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28 Jun
The Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan has urged government to provide free health care and social security packages for the elderly in the country.
5 Apr
A firm, Into Skills for Care and Corporate Limited, in collaboration with care organisations in the United Kingdom (UK), has trained Nigerians on acceptable care standards for the elderly and children.
3 Apr
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says “since the amalgamation of Nigeria in 1914, the country has never had a better government and President like Muhammad Buhari.”
20 Feb 2018
According to researchers, a few hours a week of light exercise -- walking the dog, puttering about in the garden -- lower the risk of death in older men, even if workouts are brief. Their findings, reported in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, challenge two long-held assumptions about the benefits of physical activity for…
26 Jun 2016
About eight out of 10 elderly Nigerians in rural communities stand a high risk of health complications caused by high blood pressure because they are far removed from health facilities and requisite care...
11 Jun 2016
The Senior Citizens Care Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has berated the federal and state governments over their insensitive attitude towards the plight of the elderly in the society.

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Forty-two bodies have been found in a mass grave in the Libyan city of Sirte, an ex-stronghold of the Islamic State group, the country's missing person authority said Sunday.
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A total of 66,761 water schemes providing portable water to Nigerians have been developed by Muhammadu Buhari since he came to power, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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The Chairman of Matawalle Support Organization in Sokoto state, Alhaji Anas Waziri, alongside hundreds of his supporters has defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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King Charles III will not travel to next month's United Nations climate summit in Egypt, Buckingham Palace confirmed on Sunday after UK Prime Minister Liz Truss reportedly "objected" to the keen environmentalist attending.
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Mr Seyi Martins, Ag. Controller of Works in Anambra and Engineers’ representative on the project, said this when he received members of the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) at the site.