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Equatorial Guinea slams France for ‘violating’ sovereignty in Teodorin Obiang’s corruption case

Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday angrily denounced the conviction of its vice president for corruption by a French court as a "flagrant violation" of international law, and insisted on its "total independence."

France arrests three linked to Barcelona attacks

Three people were arrested in France on Tuesday for alleged links to a suspect in last year’s deadly jihadist attacks in Barcelona and a nearby seaside resort, the Spanish interior ministry said Tuesday.

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba’s son Isaac joins Guingamp

Isaac Drogba has followed in his legendary father’s footsteps by agreeing a deal to sign for Ligue 1 outfit Guingamp.

Why Chelsea should fear new-look Barcelona

It’s nearly 16 months since Barcelona last faced English opposition, and a lot has changed at the Spanish giants since their emphatic 3-1 defeat at Manchester City in November, 2016.

Itse Sagay: Nigeria will regret having youth as president

As the debate on leadership in Nigeria – in view of the 2019 election – continues to gather momentum, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has warned that the country would be embarking on a dangerous journey if it elected a youth as president.

Spain docks Ivorian man who smuggled son in suitcase

The heart-rending photo went round the world in 2015, showing an Ivorian eight-year-old boy Adou Ouattara crammed into a suitcase that was found at a Spanish border crossing.

Court to decide on fate of diesel cars in Germany

A court will decide on Thursday whether German cities can ban heavily polluting cars, potentially wiping hundreds of millions of euros off the value of diesel cars on the country’s roads.

Top countries for $20,000 prize Lagos Squash Classics

France, Egypt and 13 others are among the top squash playing nations that will feature in this year’s Lagos International Squash Classics, as they beat registration deadline for the championship holding at the Molade-Okoya Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun between March 19 and 24.

Man and 11-year-old daughter killed in French Alps avalanche

A 44-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter have died after being swept away by an avalanche in the French Alps, according to local media.

Unlikely France favourite Moussa Sissoko pleads World Cup case

A regular for Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham this season, midfielder Moussa Sissoko is however fighting for a place in Didier Deschamps France plans for the World Cup in Russia.

China tops list of lenders to Kenya

China was the top country that advanced bilateral loans to Kenya in 2017, latest data from the Treasury shows.

Paul Pogba illness concerns Jose Mourinho ahead of Sevilla trip

Jose Mourinho faces an anxious wait to discover whether Paul Pogba can take part in Manchester United's midweek Champions League last 16 trip to Sevilla after he missed their FA Cup victory over Huddersfield Town.

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson ends Kei Nishikori’s run in New York

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson ended Kei Nishikori’s hopes of a comeback victory on Saturday at the New York Open, beating the Japanese fifth seed in three sets in Long Island.

I don’t know, don’t care when Paul Pogba returns – Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho says he neither knows nor cares how long Paul Pogba will be sidelined because he is fully focused on Manchester United's game against Huddersfield Town.

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PDP: INEC will announce false result in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, under the leadership of Prof Mahmood Yakubu.

Police arrest mastermind of Benue killings

Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police.

Villarreal player Ruben Semedo arrested after ‘violent incident’

Villarreal's Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding somebody against their will and causing injury, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Osun urges federal govt to declare state of emergency on Fulani herdsmen attack

The Osun State Government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the ongoing Fulani herdsmen menace in order to checkmate the killings.

Taraba govt suspends anti-open grazing law

The Taraba State Government has temporarily suspended the Anti-Open Grazing law in the state to allow for some amendments as farmers and herdsmen agree to shield swords.

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Morgan Tsvangirai, ‘was the enduring face of Zimbabwe’s downtrodden opposition’

Morgan Tsvangirai, who has died after a battle with cancer, was the face of Zimbabwe's downtrodden opposition for decades.

White House blames Russia for NotPetya cyberattack

The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

INEC raises committee to probe underage voting in Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday constituted a panel to probe the recent cases of possible underage voting in Kano State.

No terror link in NSA shooting – FBI

The shooting incident on Wednesday at the headquarters of the US National Security Agency outside Washington does not appear to be a terror attack, an FBI official said.

Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo finishes in 20th in heats 1 and 2 of...

Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.