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US Infectious Diseases’ Director Anthony Fauci tests positive for Covid-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Biden and a leading official in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, has tested positive for COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health announced. The NIH said in a statement that Fauci, 81, is fully vaccinated and has been boosted twice. He is experiencing mild symptoms, and has not recently been in close …

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Professor Soyinka’s younger brother, Femi, dies at 85

Professor Femi Soyinka, a brother of Nobel laureate and professor of Comparative Literature, Wole Soyinka, has died. The former Provost of the College of Health Sciences of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, died on Tuesday at the age of 85. According to a statement by his family, signed by his son, Ayodele, Soyinka died in the early hours of Tuesday, June …

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Nigeria Loses $1.7B Negligence Suit Against JPMorgan

Nigeria on Tuesday lost its claim accusing   JPMorgan of $1.7B of negligently transferring hundreds of millions of state funds from an oil deal to the country’s former oil minister after a judge held the country failed to prove it had been defrauded. The High Court has dismissed Nigeria’s lawsuit, finding that JPMorgan Chase hadn’t breached its duty to protect its …

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