NigeriaAt59: ‘All Is Not Well,’ Atiku Decries ‘Attack’ On Judiciary, Press

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has decried what he described as an attack on the judiciary and absence of press freedom in the country. In a statement on Monday, he said Nigeria’s founding fathers could never have fathomed that the nation would face such situation 59 years after gaining independence. Atiku believes there … Continue reading NigeriaAt59: ‘All Is Not Well,’ Atiku Decries ‘Attack’ On Judiciary, Press

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Police Video Of Woman Singing Opera In LA Metro Goes Viral

  A video posted by police of a homeless woman singing opera in the Los Angeles metro has gone viral and prompted calls for her to be on a grand stage. “4 million people call LA home,” a tweet accompanying the video by the Los Angeles Police Department said. “4 million stories. 4 million voices…sometimes … Continue reading Police Video Of Woman Singing Opera In LA Metro Goes Viral

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Aubameyang Denies Man Utd Morale-Boosting Win Over Arsenal

  Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s second-half strike, awarded by VAR, denied Manchester United a much-needed win to kickstart their season as Arsenal emerged from Old Trafford with a 1-1 draw on Monday. Scott McTominay’s stunning strike to give United the lead was a rare moment of quality in a poor first-half. However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men could … Continue reading Aubameyang Denies Man Utd Morale-Boosting Win Over Arsenal

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The Way Sowore Was Treated Was Very Uncivilised – West Idahosa

Former Lawmaker, Hon West Idahosa has condemned the manner with which the convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, was treated by security operatives on Monday.

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Edris Retains World 5,000 Metres Title

  Ethiopian Muktar Edris retained his 5,000 metres title at the World Athletics Championships in Doha on Monday. The 25-year-old — who two years ago denied British legend Mo Farah gold in his last track final — came home in a time of 12 minutes 58.85 seconds. His compatriot Selemon Barega, 19, took silver in … Continue reading Edris Retains World 5,000 Metres Title

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Moscow Vows To Retaliate Over New ‘Anti-Russian’ US Sanctions

  Russia on Monday said it was “bewildered” by fresh US sanctions and vowed to retaliate following what it called an “anti-Russian attack”.  The foreign ministry said the new sanctions on several Russians  — including a businessman tied to President Vladimir Putin and a disinformation operation accused of conspiring to manipulate the US 2018 midterm … Continue reading Moscow Vows To Retaliate Over New ‘Anti-Russian’ US Sanctions

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Morocco Journalist Gets 1-Year Jail For ‘Illegal Abortion’

  A Rabat court on Monday sentenced Moroccan journalist Hajar Raissouni to one year in jail for having had an “illegal abortion” and sexual relations outside marriage. Her gynaecologist was sentenced to two years and her Sudanese fiance one year in prison, while an anaesthetist was handed a one-year suspended sentence and a medical assistant … Continue reading Morocco Journalist Gets 1-Year Jail For ‘Illegal Abortion’

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Nigeria At 59: We Are Better Together Than Apart – APC

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) felicitates with Nigerians on the country’s 59th Independence Anniversary. In a statement through its spokesman, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said “We remember and salute our founding fathers who fought for the independence of our great country and also members of our Armed Forces, many of whom have paid the supreme sacrifice … Continue reading Nigeria At 59: We Are Better Together Than Apart – APC

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Bayern Boss Kovac Praises Pochettino For Tottenham Progress

  Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac has hailed Mauricio Pochettino for turning Tottenham into a European force as he prepares for Tuesday’s heavyweight Champions League clash in London. The Bundesliga champions opened their account by beating Red Star Belgrade 3-0 to top Group B ahead of Spurs, who had to settle for a draw against … Continue reading Bayern Boss Kovac Praises Pochettino For Tottenham Progress

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Alleged N34bn Fraud: Ex-Bank Director Challenges Forfeiture Of N9bn

  The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos is set to hear the case of a former First Bank Director, Mr Dauda Lawal, who is challenging the forfeiture of a sum of N9 billion. In documents put before the court, Mr Lawal claims that the Federal High Court in Lagos which ordered the forfeiture of … Continue reading Alleged N34bn Fraud: Ex-Bank Director Challenges Forfeiture Of N9bn

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