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Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the "evil" separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice.
First Lady of Edo State, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, said, yesterday, that the girl-child remained a priority if the nation must attain the much talked about national development, stressing the need for government at all levels to embark on reforms on basic education.
The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has challenged telecommunications companies (Telcos) and other corporate organisations, including wealthy individuals to support humanitarian causes through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives as a way of helping to reduce the rate of poverty in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) to approach the forth-coming national convention of the party with unity and ensure they come out stronger.
Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has urged Lagosians to keep faith with the present administration and remain supportive of its policies and programmes, expressing optimism that the future will be greater than the past.
The knives came out from the young and old—and from some unexpected quarters— immediately President Buhari made his desire to contest for the presidency in 2019 official. Some of the criticisms against his eligibility were true. Some were false. Many were exaggerated. All of that is to be expected as they happen even in more advanced democracies.
Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, says the Buhari government is bad business for a number of parliamentarians, civil servants and security agents.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed an application seeking to unfreeze a Unity Bank account with a balance of N1,902,673,399.93 belonging to Hajiya Bola Shagaya.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday left Abuja to attend the inauguration of President Julius Bio in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secured a new interim order to seize sum of $8,435,788.84 and over N7.35bn found in 15 bank accounts linked to a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.
Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Auxillia Mnangagwa, on Tuesday relinquished her post as the chairperson of the Southern African Regional Caucus of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) to concentrate on her role as the wife of the President.
Four companies which pleaded guilty to laundering $15.5 million allegedly belonging to former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, yesterday, asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to reverse their guilty plea.
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has taken her feminism a notch higher as she asked former US presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, why her Twitter bio begins with ‘wife’, rather than her career achievements.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse criticised his team for letting Japan equalise twice in their World Cup Group H game on Sunday, and said he expected more from central defenders Kalidou Koulibaly and Salif Sane.
Colombia kept their World Cup hopes alive while eliminating Poland in a 3-0 victory in Group H on Sunday.
Gunmen, in the early hours of Sunday, invaded Bagiwa village in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina state killing two students of Al-Qalam University, Katsina, injuring one and kidnapping another.
The police in Plateau State have confirmed 86 people dead in the violence that erupted on Saturday in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area.
Neymar received the support of his Brazil teammate Fagner on Sunday after his tears at the end of their World Cup win over Costa Rica and subsequent criticism at home.
Egypt head coach Hector Cuper has insisted that Mohamed Salah was not hundred perfect fit and that his absence in previous training sessions has been heavily felt at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, has insisted that issues of June 12, 1993 presidential election remain unresolved, even as he declared that “corruption has become so bad that it is in every area of our national life.”
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has raised pensions for military personnel and salaries for civil servants by 15% amid a wave of price hikes linked to austerity measures.
The House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes in collaboration with Sunrise Media Limited, has concluded arrangements for a 2-Day National Retreat for senior Civil Servants in the States and Local Government Areas. The retreat is meant to strengthen the war against corruption.
Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, has said that he and other aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will quit the party if the identified challenges were not resolved.