Army Releases New Postings, Appointments Of Senior Officers

There’s been a major shake-up in the Nigerian Army following the new postings and appointments of senior officers.

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Obasanjo, Ooni, Other Leaders Meet In Abuja

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday met with various leaders including the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Sultan of Sokoto, his eminence Sa'ad Abubakar, and former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, as part of efforts to address the myriad of challenges bedevilling the country.

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ICRC Chief Urges EU To Respect Refugee Law

    The EU needs to respect refugee law as it copes with migration flows, many of which are triggered by wars, the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday. Peter Maurer underscored that point in an interview with AFP touching on many of the conflicts in which the Swiss-based … Continue reading ICRC Chief Urges EU To Respect Refugee Law

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Italy Raring To Go At Euro 2020 After World Cup Failure – Chiellini

  Captain Giorgio Chiellini warned Italy were raring to get their Euro 2020 campaign going to prove that they are back among the elite three years after missing out on the World Cup finals. “The desire to rebuild, to relive a tournament as a protagonist is immense,” said the 36-year-old Juventus defender on the eve … Continue reading Italy Raring To Go At Euro 2020 After World Cup Failure – Chiellini

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Macron To Meet Turkey’s Erdogan After Rift

  French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday he would meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of next week’s NATO summit, after months of bitter exchanges between the two leaders. The pair have locked horns over a series of international crises including Libya, Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh. Macron has also warned that Turkey would try … Continue reading Macron To Meet Turkey’s Erdogan After Rift

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IMF Approves $772 Million Credit For Angola

  The International Monetary Fund has approved the immediate disbursement of $772 million to Angola as part of a three-year arrangement signed in 2018 to reform its economy. It was the latest tranche of a $3.7 billion facility granted to the southern African nation to improve governance and diversify its economy to promote sustainable, private … Continue reading IMF Approves $772 Million Credit For Angola

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UEFA Demands Ukraine Make Changes To ‘Political’ Jersey

  UEFA on Thursday demanded that Ukraine make changes to their jersey for Euro 2020 to remove a “political” slogan that sparked protests from Russia. European football’s governing body said the message “Glory to the Heroes”, a rallying cry during the 2014 anti-Russia protests in Ukraine that is featured inside the shirt, was “clearly political … Continue reading UEFA Demands Ukraine Make Changes To ‘Political’ Jersey

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Euro 2020 Finally Set For Kick-Off Under COVID-19 Cloud

The delayed Euro 2020 will finally get underway on Friday, a year behind schedule, with Covid still set to cast a shadow over the tournament.

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China Arrests 1,100 Over Cryptocurrency Money Laundering

China has arrested more than a thousand people for using the profits from crime to buy cryptocurrencies, security officials said, as part of a growing crackdown on the industry.

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Kamaru Usman Visits Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello

Nigerian-American welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, has visited the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello.

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