Former Ecuador Deputy President Bags Fresh Eight-Year Jail Term

  A court in Ecuador on Monday sentenced former vice president Jorge Glas, already serving a jail term, to another eight years in prison for misuse of public funds related to the awarding of an oil contract. The court said it had found Glas guilty of the crime of embezzlement, along with two former energy … Continue reading Former Ecuador Deputy President Bags Fresh Eight-Year Jail Term

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Lampard ‘Disappointed’ With Chelsea Exit 

  Frank Lampard expressed his disappointment at not being given time to succeed after being sacked by Chelsea on Monday, with former Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel set to take over at Stamford Bridge. Lampard led Chelsea to a fourth-placed Premier League finish and the FA Cup final in his first season in charge. However, … Continue reading Lampard ‘Disappointed’ With Chelsea Exit 

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Merkel Invites Biden To Germany Once ‘Pandemic Allows’

  Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday invited US President Joe Biden to visit Germany “as soon as the pandemic situation allows,” her spokesman said, in their first phone call since the Democrat took office. In what appeared to be a markedly warm call compared to her conversations with Biden’s predecessor Donald Trump, Merkel and the … Continue reading Merkel Invites Biden To Germany Once ‘Pandemic Allows’

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‘Insecurity Is A National Challenge,’ Governors And MACBAN Leaders Reach Agreement

  Some governors and the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) who met in Akure on Monday, have resolved to give peace a chance. At the end of the meeting, the governors and leaders of the cattle breeders association agree that insecurity is a national challenge that must be tackled in peace … Continue reading ‘Insecurity Is A National Challenge,’ Governors And MACBAN Leaders Reach Agreement

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Given The Same Logistics, Nigeria Police Will Outdo Foreign Counterparts – IGP

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that the Nigeria Police will outdo their foreign counterparts if the same logistics are given to them Speaking during a recent interview on Channels Television’s Newsnight which aired on Monday, Adamu said police operatives are adjudged to be the best in the world. “If you put … Continue reading Given The Same Logistics, Nigeria Police Will Outdo Foreign Counterparts – IGP

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Given The Same Logistics, Nigeria Police Will Outdo Foreign Counterparts – IGP

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that the Nigeria Police will outdo their foreign counterparts if the same logistics are given to them Speaking during a recent interview on Channels Television’s Newsnight which aired on Monday, Adamu said police operatives are adjudged to be the best in the world. “If you put … Continue reading Given The Same Logistics, Nigeria Police Will Outdo Foreign Counterparts – IGP

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Putin Denies He Owns ‘Palace’ As Navalny Aides Urge Fresh Rallies

  Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday dismissed claims by opposition leader Alexei Navalny that he owns a lavish property on the Black Sea, as the opposition urged fresh nationwide demonstrations. Fresh from protests last weekend, Navalny’s aides called again for Russians to take to the streets on Sunday ahead of a court case that … Continue reading Putin Denies He Owns ‘Palace’ As Navalny Aides Urge Fresh Rallies

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Italy PM Conte To Quit Tuesday

  Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced he will resign Tuesday, in what media reports said was an attempt to build a new government after weeks of turmoil. He called a cabinet meeting for 9:00am (0800 GMT) when he “will inform the ministers of his desire to go to the Quirinale (President Sergio Mattarella’s office) … Continue reading Italy PM Conte To Quit Tuesday

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Voting Machine Maker Sues Trump’s Lawyer For Defamation

  A voting machine manufacturer sued Rudy Giuliani, the lawyer for former US President Donald Trump, on Monday after he claimed the company had cost Trump last November’s election. In a defamation lawsuit seeking damages of $1.3 billion, Dominion Voting Systems said Giuliani and other Trump allies had damaged its reputation by alleging its widely … Continue reading Voting Machine Maker Sues Trump’s Lawyer For Defamation

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Club President, Four Footballers Die In Brazil Plane Crash

  The president and four players from Brazilian fourth-division football club Palmas died in a plane crash that left no survivors on Sunday. The bi-plane pilot also died in a crash shortly after take-off as the aircraft that was headed towards Goiania from Tocantins fell from the sky in the moments after leaving the runway. … Continue reading Club President, Four Footballers Die In Brazil Plane Crash

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