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FBI vetting National Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

By LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved...

World Bank predicts 4% global economic growth, 1.1% for Nigeria in 2021

              The World Bank says global economy is expected to grow by 4 per cent in 2021, assuming an initial COVID-19 vaccine rollout becomes widespread...

US Senate overrides Trump’s veto of major national security bill

Washington (dpa) The U.S. Senate on Friday voted to override U.S. President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA), a major national...

US sanctions Chinese, Russian firms over Iran dealings

The US on Friday announced economic sanctions on Chinese and Russian companies that Washington said had supported the development of Iran’s missile program.The four...

Donald Trump tries to leverage power of office to subvert Joe Biden’s victory

By ZEKE MILLER, COLLEEN LONG and DAVID EGGERT WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday...

Biden wins in Georgia, closing with 306 electoral votes

By  Harrison Arubu, New York Media projections indicate that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will win the election in Georgia, becoming the first Democrat to claim...

Trump faces calls to work with Biden team on transition

By WILL WEISSERT WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing pressure to cooperate with President-elect Joe Biden’s team to ensure a smooth transfer of power...

Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede defeat

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to...

Mahmud Abbas urges Biden to ‘strengthen’ Palestinian-US ties

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Sunday called on US president-elect Joe Biden to “enhance” relations between the Palestinians and Washington, which collapsed during President...

Jubilation in US as Biden triumphs over Trump

Olalekan Adetayo, Adelani Adepegba, Tunde Ajaja and Daud Olatunji Democratic candidate, Joe Biden, on Saturday won the United States presidential election, defeating incumbent President and Republican candidate, Donald...

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No fewer than 30 students were discharged from hospital as result of uncertain sickness which hit the Government Girls College (GGC), Sokoto. Dr Abdurrahaman Dantsoho,...

TMW – TNKAY Music Worldwide Set To Change Nigeria Music Industry

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta A fast growing music record label in Nigeria, TMW- TNKAY Music worldwide is coming into the Nigeria Music Industry with a big bang, the label...

Lagos state govt to reward outstanding teachers, school administrators with 13 cars

      The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, announced that it would reward outstanding teachers and school administrators with 13 cars, to appreciate excellence in the...

53,000 poultry birds lost to avian flu in Niger – Official

        No fewer than 53,000 poultry birds have been lost to avian flu otherwise known as ‘bird flu’ in Choma village, Tafa Local Government Area...

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