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Kenyan governor denies murder of pregnant lover

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Kenyan governor denies murder of pregnant lover

A Kenyan county governor was charged in court on Monday with murdering a university student whom he had got pregnant.

Ras Kimono’s wife dies three months after husband’s death

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Ras Kimono’s wife

Ras Kimono’s wife Efemena Okedi, is dead. The Wife of late reggae musician, Ras Kimono who is 42-year-old reportedly died in the early hours of yesterday after complaining of being ill.

Sexual assault: Bill Cosby could faces 30 years in prison

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Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby, 81-year-old American comedian could face the rest of his life in jail after he was found guilty of sexual assault in April after a jury heard allegations from Andrea Constand.

1 in 7 diabetic Americans is unaware of disease; new report

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diabetic Americans

A new report published Sept. 19 as an NCHS data brief shows 1 in 7 diabetic Americans don’t even know they have the blood sugar disease.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (FDA), 14 percent of U.S adults have diabetes, 10 percent know it and more than 4 percent are undiagnosed.

Former Governor, Donald Duke reacts to suspension just newborn national airline, Nigeria Air

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Nigeria Air

The Nigerian government on Wednesday announced immediate suspension of its widely publicised national carrier, Nigeria Air.

News sources said the suspension was made because the Economic Management Team (EMT) chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, did not approve it when it launched.

61 lives claimed in Yobe cholera outbreak

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Recent Yobe cholera outbreak has claimed 61 lives with 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state as the state government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases.

Cameroon: Fight between security forces and the armed separatists claims about 400 lives

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An estimated number of 400 people have been killed by both the security forces and the armed separatists in an escalating violence in Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon, Amnesty International said.

Police inspector Philip Kolo, meets death on an official assignment

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Police inspector Philip Kolo

Police inspector Philip Kolo, and a yet-to-be-identified commercial motorcyclist, have been reported dead on Wednesday following a train crash around PWD bus stop, Ikeja, Lagos State.

It was gathered that Kolo who was attached to the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit Strike Team, Force Headquarters, Abuja, was on his way to Ikeja on the motorcycle around 10.30am when the incident happened.

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The rider had reportedly attempted to beat the oncoming train and cross the rail track when they were trapped and crushed to death.

Reports say Kolo who was based in Abuja, was on an official assignment with his team members in Lagos.

A police source, who spoke with Newsmen said Kolo came from Abuja for an investigation in Lagos.

He said, “Kolo’s team members were waiting for him when they got the sad news. The motorcyclist carried him from a hotel in the Agege area where he lodged. The motorcyclist always picked him whenever he was around.”

An official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority said the incident happened around 10.30am.

“The motorcycle rider was coming from the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and wanted to enter the Ikeja GRA. He was probably thinking he could beat the train, which dragged them along the track.

“We were called immediately it happened and we got there about five minutes later. We found the shoes of the men and some parts of the motorcycle scattered around the bush. The deceased were dismembered. We called officials of the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit, who brought an ambulance to remove the bodies,” the official said.

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The Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, said the corpses had been deposited in the Lagos Mainland Hospital mortuary.

“The policeman was in Lagos for an investigation and was being conveyed from Agege to Ikeja when the motorcycle he was on was hit by the train. His corpse has been deposited in the mortuary for autopsy,” Oti said.

56 million preventable death of children under 5 may occur by 2030 says WHO, …

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56 million death of children under 5 will occur from now until 2030 – half of them newborns,” said Laurence Chandy, UNICEF Director of Data, Research and Policy.

According to new mortality estimates released by WHO, UNICEF, the United Nations Population Division and the World Bank Group, an estimated 6.3 million death of children under 15 years of age occurred in 2017, or 1 every 5 seconds, mostly of preventable causes.

UNICEF Chief of WASH says water facilities in Nigerian hospitals is below standard

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says only 33.6 per cent of health facilities in Nigeria have hand washing facilities with soap and water accessible to both patients and staff.

UNICEF Chief of WASH, Zaid Jurji disclosed this in Port Harcourt during an European Union Niger Delta Water Project media dialogue organised by UNICEF in collaboration with the Child Rights Information Bureau of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture.

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