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Brett Kavanaugh denies allegations of assaulting a girl in high school. Chip Somodevilla-Getty Images

Chuck Grassley: FBI probe does not support Brett Kavanaugh assault claims

A new FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh found nothing to corroborate sexual assault allegations against US President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, a top Republican senator said Thursday.
Brett Kavanaugh denies allegations of assaulting a girl in high school. Chip Somodevilla-Getty Images

Prosecutor dismisses criminal charges against Brett Kavanaugh

The sexual abuse case against Judge Brett Kavanaugh may have suffered a setback as Rachel Mitchell, prosecutor in charge of the matter says information by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford last week, are inconsistent.
US President Donald Trump speaks during an event to announces a grant for drug-free communities support program, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 29, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - MANDEL NGAN

Donald Trump replies Meghan McCain, others over comments

U.S. President Donald Trump has replied critics who used the funerals for singer Aretha Franklin and U.S. Sen. John McCain on Saturday to criticise his campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”.

Stormy Daniels arrested in Ohio

Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress who said she had an affair with Donald J. Trump before he became president, was arrested at a strip club in Columbus, Ohio, her lawyer said early Thursday.
Gao Feng

China lashes US over tariffs threat

China has threatened to match the U.S with instant measures when tariffs take effect on Friday and lashes Donald Trump of threatening the world with tariffs.

17 US states sue Trump administration over family separation policy

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Tuesday formally filed a multi-state lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump’s “family separation” immigration policy.

Man shot by his own dog

Richard Remme of Fort Dodge was encouraging his dog Balew, a cross between a pit bull and a labrador, to jump on his lap as he lay on his sofa when the dog apparently flicked the safety catch off the 9mm pistol he was carrying in his belt.

Senator McCain bars Donald Trump from attending his funeral

John McCain has reportedly barred U.S. President Donald Trump from attending his funeral when he dies.

Professor Richman confesses after leaking memo for FBI against Donald Trump

Daniel Richman, the Columbia law professor James Comey used as a go-between last year to leak the contents of sensitive memos to the media has confessed to some of his actions.

Deported ex-Marine wins case to return to US from Mexico

A former Marine deported to Mexico 15 years ago after he was convicted of a minor offense has won his fight to return to the United States and regain his permanent U.S. residency.

School feeding isn’t a fed govt programme – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the national home-grown school feeding programme initiated by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari should be run by state governments and only assisted by the federal government.

Ex-President Obasanjo faults fed govt’s handling of school feeding programme

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned the Federal Government’s involvement in the school feeding programme, saying it is essentially a programme that the states should execute.

Akinwumi Adesina’s agripreneur fund for African youths balloons to $600,000

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina’s agripreneur fund to assist African youths, has increased to $600,000.

AfDB launches transformation strategy to guarantee food for Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched a new initiative, called the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) that would guarantee additional 513 million tons of food for African countries.

AfDB chief Akinwumi Adesina’s prize will stimulate interest in agriculture – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the World Food Prize (WFP) award to Dr Akinwumi Adesina, will stimulate people’s interest in agriculture.

AfDB chief Akinwumi Adesina, others call for global action to save African crops

The world’s anti-hunger organizations have an opportunity to prevent widespread destruction of African crops by stopping the spread of an insect, warn three of the most respected thinkers on international agriculture.

President Buhari congratulates AfDB chief Akinwumi Adesina on world food prize

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.

AfDB to invest $24 billion in agriculture

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to invest $24 billion in agriculture over the next 10 years to help unlock its potential and assure food security in Africa.

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UK lawmakers block suspension of member accused of sexual harassment

Britain’s upper House of Lords on Thursday voted to block the suspension of a parliamentarian who allegedly tried to force a woman to sleep with him in exchange for a promotion.
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Magnus Abe: Politicians will plunge Rivers into violence

The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.
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MTN fine: BMO tells senate to face its core duties

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the Senate to desist from interfering with the executive in running of state affairs but to concentrate more on its duties of providing adequate legislation for the growth of the nation.

Educationist urges continued advocacy to end exam malpractice

Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.
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Yemi Osinbajo: People Money, entrepreneurship banks underway soon

To boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will soon establish People Money and Entrepreneurship Banks.