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Travails of a dismissed, ailing military officer

NIGERIA yesterday observed this year’s remembrance for the country’s fallen heroes who died in active service as members of the Nigerian Armed Forces. This came at a time the family of a distressed former military personnel, Kingsley Iberi, who claims to have been wrongfully dismissed from the Nigerian Army, was lamenting and telling their tale of woe to every sympathetic ear.

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Countdown to guineaworm eradication begins

Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease, a new exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions, opens at the American Museum of Natural History in collaboration with The Carter Centre in New York City today even as a total of 126 Guinea worm cases were reported worldwide in 2014, from the remaining four endemic nations of Chad, Mali, Ethiopia and South Sudan.

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