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  2. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Adele files for divorce from husband Simon Konecki – BBC News

    Singer Adele has filed for divorce from her husband Simon Konecki, according to legal documents filed in the US. A representative said the pair were "committed to raising their son together lovingly". Adele gave birth … via BBC News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  3. Nigeria World News

    World Hypnobirthing: Why Kenyan couple delivered their baby on YouTube – BBC News

    Water births at home are a rare occurrence in Kenya. However, Shiko Nguru and Rama Oluoch shared their birthing experience on YouTube and attracted a lot of attention as viewers... Read more via BBC News – Health – Get more World News
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria: Why is it struggling to meet its tax targets? – BBC News

    Nigeria could be facing a fiscal crisis if it doesn’t improve its ability to collect taxes, the authorities have warned. Government expenditure has doubled and debt servicing costs have grown, but revenues have missed their targets by at least 45% a year … Read more via “nigeria” – Google...
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    World Apple, angry at Google, hits back at hack claims – BBC News

    Last week Google disclosed a large-scale hacking effort that it said targeted users of Apple devices. It was a bombshell story. But now Apple … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World This leukaemia sufferer is searching the world against the odds for a stem cell donor – BBC News

    A half-Nigerian, half-German woman is desperately searching the world for a stem-cell donor. Astrid has leukaemia. However, due to her mixed race, her chances of finding a match are extremely unlikely..... Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Zimbabwe’s ex President Robert Mugabe dies – BBC News

    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader, has died aged 95. He died after battling ill health, his family confirmed to the BBC. Mr Mugabe had been in hospital in Singapore since April..... Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    Entertainment Hit songwriter LaShawn Daniels dies at 41 – BBC News

    LaShawn Daniels, the US songwriter behind such hits as Destiny’s Child’s Grammy-winning Say My Name and Lady Gaga’s Telephone, has died aged 41. Daniels, who was known as Big Shiz, also worked with artists including Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Brandy and Toni Braxton.... via BBC News...
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    World Man who stole $50 to be freed after 36 years – BBC News

    An Alabama judge has ordered that a man who robbed a bakery of $50.75 in 1983 be released from his life sentence. Alvin Kennard, 58, was handed the harsh sentence under strict rules … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Letter from Africa: Nigerian anger over South African xenophobia – BBC News

    In our series of letters from African writers, Nigerian novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani reflects on her country's souring relations with South Africa because of xenophobic attacks.... Read more via BBC News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro In pictures: Nigeria festival celebrates Yoruba fertility goddess Osun Osogbo – BBC News

    The Osun Osogbo festival, a traditional celebration that is thought to be 600 years old, is under way in Nigeria’s south-western Osun state. The two-week festival is considered to be the biggest annual.... Read more via BBC News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Nigeria goes three years without a case of polio – BBC News

    Nigeria has gone three years without a case of polio, putting it on the brink of being declared free of the disease. This is a dramatic change from 2012 when the country accounted for more than half of all polio cases worldwide, the World Health Organization has said.... Read more via BBC...
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    World Bomb rips through wedding in Kabul – BBC News

    A bomb has exploded in a wedding hall in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 63 people and wounding more than 180. Witnesses told the BBC a suicide bomber detonated explosives during a wedding ceremony... Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Paris waiter ‘shot dead over slow service’ – BBC News

    A waiter near Paris has been shot dead by a customer who was reportedly angry because his sandwich was not prepared quickly enough. Police say a murder investigation has been launched after the... Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
  15. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Australian actress dies during festival run – BBC News

    The Australian actress Ningali Lawford-Wolf has died after falling ill while on tour with a production at the Edinburgh International Festival. The 52-year-old, who had been performing in the show, The Secret River, died on Sunday.... Read more via BBC News – Get more...
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    World Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial – BBC News

    An outbreak of Ebola has killed more than 1,800 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola may soon be a “preventable and treatable” disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.... Read more via BBC News – Health –...
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    World Dozens dead in Tanzania fuel tanker blast – BBC News

    At least 57 people have been killed in a fuel tanker explosion in Tanzania, police say. Pictures posted online show flaming wreckage scattered over a wide area and charred bodies lying on the ground.... Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Uber shares tumble as profit figures disappoint – BBC News

    Uber’s shares went into reverse on Thursday after the taxi-hailing company unveiled profit figures that failed to live up to expectations. Revenue growth slowed in face of heavy competition, leading to the company posting its largest quarterly loss. Uber and its rivals are spending heavily …...
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    World Mass shooting at Texas Walmart leaves 20 dead – BBC News

    Twenty people have been killed and another 24 injured in a mass shooting in the city of El Paso, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has confirmed. He described it as one of the … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Facebook bans ‘Saudi Arabia propaganda accounts’ – BBC News

    Facebook says it has discovered that people linked to the Saudi authorities have been using its platforms to spread propaganda through fake accounts. It says the operation mainly targeted the Middle East and North Africa, and most of the content was in Arabic.... Read more via BBC News –...