by on November 9, 2020
Alex Trebek, the long-time host of American television quiz show Jeopardy, has died at the age of 80. Mr Trebek announced he had been diagnosed with stage-four pancreatic cancer in March 2019. The Jeopardy! Twitter account said on Sunday he had "passed away peacefully at home" surrounded by family and friends. ...
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by on October 11, 2020
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has dissolved the infamous subunit of the force, the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS). Adamu made the announcement of the dissolution on Sunday, October 11, 2020, days after widespread protests demanding scrapping of the unit over allegations of brutality and human rights violations. “The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigerian Police, otherwise known as SARS, is hereby dissolved across all formations, the 36 state police command and the...
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by on September 20, 2020
The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki, winner of the governorship election in Edo State. INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, announced the total result of the election. He said APC polled 223,619 votes, while PDP got 307,955 votes. ...
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by on September 18, 2020
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic champion of women's rights, has died of cancer at the age of 87, the court has said. Ginsburg died on Friday of metastatic pancreatic cancer at her home in Washington, DC, surrounded by her family, the statement said. Earlier this year, Ginsburg said she was undergoing chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer. She was a prominent feminist who became a figurehead for liberals in the US. ...
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by on September 13, 2020
A Slovenian woman has been found guilty of deliberately sawing off her own hand as part of an insurance scam.   A court in the capital Ljubljana found that Julija Adlesic, 22, had taken out five insurance policies in the year before her injury. She had claimed it happened as she cut branches. ...
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by on September 7, 2020
According the Online Publisher, Sahara Reporters, the Current Minister of Education in Nigeria, Adamu Adamu has been flown to aboard for medical treatment. He was taken to a hospital in Germany for undisclosed illness. This is the third time he has been flown to Germany during the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria. Online Publisher, Sahara Reporters reported that he may have a kidney disease, that’s why he is undergoing treatment in Germany. In August, SaharaRepoters revealed how Mamman Da...
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by on August 26, 2020
The Forbes Magazine just announced the First Person ever to reach 200 billion US Dollars net worth. The world’s richest man is now also the world’s first $200 billionaire. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos broke the wealth barrier on Wednesday as shares of his online shopping behemoth continued to surge on skyrocketing demand for online shopping.   ...
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by on August 15, 2020
Robert Trump, 72, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, died Saturday at a New York hospital, Donald Trump announced in a statement. "It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight. He was not just my brother, he was my best friend. He will be greatly missed, but we will meet again. His memory will live on in my heart forever. Robert, I love you. Rest in peace," the President said. Donald Trump made a last-minute decision to go to ...
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by on August 11, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate - the first black woman and Asian American in the role. Once a rival for the top job, the California senator of Indian-Jamaican heritage had long been considered the front-runner for the number two slot. The former California attorney general has been urging police reform amid nationwide anti-racism protests. Mr Biden will face President Donald Trump in the election on 3 November. ...
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by on August 9, 2020
Daily coronavirus deaths in the US surged to a three-month high of over 2,000 on Thursday and the number of cases passed 19 million globally, pushing many nations to further ratchet up restrictions in the battle against the pandemic. The world’s hardest-hit country, the United States, has seen a major coronavirus resurgence since the end of June, adding 2,060 deaths in 24 hours alone Thursday, a tracker by Johns Hopkins University showed. But other corners of the globe were also marking gr...
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by on August 7, 2020
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has seen his personal wealth rise to $100bn (£76bn) after the launch of a new short-form video feature. On Wednesday, Facebook announced the US rollout of Instagram Reels, its rival to controversial Chinese app TikTok. Facebook shares rose by more than 6% on Thursday. Mr Zuckerberg holds a 13% stake in the company. He joins Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft’s Bill Gates in the exclusive so-called 'Centibillionaire Club'. Technology bosses have been in...
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by on July 30, 2020
Former Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain has died from coronavirus, according to a post on his website. The businessman and right-wing media personality was 74 years old. "Herman Cain – our boss, our friend, like a father to so many of us — has passed away," Dan Calabrese, the editor for Cain's website, wrote in a post on Thursday morning. Cain was hospitalized with COVID-19 on June 29. Calabrese wrote that Cain knew "that this was going to be a rough fight" when he was first...
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