France Probes Injury Of 73-Year-Old Yellow Vest Protester

  French officials faced fresh questions Sunday about the handling of the “yellow vest” protests after an elderly activist was seriously injured during a police charge in the southern city of Nice. Prosecutors there have opened an inquiry to try to establish what happened Saturday when 73-year-old Genevieve Legay suffered head injuries. When paramedics evacuated veteran … Continue reading France Probes Injury Of 73-Year-Old Yellow Vest Protester

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British PM May To Meet Ministers Amid Reported Moves To Oust Her

  British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday chair a potentially volatile meeting of her cabinet amid reports of an attempted coup by colleagues over her handling of Brexit. May will meet the very ministers said to be plotting to oust her at the start of another crucial week in Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, which could … Continue reading British PM May To Meet Ministers Amid Reported Moves To Oust Her

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New Zealand PM Orders Investigation Into Mosque Attacks

  New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into whether police and intelligence services could have prevented the Christchurch mosque attacks on March 15. Ardern said a royal commission — the most powerful judicial probe available under New Zealand law — was needed to find out how a single gunman was able to kill … Continue reading New Zealand PM Orders Investigation Into Mosque Attacks

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Special Counsel Mueller Clears Trump Of Conspiring With Russia

  US President Donald Trump declared Sunday that he had been completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for his re-election hopes. The long-awaited final report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Moscow’s election meddling concluded that no member or associate of … Continue reading Special Counsel Mueller Clears Trump Of Conspiring With Russia

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El-Zakzaky’s Trial Resumes Monday In Kaduna

  The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court. The IMN leader is currently facing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and disruption of public peace, among other charges. He had been denied bail by … Continue reading El-Zakzaky’s Trial Resumes Monday In Kaduna

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APC’s Jime Rejects Benue Governorship Election Result, Heads To Court

  The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Benue State, Mr Emmanuel Jime, has rejected the outcome of the poll. Mr Jime faulted the result on Sunday shortly after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Governor Samuel Ortom as the winner of the keenly contested poll. He told Channels Television in … Continue reading APC’s Jime Rejects Benue Governorship Election Result, Heads To Court

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Democrat Lawmakers Want Mueller Report Released Publicly

  Top congressional Democrats said Sunday it was “urgent” that the full report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election be publicly released, stressing it does not exonerate President Donald Trump. “The fact that Special Counsel (Robert) Mueller’s report does not exonerate the president on a charge as serious as obstruction of justice demonstrates … Continue reading Democrat Lawmakers Want Mueller Report Released Publicly

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Benue Election: Ortom Dedicates Victory To Supporters, Extends Hand Of Collaboration

  Governor Samuel Ortom has dedicated his victory to his supporters and the people of Benue State for re-electing him for a second tenure. Ortom, while addressing a press conference at the government house in Makurdi on Sunday, promised to set up a truth and reconciliation committee for genuine peace and development across the state, … Continue reading Benue Election: Ortom Dedicates Victory To Supporters, Extends Hand Of Collaboration

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Plateau Election: Gov Lalong Pledges More Youth Employment In Second Term

  Governor Simon Lalong has pledged to create an atmosphere in which more youths can gain employment in Plateau State.  Reacting to his re-election as governor of Plateau state, Lalong said the mandate given to him is further revalidation of the trust that the people have in him with respect to what his government has achieved in … Continue reading Plateau Election: Gov Lalong Pledges More Youth Employment In Second Term

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Schulz Seals Dramatic Late Win For Germany Over The Netherlands

  Nico Schulz’s 90th minute winner fired Germany to a dramatic 3-2 victory over the Netherlands in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier on Sunday, lifting the pressure off coach Joachim Loew.   It was Germany’s first win in a competitive game since last year’s World Cup and came after a game in which Loew’s side … Continue reading Schulz Seals Dramatic Late Win For Germany Over The Netherlands

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