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Bill Gates, Angelina Jolie emerge world’s most admired in 2018

Bill Gates and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie have been declared the world’s most admired man and woman by YouGov’s latest annual study.

Dapchi father’s pain as daughter flies to Abuja

The father of a schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria has described the pain of losing his daughter again.

Rex Tillerson ends Africa trip vowing US backing against terror

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson brought his truncated maiden Africa trip to a close on Monday, promising the full backing of the United States to two countries on the frontline of the war on terror.

The Obamas’ shows coming on Netflix

Former US President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are in negotiations with Netflix about producing a series of shows for the online streaming giant, according to US media reports.

Michelle Obama’s memoir for release in November

Former US First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, BECOMING, will be published in North America on November 13 and will appear simultaneously in 24 languages worldwide.
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Video: Barack Obama unveils painted presidential portrait

Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled their official portraits at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery on Monday.

Melania Trump, America’s enigmatic first lady

Groomed to perfection yet rarely heard in public, Melania Trump is an enigma -- a first lady whose opinions, marriage and goals remain a mystery to millions of Americans.

Oprah Winfrey for president? Golden Globes speech sparks speculation

Could Oprah Winfrey run for president and beat Donald Trump? Hollywood, liberals and ardent fans are abuzz with speculation that the billionaire chat show queen is harbouring White House ambitions after an impassioned Golden Globes speech.

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton most admired US persons in 2017 – poll

Former President Barack Obama and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton retained their titles among U.S. adults as the most admired man and woman anywhere in the world in 2017 for the tenth consecutive year.

British govt begs Prince Harry, fiancée not to invite Barack Obamas to avoid offending...

Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle reportedly want to invite former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama to their wedding in May, but government officials in the United Kingdom are worried such a move could anger the current U.S. president.

Barack Obama warns leaders to think before tweeting

Former US president Barack Obama said Friday that social media powers like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter are leading to “snap judgement to complex issues” and warned leaders to think before tweeting.

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.

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.

Kaduna to revive guidance, counselling unit in public schools

The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom announces dates for resumption of schools

Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

Governor Zulum: Boko Haram now recruits children in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.

Edo election: PDP Reps condemn ‘siege’ on opposition governors

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned alleged siege on opposition governors by security agents in Benin City, the Edo State capital, ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state.
Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020-21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.

Bayern thrash Schalke 8-0 in Bundesliga opener

Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.