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    I got N500 recharge card from my first artwork, says Nigerian artist who drew Trump’s portrait

I got N500 recharge card from my first artwork, says Nigerian artist who drew Trump’s portrait

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    Trump: Islamic state’s replacement for al-Baghdadi killed

Trump: Islamic state’s replacement for al-Baghdadi killed

President Donald Trump says the person expected to replace Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as leader of the Islamic State is dead. Trump disclosed this via a tweet on Tuesday.Al-Baghdadi was killed on Saturday during a raid by US troops in Syria.Trump, however, did not disclose the identity of the individual whom he described as "number one replacement" for the IS leader.He also did [...]

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    Nigerians to be affected as Trump mulls clampdown on those ‘abusing’ US visa

Nigerians to be affected as Trump mulls clampdown on those ‘abusing’ US visa

President Donald Trump is considering imposing travel restrictions on countries whose citizens overstay short-term visitor visa, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).The American president and some of his aides are reportedly considering the move as a means of curbing immigration.The journal listed Nigeria, Chad, Eritrea, Liberia and Sierra Leone as some of the countries whose immigrants overstay their visas at [...]

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    Trump’s ex campaign chairman jailed for fraud

Trump’s ex campaign chairman jailed for fraud

Paul Manafort, American lobbyist and former chairman of the 2016 campaign of President Donald Trump, has been jailed for mortgage fraud.The charges came less than an hour after Manafort was handed a prison sentence of seven years for federal crimes.Attorney Cyrus, Manhattan district attorney, on Wednesday, charged Manafort with 16 counts charge on mortgage fraud, falsifying business records and conspiracy.The [...]

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    Trump tackles former lawyer who implicated him in payment to porn stars

Trump tackles former lawyer who implicated him in payment to porn stars

President Donald Trump has slammed Michael Cohen, his former attorney, who pleaded guilty to tax fraud and paying porn stars for the purpose of influencing his election.Cohen had on Tuesday appeared in a federal court in New York where he pleaded to eight counts and claimed he made illegal campaign contributions "in coordination and at the direction of a candidate [...]

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    Trump says June 12 summit with North Korean leader back on track

Trump says June 12 summit with North Korean leader back on track

US President Donald Trump says the meeting with Kim Jong-un, North Korean leader, will hold as previously scheduled.The development comes after a North Korean envoy led by Kim Yong Chol, a senior official, visited the White House on Friday.The envoy delivered a letter from Kim Jong-un to the US president.Both leaders had planned to meet June 12 in Singapore, but Trump cancelled [...]

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Garba Shehu: Trump did not chide Buhari with comment on killing of Christians

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says President Donald Trump of the Unites States did not reproach President Muhammadu Buhari with his comment on the killings of Christians in the country.Trump had told Buhari while playing host to the former, that his country will not accept the killing of Christians.“We have had very serious problems with [...]

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    Lawan: Buhari’s impeachment bid laid to rest… US confirmed $496m payment

Lawan: Buhari’s impeachment bid laid to rest… US confirmed $496m payment

Ahmed Lawan, senate majority leader, says Donald Trump's confirmation that the US has received $496m from Nigeria for fighter jets has put the issue of impeaching President Muhammadu Buhari to rest.Some members of the house of representatives had called for the impeachment of the president for approving the release of $496 million without consulting the national assembly.But Lawan says the [...]

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    Buhari: US collaborating with Nigeria to repatriate $500m loot

Buhari: US collaborating with Nigeria to repatriate $500m loot

President Muhammadu Buhari says his government is in talks with that of the United States on how to repatriate $500m looted fund stashed in banks worldwide.The president disclosed this while addressing journalists after his meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.According to him, the attorneys-general of both countries will work together to ensure the return of the fund.“Our [...]

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    Buhari on ‘shithole’ comment: It’s better I keep quiet

Buhari on ‘shithole’ comment: It’s better I keep quiet

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is better he keeps quiet on President Donald Trump's alleged insult on some African nations, including Nigeria, because he could not verify the validity of the allegation.According to a New York Times report in December 2017, Trump was alleged to have said Nigerians "never return to their huts" after seeing America.The White House has, however, denied [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘Who bombs for humanitarian reasons?’ — protesters storm CHOGM 2018, ask UK to stop war in Syria

VIDEO: ‘Who bombs for humanitarian reasons?’ — protesters storm CHOGM 2018, ask UK to stop war in Syria

Protesters took to Parliament Square at Westminster amid the Commonwealth Head of Government Meetings (CHOGM 2018) to ask Prime Minister Theresa May and the UK government to stop bombing Syria.The Stop the War Coalition, who protested outside Parliament as MPs debated, said they were told that the UK bombed Syria for humanitarian reasons, with plans to destroy Bashar al-Assad chemical weapons.They [...]

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    ‘Fire and Fury’, controversial book about Trump, to become TV series

‘Fire and Fury’, controversial book about Trump, to become TV series

‘Fire and Fury’, a book about US President Donald Trump, is set to be produced as a television series.Michael Wolff, the book’s author, wrote that Trump’s advisers address him with words such as “moron, idiot, and dope”. [...]

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    Tourists shun Bethlehem over Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

Tourists shun Bethlehem over Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

With Christmas just some hours away, tensions are simmering in the city of Bethlehem, Jesus birthplace and the region over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.The controversial December 6 announcement by Trump unleashed demonstrations and clashes, including in the Israeli-occupied Bethlehem, where Christians will mark the birth of Jesus in a midnight mass.Bethlehem is normally flooded [...]

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    Trump did NOT insult Nigerians, says White House

Trump did NOT insult Nigerians, says White House

The White House has denied that President Donald Trump made a disparaging comment about Nigerians.The New York Times had quoted Trump as saying Nigerians never return to their huts after seeing America.The American leader was reported to have said this in reaction to the rising number of migrants in the US.But the White House has described the report as "lies based [...]

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    ‘They never return to their huts’ — Trump ‘mocks’ Nigerians in US

‘They never return to their huts’ — Trump ‘mocks’ Nigerians in US

President Donald Trump has tongue lashed countries with immigrants in the US, according to a New York Times report.In a meeting he reportedly attended in June at the Oval Office, Trump was quoted to have said Nigerians refuse to “return to their huts” after seeing America.He was also quoted to have said immigrants from Haiti “all have AIDS”, while describing [...]

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    Trump ‘to replace’ almost-expired travel ban with new restrictions

Trump ‘to replace’ almost-expired travel ban with new restrictions

The US is set to issue a targeted travel restriction to replace an earlier controversial travel ban aimed at visitors from six Muslim-majority nations.The US department of homeland security is recommending country-by-country restrictions for about eight or nine nations that have not met standards on counter-terrorism efforts and passports, US officials said.Officials had originally expressed concern about 17 nations, but many [...]

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