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Ex-US President Jimmy Carter resumes teaching at 94

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter resumed teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, on Sunday after recovering from hip surgery, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said.

Jimmy Carter: Donald Trump is worried over China’s growing economic strength

Former President Jimmy Carter told a church congregation this weekend that he had spoken with President Donald Trump about China on Saturday, and said the commander in chief was worried that Beijing had outpaced its global rivals.
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2019 Grammys: the complete list of winners

It was a strong year for women in general, with Cardi B becoming the first solo woman to win Best Rap Album, and Brandi Carlile winning three in the Americana categories.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation opened an inquiry in 2017 into whether US President Donald Trump was working on behalf of Russia, The New York Times reported on Friday.

Donald Trump 2020: Rumblings of a Republican primary challenge

Democrats are already furiously jockeying for position to take on President Donald Trump in 2020.
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Jimmy Carter urges DR Congo vote to reflect people’s will

Former US President Jimmy Carter is urging Democratic Republic of Congo's election commission to ensure that presidential election results "reflect the will of the Congolese people" as concerns grow about possible unrest.
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Jimmy Carter: US, China should partner in Africa

Former US president Jimmy Carter warned on Monday of the risks of sliding into a Cold War with China and called on the powers to find common cause on African development.
President George Bush’s coffin was carried into Washington National Cathedral during his funeral Wednesday in Washington. Doug Mills-The New York Times

George Bush to be buried after four-day tribute

George H.W. Bush was to be laid to rest Thursday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw America briefly set aside its political divisions.
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Week of solemn tributes for the late George Bush

Flags flew at half-staff across the United States on Saturday as Americans prepared for a week of solemn tributes to George H.W. Bush, in his home state of Texas and in the US Capitol, a day after the former president died aged 94.

Full list of Nobel Peace Prize winners

This year it went jointly to Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world.
(FILES) This file photo taken on September 11, 2018 shows veteran journalist Bob Woodward's latest book "Fear: Trump in the White House" being displayed for sale upon release at a Costco store in Alhambra, California. Fire and Fury," "A Higher Loyalty," "Fear": three books about Donald Trump have each sold more than a million copies in the United States, a first that reflects Americans' fascination with their ever-surprising president.Frederic J. BROWN / AFP

Donald Trump helps publishers sell millions of books both pro and con

"Fire and Fury," "A Higher Loyalty," "Fear": three books about Donald Trump have each sold more than a million copies in the United States, a first that reflects Americans' fascination with their ever-surprising president.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 28, 2008 Republican presidential hopeful Senator John McCain addresses a press conference in Beverly Hills, California, May 28, 2008.US senator John McCain, a celebrated war hero known for reaching across the aisle in an increasingly divided America, died August 25, 2018 after losing a battle to brain cancer, his office said. He was 81. "Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28pm on August 25, 2018. With the senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family," his office said in a statement. "At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for 60 years." / AFP PHOTO / Gabriel BOUYS

Tributes to John McCain, ‘American patriot and hero’

Tributes continued to pour in Sunday for John McCain, the former US presidential candidate, veteran senator and war hero who has died at age 81.
FILE PHOTO- John McCain listens as he is introduced at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, October 2008. REUTERS-Brian Snyder

Senator McCain said he didn’t want President Trump at own funeral – US media

The American media has alleged that the late American statesman, John McCain, has said that he didn’t want President Donald Trump at his funeral.

Trump, Obama, Clinton, Bush, Carter, others mourn Sen. McCain

U.S. President Donald Trump and his predecessors, former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter, have paid tributes in memory of Sen. John McCain who died on Saturday.

NASFAT chief missioner joins international human rights advocacy group

The Chief Missioner of Nasrul Lahil-L-Fatih Society, NASFAT, Mahroof Abdulazeez Onike, has participated in the just concluded International Human Rights Defenders Forum in Atlanta, United States Of America at the instance of the Carter Center inc., a pet project of former US President Jimmy Carter.

Bishop Kukah blames Nigeria’s leadership woes on poor parenting

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has blamed the nation’s challenges on poor parenting, which, according to him, is a reflection of our leadership‎.

Rex Tillerson departs for Africa for talks with President Buhari, other leaders

U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, has departed for Africa on a weeklong four-country official visit to Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti.

US presidents lead tributes to ‘America’s pastor’ Billy Graham

US presidents from Jimmy Carter to Donald Trump led the chorus of tributes Wednesday to the influential evangelist Billy Graham, a spiritual advisor to a dozen American leaders who has died at age 99.

PDP faction emerges, opens secretariat in Abuja

The crises rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reached a new level with the emergence of a parallel faction, whose members are loyalists of one of the chairmanship candidates in the recently concluded convention of the party.

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Presidency hails party for withdrawing of petition against President Buhari’s election victory

The Presidency has expressed delight at the withdrawal of one of four petitions challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 2019 election.
FILE PHOTO- The Huawei logo is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2018. REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

Huawei denies being bound by Chinese spy laws

Huawei’s cybersecurity chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state.

Ebonyi CJ frees 26 prison inmates

The Chief Judge of Ebonyi State, Alloy Nwankwo, on Monday in Abakaliki freed 26 awaiting trial inmates of the Abakaliki prisons in a jail delivery exercise.
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National Assembly elections: Court orders clerk, others to apply use of open ballot system

The court however ordered the senate to apply the senate standing Orders 2011 (as amended) by the senate on the 24th May, 2011 which prescribed the use of open ballot rather than secret ballot mode in the election of presiding officers of the senate.
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Gunmen invade Niger community, kill 12, injure 15

Gunmen, all in masks, in the wee hour of Sunday invaded Ajapayi community in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, killing no fewer than 12 people and injured 15 others in an attack described as the worst in the community.