection of the rights of children, especially the ‘Almajiri’ child in the country from all forms of molestation and abuse.

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Hajj: Kano governor releases additional N376 million allowance for pilgrims

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Kano State Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has announced a sum of N376 million intervention to complete the shortfall in Basic Traveling Allowance (BTA) of state pilgrims embarking on this year's Hajj. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, …

Should You Be Having Sex During Your Period?

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Sex during menstruation is a topic that has long been covered up in myths, stigmas, and misconceptions. Despite the taboo surrounding it, period sex is a natural and normal part of many individuals' intimate lives. This article aims to…

PTDF screens candidates for 2024/2025 overseas scholarship

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The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has commenced the final stage of the selection process for the award of the 2024 overseas scholarship to qualified Nigerians.

European Union recalls Caro White lotion

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The European Union's (EU) Rapid Alert System for Dangerous Non-Food Products (RAPEX) has recalled Caro White Skin Lightening Beauty Lotion, according to a public notification issued by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration…

5 Effective Ways To Prevent And Manage Arthritis

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Arthritis is a common condition affecting millions of Nigerians, causing joint pain, stiffness, and swelling. Nigerian Orthopaedic Association (NOA) estimates that 1.5 million Nigerians suffer from arthritis. While there's no cure, many…

Alleged N6bn laundering: Fidelity bank staff testifies against Mompha

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A Fidelity Bank compliance officer, Mr Ezekoli Ozoemenam, on Monday testified against a social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (alias Mompha) charged with six billion Naira money laundering.

Nine LASU law graduates appointed Lagos High Court judges

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No fewer than nine alumni of the Faculty of Law at Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo have been appointed judges of the Lagos High Court. The nine newly appointed judges are of the 13 recently appointed to the Lagos State High Court,…

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80% of Nigeria’s problems caused by governors — Prof Yusuf

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A former executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and member of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Prof Usman Yusuf, has said the north is richer than the south in Nigeria but bad governance and corruption have been…

Police neutralise kidnap kingpin, recover rifle in Delta

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The Police Command in Delta has neutralised the leader of a kidnapping syndicate and recovered one AK-47 rifle.

Yahaya Bello: Hearing in EFCC chair’s motion against contempt proceedings

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Hearing of an ex-parte motion for stay of proceedings filed by EFCC Chairman, Mr Ola Olukayode, against contempt charge instituted by former Governor of Kogi, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, was on Monday stalled at the Court of Appeal, Abuja.

Trump trial resumes, closing arguments expected next week

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Donald Trump's trial on charges of covering up hush money payments to a porn star began inching towards its final stages Monday, with closing arguments expected early next week.

Student loan to commence with federal institutions - NELFUND

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Ahead of the formal opening of the Students' Loan portal this Friday, the Nigeria Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has said it will commence with students in federal tertiary institutions. This comes as the Fund has said only students whose…

3 jailed in Lagos for drug trafficking

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For illegally dealing in restricted drugs, a Federal High Court in Lagos convicted and jailed three men on Monday.

Court dismisses Tukur Mamu's request for transfer from DSS custody

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Justice Inyang Edem Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the request by the terrorist negotiator, Mohammed Tukur Mamu, for his transfer from the custody of the Department of the State Service (DSS) to Kuje Prison in Abuja.…

Julian Assange wins bid to appeal US extradition ruling

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday won a bid to appeal against a UK court ruling that approved his extradition to the United States to face trial for breaking national security laws.

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Suspected kidnapper dies while receiving treatment in Delta

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A suspected kidnapper died while receiving treatment at the General Hospital in Ughelli, a suburb of Delta State, the police have announced. The Delta State Police Command spokesman, Edafe Bright, said in a statement on X on Monday, that…

Court refuses Kanu bail, orders him to enter trial

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A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed the application filed by the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, seeking an order setting aside the 2017 order revoking his bail for alleged…

Labour to attend Tuesday minimum wage talks after walkout

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The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday applied for arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and top Hamas leaders on suspicion of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

ICC prosecutor seeks Gaza 'war crimes' arrest warrant for Netanyahu, Hamas leaders

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The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday applied for arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and top Hamas leaders on suspicion of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Karim Khan said…

Student dies in Anambra seminary school fire

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A fire incident that occurred at the Bishop Crowther Memorial Seminary School in Awka, the Anambra State capital, left one student dead. The fire broke out around 11.30 pm on Saturday, according to a statement from the Media Unit of the…

FCT police foils kidnapping

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The FCT Police Command has claimed that the kidnapping which took place in DeiDei outskirts of Abuja was foiled. Spokesperson of the command, SP Josephine Adeh, made the disclosure in a statement. Suspected terrorists invaded Dakwa, DeiDei…

What we know about Iranian president's fatal helicopter crash

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Iran on Monday announced the deaths of president Ebrahim Raisi and other officials in a helicopter crash in the country's northwest.