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Bruno Mars wins American Music Awards on night of divas

Bruno Mars took the top prize at the American Music Awards on Sunday at a show that paid glowing tribute to legendary divas Diana Ross and the late Whitney Houston.

Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Former US president Barack Obama answered a jury summons Wednesday, but was dismissed soon after arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans.

The Obamas end Chicago summit for youth leaders

Former US president Barack Obama urged young people from around the world to press for change and embrace public service, closing a youth summit on Wednesday.

US celebrity chef John Besh resigns over sexual harassment allegations

Celebrity chef John Besh, who as the face of New Orleans cuisine fed world leaders and appeared on American TV programs, has stepped down from his company after women complained that sexual harassment was rife at his restaurants.

Georgina Chapman dumps hubby Harvey Weinstein over sexual harassment allegations

Georgina Chapman, the wife of film producer Harvey Weinstein is quitting their union following allegations of sexual harassment against him from a string of actresses.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf touts legacy as she prepares to step down

Havard-trained economist Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was the first democratically elected woman president in Africa when she won the Liberian elections in 2005, and the second to win a Nobel Peace Prize.

I’m being harassed for supporting my husband – Patience Jonathan

A former First Lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan, has claimed that she is being harassed because of the role she played in the build-up to the 2015 elections.

Trump worries most African-Americans – survey

Nearly two-thirds of African-Americans are worried by President Donald Trump and even more believe the country is heading in the wrong direction, according to a new survey.

Our abduction was a robbery gone bad – Chibok girls

The mass abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls from Chibok — the biggest publicity coup of Boko Haram’s jihadist insurgency — was the accidental outcome of a botched robbery, say the girls who spent three years in their brutal captivity.

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Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.

Frank Lampard unsure about Tammy Abraham ankle injury

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: It might take time, but we‘ll remedy things in North East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
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Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.

Central bank raises banks’ cash reserves ratio to 27.5 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday altered the Cash Reserves Ratio from 22.5 per cent to 27.5 per cent.