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Doctors removed a tumor the size of a soccer ball from a man’s neck (Photos)

The New Jersey man had just one option to get rid of the massive tumor that had been growing on his neck and was now threatening his life: Remove it. But its placement made that a risky endeavor. Milton Wingert, 81, had been to several physicians to see the tumor over the past six months, […]

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Lawyer sues President Buhari, Senate over social media bill

A lawyer, Tope Akinyode, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate over the proposed ‘Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill 2019.” In a suit he filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos, Akinyode seeks an order of perpetual injunction prohibiting the respondents from enacting the bill, “which was introduced on the floor […]

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McLaren unveils $1.7M car with no roof (Photos)

The new McLaren Elva supercar costs $1.7 million, not including options like a sound system or exposed carbon fiber body panels. One option you won’t be able to get: A roof. The Elva isn’t a convertible. It’s an open-topped roadster, meaning it has, literally, zero roof of any kind. You can pay a little extra […]

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Nigerian Pastor arraigned for preaching without permit (Photo)

Authorities in Kenya have charged a Nigerian pastor and a Kenyan woman with engaging in evangelism without a permit. According to Kenya newspaper, Daily Nation, Pastor Joseph Ifeanyichukwu Ezeking, 39, and Alice Kawira, 35, on diverse dates between January and September 2019 preached without work permit in Embu and Meru counties. Ms Kawira was charged with […]

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Nigerian Senate gives condition to quash the hate speech bill

The senate says it will quash the hate speech bill if it realises that the bill could bring about hardship for Nigerians. Godiya Akwashiki, vice-chairman of senate committee on media, said this while addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday. The proposed legislation was reintroduced on Tuesday shortly after the upper legislative chamber introduced a bill to regulate social […]

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Why we have still not released Sowore — DSS

The Department of State Services has issued yet another controversial statement claiming on Wednesday afternoon that it refused to release Omoyele Sowore because the “appropriate persons” have not turned up to pick him up at its headquarters. Mr Sowore met all bail conditions on November 6 and a federal judge signed warrant for his immediate […]

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Bolivian senator declares herself president

Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has declared herself interim president of the South American country following Evo Morales’ resignation. Lawmakers from Mr Morales’ party boycotted the session, meaning there was no quorum for the appointment. But Ms Áñez said she was next in line under the constitution and vowed to hold elections soon. Mr Morales […]

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Record-breaking: Luxury watch sells for $31 million

A watch by Swiss luxury brand Patek Philippe has sold for over $31 million, the highest price ever paid for a timepiece at auction. The Grandmaster Chime 6300A-010 has never been worn — it was created specially for Saturday’s auction in Geneva to raise money for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy, according to Christie’s. It is […]

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Hillary Clinton Speaks On 2020 US Presidential Bid

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said “many, many, many people” were pressuring her to consider a 2020 presidential bid, but held that it is “absolutely not in my plans.” “I, as I say, never, never, never say never and I will certainly tell you I’m under enormous pressure from many, many, many people to […]

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Atiku speaks on hate speech bill by Nigerian Senate

A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has cautioned Nigerian senators against moves to pass a bill criminalising purported hate speech. The bill being sponsored by Sabi Abdullahi of the All Progressives Congress is targeted at punishing anyone found guilty of spreading “misinformation.” The bill also prescribed death penalty for anyone found guilty of spreading a […]

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Judge gives EFCC ultimatum to extradite Diezani from UK

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission until March 2020 to have a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke extradited to Nigeria. The commission had in November 2018 filed 13 counts of money laundering against the ex-minister accusing her of unlawfully […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo could face ‘two-year ban’ after Juventus Controversy

Retired footballer Antonio Cassano has declared that Cristiano Ronaldo risked a two-year ban after he left Juventus’ stadium early during their 1-0 win against AC Milan. The former Real Madrid forward was left furious after being hauled off in the 55th minute against the Rossoneri, with the player alleged to have exited the ground in the 87th […]

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Man runs marathon in every country in the world for Prostate Cancer

If you’ve ever wondered who runs the world, it turns out it’s a man called Nick Butter. Butter, 30, has become the first person to complete a marathon in all 196 countries recognized by the United Nations, finishing his challenge in Greece on Sunday. Butter has so far raised over £65,000 ($83,000) for charity Prostate Cancer UK as a […]

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University of Nigeria to host conference on witchcraft

The University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu state, will host a conference on witchcraft between November 26 and November 27. The conference, which has the theme “Witchcraft: Meaning, factors and practices”, is convened by the Professor B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research in UNN. A notice of the event seen by TheCable listed David […]

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Aisha Buhari organises prayer for troubled Nigeria

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Monday organised a special prayer session for the nation. The State House event had in attendance the Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari; Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola; Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu; a former Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Tanko Almakura; senators […]

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Many people find it difficult to give without knowing that “the more you give, the more blessed you become”- Dangote

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, on Sunday announced a donation of N100 million to Save the Children Foundation, the 100-year United Kingdom-based charity, to support its intervention in the North-east. While announcing his donation, Dangote said that the country needs more Nigerians with a big heart to give back to the needy, saying the government […]

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Otedola donates N5 billion to north-east intervention

Femi Otedola, billionaire entrepreneur, has donated N5 billion to Save the Children Foundation, the 100-year United Kingdom-based charity, to support its intervention in the North-east. This is arguably the largest individual donation to charity in Nigeria’s history. “My father, Mr. Femi Otedola, has been at the forefront of supporting worthy causes,” she said. “It is […]

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President resigns after ‘serious irregularities’ found in election audit

Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned Sunday amid growing opposition after an international audit found the results of last month’s election could not be validated because of “serious irregularities.” Morales said he was stepping down “for the good of the country,” which has been roiled by protests in the days following the October 20 election. Three […]

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