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France’s Emmanuel Macron ends visit with speech to US Congress

French President Emmanuel Macron was poised to address US lawmakers Wednesday as he wraps up his three-day visit to Washington -- a whirlwind of nuclear diplomacy on Iran, and lighter moments showcasing his unlikely "bromance" with Donald Trump.

Donald Trump attacks FBI as his lawyer calls for end to Russia probe

Donald Trump slammed the FBI as he hailed the firing of a veteran Bureau agent as a "great day for democracy," a move his attorney said he hoped would bring an end to a probe into alleged collusion between the president's campaign and Russia.

Reports: Emails show UAE-linked lobbying effort to oust Rex Tillerson

Leaked emails show that a businessman with ties to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tried to convince US President Donald Trump to fire Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for not supporting the UAE-backed blockade of Qatar, the BBC reported.

France seeks UN funding to fight terror, smuggling in Africa’s Sahel

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will lead a UN Security Council meeting on Monday that will look at ways of shoring up the G5 Sahel force set up by Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger.

North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un ‘very rational’ – CIA

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is a rational politician and the US needs to understand that to deal with the nuclear-armed country, a top Central Intelligence Agency Korea expert said Wednesday.

10,000 Nigerians granted admission into US varsities this year – envoy

Ten thousand Nigerian students are among over one million international students admitted in U.S. universities this year, a U.S. envoy announced in Lagos on Thursday.

Nigerian-born star Yvonne celebrates 33 as virgin

Yvonne Orji, the sex-drunk character Molly in HBO series Insecure, is proud to be a 33-year-old virgin, even though she is currently playing the sexy role.

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The Sickle Cell Support Network, an NGO, says Nigeria records about 150,000 sickle cell births annually but 75 per cent of this number never get to see their fifth birthday.

Senator Saraki seeks Russian support to fight ‘new terrorism’ in Nigeria

Senate President Bukola Saraki has canvassed for the support of Russia in the drive towards eradicating the new terrorism challenge facing Nigeria.

Pope Francis: Separation of families at border ‘immoral’

Pope Francis has called w Trump‘s “zero tolerance” policy that leads to the separation of migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border “immoral”.

Eid-El-Fitr: FRSC records less deaths, more accidents

The Federal Road Safety Corps says it recorded 11per cent decrease in deaths from road accident across the country during its 2018 Special Eid-el-Fitri patrol compared to 2017.

China awards scholarship to 47 Edo students

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, on Wednesday in Benin, presented scholarship award worth N100, 000 each to 47 indigenes of Edo studying in various universities in the state.