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Nigeria Ratifies Amended Kyoto Agreement on Climate Change

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The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved the ratification of the Doha amendment of The Kyoto Protocol, which concerns the United Nations framework convention on climate change.

GANDUJEGATE: Ganduje Files N3billion against Daily Nigerian Publisher

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Kano state Governor, AbdullahiUmarGanduje, has sued an online platform, Daily Nigerian and its publisher, JafaarJafaar, for defamation.

The Chairman of Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property and Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla has said the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, will soon be declared wanted, following his refusal to appear before the panel on Tuesday.

Health Risk Associated With Consumption Of Genetically Modified Food Substances In Nigeria

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In recent time, Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) or Genetically Engineered (GE) food substances were approved to be grown in Nigeria and the issue continues to generate debate for and against in many quarters. For those that are not agriculturally or scientifically biased; GMO means, those food substances that have been genetically altered or in other words, those whose genetic materials have been altered from its naturally occurring state. In another concept, genes from other sources have been introduced into these food substances and for various reasons such as an increase in quantity, size, growth rate, color /pigment, taste, among others.

One in Every Five Nigerian Suffers from Mental Disorders says FG

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The Federal Government said an estimated 40 million Nigerians are believed to be suffering from mental disorders.

According to Vanguard report, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, AbdulazizMashiAbdullahi, made this assertion at the on-going Mental Health Action Committee and Stakeholders Workshop in Abuja. 

Niger State Gov’t Voices Concerns over Use of Steroids By Livestock Farmers

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In a bid to curb the excessive use of steroids on livestock and its implication on public health, the Niger state government has raised concerns over use steroids by livestock farmers and butchers across the twenty-five (25), Local Government Area of the State.  

The Chairman of Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property, SPIPRPP, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla on Monday said the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma was granted administrative bail after he developed high blood pressure in detention.

 The Debt Management Office, DMO has revealed the reason why the Federal Government borrowed over N2.32tn in 2017. The DMO in its 2017 Annual Report obtained in Abuja on Monday said the total amount was borrowed from both the domestic and the foreign debt markets.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assented to five bills including the Extradition Treaty Amendment Act 2018 which prevents double jeopardy for extradited persons in the country. According to Dailytrust, the assent came 24 hours after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) announced that it has begun the process for the extradition of Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum, from the United Kingdom.

Settlement with the United State Commerce Department that would allow China’s No. 2 telecommunications equipment maker to resume business with U.S. suppliers was made public on Monday, days after the company agreed to pay a $1 billion fine, overhaul its leadership and meet other conditions.

But the ban on buying U.S. parts, compulsory by the department in April, will not be lifted until the company pays the fine and places $400 million more in escrow in a U.S.-approved bank, the agency said.

ZTE (0763.HK) did not immediately react to requests for comment on Monday.

In an effort to mitigate the abuse of children and aid those who have been abused In a bid to tackle abuse of children and aid those who have been abused get help, the Jose Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has developed a mobile application for children.

The Country Representative of the Foundation, Mrs Eunice Pius made this known at workshop titled “Elimination of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) in Nigeria” organised by the foundation in Abuja.

Mrs Pius disclosed that the application, “CSE App” enables children who are sexually exploited report and get assistance.

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Forza Horizon 4 — the imaginatively named sequel to 2016’s Forza Horizon 3 — has officially been announced for both the Xbox One and PC onstage at Microsoft’s E3 presentation. In keeping with the tick-tock cadence of the mainstream, ultra-realistic Forza Motorsport titles and the more laid-back Forza Horizon series, Forza Horizon 4 is an arcade racer.

2019 Afcon Qualifier: Super Eagles All Set for Bafana-Bafana Clash

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Ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier between Super Eagles and BafanaBafana of South Africa, team captain Ahmed Musa and 21 other Super Eagles players trained at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in AsabaDelta State, preparatory to the clash.

Nigerian Female Golfer Makes History At ladies European Tour Qualifying School Tournament

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Nigerian female golfer Georgia Oboh is on the brink of making history as the first Nigerian to qualify for the Ladies European Tour (LET) Qualifying School tournament in Morocco come December 16 to 20 afterfinishing third in the tournament. 

John Terry, Retires From Football

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John Terry, England defender and former Chelsea captain, has announced his retirement from football.  The long-serving Chelsea defender, who captained the Blues to a Champions League win in 2012, made his decision known on yesterday.

Popular Nollywood actor Aremu Afolayan has taken to social media to release a series of videos to express his displeasure with airport security and the Federal Government over what he considered as abuse of power and corrupt practices.

Popular Nigerian singer, song writer, actor and entrepreneur, Olubankole Wellington, better known in the entertainment industry as Banky W has explained why he decided to go into politics. Banky W's clarification came after his campaign poster went viral across all social media platforms last weekend.

Runtown Speaks On Fraud Allegations

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Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, Douglas Jack Agu knew in the entertainment sector as Runtown has cleared the air on the fraud allegation leveled against him by an American woman.

Armistice Day 2018: Buhari, World Leaders Mark End of World War I in Paris

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World leaders, including Nigeria’s President MuhammaduBuhari, gathered under the rain in Paris on Sunday to lead global commemorations marking 100 years since the end of World War I, at a time of growing nationalism and diplomatic tensions.

William Nordhaus and Paul Romer Awarded 2018 Nobel in Economics

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The 2018 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded on to the duo of American economists William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer for designing model that address issues such as the "long-term sustainable growth in the global economy and the welfare of the world's population," the award's committee said in a statement.

Mozambique's government has been shaken by beheadings and other deadly attacks by suspected Islamic extremists in a northeastern region touted internationally for its offshore reserves of natural gas. Since last month, men with machetes have spread terror in several villages in Cabo Delgado province on the border with Tanzania, beheading 10 people in one attack, hacking others to death and burning vehicles and homes.

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