Italy Beat Belgium To Set Up Euro 2020 Semi-Final Against Spain

  Italy beat Belgium 2-1 on Friday to set up a Euro 2020 semi-final against Spain, as Lorenzo Insigne’s wonderful strike proved to be the winning goal in Munich. Nicolo Barella put Italy, now on a record 32-match unbeaten run, ahead before Insigne curled home in the 44th minute. Romelu Lukaku pulled one back from … Continue reading Italy Beat Belgium To Set Up Euro 2020 Semi-Final Against Spain

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Ogun Govt Urges FG To Secure Release Of Detained Nigerian In Benin Police Net

The Ogun State government has called on the Federal Government to immediately secure the release of a Nigerian citizen currently languishing in detention in the Benin Republic. In a press statement on behalf of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun signed by his chief press secretary, Kunle Somorin also called on the national boundary commission to … Continue reading Ogun Govt Urges FG To Secure Release Of Detained Nigerian In Benin Police Net

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Governor Bello Swears In Niger State Acting Grand Khadi

  Governor Abubakar Bello has sworn in Abubakar Musa Kigera as the acting Grand Khadi of Niger State Sharia Court of Appeal. During the swearing-in held at the Government House, Bello charged the acting Grand Khadi to carry out his duties diligently, just and professionally. He added that the Grand Khadi is a man of … Continue reading Governor Bello Swears In Niger State Acting Grand Khadi

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest: Ortom Challenges FG To Check Activities Of Armed Herders

  Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has challenged the Federal Government to also arrest members of armed Fulani groups for carrying out attacks on farming communities in parts of the country. Ortom said such a move is imperative even as the country’s food sufficiency policy is currently being threatened by the willful killings across … Continue reading Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest: Ortom Challenges FG To Check Activities Of Armed Herders

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Spain Beat Switzerland On Penalties To Reach Euro 2020 Semi-Finals

  Spain defeated 10-man Switzerland 3-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Saint Petersburg on Friday and will play Belgium or Italy in the Euro 2020 semi-finals. Denis Zakaria’s own goal gave Spain an eighth-minute lead but Xherdan Shaqiri equalised for Switzerland on 68 minutes after a defensive mix-up, before Remo Freuler was sent … Continue reading Spain Beat Switzerland On Penalties To Reach Euro 2020 Semi-Finals

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All US Troops Leave Afghanistan’s Biggest Air Base

  All US and NATO troops have left Afghanistan’s biggest air base, officials said Friday, but President Joe Biden dampened speculation that the complete withdrawal of foreign forces from the country was imminent after two decades of war. “No. We’re on, we’re on track exactly as to where we expect to be,” he told reporters … Continue reading All US Troops Leave Afghanistan’s Biggest Air Base

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NHRC Seeks Amendment Of Extant Legislation On Treatment/Rehabilitation Of Drug Users

  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has advocated for the amendment of necessary legislation to provide for the treatment and rehabilitation of drug users, as well as the adoption of non-custodial measures for appropriate cases in order to avoid human rights violations. Executive Secretary of the Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq. who stated this via … Continue reading NHRC Seeks Amendment Of Extant Legislation On Treatment/Rehabilitation Of Drug Users

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Tokyo Olympics: US 100m Star Disqualified After Testing Positive For Marijuana

  American sprint sensation Sha’Carri Richardson confirmed Friday she tested positive for marijuana at the US Olympic athletics trials and will be barred from the 100m at the Tokyo Games. Speaking on US Olympic telecaster NBC’s “Today” show, 21-year-old Richardson said she took marijuana to cope with “a state of emotional pain” after learning of the death of … Continue reading Tokyo Olympics: US 100m Star Disqualified After Testing Positive For Marijuana

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Greta Thunberg Criticises World Leaders For Climate Crisis ‘Role-Playing’

  Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg launched a new broadside Thursday against “role-playing” by political and economic leaders over the climate crisis, accusing them of using it as a business opportunity. Appearing via video-link at the Austrian World Summit on climate policy hosted by former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, she described the reaction of those … Continue reading Greta Thunberg Criticises World Leaders For Climate Crisis ‘Role-Playing’

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Boeing 737 Cargo Makes Emergency Landing On Water

    A Boeing 737 cargo aircraft with two crew on board was forced to make an emergency landing on the water off Honolulu early Friday after the pilots reported engine trouble, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Transair Flight 810 had been expected to go from Honolulu to Kahului, the main airport on Maui, according to aviation … Continue reading Boeing 737 Cargo Makes Emergency Landing On Water

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