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Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying they admitted their guilt.

Donald Trump gets his statistics wrong on Baltimore

President Donald Trump got his statistics wrong about the murder and crime rate in the African-American dominated city of Baltimore, which he said was worse than in Honduras.
President Donald Trump pulled the trigger Friday on a steep increase in tariffs on Chinese products and Beijing immediately vowed to hit back, turning up the heat before a second day of trade negotiations.

Donald Trump denies new racism accusations after Rep Cummings attack

US President Donald Trump has denied being a racist, after remarks he made about a black Democratic Congressman and the US city of Baltimore.
Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh has been thrown into a state of mourning following the death of his wife, Bettie Jennifer, who was shot dead while leaving her office in Maryland in the United States of America.

Chris Attoh’s wife was married to American drug kingpin – police

Bettie Jenifer, late wife of Chris Attoh, Ghanaian actor, was legally married to two men prior to her demise, police said on Sunday.
Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle’s funeral to take place on Thursday at `The Staples Centre’

The public memorial service for the late rapper, Nipsey Hussle, will be held at Staples Centre on Thursday.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).

Report: Nigerians sixth most miserable people in the world

Data compiled by Steve Hanke, an economist from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA, has shown that Nigerians are the sixth most miserable people in the world.

Virology Institute gets cancer machine

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria has acquired a new machine, ‘Sequencing Technology’ that will help it better study cancer genes and susceptibility.

NOI Polls appoints Chike Nwangwu as new chief executive

NOI Polls announces the appointment of Chike Nwangwu as new managing director/chief executive to take charge of its affairs
David Katz

Videogamer shoots two dead, kills self at tourney

Two people were killed and 11 others wounded Sunday when a video game tournament competitor went on a shooting rampage before turning the gun on himself in the northern Florida city of Jacksonville, local police said.

Pat Utomi urges journalists to take up a Nehemiah Project for Nigeria

Political economist and professor of entrepreneurship Prof Pat Utomi has urged the Nigerian media and individual journalists to take up the challenge of assisting Nigeria out of the current economic and social crises as a Nehemiah project.

Federal government launches HIV/AIDS indicator, impact survey

The Federal Government, on Thursday, launched the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), which, they believe, would end the era of ‘guess work’ in terms of the burden of HIV disease in Nigeria.

Coffee drinkers ‘may be at lower risk’ of liver disease

A preliminary study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition found that participants who drank three-plus cups of coffee a day were 21 percent less likely to find themselves hospitalised with liver-related illnesses.

US veteran who survived blast receives penis transplant

A Baltimore hospital says a wounded U.S. veteran has received the world's most extensive penis transplant.

At least 5 dead as storm brings wind, floods and snow to US Northeast

At least five people were killed after a major winter storm pounded the US East Coast on Friday, with strong winds, heavy rain and snow disrupting thousands of flights and forcing the closure of federal government offices in Washington.

Sleep problems in menopause linked to hot flashes, depression

A study of middle-aged women by the University of Illinois (UI) found that sleep problems vary across the stages of menopause, yet are consistently correlated with hot flashes and depression.

Institute shifts HIV/AIDS campaign to schools

Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria has listed two major projects paramount in its agenda – inauguration of its N2 billion seven-floor twin tower building and the shifting HIV/AIDS campaign to schools.

‘House of Cards’ to end amid Kevin Spacey allegations

Netflix’s hit series “House of Cards” is going to end with its sixth and final season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Niger Governor Sani Bello’s wife Amina urges President Buhari to sign disability bill

The wife of Kogi State governor, Hajia Amina Bello, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Nigeria Disability Bill, meant to ameliorate the plight of the physically challenged in the country.

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NSE indices record 0.21 percent loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
Tukur Buratai

COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.