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US: Nearly 2,000 minors split from parents at border in six weeks

Nearly 2,000 minors were separated from their parents or adult guardians who illegally crossed into the United States over a recent six-week period, officials said Friday, as debate raged over how to end the deeply controversial practice.

North Korea leader suspends Guam missile plan

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Tuesday he would hold off on a planned missile strike near Guam, but warned the highly provocative move would go ahead in the event of further “reckless actions” by Washington.

North Korea mocks Trump, hones Guam strike plans

Nuclear-armed North Korea mocked President Donald Trump as “bereft of reason” Thursday, raising the stakes in their stand-off with an unusually detailed plan to send a salvo of missiles towards the US territory of Guam.

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Air Marshal Amosu’s trial for money laundering continues today

The trial of former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.) and two others will resume in Lagos today at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi.

Robert Mugabe ‘was forewarned about the coup that toppled him from power’ – ex-aide

Zimbabwean former president Robert Mugabe trusted his then deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa and ex-defence force chief Constantino Chiwenga more than those who "warned" him that the two were plotting a coup against him, his former aide has said.

Bauchi to conduct examination to select 2018 medical team to Jerusalem

Daniel Shawulu, Executive Secretary, Christian Pilgrimage Welfare Board (CPWB), Bauchi, on Tuesday, disclosed that an examination would be conducted for the selection of Medical Personnel team willing to work during the 2018 pilgrimage to Jerusalem from the state.

Public sitting on SARS reform opens in Lagos

The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip and improve the welfare of the police.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: Group begs Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar on peaceful electioneering

A socio-political organisation, the Integrated Movement for Positive Change (IMPC) has appealed to Nigerians especially, the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to campaign peacefully.