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Former world boxing champ arrested for assault

Former world middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor was arrested on Wednesday on domestic assault charges, Arkansas television station KATV reported.

Linda Brown who ended US school segregation dies

Linda Brown, who was at the center of the 1950s court battle leading to the desegregation of US public schools, died Monday, the organisation that spearheaded the landmark legal effort said.

US presidents lead tributes to ‘America’s pastor’ Billy Graham

US presidents from Jimmy Carter to Donald Trump led the chorus of tributes Wednesday to the influential evangelist Billy Graham, a spiritual advisor to a dozen American leaders who has died at age 99.

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UNICEF: 6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna this year

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says that 6,000 newborns in Kaduna State are at risk of contracting HIV in 2019 if elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV interventions are not implemented.

Many trapped as another building collapses in Lagos

The building, which collapsed in the thick of work hours on Monday, is located at 57, Egerton Square, Oke Arin, Lagos Island.
Prof. Sulyman Abdukareem, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, has appealed to Nigerian lecturers to shun “academic dishonesty.’’

UNILORIN vice chancellor tasks lecturers to shun academic dishonesty

Prof. Sulyman Abdukareem, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, has appealed to Nigerian lecturers to shun “academic dishonesty.’’

Bandits kill army commander in Bauchi

Suspected bandits have killed the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade Command, Colonel Mohammed Barack, on the Magama Gumau road in Bauchi.

Injured Luis Suarez to miss China Cup for Uruguay

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has been ruled out of playing in the China Cup with Uruguay after spraining his ankle for his club at the weekend.