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The Department of State Services on Wednesday arrested former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, over security issues in the state. The former governor was arrested after the incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom, allegedly petitioned the DSS over the security situation in the state, as he (Suswam), was allegedly planning to make it ungovernable. A source […]

Fr. Joe Pereira, president of the Mumbai NGO Kripa Foundation says that practicing Yoga will help to combat drug addiction. Kripa Foundation is an NGO that cares for AIDS patients and drug addicts. He was speaking to AsiaNews ahead of the Fourth International Day of Yoga, which is being celebrated today. He has been invited […]

The World Health Organization (WHO) says it is cautiously optimistic that the most recent outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has largely been contained. It says no new cases have been confirmed since the last death on 9 June. To combat the latest outbreak officials implemented a “ring vaccination” strategy, where all […]

A Physician, Dr David Bawa, says women are more prone to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) due to their anatomy. Bawa told our correspondent on Wednesday in Abuja that women were more susceptible to infections due to the open structure of their genitals. “A woman’s anatomy alone makes her more vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections than […]

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has discovered high level of survival sex in Cameroonian refugees’ camps in Cross Rivers state. UNFPA stated that the women involved in the communities were not protected with condoms. It has, therefore, set up non-traditional condom outlets in the refugees’ settlements. The intervention is to increase access to condoms […]


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