Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas At Protesters

    Hong Kong riot police fired repeated tear gas rounds on Saturday evening at pro-democracy protesters in a popular tourist district, during the latest violence to rock the global finance hub despite increasingly stern warnings from China. The semi-autonomous southern Chinese city has seen two months of protests and clashes triggered by opposition to … Continue reading Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas At Protesters

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James Stars As United Beat Milan

    Daniel James converted the winning penalty in a shootout to give Manchester United victory over AC Milan and six wins in as many pre-season matches on Saturday. The 21-year-old Wales international — who signed from second tier Swansea in the close season — sealed victory after David de Gea had saved a spot … Continue reading James Stars As United Beat Milan

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Hundreds Detained At Moscow Opposition Protest

    Police detained over 800 people at an opposition gathering in Moscow on Saturday, as authorities upped the pressure on top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny by launching a criminal probe into his anti-graft group. Crowds walked along the capital’s central boulevards in a protest “stroll” over the refusal by officials to let opposition candidates run … Continue reading Hundreds Detained At Moscow Opposition Protest

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Thiem Wins Home Ground Title In Kitzbuhel

    Top seed and world number four Dominic Thiem captured his 14th career title and first on home ground on Saturday with a 7-6 (7/0), 6-1 win over Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the final of the Kitzbuhel clay-court tournament. It was Thiem’s third title of 2019 after a maiden Masters win at Indian Wells … Continue reading Thiem Wins Home Ground Title In Kitzbuhel

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Police Clash With Protesters In France

    Police in the western French city of Nantes fired teargas and water cannon at hundreds of demonstrators protesting Saturday against police violence and the unexplained death of a music festival-goer in June. Demonstrations expressing solidarity took place in several other French cities across France, some organised by the “yellow jackets” protest movement. In … Continue reading Police Clash With Protesters In France

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Texas Store Shooting Leaves Multiple Dead

    A shooting at a Walmart store in Texas left multiple people dead on Saturday with police warning that more than one gunman may have been involved in the attack. At least one suspect was taken into custody after the shooting in the border city of El Paso, triggering fear and panic among weekend … Continue reading Texas Store Shooting Leaves Multiple Dead

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Rivers State University VC, DVC Sacked

  The Vice-Chancellor of the Rivers State University, Professor Blessing Didia, has been relieved of his appointment. A statement posted on Governor Nyesom Wike’s twitter handle said the decision was with ‘immediate effect’. Similar, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the institution, Professor Magnus Oruwari, was relieved of his appointment. READ ALSO: Police Vow To Resist … Continue reading Rivers State University VC, DVC Sacked

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Offu’s Killing: Buhari Asks Religious Leaders To Pray For Peace, Security

    President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all religious leaders to pray for peace, healing, and security of the country. He made the request in reaction to the murder of Reverend Father Paul Offu, said a statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu. According to the statement, … Continue reading Offu’s Killing: Buhari Asks Religious Leaders To Pray For Peace, Security

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We Are Not Involved In Any Street Protest – NLC

  The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has distanced itself from reports of planned street protest in the country. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, in a statement he personally signed on Friday asked members of the union to disregard the reports. He explained that before the union would take such a decision, appropriate organs of the Congress … Continue reading We Are Not Involved In Any Street Protest – NLC

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Atiku, SERAP, Others Condemn Sowore’s Arrest

  Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and other Nigerians have condemned the arrest of Mr Omoyele Sowore. Some of the prominent citizens took to Twitter on Saturday to call for Sowore’s release hours after he was reportedly picked up by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). In a post, the former vice president … Continue reading Atiku, SERAP, Others Condemn Sowore’s Arrest

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