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Policeman killed, students abducted in attack on Nigerian school

25 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Attack on Federal Government College in Kebbi State is third assault by gangs on a school in Nigeria in a month.
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Sparks Controversy in Online Essay

21 hours ago   |   NY Times

The novelist's remarks went viral after she criticized former students as well as “social-media-savvy people who are choking on sanctimony and lacking in compassion.”
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USWNT vs. Nigeria: 2021 Friendly Odds, Time, Live Stream and TV Schedule

1 day ago   |   Bleacher Report

The United States women's national team closes out its three-game "Summer Series" through Texas on Wednesday night...
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USWNT vs. Nigeria: Live stream, TV channel, how to watch online, news, time for Summer Series

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports   |   2 articles

The USWNT will face Nigeria on Wednesday as the Summer Series concludes
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The Best International Movies on Netflix

5 days ago   |   Time

The Oscars celebrate the Best International Feature Film , the Golden Globes select the Best Foreign-Language Film, and the BAFTAs award the Best Film Not in the English...
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Bonus edition: Nigeria Twitter ban, Iran, racism in academia

5 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Best of the week and behind the scenes.
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Met Museum Announces Return of Two Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

6 days ago   |   NY Times

The museum, which has some 160 items from Benin City, becomes the latest institution to announce the restitution of some of the priceless artifacts.
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1 student fatally shot in new abduction in Nigeria's north

6 days ago   |   ABC News

Officials say a student has been fatally shot at a school in northern Nigeria as gunmen abducted eight students and two lecturers in yet another violent attack on an...
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$400 billion, or roughly half of US unemployment benefits paid out during Covid-19 pandemic, may have been squandered by criminals

$400 billion, or roughly half of US unemployment benefits paid out during Covid-19 pandemic, may have been squandered by criminals

6 days ago   |   RT

Up to half of the enhanced jobless benefits paid out to help Americans weather the Covid-19 pandemic was reportedly stolen by fraudsters and other criminals, squandering as...
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USA Basketball sets plan for Olympic camps in Las Vegas

6 days ago   |   NBC Sports

The Olympic men's teams from Australia, Nigeria, Argentina and reigning Basketball World Cup champion Spain will also be spending some time in Las Vegas.
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Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

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2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

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