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Australian premier asks states, churches to pay child sex abuse victims

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday asked states and territories, as well as churches, charities and other institutions to compensate victims of child sexual abuse.

Donald Trump signals controversial tariffs will go forward

US President Donald Trump on Sunday signaled his intent to move forward with controversial tariffs on steel and aluminum imports that have sparked fears of a trade war.

Oscars 2018: Full list of winners

Hollywood was sprinkled with stardust Sunday as cinema’s A-list came out for the Oscars.

At least 5 dead as storm brings wind, floods and snow to US Northeast

At least five people were killed after a major winter storm pounded the US East Coast on Friday, with strong winds, heavy rain and snow disrupting thousands of flights and forcing the closure of federal government offices in Washington.

Australian deputy premier steps down over extra-marital scandal

Embattled Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said Friday he would step down on Monday following a scandal which began when a newspaper revealed he had impregnated an ex-staffer during an extra-marital affair.

Valentine Day: Condoms sale increases by 70 percent – survey

As Nigerians joined the rest of the world to celebrate St Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, a survey has indicated that was about 70 per cent increase in the sale of condoms and contraceptives purchased mainly by fun seekers.

Donald Trump ‘shocked’ by allegations against aides – White House

The White House insisted Sunday that Donald Trump was "shocked and disturbed" by allegations of domestic abuse that led two staffers to resign, though the president said earlier that lives were being ruined by possibly false claims.

Minister inaugurates boards of 12 FCT agencies, parastatals

The minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Muhammad Bello, has inaugurated the newly-reconstituted boards of 12 agencies and parastatals under the FCT administration.

FCTA to inaugurate reconstituted boards Tuesday

The FCT Administration (FCTA) will, on Tuesday, inaugurate the reconstituted boards of agencies and parastatals under the administration.

Ex-employee accuses Michael Douglas of sexual harassment

A former employee has accused Michael Douglas of sexual harassment and misconduct in her presence, charges the Oscar-winning Hollywood megastar has vehemently denied.

One year on, Donald Trump leads divided US into government shutdown

President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of his inauguration Saturday with his government in shutdown, accusing Democrats of taking Americans hostage with their demands.

Get Out and Black-ish win big at NAACP Image Awards

The award which honours people of colour in entertainment and literature as well as individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavours named the director of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay, the Entertainer of the Year.

Spanish tax authorities scrutinise Lionel Messi’s foundation

Spanish tax authorities are investigating whether payments from FC Barcelona to Lionel Messi’s foundation were used to help the player evade taxes, Spanish daily El Mundo reported on Saturday.

Spanish tax authorities scruntinise Lionel Messi’s foundation

Spanish tax authorities are investigating whether payments from FC Barcelona to Lionel Messi’s foundation were used to help the player evade taxes, Spanish daily El Mundo reported on Saturday.

IPOB accuses foreign media of ignoring herdsmen killings

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the international media of being “conspiratorily silent” on the recent killings perpetrated by suspected Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country.

Melbourne car attack man on 18 attempted murder charges

An Afghan refugee accused of ploughing his car into pedestrians in Melbourne was charged with 18 counts of attempted murder Saturday, as police vowed a boosted presence over the Christmas period.

Spanish court to hear paternity suit against Julio Iglesias

A Spanish court said Thursday that it would examine a paternity suit against Julio Iglesias brought by a man who claims to have the results of a DNA test showing he is the singer’s son.

US companies contributed N34 billion to Nigeria’s tax revenue – survey

A recent Economic impact survey of United States companies operating in Nigeria has shown that such business interests contributed over N34.4 billion to the nation’s tax revenue in 2016.


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General Buratai: Nigerian Army formations, units not giving true record of arms in circulation

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, yesterday, accused formations and units of the service of not rendering proper record of arms in their possession.

NYSC: Corps member attacked in Bayelsa responding to treatment

Loto Omolayo, the Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bayelsa, on Wednesday said the corps member whose hand was allegedly cut off by armed robbers in the state was responding to treatment.

Senator Nnaji hails Governor Ugwuanyi’s response to Kenyatta timber market fire

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Communications, Senator Gilbert Nnaji, weekend, hailed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State over his prompt response to the Enugu Timber Market fire.

National Assembly to pass 2018 budget April 24

The National Assembly has fixed April 24th as the day it will pass the 2018 budget.

Federal government asked to ban polythene bags

Some environmentalists on Monday called on the government to ban the use of polythene bags to safeguard the environment and health of the citizens.