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Davido, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, IK Osakioduwa nominated for Nickelodeon Awards

David Adeleke, Adesua Etomi-Wellington and IK Osakioduwa have been nominated alongside global bigwigs in the entertainment industry for the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.
News anchor Marzieh Hashemi, right, smiles as she stands with her son in Tehran [Press TV via AP]

Press TV journalist Marzieh Hashemi returns to Iran after US detention

A prominent American-born anchor on Iranian state television has arrived back in Iran after being held in the United States for 10 days.
News anchor Marzieh Hashemi, right, smiles as she stands with her son in Tehran [Press TV via AP]

American journalist for Iran’s Press TV ‘jailed’ in US

The son of an American journalist working for Iranian state television said his mother has been imprisoned in the United States for reasons unknown.
Stephen Curry scored a game high of 42 points, including the game winning layup while Kevin Durant scored 35, and changed the momentum with a four point play in the court, as the Warriors edged the Clippers 129-127.

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant lift Warriors over clippers in NBA thriller

Stephen Curry scored the last of his 42 points on a driving layup with a half-second remaining Sunday and reigning NBA champion Golden State edged the Los Angeles Clippers 129-127.
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Study reveals dogs could detect malaria by sniffing

Sniff dogs could be trained to detect malaria in people infected with the disease even if they are not showing symptoms, according to a new study by Durham University.
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Three dead, seven wounded in New Orleans shooting

Police were searching Sunday for two gunmen who opened fire on a crowd outside a New Orleans bar, killing three people and wounding seven others.

Woman killed after jet engine fails on US flight

Catastrophic engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas killed a mother-of-two and forced an emergency landing Tuesday, the first fatal incident in US commercial aviation for nearly a decade.

Rockets set record, put celebration on hold

James Harden scored 27 points as the red-hot Houston Rockets won their franchise record 59th game with a 114-91 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday.

Governor Ajimobi appoints chancellor of state-owned Technical University

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has approved the appointment of an oil magnate and philanthropist, Tunde Afolabi, as the pioneer chancellor of the state-owned Technical University, Ibadan.

Motherhood will help make me a better player – Serena Williams

Look out, women’s tennis. Serena Williams isn’t quite back on tour, but she says she wants more Grand Slam titles and may be an even better player after becoming a mother.

John Mayer hospitalized for emergency surgery

American singer John Mayer has been hospitalized for an emergency appendectomy, his representatives say.

Serena Williams to wed fiancé Alexis Ohanian on Thursday

Global tennis sensation and new mom, Serena Williams, is set to marry fiancé Alexis Ohanian, the multi-millionaire co-founder of social news website Reddit, this Thursday at New Orleans.

Donald Trump releases John F Kennedy’s assassination documents

President Donald Trump released nearly 3,000 previously secret documents on the 1963 assassination of John F Kennedy, but hundreds were held back despite a law ordering they be made public.

US celebrity chef John Besh resigns over sexual harassment allegations

Celebrity chef John Besh, who as the face of New Orleans cuisine fed world leaders and appeared on American TV programs, has stepped down from his company after women complained that sexual harassment was rife at his restaurants.

Nate downgraded to tropical storm in US

Nate was downgraded to a tropical storm early Sunday as it moves farther inland over the US states of Mississippi and Alabama, the National Hurricane Center said.

Deadly Hurricane Nate bears down on Mexico, United States

Nate reached hurricane status as it bore down on popular Mexican beach resorts and headed for the US Gulf Coast early Saturday after dumping heavy rains on Central America and leaving at least 28 people dead.

Hurricane Maria: Trump to visit Puerto Rico

US President Donald Trump has announced plans to travel to Puerto Rico as critics charge him with failing to respond adequately to the humanitarian crisis facing the island’s 3.4 million residents.

Theory and practice of Igbo marginalization

This was barely weeks after he was inaugurated on may 29th 2015 when he honored an invitation extended to him by the then United States’ president Mr. Barack Obama.

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Enugu State Governor and Governor-Elect, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (left) with the new Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mr. Suleiman Balarabe, when the latter paid a courtesy visit to the Government House, Enugu, yesterday.

Enugu CP assures Governor Ugwuanyi of fishing out killers Catholic priest

The new Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mr. Suleiman Balarabe, has assured Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi that his Command is “doing everything possible to fish out the perpetrators” behind the killing of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Clement Ugwu, and the Secretary to the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Dr. Nnamdi Ogueche.

Official: Anambra government to implement new minimum wage

The Anambra Head of Service, Mr Harry Udu, has reaffirmed the state government’s commitment towards implementing the new minimum wage as promised.

Student electrocuted during rainstorm in Enugu

The Nsukka Catholic Diocese has confirmed the death of a student, allegedly electrocuted on Thursday night at the Queen of Rosary Secondary School, Nsukka, Enugu state.
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Rivers elections: Appeal Court affirms Dumo Lulu-Briggs as Accord Party governorship candidate

The Court of Appeal sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, has affirmed Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs as the Rivers State governorship candidate of the Accord Party in 2019 general elections.
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DSO: Federal government resolves conflict over implementation

The Federal Government has resolved the brewing crisis threatening the implementation of the Digital Switch Over (DSO) from analogue television broadcasts in the country.