Trump unveils economic plan, eyes 4% growth

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump laid out an aggressive economic vision Thursday, setting an ambitious goal of four percent growth and knocking rival Hillary Clinton for offering Americans nothing but a “welfare check.” Trump shifted […]

Brexit by 2019, EU parliament negotiator urges

Britain should trigger its divorce from the EU as soon as possible and formally leave by 2019, the European Parliament’s chief Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt said on Tuesday. Verhofstadt, a former Belgian prime minister, also […]

Baby born on Mediterranean rescue ship

A Nigerian woman has given birth to a boy on board a rescue ship in the Mediterranean after being plucked from an overcrowded rubber dinghy. Medical charity MSF said because the baby was born in […]

Uneasy calm in Ali Modu Sheriff’s camp

LEON USIGBE writes on the seeming silence in the camp of the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff’s faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) since the last court order barring him from parading himself as the […]

Libya unity govt loses third oil port to rivals

Libya’s UN-backed unity government lost control Monday of a third oil port seized by rival forces, raising fears of a major outbreak of fresh violence in the chaos-ridden country. The loss comes after fighters backing […]

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