Criticisms Don’t Hurt Me, Hazard Reacts To Real Performance

  Eden Hazard said on Monday he is ‘one goal’ away from launching his Real Madrid career having failed to score since joining the Spanish club this summer. Hazard, 28, who cost Real 100 million euros ($109 million) in July, is yet to get off the mark during the new season with his appearances restricted … Continue reading Criticisms Don’t Hurt Me, Hazard Reacts To Real Performance

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Spanish Court Dismisses Fraud Case Against Messi

  Spain’s National Court on Monday said it had dismissed a complaint against Barcelona’s Lionel Messi filed by a former employee of the Argentine footballer’s foundation, who had accused him of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering. In dismissing the case, the judge wrote that the complaint “was based on an account put together from stories … Continue reading Spanish Court Dismisses Fraud Case Against Messi

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VIDEO: ‘This Is A Lawless Country’, Sowore Says In Struggle With Security Agents

   The convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, on Monday had an altercation with security operatives believed to be officials of the Department of State Services (DSS). The incident happened shortly after his arraignment before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja. Sowore was arraigned along with his co-defendant, Mr … Continue reading VIDEO: ‘This Is A Lawless Country’, Sowore Says In Struggle With Security Agents

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Oil Prices Drop As Saudi Eyes Non-Military Solution To Iran Crisis

Oil prices fell more than one percent on Monday after Saudi Arabia’s de facto leader said war with Iran would destroy the world economy and hinted instead at a non-military solution. Washington, Riyadh, Berlin, London and Paris blame Iran for attacks that damaged the Saudi oil sector on September 14 and forced the world’s largest … Continue reading Oil Prices Drop As Saudi Eyes Non-Military Solution To Iran Crisis

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World Leaders Pay Final Tribute To Jacques Chirac

  Dozens of world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Monday, paid their final respects to France’s ex-president Jacques Chirac as the country held a national day of mourning for its charismatic former head of state. Putin and other world leaders joined President Emmanuel Macron for a funeral service at the Saint-Sulpice church in … Continue reading World Leaders Pay Final Tribute To Jacques Chirac

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Al-Shabaab Attacks US Base, EU Convoy In Somalia

  The Al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for an attack on a US base in Somalia on Monday, as the European Union confirmed a separate strike against a convoy of Italian advisers. The militants struck the US base at Baledogle, about 110 kilometres (70 miles) northwest of the capital Mogadishu, with explosives before gunmen opened … Continue reading Al-Shabaab Attacks US Base, EU Convoy In Somalia

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Monsoon Rains Kill 100 Persons In Northern India

  At least 100 people have died in northern India over the last three days in unusually heavy late monsoon rains which have submerged streets, hospital wards and houses, officials said Monday. Dozens of boats were pressed into service on streets overflowing with gushing rainwater in Patna, the capital of the eastern state of Bihar, … Continue reading Monsoon Rains Kill 100 Persons In Northern India

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Prince Harry Honours UK Soldier Killed In Malawi Anti-Poaching Mission

  Britain’s Prince Harry on Monday paid tribute to a British soldier who was killed during an anti-poaching patrol operation in southeastern Malawi. Guardsman Mathew Talbot, 22, was part of a counter-poaching team conducting patrols with local rangers in Liwonde National Park in May when an elephant charged at them and fatally injured him. According … Continue reading Prince Harry Honours UK Soldier Killed In Malawi Anti-Poaching Mission

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LIVE UPDATES: FG Arraigns Sowore, Bakare

  Welcome to our live updates page on the arraignment of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Mr Olawale Bakare. The duo are being arraigned by the Federal Government on seven charges bordering on alleged conspiracy to commit treason, money laundering, and insulting the President, among others. They were brought … Continue reading LIVE UPDATES: FG Arraigns Sowore, Bakare

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BREAKING: Sporadic Gunshots At Bayelsa Assembly Disrupts Plenary

Sporadic gunshots at Bayelsa House of Assembly have disrupted the plenary by the lawmakers with hoodlums invading the premises. Speaker of the House, Tonye Isenah, have therefore adjourned plenary indefinitely. The violence follows an alleged attempt by a faction of the house to impeach the Speaker, Isenah who is expected to resign today following pressure … Continue reading BREAKING: Sporadic Gunshots At Bayelsa Assembly Disrupts Plenary

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