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    India records 1,611 COVID-19 deaths in one day

India records 1,611 COVID-19 deaths in one day

India recorded a total of 1,611 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, raising the death rate in a single day in the country at 80 percent.   A day before, India had recorded less than 400 deaths.  With 153,178 active cases, India is the fourth country with the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world after the USA, Brazil and Russia.  Brazil recorded 1,123 new [...]

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    FG asks India to account for Nigerian ‘beaten to death’

FG asks India to account for Nigerian ‘beaten to death’

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    COVID-19: FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup shifted to January 2021

COVID-19: FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup shifted to January 2021

FIFA has confirmed that the Women's U-20 World Cup, initially scheduled for August 2020, has now been shifted to January 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The world football governing body also announced in a statement on Tuesday that its 70th congress, slated to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will now be done online on September 18, 2020. The U-20 tournament, which [...]

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    ICYMI: Long queues, chaos as India’s liquor stores reopen after 40 days lockdown

ICYMI: Long queues, chaos as India’s liquor stores reopen after 40 days lockdown

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    EXTRA: Indian couple names twins Corona and Covid

EXTRA: Indian couple names twins Corona and Covid

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    EXTRA: Hindu group holds ‘cow urine drinking party’ to ward off coronavirus

EXTRA: Hindu group holds ‘cow urine drinking party’ to ward off coronavirus

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    EXTRA: Rooster kills owner on their way to a cockfight

EXTRA: Rooster kills owner on their way to a cockfight

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    Report: How African ladies are trafficked to India for sex

Report: How African ladies are trafficked to India for sex

A documentary by BBC Eye Africa has revealed how African women are trafficked to India and forced into sex to satisfy the demands of African men living in that country. The 13-minute video documentary revealed the processes involved in the illegal trade from when the ladies are picked up from their countries to when they are traded off to their "madams" [...]

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    Dede, ex-Falcons captain, appointed as India U17 women’s goalkeeper trainer

Dede, ex-Falcons captain, appointed as India U17 women’s goalkeeper trainer

Precious Dede, former Super Falcons captain and shot stopper, has been appointed as the goalkeeper trainer of India's U17 women's national team. Dede, who signed a one year deal with the All Indian Football Federation (AIFF), replaced Shaikh Mohammed Qadeer as the Asian country's women's goalkeeper trainer. The former Delta Queens shot stopper rejoined Thomas Dennerby, her former boss, who coached the [...]

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    BEAUTY TRUMPS FOOD: Nigeria sells more false eyelashes, beards to US than cocoa

BEAUTY TRUMPS FOOD: Nigeria sells more false eyelashes, beards to US than cocoa

Data made available by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that the value of false beard and eyelashes exported to the United States in the second quarter of 2019 was more than that of cocoa. According to the Commodity Price Indices and Terms of Trade report released by the bureau, Nigeria exported false beards and eyelashes worth N649 million while [...]

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    EL-ZAKZAKY VIDEO: ‘I was free in Nigeria, lived next to senate president, never in police detention…’

EL-ZAKZAKY VIDEO: ‘I was free in Nigeria, lived next to senate president, never in police detention…’

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has returned to Nigeria after a 'medical stalemate' in India. Before his return, he alleged that the Nigerian government was making it difficult for him to get the needed treatment at Medanta hospital, India, and that he was being treated like a prisoner in the country. In a video shared with TheCable, [...]

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    FG:  El-Zakzaky wanted to relocate to another country from India

FG: El-Zakzaky wanted to relocate to another country from India

The federal government says the mission of Ibraheem el-Zakzaky, leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), in India was to seek asylum in another country. In a statement on Friday, Grace Gekpe, permanent secretary, ministry of information, said while in India,  IMN leader reached out to international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and some lawyers. El-Zakzaky returned to the country on Friday without being [...]

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    IMN: FG presented El-Zakzaky to India as a dangerous suspect with an unknown ailment

IMN: FG presented El-Zakzaky to India as a dangerous suspect with an unknown ailment

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has accused the federal government of alleged plans to kill Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, its leader. El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat,  arrived in Nigeria from India on Friday after refusing to receive treatment in the Asian country. The duo travelled to India on Monday on medical grounds following the order of a Kaduna high court but claimed they [...]

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    FG: El-Zakzaky misbehaving  in India… he wanted to check into a 5-star hotel

FG: El-Zakzaky misbehaving in India… he wanted to check into a 5-star hotel

The federal government says Ibraheem el-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), wanted to check into a five-star hotel in India rather than a hospital. A high court in Kaduna had granted him medical leave after he sought it on health grounds. Alongside Zeenat, his wife, family members and security operatives, the IMN leader left the country on Monday evening. But [...]

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    ‘Kirikiri preferable to Indian detention’, ‘Bullet in my wife’s body’ —  six highlights of El-Zakzaky’s audio

‘Kirikiri preferable to Indian detention’, ‘Bullet in my wife’s body’ — six highlights of El-Zakzaky’s audio

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), says the current situation in India is worse than what he and his wife experienced in Nigeria. El-Zakzaky, who had been in detention since 2015, left the country for medical treatment in India on Monday based on an order of a Kaduna state high court. But barely two days after his arrival, El-Zakzaky [...]

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    ‘The situation in India is pathetic’ — El-Zakzaky raises the alarm

‘The situation in India is pathetic’ — El-Zakzaky raises the alarm

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), says the situation in India is worse than he experienced in Nigeria. In an audio message released on Wednesday, El-Zakzaky described the situation as “worse than a prison setting”. The IMN leader and his wife left Nigeria for the Asian country on Monday based on a leave granted by a Kaduna high court. In [...]

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