Insurgents Are Bandits, We Will ‘Treat Them As Such’ – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has described the Boko Haram terrorists in the North-east region of the country as bandits. He stated that his administration would continue to treat the insurgents as such as the Federal Government steps up efforts the fight against insurgency in the region. “Boko Haram has been degraded, but its members … Continue reading Insurgents Are Bandits, We Will ‘Treat Them As Such’ – Buhari

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Bolton Ouster ‘Clear Sign Of Defeat’ Of US Sanctions – Iran

  The sacking of US national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday was a “sign clear” that Washington’s campaign of sanctions against Tehran was failing, an aide to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said  “Bolton’s marginalisation and his subsequent removal isn’t an accident but a clear sign of the defeat of America’s maximum pressure strategy” against … Continue reading Bolton Ouster ‘Clear Sign Of Defeat’ Of US Sanctions – Iran

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Neymar Rape Accuser Charged With Extortion

  Police in Sao Paulo said Tuesday they will bring extortion and slander charges against a Brazilian model who accused football star Neymar of rape. Najila Trindade filed a rape complaint with Sao Paulo police upon her return from a trip to Paris in May in which she said she was assaulted by Neymar following … Continue reading Neymar Rape Accuser Charged With Extortion

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FUOYE Students Attack Bisi Fayemi’s Convoy

  Protesting students from the Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), on Tuesday, took their grievances to the venue where the state governor’s wife, Bisi Fayemi was holding an empowerment program with women and attacked with dangerous objects. The students had earlier in the day, led by their Student Union Government, embarked on a protest against … Continue reading FUOYE Students Attack Bisi Fayemi’s Convoy

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UN Fumes Over Israel’s Plan To Annex West Bank

  The United Nations on Tuesday warned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that his plan to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if re-elected would have no “international legal effect.” Netanyahu issued the deeply controversial pledge as he gears up for September 17 elections. He also said Israel would move to annex … Continue reading UN Fumes Over Israel’s Plan To Annex West Bank

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Olympic Qualifier: Nigeria Thrash Sudan In Second Leg Comeback

    Nigeria have beaten Sudan in the second leg of the CAF U-23 AFCON qualifier ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Olympic Eagles thrashed their rivals 5-0 in the on Tuesday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, the Delta State capital. With the victory, the U-23 AFCON defending champions have qualified … Continue reading Olympic Qualifier: Nigeria Thrash Sudan In Second Leg Comeback

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Zimbabwe End ‘Brave’ Somalia’s 2022 World Cup Dream

  African football minnows Somalia were eliminated from 2022 World Cup qualifying Tuesday after a dramatic 3-1 loss to Zimbabwe in Harare. Zimbabwe qualified for the second round 3-2 on aggregate thanks to a stoppage-time goal from star forward Khama Billiat, who plays for South African club Kaizer Chiefs. Somalia, who must play home matches … Continue reading Zimbabwe End ‘Brave’ Somalia’s 2022 World Cup Dream

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Basketball Star Jordan Donates $1m To Hurricane Dorian Victims

  NBA legend Michael Jordan is donating $1 million to help relief efforts in the hurricane-battered Bahamas, his spokeswoman said Tuesday. In a statement on Twitter, Charlotte Hornets owner Jordan said he was “devastated” at the destruction unleashed by Hurricane Dorian on the Caribbean archipelago. At least 50 people have died and several thousand across … Continue reading Basketball Star Jordan Donates $1m To Hurricane Dorian Victims

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Buhari Decries ‘Undue Politicisation’ Of Nigeria’s Security

    President Muhammadu Buhari has decried what he described as the “undue politicisation” of the security situation in the country. He raised the concerned while receiving promoters of the proposed African Security Leadership Summit on Tuesday at State House in Abuja. “The records show where we were in terms of security in 2015, where … Continue reading Buhari Decries ‘Undue Politicisation’ Of Nigeria’s Security

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Euro Qualifier: UEFA Investigates French For Delayed Albania Kick Off

  UEFA said on Tuesday it had opened proceedings against the French Football Federation (FFF) after their Euro 2020 qualifier was delayed when Albania refused to kick off until they had heard their national anthem. The hosts played the Andorran anthem by mistake at ahead of the fixture at the Stade de France on Saturday. … Continue reading Euro Qualifier: UEFA Investigates French For Delayed Albania Kick Off

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