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    Nigeria has been barred from the US visa lottery application for 2022, a document published on the US Government website showed. In a 19-page document published on the website, Nigeria is the only African country barred from the visa lottery. “For DV-2022, persons born in the following countries are not eligible to apply, because more ...
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    An unnamed man has been hospitalised with a ‘three-day’ erection after taking a sexual stimulant ‘used for breeding bulls’ in Mexico. The individual, who has not been named, received urgent surgery at Specialist Hospital 270 in the US-Mexico border city of Reynosa after checking in with the persistent condition. He took the drugs as he ...
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    The final day at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019™ came to a close with an increasingly familiar scene: Brazil raising the trophy aloft as world champions. A Seleção collected their fourth U-17 crown after an emotional 2-1 triumph over Mexico in the final at Brasilia’s Estadio Bezerrao. The Brazilians have now moved within ...
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    Dorothee Adjakidjie For 28 years, Gabonese Dorothee Adjakidjie suffered embarrassment and shame from not knowing whether she was male or female after being born with genitals of both sexes. When she decided this year to be a woman and undergo gender reassignment surgery so she could seek a male partner, she faced another problem: living ...
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    Dozens of luxury cars seized from sticky-fingered politicians and mobsters will go under the hammer this weekend as part of a populist anti-corruption crusade being waged by Mexico’s leftist president. Andrés Manuel López Obrador has vowed that proceeds from Sunday’s auction will be channelled into social programmes and deprived communities. “We invite everyone to take ...
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        High-growth firms in emerging economies account for more than 50% of all new jobs and sales despite making up less than 20% of all firms in manufacturing and services. These firms create a domino effect on others through increased demand and/or offering improved access to inputs. A new World Bank Group report, ” ...
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        The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has said that the U.S. must abide by international refugee protection accord. The UN refugee agency stated this in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s proclamation, which would deny political asylum to migrants crossing illegally into the country. The Presidential Proclamation by Trump would ban migrants ...
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          United Nations highest human rights body, the Human Rights Council (HRC), will start reviewing the track records of Nigeria and 13 other countries on Monday through a process called Universal Periodic Review (UPR),with the ultimate goal of improving human rights situation for people around the globe. The UPR review sessions take place ...
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    Federal prosecutors in North Carolina say they’re charging 19 people with registering to vote or casting ballots illegally because they weren’t U.S. citizens. Prosecutors said Friday that nine people who are citizens of Mexico, Nigeria, Japan and other countries are charged with felonies for falsely claiming U.S. citizenship when registering to vote. They were also ...
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    Nigerian teenagers, who raised the country’s flag at the 2018 First Global Robotics Olympiad (GRO) in Mexico, have won two bronze medals at the competition participated by 187 countries. The Nigerian team won the medals in the Outstanding Support and International Journey categories. There were 20 categories of awards at the event which ended on ...