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Nigerian doctors in US pledge to scale up Nigeria health indices

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America pledged to assist Nigeria scale up her health indices and boost healthcare delivery.
The new parents to Kulture Kiari Cephus ... Cardi B and Offset pictured in Minneapolis, in February. Omar Vega-Invision-AP

Rap star Cardi B gives birth to daughter Kulture

Cardi B, who has quickly risen to become one of the most prominent women in hip-hop, has become a mother, announcing Wednesday the birth of daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus.

Gene test shows more breast cancer patients can skip chemotherapy

As many as 70 percent of women with the most common form of breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy, based on their score on a genetic test, researchers said Sunday.

Cardi B, fast-rising woman of rap, reveals pregnancy

A day after releasing one of the most eagerly awaited rap debut albums in recent years, rapper Cardi B made another splash — revealing she is pregnant.

Africans, Haitians hit the streets against Donald Trump

Africans in the diaspora would join Haitians, and El-Salvadorians in rallies to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s alleged racist remarks.

US embassy honors Ghanaian-born soldier who died saving Bronx inferno victims

The United States embassy in Accra has honoured the sacrifice of Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah, a Ghanaian-born soldier in the U.S. army who died whiles saving people trapped in a New York apartment fire in December 2017.

New York fire ‘worst tragedy in 25 years’ – Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio describes an apartment fire in New York which killed at least 12 people including a one-year-old child, ‘worst fire tragedy in 25 years’.

Apartment fire kills 12, injures several others in New York

A fire tore through an apartment building in New York’s borough of the Bronx late Thursday, killing at least 12 people including a child and leaving four others critically injured, the mayor said.

American producer Swizz Beatz graduates from Harvard

American hip hop recording artist and producer, Kasseem Dean, popularly known as Swizz Beatz, has bagged a degree from Harvard University.

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Senate okays $1 billion cash for Ajaokuta Steel

The Senate Thursday okayed $1 billion for the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company. The cash would come from the Federal Government’s share of excess crude revenue.

PDP: Federal government plotting to rig with illegal polling centres in Chad, Niger

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation (PCO) has condemned an alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency to rig the 2019 general elections by creating illegal polling centres in Chad and Niger Republic.

2019: Surrender your PVCs – NIS tells foreigners

The comptroller of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Enugu State Command, Sam Chinda, has asked all foreigners in the state to surrender their Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) as they are not expected to participate in the 2019 general elections.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

FIFA members back 48 teams in Qatar World Cup

A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 Qatar World Cup from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.

Police arraign 51 adherents of Judaism in Abia for terrorism, felony

No fewer than 51 adherents of Judaism, comprising 10 females and 41 males who arrested in Umuahia, Abia State, were yesterday arraigned before an Umuahia Magistrate’s Court.