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Government bans repatriation of bodies to check Ebola: The Federal Government has banned the repatriation of human remains into the country in a bid to prevent the importation of infectious ailments following the recent outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Read more

Senate moves to domesticate Child Rights Act in 13 states: The Senate yesterday moved to domesticate the Child Rights Act in 13 states, where the law had not been implemented. This was consequent upon the adoption of a motion on “2017 Children’s Day Celebration” sponsored by nine senators, who included the Deputy Minority Whip, Biodun Olujimi. Read more

G7 leaders to clash with Trump: Leaders of the world’s rich nations braced for contentious talks with Donald Trump at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after the U.S. president lambasted NATO allies for not spending more on defense and accused Germany of “very bad” trade policies. Read more

OPEC: production cut extends, Nigeria exempted: The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) has agreed to further extend the agreement to cut global oil production by 1.2 million barrel per day till April, 2018. Read more

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