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Today's Headlines: Jonathan Advises FG On Healthcare Needs, Police Arrest Man For Shooting

Ensure health infrastructures meet UN provisions, Jonathan Urges FG, others

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has challenged governments at all levels to ensure that the healthcare needs of Nigerians meet the United Nations specifications on health.

He said that the COVID-19 pandemic has opened the eyes of everyone including administrators, politicians and professionals that health-related issues should no longer be taken for granted.

Jonathan who was in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State to flag-off the 2021 Physicians Week stated this on Tuesday at Ikot Ekpene Local Government.

Security man traces girlfriend to party, shoots, injuries guests

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Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of a man, for allegedly shooting to disperse the guests at a party in Oba Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

It was gathered that, as the party was ongoing, on Saturday, the suspect whose identity had not yet been revealed, allegedly stormed the venue and started shooting sporadically to disperse the guests when he saw his girlfriend with another man.

Though no life was reportedly lost in the incident, many of the guests at the venue of the party were said to have sustained injuries as they ran for safety.

'Joshua will reclaim titles' "beat heaven weight" Fury to beat Usyk'

PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria

Tyson Fury proved himself to be the best heavyweight in the world again on Saturday after he defeated Deontay Wilder in an all-time classic title fight.

The ‘Gypsy King’ scored a knockout victory in the 11th round and retained his WBC heavyweight title in the process. It’s believed he’ll be ordered to face mandatory challenger, Dillian Whyte, next.

Should he defeat Whyte or skip the fight entirely, and should Oleksandr Usyk retain in his rematch with Anthony Joshua early next year, Fury could be on a collision course with the Ukrainian for the undisputed title fight, writes Alex McCarthy of talksport.com.

We have no plan for seven-day protect-IMN

PHOTO CREDIT: P.M. News Nigeria

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) on Tuesday said it has no plan to embark on seven days protest in the country contrary to report.

President Media Forum of the Islamic Movement, Ibrahim Musa, in a statement on Tuesday, also cautioned the United Nations Department of Safety and Security office in Abuja over a malicious statement it issued on October 5 to its workers in particular and the public in general over a purported seven-day planned mass protest which never occurred.

Land Tussle: FCT Minister disowns Ex-President Yar'Adua's daughter

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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Bello, has disowned a daughter of late President Umaru Yar Adua, Zainab in a legal tussle over the ownership of a plot of land in Abuja.

According to the Minister, there was no record that the daughter of the late President ever applied for land or made any payment to enable her own any land in the capital city.

In a joint statement of defense to a legal action instituted by Zainab on the ownership of plot 506, Zone B 09, Kado District, Abuja, the Minister and the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) who are 3rd and 4th defendant, denied ever allocating any plot of land to the plaintiff.

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