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Nigerian woman wins US state assembly election

A Nigerian woman, Esther Agbaje has been elected into the Minnesota House of Representatives in Tuesday’s U.S. general elections. Agbaje who will be representing District 59B in the 134-member House on the platform of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL), an affiliate of the U.S. Democratic Party, won by a landslide polling 17,396 votes or 74.7 percent of […]

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31-year-old Nigerian, Adeoye Owolewa has been elected to the United States Congress making him the first Nigerian to achieve this feat

A Nigerian living in the United States has gained his place to the country’s Congress. Adeoye Owolewa, 31, ran on the platform of the Democratic Party to represent Washington DC in the House of Representatives, and won, making him the first Nigerian to be elected to the United States Congress.     Oye Owolewa, whose […]

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US Election: Twitter restricts Donald Trump’s tweet raising fears that people are trying to “steal the election”

US President, Donald Trump took to Twitter to accuse some people of trying “steal the election, as he insisted that votes can’t be cast after the polls have been concluded. Trump wrote; ” We are up BIG, but they are trying to STEAL the election. We will never let them do it. Votes cannot be cast after the […]

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US 2020 Election live results: Trump trails Biden despite winning Florida, Ohio, Iowa and Utah

At the moment, results of the US presidential election between incumbent Donald Trump and fomer vice president Joe Biden is still being counted as Americans choose their leader for the next four years. Here are some updates below. As at press time, Trump has won the state of Florida, Utah, Ohio, Iowa and Montana, Idaho, Missouri […]

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Teenage Covid-19 patient ‘is raped by an ambulance driver while being taken to hospital’ in India

A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an ambulance driver on her way to the hospital after she tested positive for COVID-19. The teenage girl was reportedly attacked by a man known as V Noufal, 29, while on their way to the Firstline Covid Treatment Centre in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, India, on Saturday night, […]

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So sad! ‘Innocent man is raped and killed’ by parents of two little girls who ‘lied that he touched them’

A man has been raped and killed by parents after young girls “lied” that he touched them below the waist as a “joke”, it has been alleged. Truck driver Dmitry Chikvarkin gave the girls aged 3 and 10 a lift to a carer at the request of their parents in Verkhnyaya Pyshma, Sverdlovsk, Russia. However, when Valeria […]

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Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer aged 43

Hollywood star, Chadwick Boseman, best known for his star role in the movie, Black Panther, has died aged 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He passed away on Friday at his Los Angeles home with his wife, Taylor Simone, and other family members by his side. His family confirmed his death on Twitter […]

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Man robbed of his entire $200k life savings outside bank seconds after withdrawing the money (video)

A man was robbed of his entire life savings outside a bank just seconds after he withdrew the money from his bank. Francisco Cornejo was attacked outside a Chase Bank in Huntington Park, California, US. A masked man was seen on video running off with Francisco Cornejo’s life savings of $200,000. The video shows Francisco […]

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Trump daughter’s personal assistant tests positive for Coronavirus

A personal assistant to Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Donald Trump has reportedly tested positive for Coronavirus. A source familiar with the matter told CNN that the assistant who works in a personal capacity for US President Donald Trump’s daughter, has not been around Ivanka Trump in several weeks. It was gathered that the […]

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Bodies of COVID-19 victims lie in the streets of Ecuador as death toll across Latin America passes 15,000 (Photos)

Bodies of Coronavirus victims have been seen lying in the streets of the Ecuadorian capital. On Tuesday, Forensics experts were pictured attending to the corpse of a 65-year-old man suspected of contracting COVID-19 in Quito. The lifeless body was later loaded inside a coffin when funeral home workers arrived at the scene. Back in April, […]

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Woman and three of her sons die eight days apart after contracting Coronavirus

An African American woman and three of her sons who contracted all Coronavirus have died. The woman, Antoinette Franklin, a lifelong New Orleans resident, died March 23. Her sons, Herman Franklin Jr., 71, Anthony Franklin Sr., 58, and Timothy Franklin, 61, died from March 20 to March 30, according to their obituaries. The brothers and […]

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Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom,  Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms. According to CNN, the 55 year old prime minister, was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital in London with “persistent symptoms” on Sunday. A statement read: “Since Sunday evening, the prime minister has been under the […]

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Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar re-registers as a medical practitioner to help fight Coronavirus in Ireland

Prime Minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar has re-registered as a medical practitioner to help his country during the Coronavirus crisis. Varadkar worked as a doctor for seven years before leaving the profession to become a politician. His name was removed from the medical register in 2013. His office has now revealed that he rejoined the […]

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Airplane carrying coronavirus materials and patient crashes in Manila (video)

Manila, Philippines recorded a tragic incident today as a chartered medical evacuation flight crashed during takeoff. In a statement released by authorities at Manila’s main airport, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), it was gathered that the Lionair plane owned by a Philippines-registered charter service Lionair, was bound for Haneda, Japan, but burst into flames […]

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Coronavirus is not airborne – WHO debunks myth

The World Health Organization (WHO) has debunked a myth which suggested that coronavirus is airborne and can remain in the air for 8 hours. The international health agency in its tweet, stated that the virus is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks. It added that the droplets are […]

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German Minister Thomas Schaefer commits suicide over Coronavirus crisis

Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, has committed suicide after becoming “deeply worried” on how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis, state premier Volker Bouffier said on Sunday. The lifeless body of Thomas, a 54-year-old member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, was found Saturday on railway […]

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Rwandan police shoot dead two people who defied coronavirus lockdown orders

Rwandan police shot and killed two people who defied lockdown orders imposed by the government to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The two men in their twenties “attempted to tussle with officers,” Rwanda National Police spokesman John Bosco Kabera said by phone Wednesday, Bloomberg reports. Rwanda began a two-week lockdown on March 22, restricting […]

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Mali on lockdown after first two coronavirus cases

Mali has announced a nationwide curfew on Wednesday March 25 by President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, after the West African country reported its first two coronavirus cases same day. The two patients are Malian nationals, a 49 year-old woman from Bamako and a 62 year-old man living in Kayes. They arrived in the country from France […]

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Breaking News : Donald Trump says chloroquine can be used to treat Coronavirus

US President Donald Trump has said the anti-malarial drug chloroquine can serve as a treatment against of Coronavirus. “We’re going to be able to make that drug available almost immediately, and that’s where the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has been so great,” Trump told reporters. “They’ve gone through the approval process — it’s been […]

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Man arrested for digging up Kobe Bryant and Gigi’s grave

A man has been arrested for digging up a gravesite reported to belong to Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna Bryant. Back in February, Dailymail reported that the gravesite in Newport Beach is where Kobe and Gigi were laid to rest. However, last Friday, a man was arrested and placed in handcuffs after he allegedly tried […]