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Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacists

Donald Trump signed into law a Congressional resolution condemning white supremacists on Thursday, after lawmakers maneuvered the president into backing a text triggered by his equivocal response to racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

US Senate backs resolution against white supremacists

The US Senate has approved a resolution condemning white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other hate groups following a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence.

Clooney puts poison in Anywhere USA’s peanut butter

New father George Clooney was back in the Venice limelight Saturday with his new film, "Suburbicon," a toxic depiction of 1950s America competing for the film festival's Golden Lion.

L’Oreal drops trans model over controversial comments

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal on Friday confirmed it had dropped a British transgender model over comments the company deemed "at odds with our values," after she was hired as part of a diversity campaign.

Press freedom under attack from Trump – UN

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al-Hussein on Wednesday warned that that derogatory remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump about journalists could amount to incitement and embolden followers to attack certain communities.

Members of Trump’s cybersecurity council resign in protest

Several members of a White House cybersecurity council resigned last week in protest over President Donald Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville and the decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, among other issues.

Tillerson keeps distance from Trump’s race row stance

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended American values on Sunday after a UN panel criticized the official response to racist violence but conspicuously declined to speak for President Donald Trump.

Organisers cancel far-right rally in San Francisco

Organisers of a far-right rally set for Saturday in San Francisco said they have cancelled the event over fear of a "huge riot".

Trump lashes out at media in Arizona rally

President Donald Trump mounted an aggressive defense Tuesday of his response to a deadly far right march in Virginia, using a rally speech to condemn “dishonest” media coverage of his widely criticized remarks.

Trump urges ‘love for all’ after racially tinged strife

US President Donald Trump urged Americans of all backgrounds to unite on Monday after his response to racially-fraught protests drew widespread criticism.

Texas varsity removes ‘white supremacy’ statues overnight

The University of Texas at Austin removed the statues of three Confederate-era figures from a main area on campus on Monday, saying they had become symbols of white supremacy and that they were taken down overnight to avoid confrontations.

Berlin police arrest 35 neo-Nazis at Rudolf Hess rally

German police arrested 35 neo-Nazis in Berlin as they gathered to commemorate the death of high-ranking Nazi official Rudolf Hess.

Trump’s entire Arts Council tenders resignation via Twitter

President Donald Trump was treated to a dose of his pastime as the entire members of his Committee on the Arts and Humanities tendered an open letter of resignation, using the president’s favourite public space: Twitter.

US pastor resigns from Trump’s evangelical council

A New York megachurch pastor announced Friday he was resigning from Donald Trump’s evangelical advisory board, the first religious adviser to join a wave of defections after the president’s response to violence at a white supremacist rally.

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Benue gov donates 16 Hilux vans to security operatives

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has charged security agencies in the state to step up the fight against crime and criminality.

PDP chairmanship: Why I am in the race – Adedoja

Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, a chairmanship candidate in Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said that he had all that was required to lead the party and reposition it to greatness.

Judicial reform: CJN calls for officers’ discipline

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, has expressed the need for judicial officers to imbibe the culture of discipline if the ongoing reforms in the judiciary must achieve success.

You’re the ‘rogue elephant’ – APC replies Sagay

The ruling All Progressives Congress on Monday reacted angrily to the interview granted The Nation Newspaper of Sunday by the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay (SAN).

Nigeria increasingly losing bread winners to road accidents – FRSC

Nigerian families are increasingly losing bread winners to road accidents, according to a monthly `Road Traffic Crash (RTC) Report’ released by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

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Trump ‘international shouting magnate’ – Pyongyang

U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to totally destroy North Korea has been dismissed by a North Korean organ as an ‘impotent’ threat.

Some Nigerians in the Diaspora remit funds to support IPOB – report

Intelligence reports by the Federal Government as revealed by top security source have led to the discovery of an account in Paris into which some Nigerians in the Diaspora remit funds in support of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

We’ve cut IPOB down to size – FG

The Federal Government says the secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra, has been cut down to size, adding that with its proscription by the South-East governors, the group is already running out of oxygen.

Betis stun Real Madrid on Ronaldo’s return

Antonio Sanabria struck deep into stoppage time to hand Real Betis a shock 1-0 win away to Real Madrid on Wednesday as the European champions failed to score for the first time in 74 matches.

Anambra guber: Chidoka picks running mate

Chief Osita Chidoka, United Progressive Party (UPP) flag bearer for the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra, has picked Chief Mercel Okeke as his running mate.