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Chinese Condoms Too Small For Zimbabwean Men

Health minister David Parirenyatwa has challenged local companies to consider manufacturing condoms, saying imported options aren’t quite up to task. The minister was speaking at the recent launch of a new board for the Zimbabwe Private Sector HIV and Aids Wellness Coordinating Programme (ZPSHAWP) in Harare. Condoms are a type of contraception that can both prevent pregnancy and protect against ...

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Tear Gas Kills Lagos Schoolboy As Policemen, Hoodlums Clash

There was pandemonium in the Akala and Idi-Oro areas of Mushin, Lagos State, on Tuesday when some hoodlums clashed with policemen from the Area D Command. During the mayhem, no fewer than five people, including a policeman, three residents and a pupil, were reportedly killed. Our correspondent learnt that trouble started when a police team raided a shop on Elegba ...

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APC NEC Extends Odigie-Oyegun’s Tenure 

Passes Vote Of Confidence on President Buhari, NWC The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has, at the end of its 5th meeting, generally agreed to extend the tenure of all elected and appointed officers of the Party in the 36 states, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the national level. The current tenure will end on ...

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Patience Jonathan, EFCC Disagree Over Demolished Property

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has debunked the claim by the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, that her Abuja property, which the commission was seeking to seize, had been demolished. EFCC denied Mrs. Jonathan’s claim in its counter-affidavit filed before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja. The counter-affidavit was filed in response to ...

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FG Sets Up Panel To Probe Abduction Of Dapchi Schoolgirls

The Federal Government will tomorrow inaugurate a 12-member committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC) in Dapchi, Yobe State, on 19 Feb. The panel will begin work tomorrow after its inauguration. A statement issued today by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, indicated that ...

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Dapchi Schoolgirls: 37 In JSS, 73 In SSS Says FG

The Federal Government has released the names and other details of the 110 girls who have yet to be accounted for, following the attack on the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe State, on 19 Feb. 2018. Out of the 110 missing girls, 8 are in JSS1, 17 in JSS2, 12 in JSS3, 40 in SS1, 19 ...

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Kanfachan Catholic Bishop, Bagobiri Is Dead

The Bishop of Kafanchan Catholic Diocese, Bishop Joseph Danlami Bagobiri, is dead. The Catholic cleric was believed to have died in the early hours of Tuesday following an illness. Director of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Chris Anyanwu, has confirmed Bishop Bagobiri’s death. Only recently, the late Bishop Bagobiri chided the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria over ...

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Pro-APC Leader Abducted In Bayelsa – Police

The Police Command in Bayelsa on Tuesday confirmed the kidnapping of Mr Robert Desmond, Chief Executive Officer of a pro-All Progressive Congress (APC) campaign group known as the “New Face.” The Spokesman of the command, DSP Asimin Butswat, who confirmed the abduction, said in Yenagoa that the police had commenced investigation to arrest the perpetrators of the crime. A witness, ...

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