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American universities award 303 Nigerian students $7.5 million scholarships

More than 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria have received no less than $7.5m in full or partial scholarships from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic session.

Nigeria’s Tijani Bande declares for UNGA presidency

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has formally declared his intention to vie for the presidency of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Cuban leadership changes, but that’s all for now

Cuba's president may no longer be named Castro, but the communist system that Fidel and Raul cemented over the course of decades is not going anywhere, at least not soon.

Sex and the White House: from Clinton to Trump

Two decades ago this week US president Bill Clinton declared that he “did not have sexual relations with that woman.”

Apple faces lawsuits after saying it slows down aging iPhones

Apple Inc defrauded iPhone users by slowing devices without warning to compensate for poor-battery-performance, according to eight lawsuits filed in various federal courts this week.

US Congressman David Cicilline offers his brain for research

US Congressman David Cicilline has pledged to donate his brain to research into a degenerative brain disease detected in former football players.

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