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James Comey: Donald Trump ‘morally unfit’ to be president

Former FBI Director James Comey has accused US President Donald Trump of being "morally unfit" for the presidency and treating women like "pieces of meat" in his first television interview since being fired last year.

At least 5 dead as storm brings wind, floods and snow to US Northeast

At least five people were killed after a major winter storm pounded the US East Coast on Friday, with strong winds, heavy rain and snow disrupting thousands of flights and forcing the closure of federal government offices in Washington.

World leaders abandoning human rights – Amnesty International

World leaders are undermining human rights for millions of people with regressive policies and hate-filled rhetoric, but their actions have ignited global protest movements in response, a rights group said.

Donald Trump endorses Mitt Romney’s Senate bid

President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.

Restructuring: Nigeria’s Unity must be our first focus – Senator Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has emphasized that unity is a prerequisite for Nigeria’s development, stability and greatness.

Twitter to remove ‘verification badge’ from some accounts

Twitter is changing its policy on "verified" accounts, reserving the right to remove the blue badges from users who violate the online platform's terms of service.

Former US Vice President Biden leaves open door to 2020 run

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday left the door open to a presidential run to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.

US school to be named after Barack Obama, drop name of Confederate leader Jefferson...

A public school in Mississippi is to drop the name of the Civil War leader of the pro-slavery South and be named after the first black US president, Barack Obama, the local newspaper reported.

Florida declares emergency over white supremacist event

Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Monday in northern Florida ahead of a speech by white supremacist leader Richard Spencer, who was involved in a march in August that ended in violent clashes.

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.

Black man attacked at Charlottesville rally charged

US police have charged an African American man who was brutally beaten by at least six white nationalists following a far-right rally in Charlottesville with unlawful wounding.

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.

Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacists

Donald Trump signed into law a Congressional resolution condemning white supremacists on Thursday, after lawmakers maneuvered the president into backing a text triggered by his equivocal response to racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

US Senate backs resolution against white supremacists

The US Senate has approved a resolution condemning white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other hate groups following a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence.

Clooney puts poison in Anywhere USA’s peanut butter

New father George Clooney was back in the Venice limelight Saturday with his new film, "Suburbicon," a toxic depiction of 1950s America competing for the film festival's Golden Lion.

L’Oreal drops trans model over controversial comments

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal on Friday confirmed it had dropped a British transgender model over comments the company deemed "at odds with our values," after she was hired as part of a diversity campaign.

Press freedom under attack from Trump – UN

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al-Hussein on Wednesday warned that that derogatory remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump about journalists could amount to incitement and embolden followers to attack certain communities.

Members of Trump’s cybersecurity council resign in protest

Several members of a White House cybersecurity council resigned last week in protest over President Donald Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville and the decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, among other issues.

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Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Plateau local councils to arrange make-up classes for IDP camps

Education Secretaries in Plateau local governments are to organise teaching and counseling lessons for school children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to cover grounds lost because of their displacement.

Two die as flood sacks Suleja

Two teenagers were killed and property worth several millions of naira were destroyed when flood last weekend sacked Suleja town of Niger State.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE opens entries for 2018 essay competition

In line with its commitment to ‘building a financially savvy generation, the Nigerian Stock Exchange has announced the commencement of the 2018 edition of NSE Essay Competition for students in Senior Secondary Schools in all states of the Federation.

INEC trains staff ahead of 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, began a five-day training programme for its personnel ahead of the 2019 elections.

Jones Erue: Thugs, not police, barricaded Delta APC secretariat

The factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State, Prophet Jones Erue, has alleged that thugs, sponsored by his opponents had, last Friday, barricaded the state secretariat of the party and prevented him from performing the inauguration of the state executive committee.