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George W Bush was ‘destructive’ president – Steve Bannon

Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon has attacked George W Bush - calling his presidency "destructive".

Barack Obama returns to political arena

Barack Obama is returning to the political arena for the first time in months after keeping a low profile and avoiding direct confrontation with his White House successor.

UNESCO: Palestine accuses United States of bias

Palestine has accused the U.S of withdrawing from UNESCO over “anti-Israel bias,” and noted that the organization will keep operating.

United States lifts sanctions on Sudan banks, ports, railways

The U.S. has lifted sanctions on dozens of Sudanese entities, including banks, ports, oil and industrial corporations, the Treasury Department said on Thursday.

Trump flunks history test on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump was clearly off the track in blaming a trio of his predecessors for failing to rein in North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un.

Puerto Rico relief effort ‘amazing, tremendous’ – Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced plans to travel to Puerto Rico as critics charge him with failing to respond adequately to the humanitarian crisis facing the island's 3.4 million residents.

Hurricane Maria: Trump to visit Puerto Rico

US President Donald Trump has announced plans to travel to Puerto Rico as critics charge him with failing to respond adequately to the humanitarian crisis facing the island’s 3.4 million residents.

Theory and practice of Igbo marginalization

This was barely weeks after he was inaugurated on may 29th 2015 when he honored an invitation extended to him by the then United States’ president Mr. Barack Obama.

Akwa Ibom churches: Where Reuben Abati got it wrong

I know Dr. Reuben Abati very well and I count him as a friend and a cherished colleague. I am also eternally excited to see the way he has grown in journalism having played a small role in his foray into journalism and the subsequent success he has garnered in the profession.

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.

One dead in Texas after Harvey wreaks havoc, more floods feared

Hurricane Harvey left a deadly trail of devastation Saturday in Texas, as officials warned of "catastrophic" flooding and said that recovering from the most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade could take years.

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas as category 4

A mammoth storm off the coast of Texas strenghtened to a category four hurricane on Friday as the US state and surrounding areas braced for what officials warned would be a "major disaster".

‘Disaster’ looms as Hurricane Harvey bears down on Texas

Hundreds of thousands of people in Texas and Louisiana were urged Friday to flee the path of Hurricane Harvey as the Gulf Coast braced for the most dangerous storm to hit the US mainland in over a decade.

Timeline: US intervention in Afghanistan 2001 to 2017

After more than 15 years of US troops presence in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump unveiled on Monday a new strategy for the country and cleared the way to send thousands more US troops there.

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N-Power volunteers beg fed govt to absorb them into civil service

Volunteers of the Federal Government’s N-power programme in Ebonyi State, at the weekend, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to absorb them into the federal civil service.

Turkey moves to end arms smuggling into Nigeria

The Turkish authorities have expressed their readiness to enter into an agreement with the Federal Government to stop further illegal importation of arms into Nigeria.

How Nigeria can get tax systems right – Ex-FIRS chief Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru

Former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Mrs Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru has said that Nigeria could only get its tax system right by including tax in its education curriculum.

Police officer detained for shooting three farmers over N50 bribe

A Police Inspector in Ondo state is in trouble for allegedly shooting three farmers on commercial motorcycle, popularly called Okada over N50 bribe (Egunje).

APC would concentrate on grassroot empowerment – Ibe Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, weekend, said the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, would further concentrate on the empowerment of the grassroot in moving all Nigerians from poverty to wealth.

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Catalan leader pressured from all sides

The battle between Spain's central government and the separatist leaders of Catalonia escalates day after day, forcing Catalan society to take a stand.

Pablo Escobar’s widow, son face money laundering probe

The widow and son of late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar are facing scrutiny as part of an investigation into money laundering in Argentina, judicial sources said Friday.

Jose Mourinho ‘cried all last year’ at Manchester United – Charlie Nicholas

Jose Mourinho's perceived criticism of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is surprising after he spent "all of last season" crying at Manchester United, says Charlie Nicholas.

Insured losses from hurricanes, Mexico quakes $95bn – Swiss Re

Total insured market losses from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico this year came to around $95 billion, reinsurance group Swiss Re announced Friday.

US warns Americans about visiting Sudan over ‘terror risks’

The United States has warned Americans about travelling to Sudan given the "risks of terrorism" in the African country, prompting an angry response from Khartoum on Friday.