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Hillary Essien is a reporter with Peoples Gazette focusing on special reports and critical national news. She is a lawyer with 2 years of writing and reporting. Prior to working with The Gazette, Hillary served as an administrative assistant at a non-profit organisation focused on food security for children of low income households. She is on Twitter @Hillary_essien
June 29, 2022

UK Deputy Prime Minister rejects call to include abortion rights in new law

Mr Raab’s submission comes as Labour MP Stella Creasy announced that she would push for the right to abortion to be included in the Bill of Rights.

Dominic Raab
June 29, 2022

Fashola begs Nigerians not to vote with anger in 2023

“I urge you to vote by looking at what the candidates have done before,” the former Lagos governor said.

Babatunde Fashola
June 28, 2022

Trump wanted to join protesters at U.S. Capitol, former aide testifies

“I’m the effing president, take me up to the Capitol now,” Ms Hutchinson quoted Mr Trump as saying to Secret Service agents.

Former United States President, Donald Trump and Cassidy Hutchinson
June 28, 2022

Ghislaine Maxwell bags 20 years jail time for sex trafficking

Ms Maxwell, who did not testify in her defence during the trial, apologised to the victims shortly before the sentence was handed down.

Ghislaine Maxwell
June 28, 2022

Body of missing Nigerian man found in Canadian river

The police said 34-year-old Oluwaseun Samson Adedeji was vacationing with friends on June 18 when he jumped into the Okanagan Lake from a boat.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
June 28, 2022

We can’t disclose Tinubu’s primary, secondary schools we have on file: U.S. University

Lauren Finch, a spokeswoman for Chicago State University, said Mr Tinubu’s academic records are covered by American privacy regulations.

Chicago State University, Bola Tinubu
June 26, 2022

Again, U.S. court postpones Hushpuppi’s sentencing until September 

Hushpuppi’s sentencing was earlier slated for July 11, and earlier on February 14.

June 25, 2022

INEC removes Lawan, Umahi, Akpabio from senatorial candidates list; insists process invalid

The electoral body said that the final list of validly nominated candidates for presidential and national assembly will be published on September 20.

June 24, 2022

I didn’t attend primary, secondary schools; my university certificates stolen by unknown soldiers, Tinubu tells INEC

The electoral law mandates candidates to submit their personal credentials that will be published for public scrutiny ahead of elections.

June 24, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade abortion rights ruling

President Joe Biden had urged Congress to pass legislation codifying Roe v. Wade, saying a woman’s right to have an abortion is “fundamental.”