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August 29, 2018 4:43 PM Agency reveals states with high risk of flood, advises residents to vacate danger zones

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has warned Nigerians living by the banks of River Niger to move out of the area immediately over possible flooding. The warning was issued in a statement signed by the agency’s Director of Engineering Hydrology, Mr Clement Nze, in Abuja on Wednesday. The Director listed some states likely to be affected 28

August 23, 2018 2:29 PM 12-Year-Old Girl Suffers Serious Burns After Attempting The Viral “Fire Challenge” — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Fox 2 Detroit reported that Timiyah Landers of Detroit poured rubbing alcohol on herself and then lit it on fire. She was rushed to the hospital, where she will require multiple surgeries after suffering burns on 49 percent of her body while partaking in the viral bizarre “fire challenge”. Owens said in a statement for an online fundraiser for Timiyah 23

August 18, 2018 6:48 PM Pakistan Cricket Champion set to be sworn in as prime minster — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Pakistan’s World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan was set to be sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan Saturday, after promising a new era of responsibility and prosperity in a fighting speech in parliament. Khan won a simple majority from lawmakers in a Friday confidence vote three weeks after an election tainted by claims of military meddling and ballot-rigging 24

August 16, 2018 4:31 PM Teacher baths neighbour with hot water in Lagos

A 41-year-old teacher, identified as Funmilayo Salami, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’ Court for allegedly bathing her neighbour with hot water. The prosecutor, Insp Abiola Adewale, told the court that the defendant, who lives at No. 6, Jinudu St., Agege, Lagos, poured hot water on one Maria Gilbert following an argument 27

August 16, 2018 7:30 AM NYSC releases names, states of drowned corps members [See list]

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has released the names of the nine corps members that drowned in a river in Taraba State. DAILY POST reported last week that some serving corps members drowned at River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State. The corps members were part of a 22-man group that embarked on a picnic near the river 29

August 15, 2018 2:36 PM Lagos Is The Third Worst City To Live In- Report

The newly released ranking of the 2018 Global Liveability Index has revealed that Lagos is the third worst city to live in. The 2018 Global Liveability Index, released by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and World Bank, ranked 140 cities of which Lagos came in at 138. The only cities which were scored lower than Lagos on the ranking are Syria and Bangladesh 20

August 15, 2018 1:01 PM South Africa To Get Rid Of Pit Latrines In State Schools After Student’s Death

South Africa has announced plans to get rid of all pit latrines in state schools within two years after a five-year-old pupil drowned in a toilet in March. Lumka Mkhethwa’s death in March in rural Eastern Cape province came four years after another five-year-old, Michael Komape, had also died after falling into a school toilet in the northern province 23

August 7, 2018 6:13 AM NYSC declares 3-day mourning for drowned corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has declared three days of mourning for the corps members who drowned at the Mayo-Selbe river, near the Gashaka falls in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba. Adeyemi Adenike, the NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations said this in a statement sent to NAN on Monday in Abuja. Adenike said that the nine corps 19

August 5, 2018 6:52 PM Seven corps members die in Taraba river

The Taraba State Police Command has confirmed the death of seven members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, who died on Saturday during a picnic party at River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State. The state Police Command’s spokesman, ASP David Missal, who confirmed the incident in a statement to newsmen, said nine corps 20

August 3, 2018 11:22 AM Saudi Arabia Bans Camels In Mecca

Saudi Arabia has banned camels from coming into Mecca in a bid to protect pilgrims from contagious diseases. Omar Al Faqih, director of the branch of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture in Mecca, said his office was implementing the decision of the Health Ministry, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. The Health Ministry also bans slaughtering 21