Bayern Munich Offer Coutinho Fresh Start On Loan

  Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich on a one-year loan worth 8.5 million euros ($9.5 million) with an option to buy, the Spanish club confirmed Monday. “The agreement provides for an option for Bayern to buy at a 120-million-euro fee,” Barcelona said. The 27-year-old Brazilian joined Barcelona from Liverpool in January 2018 for … Continue reading Bayern Munich Offer Coutinho Fresh Start On Loan

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#Revolutionnow Protest: Court Orders FG, DSS To Explain Sowore’s Detention

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Federal Government, the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Inspector General of police toexplain why Omoyele Sowore and all other persons arrested and detained in connection with the peaceful protest held on August 5, 2019 should not be unconditionally released. The court also … Continue reading #Revolutionnow Protest: Court Orders FG, DSS To Explain Sowore’s Detention

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Saudi Arabia Eases Travel Restrictions On Women

  Saudi Arabia on Tuesday began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a male “guardian”, authorities said. The reform, announced earlier this month, weakens the restrictive guardianship system that has long been a symbol of repression against women. “The passport department … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Eases Travel Restrictions On Women

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EFCC Accuses Ambode’s Supporters Of Injuring Three Officials, Damaging Vehicle

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused supporters of the former governor of Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode of injuring three officials of the commission and damaging its official vehicle. The incident occurred on Tuesday when the anti-graft agency raided the home of the former governor. A statement by the spokesman to … Continue reading EFCC Accuses Ambode’s Supporters Of Injuring Three Officials, Damaging Vehicle

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US Asks UN To Extend Iran Arms Embargo, Travel Ban

  The US urged the United Nations Tuesday to extend an arms embargo on Tehran that is due to expire next year as part of the embattled Iran nuclear deal. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the UN Security Council that the clock was ticking on a resolution restricting weapons sales to Iran that is due … Continue reading US Asks UN To Extend Iran Arms Embargo, Travel Ban

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FIFA Appoints Emergency Committee To Run Egyptian Football

  With Egyptian football in the chaos following the sudden departure of the national federation’s leadership, FIFA on Tuesday appointed a temporary committee to take over. Hani Abou Rida, the president of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), resigned last month immediately after the hosts’ shock elimination from the African Cup of Nations taking the rest … Continue reading FIFA Appoints Emergency Committee To Run Egyptian Football

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Migrants Ordered To Disembark From Charity Ship In Italy

  An Italian prosecutor on Tuesday ordered the more than 80 remaining migrants on the Open Arms charity vessel to disembark in Lampedusa after it was stuck for days off the island. Sicily prosecutor Luigi Patronaggio also ordered the vessel preventatively seized after inspecting the boat on which some of the migrants have spent 19 … Continue reading Migrants Ordered To Disembark From Charity Ship In Italy

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Buhari Directs Ministers To Pass All Meeting Requests Through Abba Kyari

    The President has directed the incoming ministers to channel all requests for meetings with him through his Chief of Staff, Mr Abba Kyari. President Muhammadu Buhari gave the directive on Tuesday at the end of the Presidential Retreat for ministers-designate, presidential aides and other top government functionaries at the State House in Abuja. … Continue reading Buhari Directs Ministers To Pass All Meeting Requests Through Abba Kyari

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Trump Blames Obama For Russia’s Exit From G8

  US President Donald Trump expressed support Tuesday for Russia’s return to the G8, saying it would be “much more appropriate” for Moscow to be in the club of world powers. “I could certainly” support that, he told reporters at the White House, just days before a G7 summit — minus Russia — in Biarritz, … Continue reading Trump Blames Obama For Russia’s Exit From G8

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Tribunal Resumes Hearing Of Petitions Against Sanwo-Olu

  The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has resumed the hearing of two petitions filed by governorship candidates of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Chief Owolabi Salis, and his Labour Party counterpart, Ifagbemi Awamaridi. The three-man panel chaired by Justice Terhemen Asua today listened to the testimonies of the petitioners challenging the return of … Continue reading Tribunal Resumes Hearing Of Petitions Against Sanwo-Olu

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