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Donald Trump did not say ‘s—hole’ – Senator David Perdue

A Republican senator said President Donald Trump did not use the word "s---hole" in reference to immigrants from Haiti and Africa in a meeting at the White House last week.

Republican hints at deal to let young immigrants stay in US

The Republican-led US Senate will take up a bill next month to regularize the status of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children, a Republican senator said Wednesday.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller ‘obtained thousands’ of Donald Trump transition emails

A lawyer with US President Donald Trump's transition team has accused the special counsel that is probing alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election of illegally obtaining "tens of thousands" of emails during its investigation.

US air strike kills 100 militants in Somalia

The U.S. military said on Tuesday that an air strike targeting an Al-Shabaab camp had killed 100 militants.

Former Democrat Party chair Donna Brazile considered replacing Hillary Clinton with Joe Biden

The former Democratic Party chief seriously considered replacing Hillary Clinton with then US vice president Joe Biden as the party's White House candidate after Clinton fell ill at a public event, according to excerpts from a new memoir published Saturday.

Hillary Clinton cheated in 2016 Democratic primaries – party official

Explosive revelations by a top Democratic operative that the 2016 primaries were tipped in Hillary Clinton’s favour have convulsed the party as it struggles to rebuild, and whipped up accusations of cheating from President Donald Trump.

Twitter provides US Senate investigators names of 201 Russia-linked accounts

Twitter has turned over the names of 201 accounts to Senate investigators who are looking into Russia’s efforts to influence the last year’s presidential election, according to the Associated Press.

Donald Trump’s ex-chief of staff Reince Priebus questioned in Russia probe

Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus submitted to questioning Friday by investigators looking into Russian meddling in the US presidential campaign and possible collusion by associates of President Donald Trump, US media reported.

US health secretary Tom Price to pay for charter flights

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has promised to repay the nearly $52,000 cost of his seats on private charter flights, as President Donald Trump reportedly fumed over the penchant of aides to hop on private jets.

Jared Kushner used personal email for WH business

Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, used his personal email account on dozens of occasions in his capacity as a senior adviser to the US president to communicate with colleagues in the White House, his lawyer said

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APC governors have asked President Buhari to declare for second term – Governor Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State and chairman of Progressive Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said that the governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), have met and unanimously agreed that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves a second term and have asked him to declare his intention.

ActionAid launches £60m strategy to end poverty in 6 years

As part of its response to the deepening inequality of power and wealth in the country, ActionAid Nigeria has launched a £60 million Country Strategy Paper to end poverty within six years.

Lagos govt, Visionscape intensify waste evacuation across metropolis

The Lagos State Government and the environmental utility group contracted to implement the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI), Visionscape Sanitation Solutions, have intensified evacuation of waste in black spots and illegal dump sites across the metropolis.

Group drags President Buhari to court over new NIA chief

Controversies have continued to trail the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, as Deji Adeyanju, acting for Concerned Nigerians, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar and Attorney General of the Federation to court seeking for an order among others to remove the NIA DG.

Let’s not sweep restructuring ‘under the carpet’ – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusengun Obasanjo, has cautioned against hushing the call for restructuring in Nigeria.

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Federal govt sues JP Morgan for $875 million over Malabu oil deal

Nigeria has filed a claim against JP Morgan Chase for more than $875 million, accusing it of negligence in transferring funds from a disputed 2011 oilfield deal to a company controlled by the country’s former oil minister.

Hannover condemn fans who racially abused Leon Balogun, Anthony Ujah

German side Hannover have condemned a group of their fans who racially abused Mainz's Nigerian duo of Leon Balogun and Anthony Ujah during Saturday's Bundesliga match.

Carpenter pleads guilty to raping 18-year-old daughter

A 45-year old carpenter, Olumide Akinleye, who allegedly cohabited with and raped his own daughter, is to remain behind bars pending judgment, an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court ruled in Ibadan on Friday.

Vladimir Putin takes icy plunge as Orthodox believers mark Epiphany

Russian President Vladimir Putin along with millions of Orthodox believers braved freezing temperatures to take a barechested plunge into icy water in a traditional ritual marking the baptism of Jesus.

Heavy clashes break out in Tripoli, leaving 9 dead

Heavy clashes broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, leaving at least nine people dead and forcing the airport to suspend all flights.