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US charges 13 Russians with meddling in 2016 presidential race

Associated Press   In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton. The federal indictment, brought

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Senate confirms 9 Resident Electoral Commissioners,Pro-Buhari stage a walk-out

-ANIETIE UDOBIT, NASS-ABUJA   Senate on Wednesday confirmed nine nominees to serve as Resident Electoral Commissioners after a report was submitted by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Senator Suleiman Nazif at the plenary. The confirmation followed the successful screening of individual nominee at the Committee level. Those confirmed are:

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Fmr First Lady Dame Jonathan wants out-of-court settlement with EFCC

  Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, appears to be tired of fighting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in court and has asked for an out-of-court settlement. In a January 30, 2018 letter, titled “Proposal for out-of-Court Settlement of all cases related to Dame (Mrs.) Ibifaka Patience Jonathan,” Mr. Jonathan told the

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