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Spain deports 23 Nigerians

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Spanish government on Tuesday deported 23 Nigerians for various offences committed in the country. The spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command, DSP Joseph Alabi, who confirmed the development, said the 21 males and two females arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at about 6:40am aboard a Privilege Style aircraft […]
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WHO lauds Africa’s progress in malaria, HIV control

The World Health Organisation has commended the African region for making significant progress in malaria control in the last five years. The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, said malaria incidence and mortality rates had declined by 42 per cent and 66 per cent respectively between […]
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Henry Onyekuru: Everton close to signing Nigeria striker

Everton are close to signing highly rated Nigeria striker Henry Onyekuru in a £7m deal from KAS Eupen. Onyekuru, 20, scored 22 goals for the Belgian top-flight club last season and has ...
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Octavia Spencer, Common Among Mentors for AT&T Hello Lab’s Short-Film Initiative

Through that program, AT&T granted $1 million to Faraday Okoro to produce “Nigerian Prince,” a film about a Nigerian-American teenager who after being sent to Nigeria against ...
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51 Migrants Presumed Dead After Abandonment in Niger Desert

The group said Tuesday that some 24 migrants from Gambia, Nigeria, Senegal and Ivory Coast alerted authorities days ago that they had been stranded. The organization said the survivors ...
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Former NFL player, Ahman Green arrested for allegedly punching his 15-year-old daughter over 'dirty dishes'

Former NFL player Ahman Green, who's the all-time leading rusher for the Green Bay Packers, has been arrested for allegedly punching his 15-year-old daughter over 'dirty dishes.' He was arrested Monday morning after cops responded to his Wisconsin home at 11:26 AM following a 911 call from a neighbor.   According to Police report, Ahman's daughter said they had been arguing all day
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No regrets as Farah quits track racing

British distance running legend Mo Farah said Tuesday he had no regrets about calling time on his glittering track career to focus on road racing. The four-time Olympic gold medallist will race his last 10,000m on the IAAF circuit at the Golden Spike meet in the northeastern Czech city of Ostrava on Wednesday. Then comes […]
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Poetry, Music, Dance, Drama comes alive as Joseph Ogbuka launches Deep

When poetry is delivered with the right expressions, rhymes, passion and finesse, it embodies the essence of literature as an art; for poetry lovers, the launch of ‘Deep’, a compilation of exciting, engaging, endearing and unique poems by Joseph Ogbuka was a perfect definition of literature and embodies this essence. From the settings, to the costume of the ushers in African attire,
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8,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

More than 8,000 migrants have been rescued in waters off Libya during the past 48 hours in difficult weather conditions, Italy’s coastguard said Tuesday. “On Monday, we rescued about 5,000 people from four large boats, one smaller one and 18 rubber dinghies,” a spokesman told AFP. People were pulled to safety by coastguard vessels, military […]
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Teenager plunged to her death due to 'poor English' of her bungee-jumping instructor

A teenager died because of the poor English of her bungee-jumping instructor, a court has heard. Vera Mol, 17, was told "no jump" by her instructor but she thought the instructor said "now jump", so she plunged to her untimely death. The sad incident occurred on the bridge of Cabezon de la Sal, located in the northern Spanish province of Cantabria back in 2015. Vera was tied by the
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Photos: Serena Williams poses nude on the cover of Vanity Fair in her first pregnancy shoot, reveals how she met her fiance

Serena Williams bared her growing baby bump in her first ever pregnancy shoot. The 35-year-old tennis pro covers the August issue of Vanity Fair, wearing nothing but a skin-toned thong and belly chain for photographer Annie Leibovitz, and opens up about how she met her fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and the baby they are expecting. The couple first met at a hotel in
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Nigerian university builds trench to stop Boko Haram attacks

Authorities in north-eastern Nigeria have begun digging a 27km (17 mile) trench around the University of Maiduguri to prevent attacks by Boko Haram Islamist militants. On Sunday three ...
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