Man City Star Mahrez losses 500k worth of possessions to burglars

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez has been revealed the latest Premier League star to fall victim to a terrifying home invasion, with burglars stealing £500,000 worth of valuables during a raid back in April.Tottenham Hotspur’s Dele Alli suffered minor facial injuries as he was held at knifepoint earlier this month, when armed robbers broke into[...]

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Rwanda reports first death from the new coronavirus

Rwanda’s Ministry of Health has on Sunday, reported the East African nation’s first death caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Rwanda’s Ministry of Health, on Sunday, reported the East African nation’s first death caused by the new coronavirus.The victim was a 65-year-old driver, who opted to return home from a neighbouring country, where he resided,[...]

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10 killed, 12 injured in Somalia blast

At least 10 people died and 12 were wounded when an explosive device ripped through a minibus outside the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday, the government said.The deadly explosion occurred near Lafole village along the Afgoye-Mogadishu where the passenger bus was travelling early in the day.“At least 10 civilians were killed in an explosion at[...]

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Man United to extend Ighalo’s loan until January 2021

Manchester United are close to agreeing to a loan extension for former Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo, until January 2021Giving an update on the loan extension Sunday morning, Skysports reports that “the proposed loan extension will run until the end of January, when Ighalo will return to Shanghai. “If agreed, Ighalo will miss the majority of[...]

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COVID-19: 312 Indians depart Nigeria

At least 312 Indian citizens are on their way home from Nigeria, The PUNCH reports.This is not unconnected to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.It was gathered that the aircraft conveying the nationals departed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Sunday morning.The about 10-hour flight is expected to land at the Cochin International Airport[...]

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Lesotho ex-first lady accused of murder leaves country as bail revoked

Lesotho’s former first lady, Maesaiah Thabane, has left the country a day after a Court of Appeal ordered her rearrest, according to the nation’s police on Saturday. Maesaiah Thabane is suspected of orchestrating the shooting of Lipolelo Thabane her husband’s estranged wife. who was gunned down outside her home in the capital Maseru, in 2017.Police[...]

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Massive protests raise fears of new virus outbreaks in US

The mayor of Atlanta, one of dozens of U.S. cities hit by massive protests in recent days, has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last night, you probably need to go get a COVID test this week.”As emergency orders are lifted and beaches and businesses reopen, add protests to the list of[...]

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IPOB celebrates Biafra Day peacefully

This year’s Biafra Day celebration was held without any crisis as people were allowed to go about their businesses, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful said on Saturday.The leader of IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, had instructed on Thursday that there would be no Sit-at-home since Biafrans have had enough of it[...]

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Iran to reopen mosques

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani announced Saturday that collective prayers will resume in mosques, even as confirmed new coronavirus infections rise again after a decline.“It has been decided to open the mosques across the country… giving worshippers the chance to perform their daily prayers while respecting the required (hygiene) rules,” Rouhani said in a televised speech.Iran,[...]

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Benue LG polls: Ortom votes, urges voters to leave after voting

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday advised people who turned out to vote in the state Local Government Council elections on Saturday to leave the polling units as soon as they voted to guard against the spread of COVID-19.Ortom gave the advice on Saturday in Gbajimba, headquarters of Guma Local Government Area of the[...]

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Solskjaer hopeful Shanghai Shenhua will extend Ighalo’s loan deal

Shanghai Shenhua are open to allowing Odion Ighalo to remain at Manchester United until January. United remain in talks with the Chinese club about extending Ighalo’s loan which currently ends on Sunday.Border restrictions may prevent Ighalo from returning to China in time for the start of the new season in June. If he can’t return,[...]

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Germany blasts Trump over US, WHO break up

Germany on Saturday blasted US President Donald Trump’s decision to sever ties with the World Health Organization, describing it as “disappointing” and a setback for global health.The WHO “needs reform” if it is to “make any difference”, Health Minister Jens Spahn said in a Tweet released in English, German and French.“And the EU must take[...]

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Fury: I’ll knock out Joshua in third round

Tyson Fury has predicted he will knock out Anthony Joshua inside three rounds – with a left hook.The heavyweight world champions are on a collision course for 2021, assuming they both come through their respective title defences.Fury must defeat Deontay Wilder for a second time while Joshua is due to defend his three belts against[...]

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Russia reports 181 new Coronavirus deaths, down from Friday’s record high

Russia on Saturday reported 181 deaths from the Coronavirus in the last 24 hours, down from the record 232 deaths registered the previous day and pushing the nationwide death toll to 4,555. Officials said 8,952 new infections had been confirmed, bringing the national tally to 396,575, the third-highest reported total in the world after the[...]

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President Muhammadu Buhari reconstitutes NNPC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has Saturday approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), after the expiration of the term of the board members appointed in 2016. The Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this. Members of the new Board are: Mohammed Lawal (North West), Tajudeen[...]

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