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EFCC confirms arrest of Ekiti finance commissioner, accountant

EFCC confirms arrest of Ekiti finance commissioner, accountant

THE Senator representing Ogun East, Senator Buruji Kashamu (PDP OgunEast) tackled the Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose over his 2019 presidential ambition saying that the Governor was a joker. It was gathered that PDP party officials were absent during the event which was held in Abuja . We will do the same at the national level because we are mindful of the fact that education is the bedrock of the development of any nation.


Knox County kicks off school flu vaccination clinics in October

Knox County kicks off school flu vaccination clinics in October

Officials said that for the 2017-2018 season, vaccine manufacturers have estimated that as many as 166 million doses of flu vaccine will be available nationally. "We want White County residents to stay healthy this flu season and getting a yearly flu vaccination is the best line of protection", said Trudy Noble, White County Health Unit administrator.


Flesh-Eating Bacteria From Harvey Floodwaters Kills Woman

Flesh-Eating Bacteria From Harvey Floodwaters Kills Woman

A Texas woman has died after she contracted a flesh-eating infection when she fell into Hurricane Harvey's floodwaters, officials say. She broke her arm and suffered a cut, which became infected. The woman caught the infection after falling into bacteria-infested floodwaters. "Nancy was a kind, caring member of the Kingwood community and gave of her time and many talents generously", her obituary reads.


Local clinic displays giant pink chair for breast cancer awareness

Local clinic displays giant pink chair for breast cancer awareness

Alicia Keys posted a photo of herself wearing a bra to support breast cancer awareness on Tuesday. Because as the Grammy victor put it, "we absolutely all deserve to live!" The British fashion designer has designed a limited-edition bra and underwear set, called the Ophelia Whistling style, with the proceeds going to two breast cancer screening centres in the US and United Kingdom.


Nigeria withdraws from 90 global organizations

Nigeria withdraws from 90 global organizations

The minister revealed that the yearly membership subscription to the world bodies amounted to $70million. On the heels of what many - including the country's minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama - have described as a successful outing at the just concluded 72nd UNGA , the Federal Executive Council has just announced a decision to withdraw the nation from 90 out of the 310 global organisations she's now subscribed to.


Nearly Half of Abortions Around the World Are Unsafe

Nearly Half of Abortions Around the World Are Unsafe

For another eight million abortions, women took so-called "backstreet measures", swallowing toxic substances or inserting wires to bring about a miscarriage. Of those unsafe abortions, the majority were characterized as "least safe". In developed countries, 87.5% of abortions are considered " safe ". The percentage of those abortions that were considered unsafe.