Henderson, Bronze Voted England’s Players Of The Year

Jordan Henderson and Lucy Bronze have won the England player of the year awards for 2019.

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Deforestation In Brazil’s Amazon Up 85 Percent In 2019

  Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil soared 85 per cent in 2019, compared with the previous year, official data showed Tuesday. The 9,166 square kilometers (3,539 square miles) cleared was the highest number in at least five years, according to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research. In 2018, the deforested area was … Continue reading Deforestation In Brazil’s Amazon Up 85 Percent In 2019

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Syria Says Defences Activated As ‘Aggression’ Targets Military Airport

Syrian air defences were activated Tuesday to confront "aggression" directed at a military airport in central Syria, state media said, without specifying the origin of the attack.

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US Slaps Sanctions Over N.Korea Workers But Appeals For Dialogue

  The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two companies for exploiting North Korean overseas labor but joined allies Japan and South Korea in appealing for diplomacy to ease tensions with Pyongyang. Showing a united front, Japan’s defense and foreign ministers and South Korea’s foreign minister all held talks with American counterparts Tuesday on … Continue reading US Slaps Sanctions Over N.Korea Workers But Appeals For Dialogue

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Supreme Court Judgement: The Destiny Of Imo State Has Been Taken Away, Says PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock over the judgement of the Supreme Court on the Imo state governorship election stressing that the destiny of the people of Imo state is being taken from the governor they chose. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said it is … Continue reading Supreme Court Judgement: The Destiny Of Imo State Has Been Taken Away, Says PDP

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New Protests As Iran Makes First Arrests Over Downed Airliner

  Iran announced Tuesday its first arrests over the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet, as protesters vented their anger over the catastrophic blunder for a fourth consecutive day. Nearly two weeks after the US killed a top Iranian commander in Iraq, tensions with the West increased further as EU countries on Tuesday … Continue reading New Protests As Iran Makes First Arrests Over Downed Airliner

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Imo Election: We’re Ecstatic Over Supreme Court’s Declaration, Says APC

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the party is ecstatic over the Supreme Court’s judgement declaring its candidate, Senator Hope Uzodinma as the winner of the 2019 Imo state Governorship election. The apex court on Tuesday, nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo state, ordering that the certificate of return … Continue reading Imo Election: We’re Ecstatic Over Supreme Court’s Declaration, Says APC

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FG Declares Operation Amotekun Illegal

The Federal Government has declared 'Operation Amotekun' as an illegal outfit.

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Sokoto Governorship Appeal: Supreme Court To Rule On Monday

  The Supreme Court has set judgement for the Sokoto Governorship election appeal to Monday, January 20, 2020. The apex court had suspended the hearing of the appeal filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ahmed Aliyu, over the inability of the security operatives to control the crowd and the noise level … Continue reading Sokoto Governorship Appeal: Supreme Court To Rule On Monday

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Lagos Taskforce Tows At Least 20 Vehicles In Court

There was a disruption of proceedings at the Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos on Tuesday when men of the Environmental Monitoring Task Force of the Lagos State Government stormed the court to tow away vehicles belonging to lawyers and litigants parked outside the court premises.

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