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US Senator Al Franken said Thursday he will resign in the face of multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, becoming the second prominent Democrat forced out in a week over the snowballing harassment allegations convulsing the country.
Powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers, the longest-serving US congressman, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint after a former staffer said she was sacked because she would "not succumb to (his) sexual advances," BuzzFeed News reported.
A second woman has accused Democratic Senator Al Franken of inappropriately touching her, this time in 2010 after he had been elected to public office, CNN reported on Monday.
He is to be sentenced for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation in a case stemming from the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia in 2016 election-run-up.
The Presidency and federal lawmakers have insisted that the presentation of the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari as scheduled will still hold on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.
Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.
Teachers in Ebonyi have pledged to “sail or sink’’ with Gov. David Umahi in reciprocation of his support to their programmes and activities.
Imo guber: Action Alliance’s Tunde Anifowose-Kelani challenges Uche Nwosu in court, seeks to stop...
The National Chairman of the Action Alliance (AA) Dr. Tunde Anifowose-Kelani, has challenged the governorship candidature of the party in Imo State and son in-law of Imo State governor, Uche Nwosu, over his nomination as the governorship candidate of the party in the forthcoming election in the state.
Thiago Silva feared Paris Saint-Germain had blown their Champions League chance before rallying to qualify as Group C winners.
Members of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, are threatening to join their striking colleagues, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over Federal Government’s recalcitrance to re-instate teachers of university staff schools.
Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May faced sympathy but firm refusals on a desperate tour of European capitals on Tuesday, with EU leaders ruling out any renegotiation of the Brexit deal.
Moses Simon has said he welcomes the stiff competition Samuel Kalu and Samuel Chukwueze will bring to the Super Eagles.
The Chief Executive Office of Family Homes Funds (FHF), Femi Adewole, has said the Federal Government is targeting over N800 million to provide affordable mass housing for Nigerians.