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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Photo by Handout - TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE - AFP)

Recep Erdogan: Turkey to push for truth on who murdered Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey is to continue to press for answers on who killed Jamal Khashoggi, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wrote on Monday, ahead of the one-year anniversary of the Saudi journalist’s murder.
President Donald Trump pushed to ban all non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes from the market.

US mounts pressure on Iran over Saudi oil facility attack

The U.S. on Monday kept the pressure on Iran, accusing it of perpetrating a damaging attack on Saudi oil refineries even as rebel fighters in Yemen doubled down on their claim of responsibility.
US rapper A$AP Rocky will spend another week in custody in Sweden as police continue to investigate an alleged fight in Stockholm.

Rapper A$AP Rocky back in Los Angeles from Sweden

US rapper A$AP Rocky has returned to Los Angeles after a Swedish court released him pending the verdict of an assault trial, US media reported Saturday.
emmy statuette

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’...
Donald Trump

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.
Kate Henshaw

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.

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Federal government engages 149 personnel to monitor 7,742 beneficiaries of cash transfer programme in...

No fewer than 149 personnel have been engaged to monitor 7,742 beneficiaries in the second round of implementation of the Federal Government Cash Transfer Programme in four selected states of Taraba, Gombe, Adamawa and Bauchi.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC commends President Buhari On New Travel Guidelines

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his approval of the immediate implementation of cost-saving measures aimed at instilling financial discipline and prudence, particularly on government trips.
George Akume

Federal government’s proposed plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty realistic –...

Despite doubts on the Federal Government’s plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, said it is realistic.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government to buy 100 buses ahead of national sports festival

The Edo State Government said on Thursday that it would buy 100 buses to boost the fleet of buses under the State Transport Service, to ensure a seamless transport system during the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) to be hosted in the state capital.
Babagana Kalli, an Executive Committee member of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the federation is gradually working towards moving into the online match reporting system in accordance with global best practices.

Babagana Kalli: NFF moving into online match reporting system

Babagana Kalli, an Executive Committee member of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the federation is gradually working towards moving into the online match reporting system in accordance with global best practices.