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ICYMI: Kanye West Announces He’s Running For US Presidency In 2020

Kanye West on Saturday left the internet in shambles after he announced that he would be running for president in the 2020 US election, an apparent challenge to go head-to-head with the incumbent President Donald Trump. “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future,” West shared…

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Hushpuppi, Woodberry Finally Extradited To The U.S. Over Alleged Fraud

Alleged Nigerian internet fradusters, Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as “Hushpuppi” and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka “Woodberry” has been finally extradited to the United States after being apprehended in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). On Thursday July 2, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray praised the exceptional efforts exerted by the UAE, represented…

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Nigeria, US, Others To Be Restricted Entry Into Europe From July 1

Ahead of the reopening of Europe’s borders on July 1, Nigeria has been excluded from the list of countries whose travellers could be received into the continent. The European Union Commission released a list of 54 countries that qualified for travel into Europe as the union opens its borders that were shut to contain the spread…

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COVID-19: President Trump Cuts US Ties With World Health Organization

Months after slamming the World Health Organization (WHO), President Donald Trump has announced that the US is terminating its ties with the specialized UN agency and will halt all their funding. Trump made the announcement during a press conference at the White House Rose Garden on Friday May 29. He said his decision comes after WHO ”failed to…

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Donald Trump Admits US Reopening Will Cost More Lives, Refuses To Wear Mask

On Tuesday, the President of the United State, Donald Trump disclosed that more Americans will die in if the US reopens its economy but empahized his insistence on an obvious coronavirus threat by refusing to wear a mask, even as he toured a mask-making factory. When asked by ABC News whether the lifting of social distancing measures and reopening…

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Just In: Nigeria Receives Another $311m Abacha Loot From The United States

The Federal Government of Nigeria has received over $311million recovered assets of General Sani Abacha repatriated from the United States and the Bailiwick of Jersey, Channels Television reports. Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of Federation and Minister of Justice, confirmed this on Monday in a statement by the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations at…

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US Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Surpass One Million Within 3 Months

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has exceeded one million on Tuesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 57,000 people in the US, which leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 1,002,498 by the Baltimore-based school’s latest count.…

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US Coronavirus Death Toll Reportedly Surpasses 50,000

The number of reported COVID-19 fatalities has surpassed 50,000 on Friday making up more than a quarter of the world’s known pandemic death toll. This is coming less than three months since the first known coronavirus death in the US. According to a coronavirus tracker by Johns Hopkins University, 52,509 people have now died in the United States from COVID-19…

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President Donald Trump To Halt Immigration Into US Due To Coronavirus Fears

US President Donald Trump has announced plans to sign an executive order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States, saying he needs to protect American jobs as coronavirus ravages the economy. The move, announced in a late-night post on Twitter, effectively achieves a long-term Trump policy goal to curb immigration, making use of the health and…

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