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Trump made $1.6bn while president, report says

At the high end, he disclosed $1,790,614,202, but the disclosure forms are vague with some assets listed as “Over $5,000,000” in yearly income.

Dozens of top Republicans in talks to form ‘anti-Trump’ third political party

Several members willing to form the breakaway party who asked not to be identified, confirmed to Reuters about the call. Evan McMullin, former chief policy director for the House Republican Conference, who ran as independent candidate in the 2016 presidential election, said he co-hosted the call.

Georgia prosecutor launches criminal investigation into Trump phone call

Former prosecutors speaking to the Times said Mr Trump's call may have violated three state laws; criminal solicitation to commit election fraud, conspiracy, and intentional interference with another person's performance of election duties, which is a misdemeanor.

Trump aimed mob ‘like a loaded cannon’ at Capitol, Democrats argue in impeachment

One of Trump's recently hired lawyers, David Schoen, called the impeachment process "completely unconstitutional" in an interview with Fox News on Monday but did not outline the fotha president's legal strategy.

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."

‘We can serve the nation we love’: Military and civil rights groups react repeal of Trump’s transgender ban

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Monday that the president believes “gender identity should not be a bar to military service, and that America's strength is found in its diversity.”

Biden overturns Trump’s ban on transgender service members in US military

The All-Volunteer Force thrives when it is composed of diverse Americans who can meet the rigorous standards for military service, and an inclusive military strengthens our national security.”

Biden reverses Trump ban on Nigeria, others

The countries are Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen, Chad, North Korea, Venezuela, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan, and Tanzania.

Biden says he was pleased to learn Trump will skip his inauguration

Some Democrats and legal experts have called for Mr Trump to face legal charges for his role in whipping the crowd into a frenzy at a rally before they walked across town and forced their way into the Capitol building.

Trump should be denied entry to UK after ‘inciting violent mob’, says Scotland’s justice minister

During the attack on the Capitol, Mr Trump released a video on Twitter telling supporters: “We love you” and to go home, but maintained his claim that the election was “fraudulent” and that he felt his supporters’ “pain”.

China mocks US over Capitol invasion by Trump’s supporters

China has since responded with a crackdown, imposing a harsh security law on the restless city, arresting scores of critics and oppressing opposition.

10 of the most bizarre things Trump said in his final speech of 2020

Thanks to Operation Warp Speed we developed a vaccine in just nine months. We’ve already begun a nationwide vaccination program, and we’re sending the vaccine all over the world. The world will benefit, we’ll benefit, and everybody’s calling to thank me.”

US Senate to consider override of Trump defence bill veto

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell last week publicly urged the president not to veto the bill and promised an override if Trump did.

Former acting FBI chief says Trump pardons are undermining justice: ‘It’s remarkably disgusting’

"What was seen and referred to in the Mueller report has now been completed. Pardons were dangled. And now they've delivered in return for protection for the president. I don't even know how to describe it, it's so obviously corrupt,"

Trump pardons 15, including convicted Blackwater guards

“The defendant’s crime was serious and caused damage to the government’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election,” a sentencing recommendation memo from then-US Special Counsel Robert Mueller had said.

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Move to recall Okorocha from Senate deepens as traditional rulers endorse process

The decision was taken on Monday after the 48-hour ultimatum given to Okorocha to apologise to Imo people, expired. Okorocha had been asked to apologise for unsealing the Royal Palm Spring Hotel and Apartment linked to his wife, which the government had already sealed.

Oil thief bags three years in Port Harcourt

He was convicted on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 after pleading "guilty" to one count amended charge that borders on conspiracy and illegal dealing in petroleum products, contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) and punishable under Section 1 (17) (a) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act, CAP M17 of the Reverse Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria) 2007.

Farmers count losses as fire ravages farmlands in Ekiti

The physically distraught farmer appealed to the government, private and religious organisations, as well as public spirited individuals to assist him, saying that the move would enable him to come back to life.

Boko Haram withdraws from Dikwa after killing five soldiers

The Nigerian military has repeatedly claimed that the insurgency had been largely defeated and frequently underplays any losses.