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Ex Golden eaglet captain, Isaac Promise, 31, is dead.

FIFA, NFF mourn former Flying Eagles skipper

The Federation of International Football Association and Nigeria Football Federation have both mourned the unfortunate demise of former U-23 Eagles captain, Isaac Promise.
Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.

Divine Oduduru begins quest for first African Games gold medal

Reigning NCAA double sprint champion, Divine Oduduru, will begin the quest for his first All Africa Games title when he takes to the track at the Moulay Abdellah Sports Stadium today in Rabat, Morocco.
President Donald Trump is vowing to slap tariffs on Apple’s Mac Pros if the company shifts production of the computer from Texas to China.

Donald Trump refuses to shield Apple’s Mac Pros from China tariffs

President Donald Trump is vowing to slap tariffs on Apple’s Mac Pros if the company shifts production of the computer from Texas to China.
Divine Oduduru

Divine Oduduru named Co-Men’s Track Athlete of the Year

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has named rave-making Nigerian sprinter Divine Oduduru the Co-Men’s Track Athlete of the Year.
Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.

Divine Oduduru leads Texas Tech to first national title

Nigeria sprint sensation Divine Oduduru’s stand-out performances at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Outdoor Championship last weekend led his school to win their first national title.
Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.

Sprint: Divine Oduduru makes impressive showing in Texas

Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru, started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.
Tobechukwu “Tobi” Phillips

Nigerian girl breaks 125 year academic record in American High School

Nigerian Tobechukwu “Tobi” Phillips just broke a barrier as the first Black valedictorian in Alvin High School’s 125 year history in the Texas high school which was first established in 1894 and integrated with African-American students in 1965.
U.S. Department of Education

US investigates eight varsities implicated in admission scandal

The US Education Department has opened investigations into eight universities tied to a major admissions scam, Politico has reported, citing people close to the matter.
Labour MP Ian Austin

Labour legislator quits party in protest over ‘anti-Semitism’

A ninth British legislator has quit the opposition Labour Party, accusing it of having a "culture of extremism, anti-Semitism and intolerance" under Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Security forces help civilians flee the scene of a terror attack in Nairobi.

American national killed in Kenya attack was 9/11 survivor

The American man who was among the 14 people killed in an attack on a luxury hotel complex in the Kenyan capital Nairobi was a consultant who survived the 9/11 attacks, and specialised in emerging economies.
Southampton Charlie Austin

Southampton’s Charlie Austin charged for obscene gesture at Manchester City fans

Southampton striker Charlie Austin has been charged after appearing to make an obscene gesture towards Manchester City supporters, the Football Association (FA) in England said on Thursday.
Google

Google announces $1 billion Hudson Square Campus in New York City

Google has confirmed major expansion plans for New York City, as the company gears up to invest more than $1 billion as part of a broader plan that could double its headcount in the Big Apple over the next decade.
People walk past an Apple store in Beijing on December 11, 2018. – Apple stores in China continued with business as usual on December 11, despite a Chinese court-ordered ban on iPhone sales that could hurt the US tech firm in one of its most crucial markets. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

Apple to build $1 billion campus in Texas

Apple announced Thursday it will build a $1 billion campus in Texas as part of a nationwide expansion.

Study shows drug combo can strangle cancerous tumor cells

A study published on Thursday in the journal Chem showed that a combination of existing drugs could reduce the size of cancerous tumors much more effectively than current treatments.
Emmett Brewer

11-year-old boy hacks into replica US vote website in 10 minutes

An 11-year-old boy managed to hack into a replica of Florida’s election results website in 10 minutes and change names and tallies during a hackers convention, organisers said, stoking concerns about security ahead of nationwide votes.

Video confession of 23-year-old US serial bomber found

The 23-year-old Mark Conditt, serial bomber whose deadly attacks terrorized Austin, Texas, for weeks left a 25-minute video “confession” on a cell phone.

Police: Suspect of Texas bombings dead

A man being sought over the Austin parcel bombings blew himself up inside his car as police moved in to arrest him, police said.

Another parcel blast reported in Texas

A package exploded early Tuesday at a FedEx distribution facility in Texas, news reports said, two days after the latest in a series of blasts in Austin attributed to a serial bomber.

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Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a U.S. source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war.

US, Taliban return to peace talks in Doha – source

Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a U.S. source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war.

Price of Bonny Light hits $65.47 per barrel

The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $65.47 per barrel as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, cuts output by 500,000 barrels per day, bpd.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

US Supreme Court blocks plans to bring back federal death penalty

The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.