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Emmys: ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ lead nominations

The HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ and the ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ got the most nominations for the 71st annual Emmy Awards. Newsmen report that in the nomination list, announced on Tuesday, ‘Game of Thrones’...
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New poll shows Donald Trump trailing Joe Biden, four other Democrats

A nationwide Fox News poll released Sunday shows President Donald Trump trailing former vice president Joe Biden and no fewer than four other Democratic contenders as early campaigning for the 2020 election begins to gain steam.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday handed over 35 brand new buses to civil servants for transportation to and from work.

Governor Sanwo-Olu hands over 35 new buses to Civil Servants for transportation

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday handed over 35 brand new buses to civil servants for transportation to and from work.
Boeing 737 Max Airliners

737 MAX: We clearly fell short – Boeing chief

The head of Boeing acknowledged Wednesday that the company “clearly fell short” in dealing with the accident-ridden 737 MAX and said that it had not adequately communicated with regulators.

Jennifer Lopez sued for $6.5m for stealing ‘World of Dance’

American singer Jennifer Lopez has been sued for $6.5million by Alvin Gray-El, for allegedly stealing his idea of ‘World of Dance’ TV show.
Popular Nigerian actress and comedienne, Helen Paul, has bagged a Ph.D in Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos.

Comedian Helen Paul bags PhD from University of Lagos

Popular Nigerian actress and comedienne, Helen Paul, has bagged a Ph.D in Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos.
STANFORD, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 08: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during the 2019 Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit at Stanford University on March 08, 2019 in Stanford, California. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell delivered the keynote address at the annual SIEPR summit about monetary policy. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Jerome Powell: Donald Trump can’t fire me

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who has faced bitter criticism from Donald Trump, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that the president can’t fire him.
R&B superstar R. Kelly denied allegations he sexually abused women and girls in his first public comments since being indicted last month.

R. Kelly denies sex abuse charges

R&B superstar R. Kelly denied allegations he sexually abused women and girls in his first public comments since being indicted last month.
Alabama Tornado

Monster tornado kills 23 in Alabama, leaves swath of destruction

A monster tornado tore through the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday, killing 23 people, uprooting trees and causing “catastrophic” damage to buildings and roads, a local sheriff said.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 11, 2017, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington, DC. – McCabe has said that US President Donald Trump’s firing of his predecessor James Comey set off alarms of a threat against the Russia meddling investigation and sparked discussions of invoking the Constitution to remove Trump. In an interview with the CBS investigative program “60 Minutes,” McCabe said he moved quickly to shore up the Russia investigation after Comey was sacked on May 9, 2017, in case Trump then fired him to shut down the probe. “I think the next day, I met with the team investigating the Russia cases,” McCabe said in an excerpt of the interview released on February 14, 2019. (Photo by ALEX WONG / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

Top US official discussed Donald Trump removal in 2017

The US deputy attorney general discussed how many cabinet members would support removing US President Donald Trump from office in 2017, the FBI’s former acting director said in an interview airing Sunday.
Iraqi President Barham Salih has said US President Donald Trump did not ask Iraq's permission US troops stationed there to watch Iran.

Donald Trump did not ask Iraq’s permission to ‘watch Iran’ – president

Iraqi President Barham Salih has said US President Donald Trump did not ask Iraq's permission US troops stationed there to "watch Iran."
Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris emerges as frontrunner to oust Donald Trump as rivals circle

Early 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduced herself to American voters Monday by drawing a sharp contrast with Donald Trump, offering a robust defence of her progressive positions a day after formally declaring her White House bid.
FILE PHOTO- Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz delivers remarks at the Starbucks 2016 Investor Day in Manhattan, New York, U.S. December 7, 2016. REUTERS-Andrew Kelly-File Photo

Ex-Starbucks chief aims to oust Donald Trump in 2020

Billionaire former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said in a TV interview that he is looking into running against Donald Trump in 2020 as an independent presidential candidate.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief commends military for strategically dealing with nation’s 21st century security challenges

Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has lauded the progress the Nigerian military is making to strategically deal with the nation’s security challenges in the 21st century.
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Actress Kate Henshaw named judge for CBS global talent show

CBS has selected veteran Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw as one of the international judges on its new reality show, ‘The World’s Best’, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 13, 2018 US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) speaks onstage at the Women of the World Summit in New York City. – Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, an outspoken Donald Trump critic and champion of women’s issues including the #MeToo movement, announced on January 15, 2019 that she is running for president. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)

US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand launches presidential bid

Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, an outspoken Donald Trump critic and champion of women’s issues including the #MeToo movement, announced Tuesday she is running for president.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had spoken to Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, but did not elaborate on how the protections would be achieve [Anadolu]

Mike Pompeo ‘optimistic’ clashes between Turkey and SDF can be avoided

Washington's top diplomat said he was "optimistic" an agreement with Ankara could be reached which will protect Syrian Kurdish groups while allowing Turks to "defend their country from terrorists" following a US pullout from Syria.
A woman and children are ushered into cars by US Border Patrol agents after crossing the border wall into San Diego, California [File- Rebecca Blackwell-AP Photo]

US orders medical checks after migrant children die in custody

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an eight-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of a child in the agency's care this month.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.