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Trump staff writer takes responsibility for Melania speech controversy

CLEVELAND, July 20 (Reuters) – A staff writer of the Trump Organization, the company owned by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, has claimed responsibility for inserting passages in a speech given at the Republican National Convention by Trump’s wife Melania that resembled parts of a 2008 speech by first lady Michelle Obama.

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Aisha Buhari cancelled planned visit to the US over fear of arrest – Report

Embattled Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari Abuja has cancelled her scheduled trip to the United States of America for the World First Ladies’ Conference in  Colorado for reasons related to her pending money-laundering case with the United States Justice Department, sources reveal. However, her media director, Zakari Nadabo, who announced the cancellation, did not give any reason for Aisha’s decision. …

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Certificate saga: Buhari assemble 13 SANs & 10 others in Appeal against Court Ruling

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed the ruling of Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja who on May 26, 2016 dismissed his preliminary objection in a suit filed by an Abuja-based legal practitioner, Mr. Nnamdi Nwokocha-Ahaaiwe. The president’s legal team, which endorsed the notice of appeal, is led by Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN). Others are Mr. Lateef …

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UK Daily Mail accuses Amaechi of diverting £140million of state funds into Buhari’s presidential campaign

Muhammadu Buhari seen by some as leading the battle against corruption But worrying allegations swirl around one of Nigerian leader’s close allies Rotimi Amaechi accused of misappropriating £338m commission probing sale of state assets Also accused of diverting £140m of state funds into Buhari’s presidential campaign When David Cameron was caught on camera last week before an anti-corruption summit describing Nigeria …

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