Monthly Archives: September 2017

Gynaecologist explains causes of premature birth

A consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Chris Abumchi, on Saturday in Abuja discussed some causes of preterm or premature birth. He listed violence among couples and other social vices such as smoking, alcohol consumption and drug abuse. Abumchi said India and ...

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American soul singer, Charles Bradley dies after cancer battle

Charles Bradley

Acclaimed American soul singer, Charles Bradley, has died at the age of 68, after a prolonged battle with stomach cancer. His death was disclosed by his publicist, who said, Bradley whose career blossomed late in his life gave up the ...

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BREAKING: 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit North Korea, fresh nuclear test suspected

A 3.4 magnitude quake has been detected in North Korea, a development that may be a sign that Kim Jong-Un has moved ahead with a fresh nuclear test. China’s Earthquake Networks Center said that the tremor was caused by a ...

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Okocha says Neymar, Cavani rivalry healthy for PSG

Former Paris Saint-Germain star, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, said the rivalry between the club’s forwards Neymar and Edinson Cavani is “healthy” and they should be left to sort things out themselves. Cavani and world-record signing Neymar squabbled over a penalty during ...

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Police discover illicit firearm factory in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, police command said it has discovered a factory fabricating illegal firearm in Shenagu village near Zuba, FCT. Sadiq Bello, FCT commissioner of police, told journalists in Abuja on Friday that three suspects have been arrested ...

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Nigeria continues to enjoy exemption from OPEC oil cut

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), has agreed to allow Nigeria supply crude oil to the global market, in continuation of the exemption from the oil production cuts agreed on by members and non-members. The decision was made at ...

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Nigeria now generates 7001 megawatts – Fashola

Babatunde Raji Fashola, minster of power, work and housing has said that Nigeria’s power generation as at September 2017 has increased up to 7001 megawatts with transmission up to 6,700 megawatts and distribution rising to 4,600 megawatts. Fashola disclosed this ...

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Expect cloudy conditions, rain on Saturday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted partly cloudy to cloudy conditions over the regions with chances of isolated thunderstorms over Yelwa and its environs on Saturday morning. NiMet said in a Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in ...

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GRIDLOCK: Lagos Govt orders truck drivers to stay away from state

The Lagos State Government on Friday directed owners and operators of articulated vehicles/trucks and petroleum tankers to stay away from Lagos “for now.” At a press conference jointly addressed by officials of the state as well as members of the ...

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UNIBEN reschedules post UTME screening for next week

The management of University of Benin (UNIBEN) says the 2017 Post- UTME admission screening earlier scheduled for Sept 14 to 25 will now hold from Sept. 28 to Oct. 10, 2017. The information is in a statement by Mrs Otasowie ...

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