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Donald Trump: I would like to visit Nigeria

President Donald Trump on Monday said he would like to visit Nigeria, describing it as an “amazing country.”

Barbara Bush buried beside daughter who died of leukemia aged three in 1953

Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral as a loving wife, mother and friend with a devilish sense of humor and who represented the best of the World War II generation.

America’s ex-first lady rejects further medical help as her health fails

Former First Lady Barbara Bush, who has been battling congestive heart failure, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and go home from a hospital to be “surrounded by a family she adores,” according to a statement released Sunday by the office of former President George H.W. Bush.

Nigerian anti-rape campaigner receives Commonwealth award from Queen Elizabeth

A Lagos-based anti-rape campaigner and founder of Mirabel Centre, Itoro Eze-Anaba, has been recognised for her work by Queen Elizabeth II of England.

I am satisfied with President Buhari

It was always predictable that, given his notoriety on that score, it was a matter of time for former President Olusegun Obasanjo to resume his pastime of undermining his military and civilian successors, by making President Muhammadu Buhari his latest victim.

Donald Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital — a historic decision that overturns decades of US policy and risks triggering a fresh spasm of violence in the Middle East.

Lessons of Anambra election

I am happy for Willie Obiano. He was re-elected as governor of Anambra State and his victory is good for our democracy.

George W Bush was ‘destructive’ president – Steve Bannon

Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon has attacked George W Bush - calling his presidency "destructive".

Taliban responds to Trump’s Afghan strategy

The Afghan Taliban has warned Donald Trump is "wasting" American soldiers' lives after the US president approved sending thousands more troopsto the war-ravaged country.

Some lessons from America

Save for journalism, I believe I would have been in a small village close to Owo in Ondo state, where I was born and bred, teaching the English language in some secondary school.

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