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The Federal Government has filed a fresh charge bordering on terrorism against Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Counsel to the IPOB leader, Aloy Ejimakor, confirmed the development on Monday. Kanu, who is standing trial on charges bordering on treasonable felony, is currently in the custody of the Department of State […]

Real Madrid won a 12th Super Cup title as goals from Luka Modric and Karim Benzema secured victory against Athletic Bilbao in Saudi Arabia. Modric curled in a brilliant strike to give Real Madrid a first-half lead at Riyadh’s King Fahd International Stadium. Benzema then made it 2-0 with a penalty after the video assistant […]

Equatorial Guinea defeated defending champions; Algeria 1-0 in their second group-stage match at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Esteban Obiang slid in at the far post to convert a flick-on and net the only goal with 20 minutes left in Douala. Algeria have just one point from their opening two games and […]

New Zealand has sent a plane to Tonga to assess the damage after a huge volcanic eruption caused a tsunami. The eruption covered the Pacific islands in ash, cut power and disconnected communications. New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, said the tsunami had caused significant damage, even though no deaths have been reported yet. The […]

A major winter storm has brought heavy snow and ice to parts of the US and Canada, putting more than 80 million people under weather warnings. More than 145,000 people are without power in some south-eastern states, and thousands of flights have been cancelled. Virginia, Georgia, and North and South Carolina have all declared states […]

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has demanded to see a copy of the agreement recently signed by the Federal Government and Twitter Incorporated. This demand is contained in a letter dated 15th January 2022 and signed by SERAP deputy director Kolawole Oluwadare. According to the letter, President Muhammadu Buhari should also direct the Minister […]

Japan’s Naomi Osaka started her Australian Open title defense with a 6-3 6-3 win over Colombia’s Camila Osorio on day one in Melbourne. Osaka, who also won the title in 2019, raced into a 5-0 lead in the first set before world number 50 Osorio fought back. After taking a four-month break at the end […]

Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, says tennis world number one, Novak Djokovic, could return to Australia sooner than expected after he was deported. It would be recalled that Djokovic was deported on Sunday after losing a visa battle that centred on the fact that he is unvaccinated. Under Australia’s immigration laws, Djokovic, aged 34, cannot […]

Rafael Nadal began his bid for a men’s record 21st Grand Slam title with victory over Marcos Giron in the Australian Open first round. Sixth seed Nadal, the only former Melbourne champion left in the men’s draw, beat American Giron 6-1 6-4 6-2. The Spaniard is making his return to Grand Slam tennis after a […]

China has unexpectedly cut a key interest rate for the first time in almost two years as official figures showed its economic growth had slowed. The National Bureau of Statistics said Gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4 percent for the last three months of 2021 from a year earlier. Even though it was better […]

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