Army Launches New Strategy To ‘Wipe Out’ Boko Haram

The Nigeria Army has pledged to root out Boko Haram terrorists from the northeast part of the country through its new operational strategies. The General Officer Commanding 7 Division covering Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, Brigadier General Abdul Khalifa Ibrahim, made this known to Channels Television. According to him, the new strategies introduced are the … Continue reading Army Launches New Strategy To ‘Wipe Out’ Boko Haram

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Neymar Participates In PSG Training Amid Reports Of Barcelona Deal

Neymar took part in Paris Saint-Germain training on Thursday afternoon amid reports that an agreement had been reached that would see the Brazilian return to Barcelona. The world’s most expensive player was the last to take to the training field in a session attended by a large contingent of journalists and broadcast live on PSG’s … Continue reading Neymar Participates In PSG Training Amid Reports Of Barcelona Deal

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Lewandowski Extends Bayern Munich Contract Until 2023

  Striker Robert Lewandowski has extended his contract at Bayern Munich until 2023, the defending Bundesliga champions announced Thursday. “FC Bayern is one of the three largest clubs in the world and we have an outstanding team. I am proud to be part of this club,” said the 31-year-old, who has scored 197 goals in … Continue reading Lewandowski Extends Bayern Munich Contract Until 2023

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Trump: US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban

  President Donald Trump on Thursday said that US troop levels in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 if a deal is reached with the Taliban and that a permanent presence will remain. “We’re going down to 8,600 and then we make a determination from there,” Trump said in an interview with Fox News radio. “We’re … Continue reading Trump: US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban

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Trump: US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban

  President Donald Trump on Thursday said that US troop levels in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 if a deal is reached with the Taliban and that a permanent presence will remain. “We’re going down to 8,600 and then we make a determination from there,” Trump said in an interview with Fox News radio. “We’re … Continue reading Trump: US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban

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N1.6bn Alleged Fraud: Court Frees Jonathan’s Ex-Aide Dudafa

  A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo Owei-Dudafa has been discharged and acquitted by a Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos on an alleged N1.6billion fraud charge. Justice Mohammed Idris in a 190-page judgment on Thursday held that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) failed to prove any of the 22-charge beyond … Continue reading N1.6bn Alleged Fraud: Court Frees Jonathan’s Ex-Aide Dudafa

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Ex-South American Football Boss Involved In FIFA Corruption Scandal, Dies

Former South American football chief Nicolas Leoz, a key suspect in the huge FIFA corruption scandal investigated by the US Justice Department, has died aged 90 in Asuncion, medical sources said. The United States had sought to extradite the Paraguayan — one of the most powerful men in South American football — to face trial … Continue reading Ex-South American Football Boss Involved In FIFA Corruption Scandal, Dies

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Court Bids Launched To Stop Johnson Suspending UK Parliament

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament just weeks before Britain’s EU departure date faced legal challenges on Thursday following a furious outcry from pro-Europeans and MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit. Johnson announced the surprise decision Wednesday to dismiss parliament — known as proroguing — for nearly five weeks next month, claiming it was … Continue reading Court Bids Launched To Stop Johnson Suspending UK Parliament

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Why Twitter Temporarily Restricted Activist, Aisha Yesufu

Micro-blogging site, Twitter, “temporarily restricted” the account of activist Aisha Yesufu for a couple of hours on Thursday. Yesufu is a co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign. The account was restored after several Nigerians with large following on Twitter reacted to the development, urging Twitter to restore Yesufu’s account. A former minister … Continue reading Why Twitter Temporarily Restricted Activist, Aisha Yesufu

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Court Fixes Date To Hear Final Forfeiture Of Diezani’s $40m Jewellery

  The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed September 2 for further hearing in the application seeking the final forfeiture of $40million worth of jewellery from the premises of the former minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. The application was brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Nicholas Oweibo granted … Continue reading Court Fixes Date To Hear Final Forfeiture Of Diezani’s $40m Jewellery

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