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Suspend Deposit Charges – Reps tell CBN

The House of Representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria to suspend the charges imposed on cash deposits in the implementation of its cashless policy. The suspension, according to the federal parliament, should remain until consultations with all relevant stakeholders are made. The call for the suspension was contained in a motion unanimously adopted…

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Gov. Sanwo-Olu Pledges to Decongest Healthcare Service In Lagos

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the priority agenda of his administration is to decongest the state healthcare sector within the next four years. Sanwo-Olu made the assertion at the Scientific Conference/Annual General Meeting of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) Lagos Chapter, in Lagos. The News Agency of…

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Ivorian Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Named Ballon d’Or Ambassador

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has been chosen as France Football’s Ballon d’Or ambassador on Thursday. The former Blues star will co-host the award ceremony set for December 2 in Paris, and will present the trophy. “I feel honoured to present this prestigious award. I see it as an acknowledgement of my career and its exemplarity,” Drogba said in a…

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Mother Kills One-Year-Old Baby By Rubbing Heroin on Her Gums ‘So She Could Sleep’

Kimberly Nelligan, 33, is said to have used the substance on one year-old Jordy at least 15 times before the infant died in October 2018. The little girl was found dead at her home in Bangor, Maine, by emergency responders, with Nelligan arrested in connection with her death on Monday. Nelligan gave the finger to…

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Indonesian Couples Flogged For Displaying Affection in Public

A trio of canoodling couples was publicly flogged in Indonesia’s Aceh province on Thursday, charged with breaking local Islamic law that outlaws public displays of affection. Despite international condemnation, whipping is a common punishment for a range of offences in the deeply conservative region on Sumatra island, including gambling, drinking alcohol, and having gay or…

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