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US Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has fired back at Hillary Clinton after the former secretary of state appeared to call her the favourite of the Russians in the 2020 elections race.

US Democratic hopeful criticises Clinton over Russia remarks

US Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has fired back at Hillary Clinton after the former secretary of state appeared to call her "the favourite of the Russians" in the 2020 elections race.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump accuses New York Times of treason over Russian grid report

US President Donald Trump has accused The New York Times of “a virtual act of treason,” after it reported the country is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid.
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Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook’s refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.
President Donald Trump. Jabin Botsford - The Washington Post - Getty Images

Donald Trump: Congress ‘can’t impeach’ me

President Donald Trump said Monday that Congress “can’t impeach” him over the findings of the Mueller report into Russian election meddling and his attempts to hamper the investigation.
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election was released today by attorney general William Barr.

Robert Mueller says he was ‘unable’ to clear Donald Trump of obstruction

Special Counsel Robert Mueller said in his investigation report released Thursday he was unable to declare President Donald Trump not guilty of obstruction of justice based on the evidence.
US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

Donald Trump, lawmakers anxiously await Russian meddling report

U.S. lawmakers drew battle lines on Sunday over how to handle a special counsel long-awaited report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over Donald Trump’s presidency.
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2019: Southern, Mid-Belt leaders warn INEC against rigging

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) on Sunday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist pressure from those bent on sabotaging 2019 elections.
US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin waits for an executive order signing event for the “White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council ” in the Roosevelt Room of the White House December 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

US hits Russian intelligence, troll farm with fresh sanctions

The US Treasury hit 15 members of Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency with sanctions Wednesday over their alleged roles in interference in the 2016 presidential election and hacking the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Robert Mueller: Ex-Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to investigators about funds, contacts

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to federal investigators about a payment and contacts with Trump administration officials.
Facebook data whistleblower Christopher Wylie

Whistleblower: Fix Facebook, whether it wants to or not

Eight months after revealing the links between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica (CA), whistleblower Christopher Wylie is pushing for the internet giant to be regulated — whether it wants to or not.

WikiLeaks: Julian Assange rejects trial in US

A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he won’t voluntarily travel to the U.S. to face charges against him.
US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 5, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON - AFP)

Democrats seize control of US House of Representatives

Democrats have pledged to check U.S. president, Donald Trump, after seizing U.S. house control in Tuesday’s polls.
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 calls Russia collusion probe ‘Illegal’

President Donald Trump on Thursday said the Russia collusion investigation headed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller is “illegal” as the probe continues to hone in on his inner circle.
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Donald Trump: Top lawyer Don McGahn departure sign of ‘smooth-running’ White House

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that his daughter played no role in the abrupt departure of his top lawyer and pushed back at the notion of a White House in chaos, calling it “a smooth-running machine with changing parts.”
President Donald Trump at the White House.

Donald Trump, without evidence, blames China for hacking Hillary Clinton emails

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter early on Wednesday China hacked the emails of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton but did not offer any evidence or further information.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Donald Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on opponent

US President Donald Trump admitted Sunday that his son met with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower in 2016 “to get information on an opponent” but defended it as “totally legal.”
(FILES): This file photo taken on June 21, 2017 shows former FBI Director Robert Mueller, special counsel on the Russian investigation, leaving following a meeting with members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee at the US Capitol in Washington, DC A Washington grand jury on Friday, October 27, 2017 approved the first charges in the probe led by independent prosecutor Robert Mueller, CNN reported, citing sources briefed on the matter. The approval of the charges -- details of which remain unclear -- would mark a major step forward in the sweeping investigation into potential links between US President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential vote. SAUL LOEB / AFP

Donald Trump says attorney-general should stop Robert Mueller probe ‘right now’

US President, Donald Trump, on Wednesday called on Attorney-General, Jeff Sessions, to end a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether there was any cooperation by his campaign with Moscow.
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Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms

Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of November midterm US elections, but could not identify the source although Russia is suspected of involvement.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns Malabu Oil, six others over ‘$1 billion fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, arraigned Malabu Oil & Gas Limited, six other companies and an oil tycoon, Aliyu Abubakar, before the Federal High Court on a 48-count fraud charge.
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Bauchi records two new coronavirus cases, discharges 12

12 more patients have been discharged from isolation in Bauchi State as of 1st July 2020, after their second sample tests returned negative while two new COVID-19 positive cases have reported out of the 23 samples tested.
Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen visits his former Club Sporting Charleroi after helping the Super Eagles secure a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly game on Sunday.

Gernot Rohr: Napoli perfect for Victor Osimhen

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says a move to Serie A club Napoli will provide an opportunity for Victor Osimhen to further develop as a player.

Kenya embraces digital court system

Through the digital system, lawyers, prosecutors, and litigants will be able to file cases and serve court papers to defendants from their homes or offices without physically visiting the court premises.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

Tariff hike: Electricity consumer group says National Assembly intervention timely

A group, All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum, on Thursday commended the National Assembly for playing a pivotal role in halting the increment in tariffs by the electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).