Man City’s Title Defence Rocked By Defeat Against Wolves

  Manchester City’s bid to win a third successive Premier League title suffered a huge setback as the champions crashed to a shock 2-0 defeat against Wolves on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s side are trailing leaders Liverpool by eight points following Adama Traore’s two late goals at the Etihad Stadium. READ ALSO: Abraham, Mount Fire Chelsea … Continue reading Man City’s Title Defence Rocked By Defeat Against Wolves

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Abraham, Mount Fire Chelsea To Victory At Southampton

  Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount celebrated their England call-ups by firing Chelsea to a 4-1 rout of struggling Southampton on Sunday. Abraham, Mount and their Blues team-mate Fikayo Tomori were all named by England manager Gareth Southgate in the squad for the forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers in the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. The promising … Continue reading Abraham, Mount Fire Chelsea To Victory At Southampton

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Chibok Girls: Jonathan Shouldn’t Have Bothered Denying Cameron’s Allegations – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says former president Goodluck Jonathan should not have bothered to respond to the allegations of former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, over the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls in 2015.

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Second Whistle-Blower Comes Forward In Trump-Ukraine Scandal – Report

  A second person has decided to come forward with corroborating first-hand information about US President Donald Trump’s alleged attempts to pressure Ukraine for personal political gain, ABC News reported on Sunday. ABC News said lawyer Mark Zaid said the second whistleblower was an intelligence official who “has first-hand knowledge of some of the allegations … Continue reading Second Whistle-Blower Comes Forward In Trump-Ukraine Scandal – Report

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Pope Francis Blames Amazon Fires On Destructive ‘Interests’

  Pope Francis opened a synod on Sunday to champion the Amazon’s poverty-stricken and isolated indigenous communities by condemning the destructive “interests” he blamed for the fires that devastated the region. The three-week synod, or assembly, is to unite 184 bishops, including 113 from the nine countries of the pan-Amazon region, including Brazil. Brazil is … Continue reading Pope Francis Blames Amazon Fires On Destructive ‘Interests’

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Hong Kong Hit By Fresh Violence As Thousands Defy Mask Ban

  Hong Kong was rocked by fresh violence on Sunday as tens of thousands hit the streets to defy a ban on face masks, sparking clashes with police, street fights and vandalism across the strife-torn city.  Large crowds marched through torrential rain in peaceful but unsanctioned rallies on both sides of Victoria Harbour, condemning the … Continue reading Hong Kong Hit By Fresh Violence As Thousands Defy Mask Ban

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Osaka Beats World Number One, Barty To Win China Open

Naomi Osaka won a second tournament on the spin as she fought back from a set down to defeat world number one Ashleigh Barty in the China Open final on Sunday.

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Adesanya Knocks Out Whittaker To Become Undisputed UFC Middleweight Champion

Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya has become the undisputed UFC middleweight champion after dethroning Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 234 in Melbourne.

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Wike, PDP Celebrate As Rivers Governor Wins At Tribunal

    The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal has affirmed the election of Mr Nyesom Wike in the March 9 governorship poll in the state. It dismissed the petition filed by the governorship candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr Victor Fingesi, describing it as an adventure to “discover the non-existent”. The Tribunal also declared … Continue reading Wike, PDP Celebrate As Rivers Governor Wins At Tribunal

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Iraq Protests: ‘This Must Stop’, UN Condemns Violence

  The top UN official in Iraq deplored five days of violence during protests that has killed nearly 100 across the country and wounded thousands, saying “this must stop”. “Five days of reported deaths and injuries; this must stop,” Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, the special representative of the UN secretary general in Iraq, said in a tweet. … Continue reading Iraq Protests: ‘This Must Stop’, UN Condemns Violence

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