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By Hussien Adoto 25 September 2022   |   4:00 pm September 10 of every year is dedicated to preventing suicide in our society. The 2022 World Suicide Prevention Day theme is “Creating Hope through Action.” The World Health Organization estimates that about 703,000 people die from suicide every year. That translates to about one suicide death every 44 seconds and 1,926 deaths every day. The… September 10 of every year is dedicated to preventing suicide in our society. The 2022 World Suicide Prevention Day theme is “Creating Hope through Action.”The World Health Organization estimates that about 703,000 people die…

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Police Service Commission (PSC) has extended the closure of its recruitment portal for the 2022 batch of constables in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) by one month. PSC’s Head of Press and Public Relations, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, said this in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja. He said that the recruitment portal, originally scheduled to close on Sept. 26, would remain open to applicants till Oct. 26, to give enough time and accommodate all interested applicants. Ani urged eligible applicants, who were unable to apply, to take advantage of the extension. He pledged the commission’s commitment to ensuring that…

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The leader of the UK’s main opposition party on Sunday vowed to reverse a tax cut for top earners announced by the Conservative government as the nation heads for recession. The new Conservative Prime Minister Liz Truss supports tax cuts as a way to stimulate economic growth and her government removed a top rate of 45 percent for the highest earners in a “mini-budget” announced Friday. Labour Party leader Keir Starmer, speaking before the party’s annual conference in Liverpool, told the BBC that if his party won power, he would cancel the tax cut for those who earn over £150,000…

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The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), FCT Command, has begun a joint interagency simulation training to secure all custodial centres in the territory. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, Mr Chukwuedo Humphrey said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Humphrey said that the maiden joint interagency simulation training was conducted at the Kuje custodial centre. He said that the stimulation training involved the Correctional Service armed squad, Military, Police, Civil Defence and Immigration service personnel. According to him, the simulation training was one of the strategies adopted during the last meeting of security heads in the Federal…

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Iran’s judiciary chief vowed no leniency Sunday against the wave of unrest that has rocked the country since the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police. The post Iran vows 'no leniency' against wave of women-led protests appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Source link

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2 days ago In 2020, Ryan Grantham, a Canadian actor, shot and killed his mother. He was found guilty and given a life sentence. According to Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Grantham, who admitted guilt to the second-degree murder of his mother Barbara Waite in March 2020, was given a life sentence with a 14-year parole ineligibility period. During her… 17 Sep The premiere of the long-awaited action-packed flick, Road to Jabi, took place recently at the Silverbird Cinema, Abuja. The event had both old and young movie lovers in their numbers, smiling their way to the red carpet. Road to Jabi is…

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Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) said it raided Enugu and impounded illegal digital cable networks worth N250 million to serve as a deterrent to others in the business. The Commission had on Sept. 21 sealed the premises of a digital television station, Real Summit Television, situated at Nsukka, Enugu State. The television station, it was gathered, was allegedly stealing the programme contents of other digital satellite transmitting stations like DSTV and Startimes. Before sealing the station at Ugwuoye, Nsukka, the Commission had first arrested the Manager, Mr Daniel Anedo, and subsequently demobilised the station by removing the gadgets used in getting…

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Parts of eastern Canada were waking up to damage from powerful storm Fiona on Sunday, as meteorologists said the worst weather had passed. The storm tore into Nova Scotia and Newfoundland on Saturday, cutting power to thousands and washing houses into the sea as it brought fierce winds and rains “like nothing we’ve ever seen,” police said. Two women were swept into the ocean in Newfoundland, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said. One was rescued, and investigators were looking into the second case. Mayor Brian Button of Channel-Port aux Basques, on the southwestern tip of Newfoundland, said in a Facebook…

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By Oluwatomiwa Ogunniyi 25 September 2022   |   1:00 pm A theme park is a park that features numerous attractions, such as rides, games, funfairs, carnivals, exhibitions, shows, shopping areas, and resorts. Theme parks are a type of amusement park that is designed with a central theme or a subject that displays various parts of that theme. These types of parks attract millions of people… Walt-Disney-Park.-Photo-Matt-Stroshane-Walt-Disney-World A theme park is a park that features numerous attractions, such as rides, games, funfairs, carnivals, exhibitions, shows, shopping areas, and resorts. Theme parks are a type of amusement park that is designed…

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The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, says there is a need for compulsory insurance coverage for journalists considering the risks and threats they encounter in the line of duty. Runsewe, represented by Mr Frank Meke, made the recommendation at a symposium organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Chapel, Lagos, to mark the 2022 NAN NUJ Media Week. Runsewe, who was the Chief Guest of Honor at the programme, emphasised the importance of journalists in society. “The challenges of insecurity are also affecting the journalists. “This…

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