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Ivorian Footballer Cheick Tiote is Dead

Ivorian defensive midfielder Cheick Tiote is dead. The former Newcastle player died on Monday, June 5, 2017 after he collapsed while training with his team members in Beijing. According to UK Mirror, his agent Emanuele Palladino confirmed the news on Monday afternoon, saying: “I confirm that my client Cheick Tiote passed away today after collapsing in training with his…

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Former Health Minister Professor Babatunde Osotimehin is Dead

Former Minister of Health Professor Babatunde Osotimehin has died. TheCable reports that his death was announced at the Nigerian office of the United Nations body on Monday. Until his death, Osotimehin was the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). He was also the Director-General National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), and project manager for the…

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Woman Hides Mum’s Body in Freezer for 10 Years So She Could Claim Her Pension

A woman from France kept her dead mum hidden in a freezer for 10 years so she could continue claiming her £1,700-a-month old age pension, prosecutors said on Tuesday. The body of the 90-year-old woman was discovered in the freezer at the bottom of the garden after detectives started investigating the alleged social security fraudster…

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NigeriaEdusat-1! FUTA Sets Record, To Launch First Ever Nigerian University Satellite Into Space Today (10:55pm)

The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) in Ondo State, in partnership with other local and international organisations and countries, will today launch a CubeSat, with the code name NigeriaEdusat-1, into space from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, United States. “It is the first ever university satellite to be launched in Nigeria,” a statement…

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Osinbajo Reportedly Cancels Signing Of 2017 Budget

There is no date fixed for the signing of the 2017 budget yet, the Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly, Senator Ita Enang, has said. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is expected to assent the document. Enang said consultations are still being held on the budget. “Further to several enquiries regarding action on the 2017 Appropriation Bill by…

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“People in Covfefe Houses Shouldn’t Throw Covfefe”, Hillary Clinton’s Epic Twitter Face-off With Donald Trump

While it’s been months since a presidential debate dominated the headlines, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are squaring off once more, although not face-to-face. “Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a terrible candidate. Hits Facebook & even Dems & DNC,” Trump tweeted on Wednesday in response to comments…

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“What Happened Was An Unexpected Reaction To Prescribed Medications” – Tiger Woods On His Arrest

Legendary golfer Tiger Woods has released a statement following his arrest in Jupiter, Florida. He was arrested arrested in florida on suspicion of DUI Jupiter police spokesperson Kristin Tightler said that he was booked into a local jail at 3AM but was released on his on recognizance with no bond at 10.50AM. In a statement published by People, Woods said:…

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Police Arrests Five For Brutal Murder Of Ghanaian Soldier “Mistaken” For An Armed Robber

A Ghanaian soldier Captain Maxwell Mahama was on Monday morning lynched by some residents of Denkyira Boase, a community in the Upper Denkyira West District who mistook him for an armed robber. Mahama, who was carrying out his daily jogging routine and not on uniform, was killed after some women saw him with his pistol and alerted…

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At Least 3 Dead After “Naval Officers” Attacked Police Station In Calabar

At least three persons are reportedly dead after suspected naval officers attacked a police station in Calabar, Cross River State on Tuesday. According to Premium Times, the naval officers attacked and burnt down the police station following a row with some police officers earlier in the day. Some naval officers had allegedly ran the red…

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