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Victoria Kimani: I have not had sex in a year

American born Kenyan singer Victoria Kimani shocked many of her followers and fans on Instagram when she revealed that she has not had sex in over one year.

US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations

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.

Betsy Obaseki: We can’t achieve national development without girl-child education

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.

Minister challenges telcos, corporate organisations on CSR

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 Buhari, APC governors strategise ahead national convention

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.

Governor Ambode’s wife urges residents to continue to support government’s policies

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.

Donald Trump: First Lady ‘doing really well’

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that First Lady Melania Trump was recovering well from surgery, but complained bitterly about “Fake News” media coverage of her long absence from public view.

What if President Buhari doesn’t run in 2019?

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.

President Buhari bad business for corrupt politicians, civil servants – Presidency

Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, says the Buhari government is bad business for a number of parliamentarians, civil servants and security agents.

The real price of ‘changing the change’

Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means.

Bola Shagaya loses bid to reclaim seized N1.9 billion

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.

Donald Trump says Melania ‘doing really well’

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his wife Melania is "doing really well" following a successful kidney procedure and will leave hospital within days.

VP Osinbajo attends inauguration of Sierra Leone’s President

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday left Abuja to attend the inauguration of President Julius Bio in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

APC makes PDP party of saints

Offices of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country are still littered with broken bones, bloodied faces and shredded tallies from the party’s ward congresses last weekend.

EFCC gets fresh order to seize Patient Jonathan’s $8.4m, N7.3bn

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.

Zimbabwean first lady relinquishes regional parliamentary post

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.

Patience Jonathan: Reverse our guilty plea – firms tell court

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.

Chimamanda Adichie tackles Hillary Clinton over Twitter bio

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.

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Annoyed Cisse slams Senegal defence after Japan draw

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.
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Colombia recover from opening defeat to eliminate Poland with big win

Colombia kept their World Cup hopes alive while eliminating Poland in a 3-0 victory in Group H on Sunday.

Gunmen kill 2 Katsina university students

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.

Police: Death toll in Plateau attack rises to 86

The police in Plateau State have confirmed 86 people dead in the violence that erupted on Saturday in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area.
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Fagner: Neymar ‘entitled to feel upset’

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.