US High School Shooter Pleads Guilty, Says He’s ‘Very Sorry’

  A former student pleaded guilty on Wednesday to killing 17 people in a shooting rampage at a high school in Parkland, Florida, and apologized in court to relatives of the victims. Nikolas Cruz, who was 19 at the time, took a legally purchased AR-15 assault rifle into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, his former school, … Continue reading US High School Shooter Pleads Guilty, Says He’s ‘Very Sorry’

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Lukaku Injury Spoils Chelsea’s Demolition Of Malmo

  Chelsea were rocked by injuries to Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner as the holders got their Champions League campaign back on track with a 4-0 win against Malmo on Wednesday. Thomas Tuchel’s side brushed aside the Swedish minnows at Stamford Bridge thanks to Jorginho’s penalty brace and goals from Andreas Christensen and Kai Havertz. … Continue reading Lukaku Injury Spoils Chelsea’s Demolition Of Malmo

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Ronaldo Key As Man Utd Complete Comeback Against Atalanta

  Manchester United needed another Champions League fightback finished off by Cristiano Ronaldo as they came from two goals down to beat Atalanta 3-2 at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Goals from Mario Pasalic and Merih Demiral had Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men on course for a fifth defeat in eight games. However, United’s attacking arsenal blew … Continue reading Ronaldo Key As Man Utd Complete Comeback Against Atalanta

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US Condemns New ‘Escalation Of Violence’ In Ethiopia’s Tigray

  The United States on Wednesday condemned Ethiopia for an “escalation” of violence after the military carried out fresh air strikes in the Tigray region. “We have seen the credible reports of attacks in and around Mekele. The United States condemns the continuing escalation of violence, putting civilians in harm’s way,” State Department spokesman Ned … Continue reading US Condemns New ‘Escalation Of Violence’ In Ethiopia’s Tigray

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Nigeria And Turkey Sign Eight Major Agreements On Energy, Defense, Others

  Nigeria and Turkey on Wednesday signed eight major Agreements and Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) on a number of the key sectors, including Energy, Defense Industry, Mining and Hydrocarbons. The implementation of the agreements reached are expected to commence immediately. This was disclosed by President Muhammadu Buhari at a joint press conference on the occasion … Continue reading Nigeria And Turkey Sign Eight Major Agreements On Energy, Defense, Others

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IMF Urges Training Boost To Handle Pandemic Job Shift

  With certain sectors haemorrhaging jobs while others can’t find enough qualified workers due to the economic upheaval unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic, the IMF on Wednesday urged Europe states to step up training programmes. “The Covid-19 pandemic could result in a sizable reallocation of labour, especially among the low-skilled and young workers, as they … Continue reading IMF Urges Training Boost To Handle Pandemic Job Shift

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FIFA Wants Biennial World Cup Consensus By December 20

  FIFA will try to find a consensus on controversial plans to stage the World Cup every two years, in time for a December 20 summit, its president Gianni Infantino said Wednesday. The head of world football’s governing body said there had been heated discussions and sharply contrasting opinions on the idea emanating from different … Continue reading FIFA Wants Biennial World Cup Consensus By December 20

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UAE To Host Next Club World Cup In Early 2022

  The United Arab Emirates will host the next Club World Cup early in 2022, FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced on Wednesday. The latest edition of the tournament — which features the champions of the six continental confederations along with the top team in the host nation — was due to be played at the … Continue reading UAE To Host Next Club World Cup In Early 2022

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Erdogan An Exemplar On How To Treat Refugees With Generosity – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja heaped praises on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for opening his country’s borders to accommodate millions of refugees in dire need of humanitarian support. Speaking at a joint press conference on the occasion of the official visit of the Turkish leader to Nigeria, President Buhari said his Turkish … Continue reading Erdogan An Exemplar On How To Treat Refugees With Generosity – Buhari

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#EndSARS: FG Prescribes Compulsory Psychiatric Test On All Security Agents

The Federal Government has directed the leadership of all security agencies in the country to conduct periodic psychiatric evaluations and drug tests on their men to forestall issues of human rights violations and extra-judicial killings by security operatives.

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