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Nigerian air force killed dozens in attacks on villages: Amnesty

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s air force killed at least 35 people in attacks on villages in the northeastern state of Adamawa in December, Amnesty International said in a report on Tuesday.

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Amun Tips Home Eagles To Be “Too Hot” For Sudan, Backs Ezenwa For World Cup

By Richard Jideaka: Former Golden Eaglets coach Fanny Amu has expressed the optimism that the Super Eagles will peak in the semi-finals of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco and go ahead to clinch the trophy, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Nigerian side defeated Angola 2-1 after extra-time on Sunday to reach their second semi-final […]

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West Brom Sign Sturridge On Loan From Liverpool

Daniel Sturridge has joined West Bromwich Albion on a loan move from Liverpool for the rest of the season. West Brom confirmed Sturridge’s deal on their official website on Monday night. Sturridge had struggled for playing time at Liverpool this season, playing just nine of the Reds’ 24 league games, scoring two goals. “England striker […]

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Russia says Su-27 fighter jet intercepts U.S. spy plane over Black Sea: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted a U.S. surveillance plane over the Black Sea on Monday, RIA news agency quoted the defense ministry as saying.

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Canada debates new harassment legislation amid #MeToo storm

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s parliament began debate on Monday on new legislation to tighten workplace harassment rules, including those governing politicians, as allegations of sexual misconduct mounted against lawmakers on both sides of the political spectrum.

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Ideye: Why I Joined Malaga On Loan

Super Eagles striker Brown Ideye has expressed his delight and relief after he completed a loan move from Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda to Spanish LaLiga club Malaga on Monday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Speaking after he was certified fit by club doctors on Monday; the former Dynamo Kyiv striker said he is already looking forward […]

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Trump rejects peace talks with Taliban in departure from Afghan strategy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the idea of talks with the Taliban after a series of deadly attacks in Afghanistan, in an apparent contradiction of his own strategy to end America’s longest foreign war.

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U.S. Army leader tells Germany: Meet NATO spending goal or weaken NATO

BERLIN (Reuters) – Failure by the next German government to fulfill a pledge to boost military spending to two percent of its economic output will weaken the NATO alliance, a senior U.S. military official said on Monday.

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Mourinho Tips Spurs As UCL Favourites; Denies Zlatan Injury, United Exit

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has tipped Tottenham Hotspur as one of the favourites for this season’s UEFA Champions League. Mourinho stated this on Monday while speaking in his press conference ahead of United’s Premier League clash away to Spurs on Wednesday. Spurs are currently fifth in the league table, eight points behind second-placed United. […]

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Venezuela’s Maduro launches election campaign with more reggaeton, less Chavez

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro, who pitched himself as the “son” of Hugo Chavez to appeal to voters ahead of his 2013 presidential win, has all but scrubbed mention of the late socialist leader from his campaign for re-election this year.