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  1. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Rugby World Cup: South Africa fans go wild at win in Japan – BBC

    Celebrations as South Africa win the Rugby World Cup after crushing England in the final in Japan. read more via BBC – --------------- Get More Nigeria Sports News
  2. Nigeria World News

    World At least 46 dead in Pakistan train fire – BBC News

    At least 46 passengers died when a train travelling from the Pakistani city of Karachi to Lahore caught fire, police say. Local media said the fire was caused by the explosion of a gas cylinder being used to cook food. The blaze is thought to have spread to … Read more via BBC News –...
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    World Morning-after pill: ‘I still got pregnant even though I took it’ – BBC

    "It didn't occur to me that the morning-after pill wouldn't be effective". Rachel* became pregnant after she was raped in Canada while away on her gap year. She was given the morning-after pill the same night as part of the medical care she.. Read more via “sexual health” – Google News –...
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    World Twitter bans all political advertising – BBC News

    Twitter is to ban all political advertising worldwide, saying that the reach of such messages "should be earned, not bought". "While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and.... Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Black woman killed by Texas police in own bedroom – BBC News

    A black woman was shot dead by police through a bedroom window on Saturday morning, following a request to check on her welfare. Atatiana Jefferson, 28, had… Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    Metro UNILAG suspends another lecturer in sex-for-grades scandal - The Cable

    The University of Lagos has suspended Samuel Oladipo, a lecturer in the department of economics, over the sex-for-grades scandal rocking the institution. Oladipo was seen in the second stream of a documentary on sexual assault released by the BBC Africa Eye on Monday. The school management...
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    Metro ‘He acted so godly on campus’ — UNILAG student speaks about ‘randy’ lecturer - The Cable

    Boniface Igbeneghu, a lecturer of the University of Lagos, has been in the news for sexually harassing an undercover journalist who posed as an admission seeker. The senior lecturer, who is also pastor of a Foursquare Gospel Church, was exposed in a 13-minute video documentary released by the...
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    Metro ‘Don’t put unnecessary pressure on me’ — randy UNILAG lecturer breaks silence - Nairaland

    Boniface Igbeneghu, a lecturer of the University of Lagos, who was caught on camera soliciting sex from an “admission seeker”, has vowed not to bow to the pressure of commenting on the situation. Speaking with PUNCH, the lecturer who was caught on camera sexually harassing an undercover BBC...
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    Metro Ghanaian lecturer to sue BBC over sex-for-grade video - The Cable

    Yaw Gyampo, a professor of political science at the University of Ghana, has vowed to sue the BBC over its sex-for-mark video documentary. Gyampo was implicated in a 13-minute video documentary released by the BBC Africa Eye on Monday. The professor described the documentary as an entrapment...
  10. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Pioneering actress Diahann Carroll dies aged 84 – BBC News

    Actress and singer Diahann Carroll has died at the age of 84, her publicist has confirmed. She became the first black woman to win the Tony Award for best actress in 1962, for her role in the Broadway musical No Strings. Carroll was nominated for an … via BBC News –
  11. Nigeria World News

    World Man sues Apple claiming iPhone turned him gay – BBC News

    A Russian man has launched a lawsuit against Apple, claiming an iPhone app turned him gay. He says this comes after an incident involving GayCoin crypto-currency. Saying he suffered moral harm, he is asking for one million rubles (£12,000), according to a copy of … Read more via BBC News –...
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    World Babies in the womb have lizard-like hand muscles – BBC News – Health

    Babies in the womb have extra lizard-like muscles in their hands that most will lose before they are born, medical scans reveal. They are probably one … Read more via BBC News – Health – Get more World News
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    World Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps – BBC News

    The apps were associated with around 400 developers Facebook says it has suspended tens of thousands of apps as part of an investigation it launched in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal. The suspended apps were associated with about … Read more via BBC News –...
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    Video Nigeria News Today - Dino Melaye unable to 'stand' at the resumed hearing of his criminal trial in Abuja

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  15. 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
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    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
  17. 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...
  18. Nigeria World News

    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