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Aurora, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Sequoia Capital and Amazon, has struck a deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to develop self-driving commercial vehicles.

Aurora and Fiat Chrysler partner to build commercial autonomous vehicle platforms

Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fast-growing Silicon Valley company.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

US-based Imo indigenes offer to partner with Governor Ihedioha

The Mbano National Assembly (MNA), USA, has expressed its readiness to partner with the Gov. Emeka Ihedioha administration for the development of Imo.

In Niger, mass distribution of antibiotics proves effective – study

The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, according to a study.
Oakland City Council has voted to decriminalize psychedelics that come from plants and fungi, including magic mushrooms.

Oakland becomes second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms

Oakland City Council has voted to decriminalize psychedelics that come from plants and fungi, including magic mushrooms.
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres today before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes.

Swiss court rules Caster Semenya free to run without medication while appeal is heard

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will for now be able to run in her favoured 800 metres event without medication to lower her testosterone levels, her lawyers said on Monday.
Defending Champions Golden State Warriors are now all square with Toronto Raptors as the NBA Finals go into Game 3 in California on Wednesday.

NBA Finals: Warriors edge Raptors to level scores

Defending Champions Golden State Warriors are now all square with Toronto Raptors as the NBA Finals go into Game 3 in California on Wednesday.
A California hospital has disclosed the birth of the world’s smallest baby ever to survive, weighing a mere 245 grams (8.6 ounces) — the same as a large apple — when she was born.

World’s smallest baby born in California

A California hospital has disclosed the birth of the world’s smallest baby ever to survive, weighing a mere 245 grams (8.6 ounces) — the same as a large apple — when she was born.
IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY

Igbinedion university commences ICT programme

Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, the Vice-Chancellor, Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), has urged students to be involved in Information Communication Technology (ICT) programmes of the university.
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres today before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes.

Caster Semenya to return to track in 2,000 metres race in France

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
President Donald Trump. Jabin Botsford - The Washington Post - Getty Images

Court stops Donald Trump’s border wall

A US federal judge has temporarily halted President Donald Trump’s signature wall project, by issuing a temporary injunction against using Defence Department funds to pay for the border wall with Mexico.
US intelligence chiefs have been briefing Silicon Valley tech execs about the possible dangers of doing business in China, according to a report from the Financial Times.

US spy chiefs used classified info to warn tech execs about doing business with...

US intelligence chiefs have been briefing Silicon Valley tech execs about the possible dangers of doing business in China, according to a report from the Financial Times.
Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

Arnold Schwarzenegger resurrects ‘Africa is not a country’ debate

Africans over the weekend called out American entertainment magazine TMZ, for reporting that Arnold Schwarzenegger had been attacked in Africa, rather than specifying that the widely reported incident happened in South Africa.
Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

Man attacks Arnold Schwarzenegger at event in South Africa

Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports event in South Africa that the action hero was hosting.
US Military F-16 Fighter Jet

US F-16 fighter jet crashes in California

A military F-16 fighter jet crashed into a commercial building at March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley, California, on Thursday night.
Kay Ivey

Alabama governor signs abortion bill into law

Alabama’s governor signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark US Supreme Court decision establishing a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company’s bid to escape claims that its practices violate federal antitrust law.

US Supreme Court green-lights Apple App Store monopoly lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company’s bid to escape claims that its practices violate federal antitrust law.
Stephen Curry

Golden State Warriors oust Houston Rockets for Western Conference finals

Stephen Curry scored all 33 of his points in the second half as the Golden State Warriors shook off the absence of Kevin Durant to beat the Houston Rockets 118-113 and advance to the Western Conference finals.

Uber’s $82 billion valuation underwhelms in most anticipated IPO since Facebook

Uber priced its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range for a valuation of $82.4 billion, hoping its conservative approach will spare it the trading plunge suffered by rival Lyft.

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Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.

NPFL Playoffs: Enyimba beat Ifeanyi Ubah to climb top spot

Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.

NPFL Playoffs: Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope

Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Manchester United completed a deal for Wales winger Daniel James this summer (Getty)

Manchester United-bound Daniel James likened to Usain Bolt and Ronaldo

Jet-heeled Manchester United-bound winger Daniel James was likened to eight-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Usain Bolt and Brazil icon Ronaldo by Hungary coach Marco Rossi ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2020 qualifier with Wales.
Richard Young, Deputy Delegation to the EU

EU: 2,084 Nigerians entered Europe illegally in two years

One in every 10 illegal immigrants who entered Europe between 2015 to 2016 was a Nigerian, the European Union has said.
Sudatel

Internet blackout across Sudan

Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters.