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Man, 40, dies after Okpekepe Marathon race

BENIN- CONTROVERSY Tuesday dogged the death of a middle aged man, identified as Victor Adepoju, 40, whose corpse was found by the side of a stream, 48-hours after  last weekend’s Okpekpe Marathon organized by the Edo State government in…

Boston Marathon bomb suspect dies

One of the Boston bombing suspects reportedly died Friday after a shootout with police, as explosions rang out near the tense US city and officers stayed on the hunt for a second suspect. The manhunt began after a campus police officer…

Boston bombing suspect arrested

Reports yesterday said a suspect in the fatal bombings at the Boston Marathon has been arrested. Details about the suspect’s identity and motive were not immediately available as at press time. A federal law enforcement source confirmed the…

Explosion in Boston: 2 dead, many injured

BOSTON — Two explosions disrupted the Boston Marathon on Monday, causing at least two deaths and nearly two dozen injuries and scattering crowds near the finish line, authorities said. The blasts occurred after the top racers had…