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Qatar 2022: Embolo gives Swiss opening win over Cameroon

  Switzerland’s Breel Embolo scored the only goal against Cameroon – the country of his birth – in a hard-fought World Cup Group G opener. Embolo refused to celebrate when he finished off a slick Swiss attack shortly after half-time, reports the BBC. The Indomitable Lions were unfortunate to lose after an enterprising display at

JUST IN: Adamawa: Appeal Court sets aside Bwacha, Binani’s nullification

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Yola has set aside the High Court rulings nullifying the primaries that produced Emmanuel Bwacha and Aishatu Binani as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidates for Taraba and Adamawa states respectively. Channels Television reports that the court on Thursday ordered that their names should be forwarded to

Ogun: Couple, one other arrested for kidnapping, killing hotelier 

  Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta   Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Larry Adebayo Adewumi and his wife, Okereke Olufunmilayo over the alleged abduction and killing of a popular hotelier, Otunba Abayomi Ajayi Smith, in the Ijebu Ode area of the state. The couple was arrested along side one Adebowale Sanni. Smith,

US Midterms: Sarah Palin defeated again in Alaska comeback bid

  Former US vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin is projected to have again lost her bid for a political comeback after this month’s midterm elections. The Republican suffered her second defeat in three months to Mary Peltola, a Democrat, in the race for a US House of Representatives seat in Alaska, reports the BBC. Senator Lisa

Brazil court rejects President’s party complaint over vote

  Brazil’s electoral court has rejected a challenge against the presidential election result made by the far-right party of President Jair Bolsonaro. He narrowly lost to the leftist former leader, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and his Liberal Party (PL) claimed without evidence that voting machines were compromised, reports the BBC. The court said the

Ukraine War: Zelensky denounces Russian ‘terror’ in UN address

  President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russia of “crimes against humanity” after a new missile barrage caused blackouts across Ukraine. He told the UN Security Council via videolink that the Russian “formula of terror” had forced “millions of people to stay without energy supplies, without heating, without water” in sub-zero cold, reports the BBC. The

Twelve flogged at Afghan football stadium

  Twelve people, including three women, have been flogged in front of thousands of onlookers at a football stadium in Afghanistan. The group were guilty of “moral crimes” including adultery, robbery and gay s**, a Taliban official told the BBC. This is thought to be the second time in a month the Islamist group has

Brazil kick off World Cup bid as Portugal enter fray

  Favourites Brazil begin their bid to win a sixth World Cup on Thursday when they take on Serbia, while Cristiano Ronaldo will hope to put his acrimonious departure from Manchester United behind him as Portugal enter the fray against Ghana. Brazil will be wary of a dangerous Serbian side when the teams meet at

Spain’s Gavi becomes youngest World Cup scorer since Pele

  Spain midfielder Gavi’s goal in his team’s 7-0 thrashing of Costa Rica on Wednesday made him the youngest World Cup scorer since Brazil great Pele in 1958. Pele was 17 in Sweden when he led Brazil to their first World Cup title, scoring six goals. Gavi, 18, also secured the game’s MVP award after

FAAC: Increase in VAT boosts October allocation to N736.782bn

Increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) collection in the sum of N229.041billion in October has raised the amount available for sharing to the three tiers of governments, federal states and local government councils to N736.782 billion. The amount was approved at the end of Fed-eration Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting, which held in Abuja, according

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