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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.
Two Nigerian writers, Lesley Arimah and Tochukwu Okafor have been shortlisted for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing.
Fulham’s Germany international Andre Schurrle is disappointed at the upheaval to come this summer, as relegation cuts short his second spell in the Premier League.
Arsenal have lined up a bumper package for members of its squad if they can defeat Chelsea to lift the Europa League next Wednesday.
The momentous news that Google is cutting off its Android relationship with Huawei in response to a US government ban on the Chinese giant wasn’t much of a surprise to Huawei.
Borussia Dortmund have completed the signing of German international Nico Schulz from Hoffenheim.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday re-arraigned a Judge of the Federal High Court, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Godwin Obla, over alleged money laundering charges.
The Delta State University, Abraka will on Saturday hold its 13th convocation for 4,252 graduating students with 68 of them bagging first class in various academic disciplines.
Britain’s tumultuous divorce from the EU was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May’s crumbling government.
Nasarawa State Governor-elect, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has stated that his administration will partner Benue and Plateau States to end the persistent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the two states.
The Peoples Democratic Party Candidate for Ogun East Senatorial seat in the last National Assembly election, Engr. Deola Sosanwo, on Thursday, denied allegations that he has collected money from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Candidate, Senator Lekan Mustapha, to discontinue his Petition at the Tribunal where he is challenging the outcome of that election.