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At least 90 migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes off Libya

At least 90 migrants are feared to have drowned after a smuggler's boat capsized off Libya, the UN Migration Agency has said.

Smuggler drowns 50 African teen migrants

Roughly 50 teenage Somali and Ethiopian migrants were “deliberately drowned’’ on Wednesday by a smuggler.

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Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli

Jorge Sampaoli: Nigeria first of five finals for Argentina

Argentina’s do-or-die clash against Nigeria on Tuesday can be the launch pad for a woeful start to the World Cup, insisted defiant coach Jorge Sampaoli after seeing off calls for him to lose his job in the middle of the tournament.
Britain’s Andy Murray

Andy Murray gets Wimbledon boost with first win on comeback trail

Andy Murray offered encouragement that he could be ready to compete at Wimbledon as the former world number one beat Stan Wawrinka 6-1, 6-3 at Eastbourne on Monday.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC: Benue, Plateau killers may not be herdsmen

The head of the National Human Rights Commission, Mr. Tony Ojukwu, said on Monday that the unabated killings in some parts of the country particularly in Benue and Plateau States could be the handiwork of Boko Haram and not herdsmen as being speculated.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency | NIMET

NiMet predicts rains, thunderstorms on Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of thunderstorms and rains over the central states such as Bida, Mambila Plateau, Makurdi, Minna, Ilorin and Lafia axis on Tuesday morning.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE: Market indices reverse negative trend, up by 0.34 percent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday reversed the six-consecutive days downward movement with important market indices appreciating by 0.34 per cent.