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Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 20, 2020, to make a statement on the nomination for replacement of recently deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. – US presidential hopeful Joe Biden urged Senate lawmakers to not vote on filling the Supreme Court vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death until after the election in November. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP)

Joe Biden urges halt of Donald Trump’s US Supreme Court push

Democratic hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday urged lawmakers to wait until after November’s election to tackle a Supreme Court vacancy that President Donald Trump has pledged to fill quickly, as the nomination becomes a new flashpoint in the battle for the White House.
President Donald Trump speaks April 4 during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Patrick Semansky-AP Photo

Donald Trump: Evidence ties coronavirus to Wuhan lab

US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened new tariffs against Beijing after claiming there is evidence linking the coronavirus to a lab in China’s ground-zero city of Wuhan.

Donald Trump refuses to certify Iran nuclear deal

President Donald Trump on Friday refused to certify the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, and warned the United States may yet walk away from “one of the worst” agreements in history.

United States lifts sanctions on Sudan banks, ports, railways

The U.S. has lifted sanctions on dozens of Sudanese entities, including banks, ports, oil and industrial corporations, the Treasury Department said on Thursday.

US to reduce $18bn trade deficit with Thailand

The US has resolved to reduce its trade deficit with Thailand, President Donald Trump said as signs of warmer ties between Washington and Bangkok improve.

US slashes number of refugees it is ready to resettle

The United States will reduce the number of refugees it is prepared to welcome for resettlement to only 45,000 over the next year — just over half the figure for 2016, officials said Wednesday.

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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen attack police station, kill cop in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen on Sunday attacked a police station in the Ini Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and shot dead a mobile police officer.

Eight killed in Gombe land tussle – council chief

The Chairman of Shongom Local Government Area in Gombe State, Yohanna Nahari, has said eight persons were killed in a land tussle in the area.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor: Education the best way to fight insecurity

Speaking at the Grand finale of schools quiz competition organized by a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Ray Nkemdirim Foundation in Umuahia, Ikpeazu said education play a pivotal role in shaping the youths positively for the future.
Hamza Al-Mustapha, ex-chief security officer to Sani Abacha, former head of state, says Nigeria doesn’t have any excuse for inadequate power supply.

Hamza Al-Mustapha: Nigeria has no excuse for inadequate power supply

Hamza Al-Mustapha, ex-chief security officer to Sani Abacha, former head of state, says Nigeria doesn’t have any excuse for inadequate power supply.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend a session during the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain, June 11, 2021. REUTERS-Kevin Lamarque-Pool-File Photo

Canada’s premier says he discussed border with Joe Biden, but no deal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday he has spoken with U.S. President Joe Biden about how to lift pandemic-related border restrictions between the two countries but made clear no breakthrough has been achieved.

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NANS National President, Comrade Sunday Asefon

NANS calls off students’ June 12 protest

According to the NANS President, the planned protest was aimed at decrying the insecurity in the country, especially the serial abduction of students.
Archbishop Emeritus, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has urged more Catholics to go into politics to make Nigeria a better place.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Politicians happy when Nigerians just sit and complain

Former Catholic archbishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan, says politicians are happy when Nigerians do nothing but complain about the state of affairs in the country.
The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House investigates ‘violation’ of law by police officers in Oyo

The House of Representatives has urged the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, to investigate the activities and alleged violation of law by officers at Sanyo police station Oyo state, with a view to punishing officers involved.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Nigerian government earns €1 million from sale of carbon credits

Mr Bala Wunti, Group General Manager, National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) says Nigeria has earned over one million euros from sale of carbon...
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed that Ronald Koeman will continue in his position as head coach for the 2021-22 season.

Pep Guardiola: Ronald Koeman is ideal coach for Barcelona

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has affirmed that Ronald Koeman is the “ideal coach” for Barcelona.