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Survey Practice: Lagos Surveyor-General faces contempt suit

The Surveyor-General of Lagos State is currently facing a contempt suit over his alleged failure to obey the judgment of the court, which nullified Section 5 of the Survey Law of Lagos State, among other orders. The contempt action was initiated before Justice Daniel Osiagor of a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, by …

JUST IN: Belgium’s Hazard announces international retirement

  Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard has retired from international football at the age of 31. More to follow…

Report: ICPC arrests, detains D’banj

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) has arrested and detained Oladapo Oyebanji, more known by his stage name, D’banj. The musician was arrested on Tuesday after ICPC operatives closed in on him, forcing him to surrender himself at the agency’s headquarters in Abuja, sources familiar with the matter said. …

JUST IN: German police thwart coup plot, arrest 25 people

  Twenty-five people have been arrested in raids across Germany on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government. German reports say the group of far-right and ex-military figures planned to storm the parliament building, the Reichstag, and seize power, reports the BBC. A German man referred to as a prince called Heinrich XIII, 71, is …

China eases Covid quarantine, lockdown measures

  China says most people with Covid will now be able to quarantine at home rather than in state facilities in a major easing of its zero-Covid policy. Those with mild or no symptoms can now stay at home and self-report results, reports the BBC. The country has also scrapped PCR test requirements for most …

Ukraine War: US has not enabled Kyiv to hit Russian bases – Blinken

  Washington has “neither encouraged nor enabled” Ukraine to strike targets inside Russia, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said. He was speaking shortly after Moscow accused Kyiv of carrying out drone attacks on three Russian airfields, two of them hundreds of miles from Ukraine, reports the BBC. Ukraine has not commented on the …

US Midterms: Georgia win hands Democrats outright Senate control

  Democrats have cemented their control of the US Senate by winning a bitterly fought seat in Georgia, according to projections. Raphael Warnock fended off Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a race that had been left undecided after last month’s midterm elections, reports the BBC. President Joe Biden’s party now holds the upper chamber of …

Qatar 2022: Shaqiri apologises to Swiss fans after chastening defeat by Portugal

  Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri apologised to their fans after they were dumped out of the World Cup in humiliating fashion as they suffered a 6-1 defeat to a rampant Portugal in the last 16 at Lusail Stadium on Tuesday. Goncalo Ramos scored a hat-trick, with Pepe, Raphael Guerreiro and Rafael Leao also on the …

Portugal hero Ramos ‘never dreamt’ of World Cup hat-trick

  Portugal’s hat-trick hero Goncalo Ramos said he had not even dreamt of starting a World Cup knockout match, let alone scoring three in his first start in the tournament. Ramos was handed a start ahead of five-times Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo and rewarded coach Fernando Santos with a brilliant match-winning display. “Not even …

Qatar 2022: Dropping Ronaldo purely ‘strategic’ says Santos

  Portugal coach Fernando Santos said his decision to leave Cristiano Ronaldo out of his team for Tuesday’s 6-1 triumph over Switzerland in the World Cup last 16 had been “strategic and nothing more.” Santos had expressed his unhappiness with Ronaldo’s reaction to being suspended in the final group stage game against South Korea but …

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