Pope Francis to stay in hospital for several days over respiratory infection

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Governor Akeredolu offers automatic employment to 34 doctors – Royal Times of Nigeria.

The Ondo Government has offered automatic employment to the first set of medical doctors that graduated from the state-owned University of Medical Sciences. The doctors were the first to be trained in any Ondo- owned institution since the State was created in 1976. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu announced the employment offer at a luncheon to celebrate the successful completion of medical … Read more

4 big questions about the Nashville school shooting (and what we know so far)

A mourner holds a sign on Wednesday reading “Why? Why?” at a makeshift memorial for victims of a shooting at the Covenant School campus, in Nashville, Tenn. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images A mourner holds a sign on Wednesday reading “Why? Why?” at a makeshift memorial … Read more

Tory backlash over plans to put asylum seekers on barges and in military bases

Sign up for the View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free View from Westminster email The government is battling a mounting backlash from its own MPs over its plans to house asylum seekers on military bases and barges. Immigration minister Robert Jenrick faced down senior Tories after announcing … Read more

EPL: Arteta told to start six Arsenal players until end of season

Arsenal legend, Tony Adams, has told Mikel Arteta that he must keep six of his players fit, if they are to win the Premier League title. The Gunners sit eight points clear of second-placed Manchester City at the top of the table, although Pep Guardiola’s men do have a game in hand. Adams, who believed … Read more

White House says Republicans ‘lack courage’ for meaningful gun reform

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis sent to your inbox Get our free Inside Washington email White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Wednesday slammed Republicans’ lack of interest in enacting stronger gun laws in the wake of the recent mass shooting at a Tennessee elementary school … Read more

Makinde, Deputy, Oyo Assembly Members-elect Receive Certificates of Return – THISDAYLIVE

Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan  Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, his deputy, Mr. Abdulroheem Bayo Lawal, and the 32 Oyo House of Assembly members-elect Wednesday, received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The INEC’s National Commissioner in charge of Oyo and Lagos States, Mr. Sam Olumekun, presented the certificates to the … Read more

Home Office planning to house asylum seekers in former prison

Get the free Morning Headlines email for news from our reporters across the world Sign up to our free Morning Headlines email A former prison is among the sites where the Home Office wants to place asylum seekers, despite warnings that many are “still processing trauma”. Immigration minister Robert Jenrick did not name HMP Northeye … Read more

Tinubu speaks from France: ‘My greatest gift at 71 I mustn’t toy with’

Nigeria’s President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Wednesday said the greatest gift on his 71st birthday was Nigerians making him the next president of the country. He vowed not to toy with the mandate given to him by the mases. Tinubu, in a statement he issued from France, thanked all Nigerians for expressing their goodwill towards … Read more

Pamela Smart’s teenage lover killed her husband. She’s still in prison

Sign up to our free US news bulletin sent straight to your inbox each weekday morning Sign up to our free morning US email news bulletin Three decades after she was convicted of recruiting a teenager to kill her husband, Pamela Smart has once again been denied a chance at a sentence reduction. Smart, now … Read more