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Martin Luther King Jr: The dream, the man, the legacy

Towards the end of his life, Martin Luther King Jr. lamented that his dream had “turned into a nightmare.”

US police officer fired for killing black man

A white police officer who fatally shot a black man in the southern US state of Louisiana has been fired, a police official said.

Common singles out NRA, Jimmy Kimmel takes aim at Donald Trump at Oscars

Hollywood seized the microphone at Sunday's Oscars and wasn't shy about its passions, sprinkling political moments throughout a show that included anti-gun and pro-immigration references, as well as mocking the president's Twitter habits.

Music industry hails Jay-Z before Grammys

Jay-Z, who once boycotted the Grammys as biased against hip-hop, was hailed Saturday by the music industry’s power brokers ahead of the latest awards where he leads nominations.

With new album, Eminem finds political voice

Just how much has America changed since Donald Trump's election? Eminem, knee-deep in controversy a generation ago for misogyny and homophobia, is back as a self-styled moral conscience.

Senator Saraki calls for international conference on North East, Boko Haram

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for international conference on North East and Boko Haram threat in Nigeria.

Trump worries most African-Americans – survey

Nearly two-thirds of African-Americans are worried by President Donald Trump and even more believe the country is heading in the wrong direction, according to a new survey.

Far right welcomes Trump’s Charlottesville reaction

White supremacists have welcomed US President Donald Trump's insistence on blaming "both sides" for deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend.

US state gov slams white supremacists

The governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, has said that his only message for the white supremacists who brought chaos to the city of Charlottesville is “Go home”.

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Presidency: Northern elders, others selfish, shedding crocodile tears

The Presidency on Friday came down hard on some leaders who recently faulted the way President Muhamamdu Buhari is handling the nation’s security challenges, describing them as selfish leaders.
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 9, 2017 shows Chinese 100 yuan notes in Beijing. The Chinese currency continued its sharp decline on July 20, 2018 despite US President Donald Trump's bid to rein in the dollar, as analysts pointed out that a weaker yuan aids Beijing in its trade tussle with Washington. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Asia markets rally as China’s yuan defies Donald Trump dollar warning

Asian markets advanced Friday, with Shanghai gaining two percent as China's weak yuan currency defied US President Donald Trump's criticism of a strong dollar and Fed rate hikes.
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Chelsea contact Juventus over Gonzalo Higuain transfer

After Juve completed the £105m signing of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid last week, the Serie A club need to sell some players due to UEFA's FFP rules.

Women Arise: Criminalise vote-buying to prevent recurrence in Osun election

An NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative, says the act of vote-buying should be criminalised as it could rob Nigerians of genuine and quality representation in government.
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Ibrahim Alhassan: I want to help CD Nacional win trophies

Nigeria midfielder, Ibrahim Alhassan, says that he is looking forward to having a successful time with his new Portuguese club, CD Nacional.