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‘Ogbono’ soup can improve efficacy of Anti-Malaria drugs, researcher claims

A Pharmacist, Dr Chukwuma Agubata, has said that taking Irvingia Fat from nuts of Irvingia Gabonensis Var Excelsa, known as ‘Ogbono’ soup has helped to improve the efficacy of anti-malarial drugs. Agubata, a researcher and lecturer in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, made the assertion when …

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Falana Asks N/Assembly To Probe Buhari's Withdrawal Of $496m From ECA

Human rights lawyer and activist, Barrister Femi Falana, has urged the National Assembly to investigate the unconstitutional withdrawal of $496million from the excess crude account (ECA) by President Muhammadu Buhari. The presidency had confirmed that Buhari gave anticipatory approval for the withdrawal $496million to the United States to pay for …

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New Allowance Coming For Corps Members- DG NYSC

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Sulaimon Kazaure, has said that the allowance being currently paid to corps members monthly is inadequate to provide for their needs. Kazaure revealed while speaking with journalists on Monday in Kano state after the swearing-in ceremony of the 2018 Batch ‘A’ corps …

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Sex-for-mark victim, Monica Osagie, appears before OAU panel

The alleged victim of sex-for-mark, Monica Osagie, is currently appearing before the committee raised by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, to probe the allegations against Prof. Richard Akindele. The committee is sitting at the Pro-Chancellor’s Lodge on the campus but only Osagie and her lawyer were allowed into …

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Billionaire Bollore Held by French Police in Africa Corruption Case

Billionaire Vincent Bollore is being held for questioning by French judicial police Tuesday as part of an investigation into possible bribes of public officials in two African countries. The probe -- which could result in charges against Bollore -- is looking at contracts awarded to his company for the operation of container …

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🐂Herdsmen 💥Attack ⛪Church, 😵Kill 2⃣ 🙏Priests, 17 Others

Armed herdsmen, on Tuesday morning, attacked St. Ignatius Quasi Parish Ukpor-Mbalom in Ayar-Mbalom community of Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State, killing two Catholic priests and 17 other worshipers. Our Correspondent gathered that the attackers also burnt down over 100 houses during the attack and sacked the entire …

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SARS Operatives ⛓Arrest Dino Melaye👔

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Senator Dino Melaye, APC, Kogi West has been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS. Vanguard gathered that Senator Melaye was this morning, taken to the SARS detention facility located just opposite the old Central …

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Offa robbery: Bank sacks employees over CCTV footage leakage

The management of one of the commercial banks attacked by robbers in Offa, Kwara State, has reportedly sacked five of its workers for releasing Closed Circuit Television footage of the robbery to the public. A reliable source in the bank said the management viewed the release of the footage without …

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I Think I Should Go For Second Term – Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has revealed his plan to seek re-election in the next governorship poll in the state. Although he has yet to officially declare his intention to run for a second term, the governor disclosed this during an interview on Roadmap 2019 with Ladi Akeredolu-Ale.

“From what …

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My House Under Police Siege, Dino Melaye Cries Out

A combined team of mobile and regular police officers are laying siege to the Abuja home of Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West, in the Maitama District of the Federal Capital Territory.

The senator who made this known via his twitter handle said “Over 30 heavily armed fierce looking …

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Buhari Right About Nigerian Youths - Muslim Group

A religious group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) said President Muhammadu Buhari’s characterization of Nigerian youths at an event in London last week is ‘apt, precise and succinct.’ The group, in a statement released by Professor Ishaq Akintola, its Director on Monday also accused the media of deliberately twisting …

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Suspected Waffle House gunman arrested in woods in Nashville

A man suspected of killing four people at a Waffle House in Tennessee has been arrested by police in Nashville. Police said Travis Reinking, 29, was caught in a wooded area. He allegedly opened fire at the restaurant on Sunday with an AR-15 rifle, before discarding his coat and fleeing …

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