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Following Five Deaths, E-Cigarette Users Warned Against Vaping

Health officials in the US have urged people to stop vaping after a fifth person died from lung disease. Some 450 people have also fallen ill with serious breathing problems as concerns grow about the safety of e-cigarettes. The latest death was a 55-year-old man in California who had underlying health conditions. The first death…

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Ebonyi State University Student Lands In Hospital After Fasting For 41 Days

A student of Ebonyi State University Abakaliki,  Ikechukwu Oke, has been  hospitalised after  allegedly fasting and praying for  41  days. According to Christian Nwaokpa, a student of the university, claimed   Oke decided to embark on the  spiritual exercise because of the  challenges facing  his family. Nwaokpa  said, “He is  from Ebiaji in Ezza North LGA.…

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Plan To Evacuate Nigerians From South Africa Suffers Setback Due To ‘Expired Passports’

The plan by Air Peace to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa from September 6 suffered a setback as the majority of those interested in the process have expired passports. Mr Allen Onyema, the Chairman of Air Peace, said in a statement in Lagos on Friday that most of the potential returnees were yet to renew…

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Ahmed Musa Ruled Out Of Ukraine Friendly

Nigerian star forward, Ahmed Musa has been ruled out of Nigeria’s international friendly game against Ukraine on Tuesday. The Super Eagles captain pulled out of the warm-up game due to an injury he suffered while in action for his Saudi Arabia club Al-Nassr. The 26-year-old winger will be the fifth player to be ruled out of the game against the Yellow and Blue after Kenneth…

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I Have Successfully Cleaned Up Lagos In 100 Days – Sanwo Olu

LAGOS State Governor, Mr BabajIde Sanwo-Olu has stated that his administration has succeeded in clearing mound of filth on major streets and highways across the state in its almost 100 days in office. The governor made this declaration through the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, who spoke at a press conference held…

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Lagos Arraigns 85 Xenophobic Protesters For Allegedly Looting SA-Owned Malls

The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday arraigned 83 persons who allegedly participated in the attack and looting of South African-owned mall, Shoprite, in protest against continued xenophobic attacks and killings of Nigerians in South Africa. The 83 suspected looters were arraigned before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court at Yaba on six counts bordering on…

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Ex-Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe Dies At 95

Robert Mugabe, who led Zimbabwe with an iron fist from 1980 to 2017, has died aged 95, the country’s president announced Friday. “It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President… Robert Mugabe,” Emmerson Mnangagwa said in a tweet. The former guerrilla leader swept to power…

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Oby Ezekwesili, Jim Ovia, Others Bashed For Attending WEF in South Africa Amidst Xenophobic Protests

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, and Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, have drawn the ire of some Nigerians over their attendance of the World Economic Forum on Africa holding in South Africa amid protests by Nigerian and other countries against xenophobic attacks by South Africans. Ezekwesili, who is the former presidential…

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