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Biden to propose $6tn budget to boost infrastructure, education and climate

The president’s first budget is largely a political document and faces months of difficult negotiations in Congress where Republicans are already balking at the scale of his spending plans. But it clearly sets out his ambitious plans to remake the US after the coronavirus pandemic.

Anti-vaccine protesters temporarily shut down major coronavirus vaccine site

The protesters, members of anti-vaccine and far-right groups, organized online, according to The Los Angeles Times, which first reported about the closure caused by the "SCAMDEMIC PROTEST/MARCH."

Forthcoming American election exposes the bad and the good

American government runs on three tiers. Or four if you count the press. These tiers warehouse the checks and balances which protect governance and by extension, the American people. As powerful as the Office of the President of the US (PROTUS) is, these tiers are designed to prevent dictatorship and demagoguery.

100 prominent black men urge Biden to pick woman of colour for VP

Rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs led more than 100 prominent African-American men Monday in penning an open letter urging presidential candidate Joe...

Biden to make vice presidential pick next week

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said Tuesday that he will pick his running mate next week for the November...

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13-year-old arrested by police in Katsina for killing bandits

The boy, who demonstrated skills in handling AK-47, also confessed to have been bullied by some elderly bandits, who provoked him, and as a result, picked an AK-47 rifle and shot dead two of the elderly bandits,”

Senate, CSOs review MDAs’ implementation of National Anti-Corruption Strategy

“We are happy that this forum was provided to enable us to assess the NASC and to know the level of the fight against corruption. To adequately review the implementation, the MDAs here, who have submitted their reports, should also be requested to provide specific data and figures.

June 12: Twitter CEO’s ‘solidarity’ tweet sparks reactions

He not only created an accompanying icon for the hashtag but also promoted donation campaigns in support of the historic protest.

Soldier shot as Army, ESN clash in Abia

The shooting was said to have attracted soldiers from the Army Headquarters, in Ohafia, who engaged the suspected ESN members in an exchange of gunfire.