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Runaway truck kills eight children in Philippines

Eight schoolchildren were among nine people killed Friday aboard a runaway truck that crashed in the central Philippines while transporting them to a sports activity, the authorities said.

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Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun discharges two coronavirus patients, records two new cases

The Osun government says it has discharged two more coronavirus patients from its isolation and treatment centre.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian speaks at the daily media briefing in Beijing on April 8. GREG BAKER-AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

China warns US of countermeasures over Hong Kong trading threats

Beijing has warned the US that it will take “every necessary measure” to protect its interests after a top White House advisor warned that Washington might revoke Hong Kong’s special trading privileges if China enacts a tough new security law.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River governor declares 35 ‘cultists’ wanted over killings

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has declared 35 suspected cultists allegedly involved in recent killings and cultism in Calabar wanted.
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NBA commends Nigeria’s president for granting financial autonomy to state judiciaries

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for freeing state judiciaries from the financial grip of governors.

Ahmed Musa: Riyad Mahrez the reason why I failed at Leicester

Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa says he only joined Leicester City because he was told that Riyad Mahrez was leaving the club.