Iranian Tanker Will Be Freed After Guarantees On Destination, Says UK

  British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt sought to ease tensions with Iran on Saturday, saying a tanker held by Gibraltar would be released if Tehran guaranteed it was not heading to Syria. He said he had a “constructive call” with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, who he said assured him that Tehran “is not … Continue reading Iranian Tanker Will Be Freed After Guarantees On Destination, Says UK

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France’s Macron Announces Creation Of New Space Force Command

  French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday announced the creation of a new national military space force command that will eventually be part of his country’s air force. The declaration — made on the eve of France’s Bastille Day national celebrations that feature a military parade down Paris’s Champs-Elysees — mirrors an initiative in the … Continue reading France’s Macron Announces Creation Of New Space Force Command

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Neymar Declares Himself Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video

  Neymar says he has recovered “almost 100 percent” from the ankle injury that ruled him out of Brazil’s victorious Copa America campaign. The world’s most expensive player was speaking Saturday in Sao Paulo ahead of his belated return to his club Paris Saint-Germain on Monday. PSG were upset at Neymar’s no-show at the resumption … Continue reading Neymar Declares Himself Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video

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Buhari Calls Fasoranti Over Daughter’s Murder

  President Muhammadu Buhari has called Afenifere leader Reuben Fasoranti over the murder of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunri. He made the call on Saturday, a day after Mrs Olakunri was killed by armed men suspected to be herdsmen on Kajola-Ore road in Ondo State. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s special adviser on Media and … Continue reading Buhari Calls Fasoranti Over Daughter’s Murder

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Gunmen Kill Senator Abbo’s Uncle, Abduct His Stepmother

   Armed men have killed Senator Elisha Ishaku Abbo’s uncle and abducted his stepmother during an attack on his house, the embattled lawmaker has said. Abbo, who is being tried after a video of him assaulting a woman went viral, told reporters that the gunmen invaded his house in Mubi North Local Government of … Continue reading Gunmen Kill Senator Abbo’s Uncle, Abduct His Stepmother

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Tribunal Dismisses Labour Party’s Petition Against Ogun Governor

  The Ogun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the petition of the Labour Party challenging the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the March 9 election held in the state. This comes two months after the party had filed the suit at the Tribunal. Joined as respondents in the suit, EPT/OG/GOV/03/2019 BTW MRS … Continue reading Tribunal Dismisses Labour Party’s Petition Against Ogun Governor

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How Controversial Chinese Swimmer ‘Smashed Blood Sample’ – Reports

  China’s controversial swimming star Sun Yang used a hammer to destroy his own blood sample, according to an explosive FINA doping panel report obtained by Australia’s Sunday Telegraph. The triple Olympic champion and a security guard smashed vials of blood collected after independent testers visited the athlete’s villa in Zhejiang Province last September, the … Continue reading How Controversial Chinese Swimmer ‘Smashed Blood Sample’ – Reports

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Miss Congeniality: Halep Proves Nice Girls Do Win

Simona Halep handed Serena Williams her most lopsided Grand Slam final loss to clinch the Wimbledon title on Saturday and there will be few more popular champions.

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Afenifere Renewal Group Mourns Fasoranti’s Daughter, Demands Justice

  The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has mourned the daughter of the national leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, killed by armed men suspected to be herdsmen. Mrs Funke Olakunrin was shot on Friday afternoon while travelling along the Benin-Ore Expressway in south-western Nigeria. In a statement on Saturday by its chairman, Olawale Oshun, the … Continue reading Afenifere Renewal Group Mourns Fasoranti’s Daughter, Demands Justice

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BREAKING: Storm Barry Becomes Category 1 Hurricane

  Giant storm Barry strengthened into a hurricane on Saturday as it dumped rain and unleashed strong winds on the Louisiana coast, the National Hurricane Center said, with landfall expected later in the day. Hurricane Barry was now packing sustained winds of 75 miles (120 kilometers) per hour — just above the minimum to qualify … Continue reading BREAKING: Storm Barry Becomes Category 1 Hurricane

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