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Hygiene: 94% of Nigerians do not wash their hands properly- UNICEF

Olusola Elijah The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that 94 per cent Nigerians do not practice proper hand washing in the country. A UNICEF representative, Oumar Doumbouya, made this known on Tuesday in Abuja during the 2019 Global Hand washing Day Celebration with the theme: “Clean Hands for All.’’ He said the Water, Sanitation and…
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Nigerian developer wins Dubai innovation contest

John Beloved Nigeria software developer, Abdulkarim Bashir, has emerged the overall winner of a $10,000 cash prize at a Dubai technology and innovation contest after creating an anti-theft app. The competition, which was orchestrated by Dubai’s World Trade Centre was…
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Game of thrones star, Peter Dinklage shines at Emmy Awards

John Beloved Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage made history on Sunday by becoming the actor with the most wins in the same category:Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. His win at the 71st Emmy Awards is the fourth earned for his role as Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series, Game of Thrones. The actor who played Tyrion for eight seasons in HBO’s hit series bagged the award…
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Bovi and wife prank friend ahead of his 40th birthday

John Beloved Nigerian comedian, Bovi Ugboma and his wife, Kris Ugboma pranked a friend identified as Mohammed ahead of his 40th birthday. In a video shared on Thursday, the ace comedian and his wife tested the loyalty of their friend as they celebrate his new…
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Niger: Tribunal affirms Governor Bello's victory

Olusola Elijah The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Minna, Niger State capital has on Wednesday upheld the victory of Governor Abubakar Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 2019 governorship election. People’s Democratic Party and its gubernatorial candidate, Mohammed Nasko had filled a petition challenging the election of Mr Bello, who is the All…
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Tribunal dismisses Atiku's petition against Buhari

Olusola Elijah The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressive Congress in the February 2019…
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Just In: Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe dies at age 95

Olusola Elijah A former Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe has died at the ageof 95. Mugabe died at a hospital in Singapore on Friday morning. Recall that he served as prime minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as president from 1987 to 2017. He was ousted in a military coup in 2017 after 37 years in power. Emmerson Mnangagwa, the Zimbabwean president, confirmed the…
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