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US gifts Nigeria extra $75 m to fight HIV/AIDS

The United States government says it has allocated an additional $75 million to the fight against HIV/AIDs in Nigeria through its President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, said this in a statement on Tuesday. Symington said the increased funding to make antiretrovirals …

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Nigerian guilty of $7m fraud in US

A Nigerian, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem,  accused of obtaining more than 125,000 stolen taxpayer identities from across the United States has been convicted in federal court in Oregon. He was found guilty on 19 counts of mail and wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. …

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North Korea arrests US professor

North Korea’s state media on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of a US citizen who was lecturing in Pyongyang — the third American held in the country amid growing tensions with Washington. Kim Sang-Duk, or Tony Kim, was arrested at the capital’s airport on April 22, for “committing criminal acts of hostility …

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